Tots’ leader retires

Chelmsford Weekly News:

5:00pm Thursday 24th July 2014

THE nation’s longest-serving children’s club leader has finally called it a day – after 29 years.

Joshua, 6, joins the Wacky singers

Chelmsford Weekly News:

8:00am Thursday 24th July 2014

A SIX-YEAR-OLD from Chelmsford is to become one of Britain’s youngest recording artists...after being chosen to join a children’s pop group.

Financial concerns over Mid Essex Hospital Services

Chelmsford Weekly News:

12:10am Thursday 24th July 2014

MID Essex Hospital Services, which counts Broomfield Hospital in Chelmsford as its main site, is one of a number of NHS Trusts that have been referred to the health secretary over financial concerns.

Plug pulled on popular music venue

Chelmsford Weekly News: NORTH WEST GUITAR SHOW

5:00pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A LIVE music venue in the centre of Chelmsford has made a desperate last-ditch appeal for help after it closed – just 15 months after opening.

Delays on M25 by A12 junction following crash

Chelmsford Weekly News:

2:19pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

MOTORISTS are being urged to avoid the anticlockwise carriageway of the M25 between junctions 27, by the M11, and 28, by the A12, following a collision between a car and a lorry.

Parents in dock

Chelmsford Weekly News:

11:39am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A DAD and mum are to appear side by side in court to fight a £120 fine handed to them for taking their son out of school to attend a family memorial in the USA.

New changing facilities for challenged swimmers opened

Chelmsford Weekly News:

6:01pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

RIVERSIDE Ice and Leisure Centre changing facilities for swimmers with physical impairments have been renovated.

TV's Mary-Ann Ochota 'Walks Country Mile' in Chelmsford

Chelmsford Weekly News:

6:18pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

TV anthropologist and broadcaster Mary-Ann Ochota joined walkers at the Chatham Green Project in Chelmsford to “Walk a Country Mile” in aid of The Prince’s Countryside Fund.

Woman dies on Chelmsford train

Chelmsford Weekly News:

6:51pm Monday 21st July 2014

The air ambulance and other emergency services were called to Chelmsford station at about 1.30pm, after the 12pm Norwich to Liverpool Street service was forced to stop.

Wet Wet Wet: It never rains at our shows!

Chelmsford Weekly News:

9:00am Sunday 20th July 2014

PREPARING for their show at Hylands Park in September, Wet Wet Wet drummer Tommy Cunnigham told the Weekly News: “It’s never rained at any of our outdoor shows.”

House roof collapses after being struck by lightning

Chelmsford Weekly News:

11:18am Saturday 19th July 2014

A FAMILY narrowly escaped serious harm after lightning struck the roof of their house causing it to fall in.

Warnings over the weather this weekend

Chelmsford Weekly News: Readers' pictures: Lightning storm over Oxfordshire

8:00am Saturday 19th July 2014

ESSEX County Council is encouraging residents to take extra care over the weekend and travel with caution.

Do you recognise this woman? Cash taken from till at Asda, Chelmer Village

Chelmsford Weekly News:

3:48pm Friday 18th July 2014

POLICE in Chelmsford want to identify the woman seen on CCTV at Asda, Chelmer Village, on Wednesday, June 18, and speak to her in connection with £50 cash that was taken from the self service till after a male shopper had left it behind.

All you need to know about travel disruptions in South Essex today

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

8:48am Friday 18th July 2014

COMMUTERS are facing chaos after thunder and lightning storms.

MP: Local homes for local people

Chelmsford Weekly News:

8:00am Friday 18th July 2014

CHELMSFORD’S MP has reiterated his desire to see social and council housing in the city go to those from the area before anyone else.

Reunited: Kyle the tortoise eating again after brother found

Chelmsford Weekly News:

5:00pm Thursday 17th July 2014

A TORTOISE who went on hunger strike is eating again after being reunited with his runaway brother!

