Brentwood News

Thursday, August 20, 2015

Thousands of students across Havering are preparing for their next steps after discovering their GCSE results this morning (Thurs).

Firefighters were called to a collision this morning between a car and a lorry.

Grace Taylor, of Drapers Academy, Harold Hill, was in a car accident the same week as her AS-level exams and sat one exam with concussion. She got two As and a B and cried with happiness.

Grace Taylor thought there was little hope of passing her AS-level exams after she was knocked unconscious in a car accident during the exam period.

Students at Havering College picking up their A Level results. Jessica Osei, 17, Stephanie Yeeoah, 18, Tahlia Clark, 17, Thanaphan Sanongkhun, 17, Perry Hughes, 18, Sam Whitehead, 17 and Matthew Attwaters, 18

Thousands of students across Havering nervously opened their A-level results today, to find out their fate for next year.

The West Lodge in Upminster is closing after decades.

A developer has hit out at a “ludicrous” decision to recommend the rejection of plans for new flats after planners gave the green light to previous proposals for a bigger development on the same site.

The Recorder, July 29 1955

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

Year seven pupils took part in a sponsored walk at Cely Woods for Saint Francis Hospice

A charity that has supported those with life limiting illnesses for 31 years has held a special service to mark its anniversary.

Harriet and Caitylin from Gidea Park Girl Guides

Linda Taylor from Girlguiding Gidea Park writes about the girls’ recent activities

Mayzi, four, with her mum Stacie, her brother Logan, 18 months, and her dad Paul

A disabled youngster is a step closer to having her life changed forever after well-wishers donated thousands of pounds to her family.

Builders have saved an Indian Runner Duck after it injured itself at a property they are working on in Hornchurch. Joe Johnson, Aaron and Nigel Uglow with the injured Bonkers

An accident could have ended much worse if it wasn’t for a trio of quick thinking and kind hearted builders.

Ian Davies, Headmaster of Brentwood School, Essex. A coach driver has died and an adult and a child were seriously injured after a bus carrying British schoolchildren crashed in Belgium, a school spokesman said.

The Brentwood School pupil who suffered a fractured skull in a coach crash in Belgium yesterday morning has been released from intensive care.

The driver of one of the lorries - a 48-year-old man - was arrested on suspicion of causing serious injury by dangerous driving

A coach driver has died and a 13-year-old boy remains in intensive care having suffered a fractured skull after a bus carrying Brentwood School pupils crashed in Belgium.

Sawn off shotgun and drugs found during Operation Kelpie

Eight members of an organised crime gang were jailed yesterday (Tuesday) for a total of 42 years.

The Recorder, June 10 1955

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

At the start, Arc de Triomphe, Paris, from left to right, Mike Day, Mark Chappell, Ian Frost, Dan Haines, Simon Elliot, Colin Mimms, Richard Lawrence, Chris Brown and Steve Lawrence. Picture: Havering & Brentwood Bereavement Service

A group of friends are celebrating after completing a cycle challenge for charity.

Cllr Ron Ower

Plans for 22 controversial new homes in the green belt have been called in for review by a local councillor.

The firearm which was recovered from the business premises in Brentwood

Nine members of an organised criminal network involved in conspiracy to supply cocaine and the conversion of a shotgun have pleaded guilty.


A leading animal charity has said cat cruelty is “skyrocketing” after a family pet was shot with an air rifle for the third time this month.

Angel was fatally shot on Wednesday, May 13. Picture: RSPCA

A second cat has died after being shot with an air rifle in two weeks.

Bobby the dog in Harrow Lodge Park. Bobby has reached the final of the fittest dog in the country competition.

He’s a supreme athlete that trains for seven-hours-a-day and is in the running for a national accolade.

The Recorder, May 13 1955

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

Yhan Mabanda will not be allowed to use a bicycle for three years

A police chief has called for more money to be pumped into the force after a “significant” rise in reports of violent and sexual crime in Essex.

The model X-wing near the edge of the atmosphere.

It has long been the dream of many Star Wars fans, including this author, to fly an X-wing into space.

The Recorder, May 6 1955

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

Earl Fraser, left, and Wayne Richardson, right, were jailed for a combined total of 10 years for possesion of a firearm. Picture: Metropolitan Police

Two men have been jailed after police officers found a packaged gun in the back seat of a car.

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