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A mother of two is taking on a half marathon challenge after her mum was diagnosed with cancer.

A woman had her wrists and ankles tied up following an armed robbery at a shop.

Crown Street, Brentwood - image taken from Google Street View

The benefits of shopping locally have been emphasised amid an emergence of homegrown entrepreneurship in Brentwood town centre.

The Dunton Garden Suburb drop-in event on Tuesday at St Francis Church, West Horndon. Picture: Brentwood Borough Council

An environmental group has slammed council proposals to build on green belt land, fearing Brentwood’s rural outskirts will become a “concrete jungle”.

police tape

Three men are due to appear in court following a police investigation into a burglary.

Let it Go with Elsa and Frozen this Christmas at a sing-along screening

A pop-up experience inspired by Disney film Frozen is set to excite children.

The Genesis cinema in Whitechapel. Picture: Matt Thompson

A businessman has announced plans to build a cinema/community hub on the site of a derelict car park.

30 more bereaved children will be able to receive counselling thanks to the grant. Picture: Shutterstock

A timely £40,000 grant will enable a bereavement charity to cope with the anticipated increase in youngsters dealing with the loss of a loved one.

Police are looking for a suspect who was wearing a blue hood top after money was stolen from a parked car.

Budgens in High Street, Ingatestone. Picture: Google Street View

Police are appealing for witnesses after a supermarket was burgled on the Sunday before Christmas.

Kieran, Maliha, Friday and Amy

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.

police tape

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.

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