Brentwood News

Thursday, March 19, 2020

Rise Park’s dedicated activist Terry Hurlstone has died at the age of 80.

Five teenagers have been summonsed to court to answer two charges of robbery apiece at Basildon Youth Crown Court.

A group of generous runners raised almost £3,000 for Havering atte Bower’s Saint Francis Hospice by taking part in the charity’s Mission Mud run in Brentwood at the weekend.

The inquest into the deaths of a driver and pedestrian who died at the scene of an eight-car crash in Harold Wood last month opened this morning.

What started with a routine stop and search in Loughton last November has come to fruition in a major operation involving around 450 officers in 22 locations across east London and west Essex.

An Upminster woman has been named by police as one of two people who died in a road collision in Harold Wood.

Police hunting a gang of car thieves have recovered stolen luxury vehicles worth at least £3million and at least £100,000 in cash in a series of early morning raids on locations across east London and Essex this morning.

A man has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving after two people died following an eight-car crash in Harold Wood.

Gidea Park residents have admitted they are “delighted” that Havering councillors have voted against installing a mini roundabout at the junction of a dead-end road.

Upminster, Gidea Park and Rainham Village branches will be closing due to changes in how people do their banking.

Gidea Park residents have expressed their opposition to proposals for a mini roundabout at the junction of a dead-end road which they believe will only lead to more traffic issues.

Choosing an Anglican cathedral for Essex revealed a lot about how people thought about their county – and a little about clerical politicking as well, says Prof Ged Martin

Young people across the borough have been taking to the polls this week to vote for their next members of the Youth Parliament.

The new year is traditionally a time for couples to take advice on divorce with all the impact that separation can have on the family and its finances. It’s always stressful, but there are ways of winding down the tension.

Two world-renowned dancers are set to share their talents at a VIP dance workshop in Romford.

Only 3pc of residential homes in England have an ‘Outstanding’ rating from the Care Quality Commission (CQC) according to their annual ‘State of Care’ report for 2018 and 2019.

What do Havering’s pub names tell us about our area? Prof Ged Martin explains

Let’s get ready to rumble as boxing icon, Floyd ‘Money’ Mayweather is coming to Brentwood.

A Gidea Park pub is undergoing a major refurbishment to have a “stunning” all-weather garden added to its premises.

Upminster’s community forest centre will celebrate 30 years of landscape regeneration this year.

Soup kitchens and food banks in Havering, Redbridge and Brentwood are in need of your unwanted dry foods.

More than 15 schools across Havering, Barking and Dagenham and Redbridge have taken part in a festive sponsored run to raise funds for King George and Queen’s Hospitals’ charity.

A busy road in Romford just off Gallows Corner was closed this morning after a tree collapsed onto a moving car.

A Harold Hill man has been jailed for his part in torching a car and trying to set fire to the doors of a house in Brentwood.

A woman from Harold Wood celebrated her 100th birthday surrounded by friends and family.


The Romford Film Festival kicks off from May 6. Over six days they’ll show 120 films and offer audiences the chance to meet with the filmmakers and producers.

2020 has been described as the “defining year of climate action.”

Your new home extension is bursting with potential, but you may benefit from a helping hand to know how to get the most out of it.

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