Late night levy for pubs and clubs approved

Chelmsford Weekly News:

12:53pm Thursday 17th July 2014

CONTROVERSIAL plans to charge bars and clubs that sell alcohol late at night to pay for policing in the city centre have been approved by Chelmsford Council.

Justine: I live life to the full since lung transplant

Chelmsford Weekly News:

8:00am Thursday 17th July 2014

A WOMAN who suffered 15 lung collapses will feature in a vintage calendar aimed at raising awareness of organ donation.

Immigrants arrested at Indian restaurant

Chelmsford Weekly News:

5:00pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

ILLEGAL immigrants were arrested after a raid on an award winning Indian restaurant in Chelmsford.

TV stars on form at posh polo day

Chelmsford Weekly News:

10:10am Wednesday 16th July 2014

WEEKLY News features writer LOUISE HOWESON enjoyed a bit of polo in Chelmsford at the weekend – she tells us all about who she saw...

Chelmsford Councillor Michael Harris has died

Chelmsford Weekly News:

5:00pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

CHELMSFORD Councillor Michael Harris has died after a long battle with lung cancer.

Townfield Street car park set to shut for three months

Chelmsford Weekly News:

10:59am Tuesday 15th July 2014

A CITY centre car park popular with commuters is to shut for three months for essential maintenance.

Do you recognise this man? Skin care products taken from Boots

Chelmsford Weekly News:

10:39am Tuesday 15th July 2014

POLICE are looking to trace a man in connection with a series of thefts from a Boots store in Chelmsford.

Chelmsford man in court following robbery

Chelmsford Weekly News:

10:27am Tuesday 15th July 2014

A MAN is due to appear in Chelmsford Magistrates Court today after being charged with a number of offences following a robbery in the city.

Meet cricketers ten Doeschate and Masters in South Woodham Ferrers

Chelmsford Weekly News: Ryan ten Doeschate is heading off to India with Otago Volts

10:00am Tuesday 15th July 2014

Ryan ten Doeschate and David Masters will be talking about life at Essex County Cricket Club.

Horseracing to return to Great Leighs

Chelmsford Weekly News:

9:52am Tuesday 15th July 2014

Horseracing will return to Great Leighs next season for the first time in seven years.

Essex set for a scorcher!

Chelmsford Weekly News:

6:35pm Monday 14th July 2014

TEMPERATURES are set to soar to 30 degrees as Essex gears up for a scorching week.

Chelmsford artist commemorates WW1 with museum installation

Chelmsford Weekly News:

4:45pm Monday 14th July 2014

CHELMSFORD Museum will host an art installation next week to commemorate the upcoming 100th anniversary of the First World War.

Boswells School launch email info service

Chelmsford Weekly News:

9:23am Monday 14th July 2014

THE Boswells School in Chelmsford has launched an email media service to keep people informed about its news and events.

Viva la Drag! is coming to town

Chelmsford Weekly News:

8:00am Monday 14th July 2014

FRESH from its latest critically-acclaimed West End run, Viva la Drag! is coming to town.

Web designer’s premier clients

Chelmsford Weekly News:

9:00am Sunday 13th July 2014

A WEB designer from Chelmsford has secured contracts for premiership rugby players and West Ham footballers within nine months of setting up his business – and he’s not stopping there.

Chelmsford to mark Great War anniversary by turning out the lights

Chelmsford Weekly News:

5:00pm Saturday 12th July 2014

CHELMSFORD will support a lights out event next month that will mark the hour Britain entered the First World War 100 years ago.

‘I’m back bouncing!’

Chelmsford Weekly News:

8:00am Saturday 12th July 2014

A 12-YEAR-OLD girl put a beaming smile onto the face of a nine-year-old left devastated by the theft of her beloved trampoline by giving up her own.

Lonely Kyle pines for lost brother

Chelmsford Weekly News:

5:00pm Friday 11th July 2014

A HEARTBROKEN tortoise has gone on hunger strike...after his brother went missing.

