Council worker Brian retires after 40 years... and not one sick day!

Chelmsford Weekly News:

5:00pm Saturday 25th October 2014

A CHELMSFORD Council worker Brian Knights recently retired after 40-years unblemished service.

Hylands House is hosting two Halloween events next week

Chelmsford Weekly News: Hylands House will host the event

12:00pm Saturday 25th October 2014

First up is Fright Night on Thursday, October 30, which is billed for families. A quest through the gardens based on the Lord of the Rings precedes a spectacular firework display.

Comic hoping to roar Clarets to cup success today

Chelmsford Weekly News:

7:20am Saturday 25th October 2014

A FOOTBALL blogger from Derbyshire is hoping to be a lucky charm for Chelmsford City today in their FA Cup tie against Barnet.

Quaint Writtle restaurant in 'friendly' buy-up

Chelmsford Weekly News:

5:00pm Friday 24th October 2014

A POPULAR restaurant in Writtle has undergone a makeover and been rebranded after being bought up by a high street food business.

New head appointed at top Chelmsford school

Chelmsford Weekly News:

2:11pm Friday 24th October 2014

A NEW headteacher has been appointed at the King Edward VI Grammar School.

Meadows grows green credentials

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1:00pm Friday 24th October 2014

THE Meadows Shopping Centre in Chelmsford High Street has won its second environmental award this year.

Motorists advised to avoid M25 following earlier crash

Chelmsford Weekly News:

12:55pm Friday 24th October 2014

MOTORISTS are advised to avoid the M25 following a multi-vehicle collision on the Essex bound track of the motorway.

Writtle College student wins floristry challenge at the Alan Titchmarsh Show

Chelmsford Weekly News:

11:28am Friday 24th October 2014

A STUDENT from Writtle College student appeared on The Alan Titchmarsh Show yesterday and won a floristry challenge.

Delight as 200 homes plan for Boreham is scrapped

Chelmsford Weekly News:

7:00am Friday 24th October 2014

CAMPAIGNERS are celebrating after plans to build 200 homes in Boreham were thrown out by Chelmsford Council.

MP: Police must learn from Maria Stubbings failings

Chelmsford Weekly News:

5:00pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

CHELMSFORD MP Simon Burns said Essex Police must learn “many lessons” after an inquest found the force failed to protect Maria Stubbings.

Two men jailed after throwing blind man onto tracks at Chelmsford station

Chelmsford Weekly News:

3:19pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

TWO men have been jailed after being found guilty of throwing a partially blind man and his brother onto the tracks at Chelmsford station.

Moulsham’s reading zones proving a hit

Chelmsford Weekly News:

1:00pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

A NUMBER of new reading zones have been created in Moulsham High School's library and are already proving successful.

Couple jailed for stealing thousands from wife's brother

Chelmsford Weekly News:

12:35pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

A husband and wife from the Basildon area have been jailed for theft and fraud offences following a police investigation last more than three years.

Police make arrest following Martins theft

Chelmsford Weekly News:

10:15am Thursday 23rd October 2014

POLICE have arrested a 50-year-old man from Chelmsford in connection with the theft of lottery tickets from Martins, on Melbourne Parade.

Chelmsford prison officer numbers down 35%

Chelmsford Weekly News:

7:00am Thursday 23rd October 2014

OFFICER numbers at Chelmsford Prison have dwindled by 35 per cent in less than four years, figures have revealed.

Jamie's new restaurant opens its doors to Chelmsford

Chelmsford Weekly News:

5:00pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

CELEBRITY chef Jamie Oliver’s new restaurant opened its doors to the public this week with fellow TV chef Gennaro Contaldo labelling it as “fantastico!”

Chelmsford Ladies Circle seek more 'like-minded' women

Chelmsford Weekly News: The new fountains in Central Park

1:40pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

CHELMSFORD Ladies Circle is to hold a new members’ night next month to encourage other women aged 18 to 45 to join.

