THERE WAS no doubt that sales of the News of the World, throughout the borough and all over the country, went through the roof.
By chance, we were down in East Tilbury filming South Basildon and East Thurrock MP Stephen Metcalfe opening the new car park at Linford Methodist Church.
The church is a few hundred yards from where the murdered schoolgirl, Danielle Jones once lived. The murder of Danielle is set to be re-examined by the police in the light of the phone-hacking allegations against the now defunct News of the World.
On the day of its final publication, we asked Mr Metcalfe, if he mourned its passing?