August 29 2014 Latest news:
A 74-year-old woman is due to appear at Chelmsford Crown Court after she was accused of causing death by careless or inconsiderate driving.
A man has pleaded guilty to assaulting a constable following a police chase in Romford.
A 68-year-old Brentwood man has today been arrested on suspicion of arranging the prostitution of a child under the age of 18 and supplying Class A drugs.
A community support officer has been left with a fractured skull after a police chase in Romford last night.
Thousands of adults cannot afford to fly the nest, according to a new report that documents the number of people continuing to live with their parents into their 30s.
A man riding a quad bike was rushed to hospital and is in a “critical but stable condition” after he hit a telegraph pole and received serious head injuries yesterday.
Getting four numbers on the lottery would normally be a cause for celebration.
Rising rural crime figures have seen a sheep and goat stolen from an animal sanctuary, it is claimed.
Teachers, parents and students alike were crossing their fingers yesterday (Thurs) as they eagerly awaited A-level results, but which schools came on top this year?
A dispute between battling neighbours almost ended with one going to jail today after he blasted the man next door with tear gas.
If you were going to catch the train to Liverpool Street at 7.48am from Romford, or 7.37am from Brentwood, you may need to rethink your commute.
Havering is one of the hardest hit London boroughs for “courier fraud” where fraudsters imitate police officers or bank staff to steal elderly and vulnerable victim’s bank cards.
Essex Weather Centre has warned that a storm is approaching Romford and Brentwood, bringing heavy rain and gusty winds.
The former leader of Brentwood Council has claimed that residents will have less say over plans to redevelop a “dilapidated” car park than first thought.
Police are searching for a man wanted in connection with a sexual assault on a Shenfield train.
When 48-year-old Dave Baxter went into Saint Francis Hospice in May 2013, everyone feared he had just days to live.
A rising star of the stage has secured a scholarship to study at one of the country’s top music and drama schools.
An abandoned training centre that has sat empty for six years is set to be transformed into 38 new homes and a community centre, netting the council £3million.
A Rainham man was arrested after a road traffic collision involving two vehicles this morning in Warley Hill, Brentwood.
Updates on disruption to roads and train services:
Read our updates on this morning’s road and rail disruption.
A 46-year-old man has been charged with sexually touching a 12-year-old girl and sexually assaulting another aged 16, at the Havering Show.
Angela Hutton writes about the Scout’s summer camp spent in a traditional Welsh mining town
A D-Day hero has been awarded the highest honour that can be bestowed by the French government.
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