Plans for 200 homes near Boreham scrapped

Chelmsford Weekly News:

1:39pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

CAMPAIGNERS are celebrating after plans to build 200 homes in Boreham were thrown out by Chelmsford Council.

Anglia Ruskin professor to lead innovation for NHS

Chelmsford Weekly News:

7:00am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

AN Anglia Ruskin University professor helping Essex to become a MedTech hub has been rewarded by taking on the new post of national clinical director for innovation with NHS England.

Chelmsford teen charged with class A drug offences

Chelmsford Weekly News:

4:52pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

A TEENAGER has been charged with supplying and offering to supply a class A drug following a newspaper sting.

Improving Chelmsford City Cycle Network to encourage more people to get into cycling

Chelmsford Weekly News:

1:26pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

CHELMSFORD is gearing up to get more people cycling as an improved cycle network is developed for the city and a new cycle network map is launched by Essex County Council.

Mia, 10, runs cake stall to raise funds for ill children

Chelmsford Weekly News:

7:00am Tuesday 21st October 2014

A GIRL of 10 ran a charity cake stall to raise £100 for her local children’s hospice.

City Council's revenue team are champs

Chelmsford Weekly News:

4:16pm Monday 20th October 2014

THE revenues team at Chelmsford City Council has beaten off competition from other councils across the country to win Revenues Team of the Year at the Institute of Revenues Rating and Valuation Awards 2014.

Court finds doctor guilty of sex assault on young mum

Chelmsford Weekly News:

3:28pm Monday 20th October 2014

A DOCTOR who groped a young mum he was supposed to be examining has been convicted of sexual assault.

Thousands line the streets as first Chelmsford Marathon labelled a 'runaway success'

Chelmsford Weekly News:

2:42pm Monday 20th October 2014

THOUSANDS of spectators lined the route of the inaugural Chelmsford Marathon to cheer on 1,900 runners on Sunday.

Chelmsford vicar eats "tray of cat litter" for charity

Chelmsford Weekly News: St Michael's Church Galleywood

7:00am Monday 20th October 2014

A CHELMSFORD vicar fooled his congregation by eating a “tray of cat litter” to raise money for a toilet-building charity.

Stagecoach youngsters to put on monster dance

Chelmsford Weekly News: Stagecoach Logo

4:00pm Sunday 19th October 2014

STUDENTS at the Stagecoach Theatre School in Chelmsford are putting on their dancing shoes for a national competition to choreograph a dance routine to the “We are Monster High” anthem.

Writtle College student wins top prize in zoological photography competition

Chelmsford Weekly News:

10:00am Sunday 19th October 2014

A WRITTLE College Conservation student has won a major zoological photography prize and is now seeing her image on merchandise and in an exhibition at London Zoo.

78 Chelmsford students praised by Jack Petchey Foundation

Chelmsford Weekly News: Jack Petchey CBE founded the foundation in 1999

7:00am Sunday 19th October 2014

MORE THAN 70 students from Chelmsford received prestigious Jack Petchey Foundation Achievement Awards at a recent ceremony.

Chiefs' chance to be health and safety jurors

Chelmsford Weekly News: Accused was so covered in blood police though he had been stabbed, jury hears

12:00pm Saturday 18th October 2014

Company directors and executives can become jurors for the day at a mock trial highlighting the consequences of health and safety failings in the workplace.

Ideas Festival coming to the city

Chelmsford Weekly News: The takeover by Schroders could spark more investment in Chelmsford city centre

6:30am Saturday 18th October 2014

MORE than 70 events are to take place in the city as part of a festival aimed at getting the creative juices going and encouraging residents to engage with different cultures.

Chelmsford business community meet the team

Chelmsford Weekly News:

6:00pm Friday 17th October 2014

LOCAL business lenders from across Essex took the opportunity to meet and discuss their plans for the future at Baker Tilly’s recent ‘Meet the Team’ event in Chelmsford.

