Brentwood News

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Four teenagers who have set up their own charity are now further embarrassing their elders by walking from London to 
Paris to raise money for it.

Traffic is delayed on the M25 at junction 28 following a crash.

A schoolboy was left with fractures to his hand after he was assaulted by a group of boys.

Further arrests have been made following a police investigation into an Essex-based escort agency.

Mark Mathurin and his son Luke are doing the London Marathon for Victor - visually impaired children - next year (photo: Arnaud Stephenson)

A father who has raised more than £34,000 in 11 London Marathons, will be sprinting for the last time alongside his son next year.

Committee members hard at work planning a Macmillan Coffee Morning

Patricia Henry from the Chafford Hundred WI writes about a busy Autumn schedule full of fundraising and crafts

Brownies and their leaders outside London World Centre

Lynda Taylor from the Gidea Park guides and brownies rounds up recent and upcoming events

Police are appealing for information following a spate of burglaries in Brentwood.

Derek Andrew Smith, 38, who died after being hit by a car on the A12. Picture: Essex Police

Tributes have been paid by the family of a man who died after he was hit by a car when walking along a major road.

2014 panel

It was lights, camera, action for students who produced a Question time-style debate that was beamed live around the world online.

The Only Way is Essex star Gemma Collins appears in I'm a Celebrity, Get Me Out of Here!

Towie star Gemma Collins has stepped out of the world of fake tan and nights out at the Sugarhut and into the Australian outback – with all its creepy crawlies and horrific challenges.

Cupid in 1914. [Picture: Cupid's War by Martin Laurie]

The tales of the soldiers who fought and died in the trenches of the First World War are well known.


A woman in her 40s was hospitalised after a two-car crash at a roundabout on Sunday morning.

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A Brentwood man in his 30s was killed when he was hit by a car while walking along the A12.

Police want to speak to these two men. Picture: Essex Police

Police are on the hunt for two men after a man was knocked unconscious outside a nightclub.

Mayor cllr Linda Trew meets Katie Furlong at the fete

A woman’s dream to make accessible holiday homes for the disabled is one step closer to becoming a reality.

A driver made a lucky escape after concrete rubble was thrown from a bridge onto the path of oncoming traffic.

The Recorder, October 22, 1954

This week in history - 60, 40 and 20 years ago.

A woman has been charged with drink-driving after a car crashed and overturned in a car park.

A bogus detective’s ploy to scam a pensioner out of thousands was foiled by police.

A schoolboy has been left injured after he was hit by a double-decker bus yesterday afternoon.

Amy Childs emerges from her vehicle, phone in hand, after Wednesday evening's accident. Photo: Twitter/@Lipman09

Former The Only Way Is Essex star Amy Childs said she was lucky to be alive after flipping her white Range Rover Autograph Sport last night.

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A Gidea Park road has been closed after a 31-year-old motorcyclist collided with a van, according to a firefighter.

A motorcyclist has been involved in a road traffic accident with a van in Brentwood Road, Romford.

Aalaya Tarawate, 16, was last seen by her family on Tuesday. Picture: Essex Police

A missing teenager who went missing last week has returned home safe and well.

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Seven people have also been injured in the crash which has been declared a “major incident”.

The service was inundated with offers of help, but has said its supplies are “adequate”.

“They were more than just police officers – they were a son, they were a husband, and they were a dad.”