Anglia Ruskin get £160k grant

Chelmsford Weekly News: University research? It's got nothing to do with me

7:00am Sunday 21st September 2014

ANGLIA Ruskin University’s Veterans and Families Institute has been awarded £160,000 to set up a comprehensive online resource for research into all aspects of military veterans and their families.

READER PIC: Flooding in Southend

Chelmsford Weekly News: Mobile Send Your News

10:58am Saturday 20th September 2014

THIS photo was taken just past the Kursaal at about 10pm last night. It was deeper than this but I couldn't take a picture sooner due to it raining so hard. One N-reg clio tried to drive through and broke down mid way and had to be pushed out by local residents. The fire service also turned up to help those with houses in the flood!

Updated: Flash flooding hits homes and businesses

Chelmsford Weekly News:

10:50am Saturday 20th September 2014

HOMES and businesses have been flooded and some left without power after extreme rainfall battered Southend.

Video: Staff rush to save Southend chippy as storm hits

Chelmsford Weekly News:

6:00pm Saturday 20th September 2014

A CCTV camera captured just how quickly last night's storm devastated businesses and homes in Southend. 

Well done John! Greater Anglia employee is just supreme at customer service

Chelmsford Weekly News: Record number of trains arriving on time

5:00pm Saturday 20th September 2014

TRAIN operator Greater Anglia has recognised an employee at Chelmsford station for excellent customer service.

Chelmsford Marathon road closurers revealed

Chelmsford Weekly News:

1:00pm Saturday 20th September 2014

ORGANISERS of the first Chelmsford marathon have revealed road closure plans.

PICTURED: Firefighters receive more than 80 flood-related calls due to storm

Chelmsford Weekly News:

12:44pm Saturday 20th September 2014

Firecrews tackled more than 20 calls to flooding incidents this morning, after receiving more than 80 calls.

Former hospital struck by lightning causing roof fire

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12:22pm Saturday 20th September 2014

Four firecrews were sent to a former hospital blaze, after it was struck by lightning this morning.

Nine people rescued after storm hits Southend

Chelmsford Weekly News:

8:21am Saturday 20th September 2014

Firefighters rescued nine people trapped by flood water and were called to more than 30 incidents after a storm hit Southend.  Send your pictures and video to echonews@nqe.com

Waitrose, John Lewis and now 605 homes

Chelmsford Weekly News: Chelmsford MP Simon Burns

7:00am Saturday 20th September 2014

PLANS for hundreds more homes in the city have been warmly welcomed by Chelmsford MP Simon Burns.

Townfield Street car park to reopen on Monday

Chelmsford Weekly News:

6:20pm Friday 19th September 2014

The multi-storey has been closed since mid-July for essential maintenance work, including new protective paint to its walls and ceilings, new bay markings and stairwell decoration.

Chelmsford College receives a boost

Chelmsford Weekly News: Chelmsford College given green travel award

5:00pm Friday 19th September 2014

CHELMSFORD College has been praised in a special report by the national Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education.

Am-dram production of Jesus Christ Superstar set for Chelmsford

Chelmsford Weekly News: Jesus Christ Superstar

1:00pm Friday 19th September 2014

CHELMSFORD Amatuer Operatic and Dramatic Society is heading to the Civic Theatre with hit musical Jesus Christ Superstar.

Chelmsford man dies in motorbike crash

Chelmsford Weekly News:

11:39am Friday 19th September 2014

A MOTORCYCLIST in his 70s died after he was involved in a crash with a van.

Walk-in clinic set to close?

Chelmsford Weekly News:

7:00am Friday 19th September 2014

CONCERNS have been raised over proposals to close the walk-in medical centre at Sainsbury’s supermarket in Springfield.

Ivory Peg listed in CAMRA Good Beer Guide

Chelmsford Weekly News:

5:00pm Thursday 18th September 2014

THE Ivory Peg pub in New London Road, Chelmsford, has been listed in CAMRA’s Good Beer Guide 2015.

Crime commissioner visits Helping Hands charity to lend support

Chelmsford Weekly News: Essex Police and Crime Commissioner Nick Alston

4:39pm Thursday 18th September 2014

POLICE and Crime Commissioner Nick Alston lent his support to a charity which provides a vital lifeline for alcoholics who have become homeless.

