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Navestock woman, 74, in court accused of causing death by dangerous driving

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.

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Police are still hunting for the man who pushed over a PCSO. Picture: Dave Thompson

Driver guilty of officer attack: Hunt still on for passenger who fractured Romford PCSO’s skull

A man has pleaded guilty to assaulting a constable following a police chase in Romford.

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Brentwood man arrested on suspicion of prostituting a child and supplying Class A drugs

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.

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Police are hunting the attacker

Police community support officer suffers fractured skull after Romford police chase

A community support officer has been left with a fractured skull after a police chase in Romford last night.

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Cllr Russell Quirk in front of the Warley Training Centre plot, which is due to be turned into a space for affordable housing.

More than one third of Brentwood young people still live at home according to new report

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.

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Man rushed to Queen’s Hospital after quad bike crash

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.

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Margaret Spenceley, 62, got 4 numbers in the lottery on Wednesday night. She won £15. Those that got 3 numbers won £25.

Brentwood woman cursing luck after ‘ridiculous’ Lotto draw

Getting four numbers on the lottery would normally be a cause for celebration.

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Pamela the ewe. Picture: Jess Roche

Ewe and goat thought to be stolen from Brentwood animal sanctuary

Rising rural crime figures have seen a sheep and goat stolen from an animal sanctuary, it is claimed.

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Pupils at Coopers Company and Coborn jumping for joy at their excellent results.

Havering A-level results revealed

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?

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Ian Grant sprayed his neighbour with tear gas

Romford man blasted neighbour with tear gas

A dispute between battling neighbours almost ended with one going to jail today after he blasted the man next door with tear gas.

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A Greater Anglia train at Ilford train Station.

Train not stopping at Romford or Brentwood

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.

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Couriers may unknowingly be part of the scam. Picture: PA/Niall Carson

Havering’s vulnerable hit hard in ‘courier fraud’

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.

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Storm expected to bring heavy rain and gusty winds to Romford

Essex Weather Centre has warned that a storm is approaching Romford and Brentwood, bringing heavy rain and gusty winds.

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Cllr Russell Quirk addressing residents at the car park meeting on Monday.

Former Brentwood council leader questions consultation for car park redevelopment

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.

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Police are searching for this man in connection with a sexual assault on a train. Picture: British Transport Police

Police search for man after sexual assault on Shenfield train

Police are searching for a man wanted in connection with a sexual assault on a Shenfield train.

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From left to right: son Jack Baxter, Gaynor Baxter (holding picture of her with husband Dave Baxter), and son George Baxter

St Francis 30for30: ‘We’re forever grateful for our four extra months with dad’

When 48-year-old Dave Baxter went into Saint Francis Hospice in May 2013, everyone feared he had just days to live.

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Lewis Bruniges, 19, on stage. Picture: Brentwood School

Hornchurch student secures scholarship after approval from actors Janet Suzman and Patricia Hodge

A rising star of the stage has ­secured a scholarship to study at one of the country’s top music and drama schools.

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Cllr Russell Quirk in front of the old training centre. Picture: Russell Quirk

Brentwood Warley Training Centre to make way for new homes and community centre

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.

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A woman is convincing Highgate residents that she is raising money for a runner with cancer. Picture: Dave Thompson

Rainham man arrested after Brentwood car collision

A Rainham man was arrested after a road traffic collision involving two vehicles this morning in Warley Hill, Brentwood.

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Traffic affected drivers this morning (Stock picture: PA/Tim Ireland)

Travel updates: Warning of delay on Brentwood to London Greater Anglia route

Read our updates on this morning’s road and rail disruption.

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He was charged with two counts of sexual touching

Harold Hill man charged with sexually touching girl, 12, at Havering Show

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.

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3rd Gidea Park Scouts visited the Welsh coastal town of Aberdovey

Club news: 3rd Gidea Park Scouts return from their summer camp in Snowdonia

Angela Hutton writes about the Scout’s summer camp spent in a traditional Welsh mining town

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Ron Arnold has been awarded a French honour called the Legion D'Honneur which is rarely bestowed upon non-French nationals.

Romford D-Day veteran awarded Legion d’Honneur

A D-Day hero has been awarded the highest honour that can be bestowed by the French government.

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