Moulsham pupils make French pals

Chelmsford Weekly News: French course for beginners

4:00pm Friday 17th October 2014

PUPILS at Moulsham High School have swapped letters with French pen pals.

Writtle College lecturer becomes Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Horticulture

Chelmsford Weekly News:

3:57pm Friday 17th October 2014

SENIOR Horticulture Lecturer Sandra Nicholson has been made a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Horticulture.

Chelmsford boxing gym undergoes refurbishment

Chelmsford Weekly News:

2:22pm Friday 17th October 2014

BUSINESSMEN in Chelmsford have come together to refurbish a boxing gym.

Diwali celebrations planned in Chelmsford

Chelmsford Weekly News:

12:00pm Friday 17th October 2014

THE Chelmsford Indian group will be hosting Diwali celebrations at the Boswells School in Springfield.

Chelmsford Marathon route altered for safety of runners

Chelmsford Weekly News:

11:49am Friday 17th October 2014

THE route for the Chelmsford Marathon this weekend has been altered for the safety of runners and due to severe weather.

Motel set to be Jehovah's base

Chelmsford Weekly News: Woodstock Motel

6:30am Friday 17th October 2014

THE rundown Woodstock Motel has been bought by Jehovah’s Witnesses as plans for their printing centre gather momentum.

400 Royal Mail jobs up for grabs as Christmas rush nears

Chelmsford Weekly News: A Royal Mail post box

5:32pm Thursday 16th October 2014

ROYAL Mail is creating 400 seasonal jobs to help deal with the Christmas postal rush.

TV star Amy Childs involved in car crash

Chelmsford Weekly News: Amy Childs

12:03pm Thursday 16th October 2014

REALITY TV star Amy Childs said she is “lucky to be alive” following a car crash last night.

First aid training helped me save a woman's life

Chelmsford Weekly News:

7:00am Thursday 16th October 2014

A WOMAN from Chelmsford put her first aid skills to the test as she helped save the life of a car crash victim.

PICTURES: The Weekly News chats to Pixie Lott as she opens stage school in Essex

Chelmsford Weekly News:

1:03pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

POP star Pixie Lott was all-singing and all-dancing as she attended the open day of a Chelmsford theatre school being set up by her family.

New Hall shortlisted for two prestigious school awards

Chelmsford Weekly News:

11:30am Wednesday 15th October 2014

NEW Hall School has been shortlisted for two prestigious Independent School Awards.

Teaching assistant guilty of sex abuse on a pupil

Chelmsford Weekly News:

6:00am Wednesday 15th October 2014

A TEACHING assistant who had a sexual relationship with a teenage pupil has been handed a suspended sentence.

Inquest into death of Maria Stubbings identifies string of police failings

Chelmsford Weekly News:

5:07pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

AN INQUEST into the death of Maria Stubbings has concluded that a catalogue of police failings contributed to her murder.

Ambulance boss praises staff commitment during strike

Chelmsford Weekly News:

3:40pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

THE East of England Ambulance boss has praised staff for their hard work during the strike on Monday.

Hylands House to host sixth Showcase for Business

Chelmsford Weekly News: Hylands House will host the event

1:55pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

CHELMSFORD'S sixth annual Showcase for Business takes place next month.

Man cut free from vehicle following crash

Chelmsford Weekly News: ESSEX: Four year fire dispute ends

8:59am Tuesday 14th October 2014

A MAN required medical treatment after he was cut free from his car following a crash in Chelmsford.

£3k award offered to catch Wayne's acid attackers

Chelmsford Weekly News:

2:08pm Monday 13th October 2014

A £3,000 reward is being offered by Crimestoppers for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those who threw acid on a Witham man. persons responsible for a corrosive liquid attack on a man in Witham.

County Hall offers grants to arts and heritage projects

Chelmsford Weekly News:

9:55am Monday 13th October 2014

ESSEX County Council is inviting people to apply to the Culture in Essex Small Grants Scheme for funding to deliver arts and heritage projects which engage with communities across the county.

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