£200 for sound of Holly’s silence

Chelmsford Weekly News:

8:00am Friday 11th July 2014

A GIRL from Chelmsford has raised almost £200 by keeping quiet, to say thank you to Little Havens children’s hospice which cared for her uncle.

Bars hit out at night time levy

Chelmsford Weekly News:

5:00pm Thursday 10th July 2014

PUBS, clubs and bars adamantly oppose council plans to make them pay to help clean up the mess left by the city’s revellers, a consultation has revealed.

Get ready for "Make it at the Museum Day"

Chelmsford Weekly News:

4:17pm Thursday 10th July 2014

BUDDING artists, potters and sculptors will get the opportunity to get creative at the Make it at the Museum Day in Chelmsford later this month.

Four bikes stolen from a house in Chelmsford

Chelmsford Weekly News:

12:42pm Thursday 10th July 2014

The bikes were taken from a property on Camborne Close between midnight and 8am on Friday, July 4.

Woman from Witham killed at Chelmsford train station

Chelmsford Weekly News: Chelmsford Station. Trains into London could be moving a lot quicker in the future

6:27pm Wednesday 9th July 2014

THE person hit and killed by a train passing through Chelmsford railway station was a woman from Witham, police have confirmed.

Thousands of women turn out for the Chelmsford Race for Life

Chelmsford Weekly News: Chelmsford Race For Life

2:18pm Wednesday 9th July 2014

THOUSANDS of women descended on Hylands Park in Chelmsford on Sunday for the annual Race for Life.

Have your say in local policing

Chelmsford Weekly News: Nick Alston will be answering your questions

1:19pm Wednesday 9th July 2014

RESIDENTS are being invited to take up any issues they have with the Essex Police and Crime Commissioner.

Lines reopen after person struck by train at Chelmsford

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

11:38pm Tuesday 8th July 2014

DISRUPTION to rail services through Chelmsford is expected into the early hours of Wednesday morning after a person was hit by a train.

Grays woman hit by car near huge Chelmsford race event

Chelmsford Weekly News:

1:15pm Tuesday 8th July 2014

AN OFF duty medic from Plymouth rushed to the aid of a Grays woman after she was hit by a car.

Tour de France: 10 memorable moments from the tour through Essex

Chelmsford Weekly News:

9:30am Tuesday 8th July 2014

THE eyes of the world were on Essex as the Tour de France whizzed through the county - welcomed by a mass of noise, colour and excitement.

Live updates: Tour de France comes to Essex

Chelmsford Weekly News: A selection of pictures taken throughout the Bradford district across the Tour De France Grand Depart Weekend

9:53am Monday 7th July 2014

The eyes of the world will be on Essex today as the Tour de France comes through Essex.

Youngster bitten by dog

Chelmsford Weekly News: Police seek witnesses to Barnt Green burglary

9:32am Monday 7th July 2014

A TEN-year-old boy was bitten by a dog as he rode his bike in Chelmsford.

Cars stolen after leisure centre locker break in

Chelmsford Weekly News: Theft at Riverside Leisure Centre

9:12am Monday 7th July 2014

TWO cars were stolen as their owners used the facilities at a popular Chelmsford leisure centre.

Tour de France: Five top tips for the tour

Chelmsford Weekly News:

8:21am Monday 7th July 2014

Millions lined the roadside as the greatest cycle race in the world rode though Yorkshire this weekend, and now it is Essex's turn.

Scottish pop-duo Hue and Cry heading for Chelmsford

Chelmsford Weekly News:

8:00am Sunday 6th July 2014

FANS of the Eighties are in for a treat when the Flashback Festival comes to Hylands House in September.

Party time! Pubs ready to welcome Tour de France

Chelmsford Weekly News:

8:00am Saturday 5th July 2014

PARTY-LOVING publicans have big plans to add atmosphere to Monday’s eagerly-anticipated Tour de France bonanza.

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