Writtle College students meet Deputy PCC at freshers' fair

Chelmsford Weekly News:

1:51pm Thursday 18th September 2014

STUDENTS at Writtle College found out more about the work of the Police and Crime Commissioner and Special constables at a freshers’ fair.

Moves to ban the sale of vehicles on grass verges in Chelmsford welcomed

Chelmsford Weekly News: Wesley Roche was found guilty following an investigation by the public health and protection service at Chelmsford Council.

1:21pm Thursday 18th September 2014

Chelmsford Council announced earlier this month those found guilty could face a fine of up to £1,000. Other means of street trading are included in the ban.

Tragic baby boy choked to death

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1:00pm Thursday 18th September 2014

A BABY at the centre of an ambulance service probe into its response time died after choking, an inquest heard.

No room on 1 in 4 trains

Chelmsford Weekly News: There is disruption on the Greater Anglia service to Southminster

7:00am Thursday 18th September 2014

COMMUTERS have called on rail firm, Abellio Greater Anglia, to up carriage numbers after latest figures revealed more than a quarter of its peak morning rush hour trains are over capacity.

STUBBINGS INQUEST: Police officers probed on day three of Maria's inquest

Chelmsford Weekly News: Manuel Fernandez , Ms Stubbings’s brother, Celia Peachey, her daughter and Richard ‘Bengi’ Stubbings, her son with a picture of murder victim Maria

7:41pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

POLICE officers were asked why they didn't give a woman more protection in the lead up to her being killed by an ex-partner.

Parking wardens to be issued with CCTV cameras

Chelmsford Weekly News: Traffic warden Paul Evans of APCOA Parking

5:00pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

TRAFFIC wardens in south Essex will be fitted with body cameras to deter assaults and gather evidence on poorly parked motorists.

Chelmer Valley Park and Ride expands to 1,000 spaces

Chelmsford Weekly News: Chelmer Valley Park and Ride, on Essex Regiment Way

1:31pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

EXPANSION work on the Chelmer Valley Park and Ride has been completed, bringing the number of car parking spaces up to 1,000.

Remedies for charity

Chelmsford Weekly News:

1:00pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

A LIVE soul fundraiser at Bassment this Saturday will raise vital funds for charity Parc.

Farleigh Hospice Cycle for Life raises £56k

Chelmsford Weekly News:

7:00am Wednesday 17th September 2014

OVER £56,000 was raised for Farleigh Hospice at the weekend as 826 people got on their bikes in the Cycle for Life event.

STUBBINGS INQUEST: Chivers made PCSO feel "uneasy"

Chelmsford Weekly News:

4:50pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

A POLICE Community Support Officer told the inquest of Maria Stubbings how he was made to feel “uneasy” during an encounter with her murderer, just days before he strangled her to death.

Van fire causing problems on northbound A12 near Boreham

Chelmsford Weekly News:

3:07pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

THERE are traffic problems on the A12 after a van caught fire earlier this afternoon.

92 clubs in 92 hours

Chelmsford Weekly News:

7:00am Tuesday 16th September 2014

Nick Smith and friends Mike and Matt Cawston, Tony Baker and Andrew Scullion, all from South Woodham Ferrers, were inspired to help Little Havens children’s hospice after visiting an open day this year.

MP joins breast cancer campaign

Chelmsford Weekly News:

7:13pm Monday 15th September 2014

CHELMSFORD MP Simon Burns has joined the fight against breast cancer by wearing pink.

Man arrested over attempted car jack

Chelmsford Weekly News:

2:45pm Monday 15th September 2014

A MAN has been arrested on suspicion of assaulting and attempting to rob an off-duty police officer.

Inquest into Maria Stubbings murder to start today

Chelmsford Weekly News:

11:03am Monday 15th September 2014

THE inquest of a woman who was strangled to death by her ex-partner opens in Chelmsford this morning.

New boat for Chelmsford Sea Cadets

Chelmsford Weekly News:

1:00pm Sunday 14th September 2014

CHELMSFORD Sea Cadets will be able to buy a new boat after raising more than £4,000.

