Police make arrests after protesters block roads in Thurrock

Police make arrests after protesters block roads in Thurrock

ESSEX Police has responded quickly, made 16 arrests and are working to get traffic moving following reports of people blocking the road on the M25. They were initially called to reports of people on the slip road of Junction 31 of the M25 shortly after 8.25am and officers were on scene within five minutes. They […]

Concerns at “violent and unsafe” conditions at Chelmsford prison

Concerns at “violent and unsafe” conditions at Chelmsford prison

“VIOLENT” and “unsafe” conditions at a men’s prison in Essex have prompted urgent calls for action as standards “declined disturbingly” over the last decade. A series of inspections have discovered rising deaths and rates of self-harm at HMP & YOI Chelmsford, finding it to be one of the country’s most violent local prisons. Secretary of […]

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