Severe weather warning from Sunday

Severe weather warning from Sunday

THERE is now very high confidence that Essex, along with the rest of the region will experience very cold conditions and disruptive snowfall from this Sunday (25th February) which may well last into the middle of next month. Impacts are likely to be greater than normal due to air temperatures remaining below freezing both by […]

Motorbike in collision on A13

Motorbike in collision on A13

Traffic currently held on the #A13 eastbound between A1012 #Northstifford and A1089 near #Bakerstreet #Essex due to a collision inv: 2 cars and a motorcycle. @EssexPoliceUK on scene. Delays building

Tuesday Traffic and Travel

Tuesday Traffic and Travel

THE A2 in Kent is experiencing severe delays between the M2/A289 and the A227 due to a road traffic collision which has closed 3 lanes on the A2 between the B255 (near Darenth) and the M25/A282 (Dartford Crossing).

Former Essex Fire Boss given secret payout

Former Essex Fire Boss given secret payout

AN ESSEX chief fire officer mysteriously sacked has been given an undisclosed financial settlement reports the BBC. David Johnson was suspended as Essex’s chief fire officer in April 2015 and sacked in April 2017. No reason has been given for his dismissal. The dispute has cost the fire service more than £500,000, but detailed figures […]

Essex Savers goes bust

Essex Savers goes bust

THE Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS) has stepped in to protect members of Essex Savers net Credit Union Limited; which has stopped trading and is now in default. This means it cannot re-pay deposits to its 5000 members.

Labour announce candidate for Ockendon By-election

Labour announce candidate for Ockendon By-election

NOW the Tories are trying to push Thurrock’s NHS over the brink by closing Orsett Hospital. As a local resident I know how vital Orsett Hospital is to the people of Ockendon and I am standing in this by-election to send the Tories a clear message – keep your hands off our hospital!”

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