Anglia Ruskin up for top Times award

Chelmsford Weekly News:

7:00am Sunday 14th September 2014

ANGLIA Ruskin University has been recognised for its entrepreneurial spirit by judges from the Times Higher Education Awards.

New Danbury social housing praised

Chelmsford Weekly News:

1:00pm Saturday 13th September 2014

A HOUSING association development in Danbury has been officially launched by the Mayor of Chelmsford.

New flats plan for offices off Broomfield Road

Chelmsford Weekly News:

7:00am Saturday 13th September 2014

TWENTY new homes could be built behind Broomfield Road in a redundant office block.

County council double's Chelmsford's funds to tackle overgrown hedges and verges

Chelmsford Weekly News: Late winter is an ideal time to cut back hedges

4:42pm Friday 12th September 2014

CHELMSFORD City Council's bid to tackle overgrown hedges and verges has received a £50,000 boost.

Man fined for claiming to sell a cure for cancer

Chelmsford Weekly News: Wooding is due before Hereford Magistrat6es Court tomorrow for sentencing.

3:52pm Friday 12th September 2014

ESSEX County Council has fined a man who claimed to sell a cure for cancer.

Youngsters excavate WW2 home guard mortar site

Chelmsford Weekly News:

1:00pm Friday 12th September 2014

YOUNG people from across Essex have restored a long-neglected mortar emplacement, originally used by the Home Guard in Chelmsford during the Second World War.

£120m investment will reshape the city

Chelmsford Weekly News:

7:00am Friday 12th September 2014

HUGE investment and big brand names coming to Chelmsford will revitalise the city centre, excited councillors have claimed.

Comedy returns to the Melbourne Stadium

Chelmsford Weekly News:

5:30pm Thursday 11th September 2014

FOLLOWING its summer break, The Comedy Club returns to Chelmsford City FC later this month with hilarious acts from the British circuit.

Care workers alarm was turned off during vicious attack by boy, 14

Chelmsford Weekly News: Essex County Council are reducing the Youth Services budget

4:43pm Thursday 11th September 2014

A CARE worker will now seek compensation after council bosses finally accepted liability for a vicious attack, by a 14-year-old boy, which left her badly hurt.

Superhero skydivers

Chelmsford Weekly News: St John Ambulance offers free first aid demonstrations

1:00pm Thursday 11th September 2014

Superhero skydivers and colleagues Paul Knighton and Saricka March, from the St John Ambulance regional HQ in Chelmsford, will be completing tandem parachute jumps from 10,000 feet in October as part of the first aid charity’s fundraising challenge, the Superhero Skydive.

The Jive Aces to perform in Chelmsford streets tomorrow lunch time

Chelmsford Weekly News:

11:17am Thursday 11th September 2014

BRITAIN’S Got Talent semi-finalists The Jive Aces will be performing in the streets of Chelmsford tomorrow afternoon.

Students urged to beware of train thieves targeting gadgets

Chelmsford Weekly News: police

11:34am Thursday 11th September 2014

TRANSPORT police are ramping up patrols to protect university students from thieves who have been given branded names to describe how they target victims.

Jamie Oliver: 'My restaurant is going to bring something really special to Chelmsford'

Chelmsford Weekly News: Celebrity chef Jamie Oliver

7:00am Thursday 11th September 2014

CELEBRITY chef Jamie Oliver said his restaurant will bring something really special to Chelmsford after it was confirmed his new Italian restaurant will open in the city next month.

Chelmsford prison told to improve

Chelmsford Weekly News:

5:00pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

CHELMSFORD Prison has been told it must improve following a report from the HM Inspectorate of Prisons.

Chelmsford MP to help improve transport links in the city

Chelmsford Weekly News: Chelmsford MP Simon Burns

1:21pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

CHELMSFORD MP Simon Burns has been appointed as the Essex representative of the governments transport taskforce.

Ex Chelmsford City footballer denies rape

Chelmsford Weekly News:

1:00pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

A FORMER Chelmsford City FC youngster accused of rape has denied the charge.

Essex County Show this weekend

Chelmsford Weekly News: Essex Country Show 2013

12:05pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

THE biggest country show in the south east returns for its 28th year this weekend – and it’s bigger and better than ever.







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