Glenn Miller tribute coming to Chelmsford Civic Theatre

Chelmsford Weekly News: GLENN Miller Orchestra are at Weston on Wednesday.

10:00am Sunday 20th April 2014

GLENN Miller’s spirit will be alive in Chelmsford next month when a tribute orchestra hits the Civic Theatre stage.

Russel Brand claims he "dodged Essex train fare"

Chelmsford Weekly News: Russell Brand

4:19pm Saturday 19th April 2014

SOUTH Essex comedian Russell Brand has reportedly admitted dodging a train fare in the county after he "couldn't be bothered".

Donkey leds procession around Chelmsford Cathedral

Chelmsford Weekly News: Donkey leds procession around Chelmsford Cathedral

3:00pm Saturday 19th April 2014

HUNDREDS of worshippers were led round the grounds of Chelmsford Cathedral by a donkey called Sam last Sunday.

European grant given to university for healthy ageing project

Chelmsford Weekly News: Ageing population creates new pressures on health and social care

9:00am Saturday 19th April 2014

A €463,000 grant has been given to researchers at a university in Chelmsford looking into healthy ageing.

Temporary ticket office at Chelmsford train station

Chelmsford Weekly News: How the outside of Chelmsford station will look after all work is completed

4:00pm Friday 18th April 2014

A TEMPORARY ticket office will be opened up at Chelmsford station on Sunday which will be used until the end of May.

Do you know this man? Vital witness could hold important clues to assault mystery

Chelmsford Weekly News: Man thought to have witnessed an assault in Chelmsford

11:52am Friday 18th April 2014

POLICE are appealing for a man to come forward who they believe to be a “vital witness” to an assault which left a teenage with a fractured leg and dislocated ankle.

Cook: "It's good to be home"

Chelmsford Weekly News: Alastair Cook with Roland Kannor (centre) from the Brentwood Brewing Company and Brett Sanders, manager of the Golden Fleece, toasting the England captain's benefit year beer

9:00am Friday 18th April 2014

ENGLAND cricket captain Alastair Cook said swapping international duties for training at Essex has been a real help after a difficult winter.

Man who died in horrific Regiment Way car crash named

Chelmsford Weekly News: Police were called to a crash near Holme Lacy.

6:57pm Thursday 17th April 2014

A MAN who died when his car burst into flames following a head-on collision has been named.

Retired Essex Police dog looking for new home

Chelmsford Weekly News: Retired Essex Police dog looking for new home

3:43pm Thursday 17th April 2014

Charlie, the eight-year-old Cocker Spaniel is part of the Essex Police Dog Unit, which provides countywide support to specialist operations and supports officers in their day to day efforts to keep crime down.

Unmarked police car stolen

Chelmsford Weekly News: Motorcyclist killed in crash

3:07pm Thursday 17th April 2014

AN UNMARKED police car belonging to the Metropolitan Police has been stolen near Brentwood.

Man banned from Colchester and Chelmsford City centre

Chelmsford Weekly News: Paul Worboys

1:48pm Thursday 17th April 2014

A MAN banned from entering Colchester town centre has now been banned from entering Chelmsford City centre.

New head boy and girl chosen at New Hall School

Chelmsford Weekly News: (L-R): Alice Baxter, William Freake, Charlotte Chambers-Farah, Tahir Khan.

12:23pm Thursday 17th April 2014

A PRIVATE school in Boreham has unveiled who their new head boy and girl will be for next year.

Chelmsford shoppers tell Weekly News: "We want more independent shops"

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

8:00am Thursday 17th April 2014

SHOPPERS in Chelmsford have told the Weekly News they want to see more independent shops in the city.

West Ham star walks from court after evidence goes missing

Chelmsford Weekly News: James Tomkins arrives at court

4:15pm Thursday 17th April 2014

AN ATTEMPT to prosecute a Premiership footballer failed to get off the ground after vital evidence was lost.

Housing charities in Chelmsford receive £125,000 grant boost

Chelmsford Weekly News: Housing charities in Chelmsford receive £125,000 grant boost

5:49pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

RETIREMENT homes in Chelmsford are set to get a revamp after a £125,000 hand-out.

Money off deal for ice skaters in Chelmsford on Sunday

Chelmsford Weekly News: Little joy takes a tumble - but keeps smiling!

2:14pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

ENTRY to a ice skating rink in Chelmsford will be slashed on Sunday April 20 by 40 per cent.

Extension to Abellio Greater Anglia's train franchise agreed with £20m investment planned

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

9:35am Wednesday 16th April 2014

GREATER Anglia bosses are investing more than £20million into train services across Essex after agreeing a two year extension to their franchise.

Celebs turn out for bar opening in Chelmsford

Chelmsford Weekly News: Ex-JLS member Marvin Humes with TOWIE's Elliott Wright in Ctzn

7:00am Wednesday 16th April 2014

STARS showed up in Chelmsford city centre over the weekend for the opening of a brand new nightclub.

Police looking for bike owners after alleged theft

Chelmsford Weekly News: Do you recognise this bike?

3:00pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

OWNERS of three bikes believed to have been stolen from Chelmsford city centre are being searched for.

Volunteers sought for river spring cleaning

Chelmsford Weekly News: Chelmsford Sea Cadets helping out during last year's river spring clean

12:00pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

VOLUNTEERS are being sought to help clean the River Chelmer on Saturday April 26.

Project launched to get businesses helping charities in Chelmsford

Chelmsford Weekly News: Project launched to get businesses helping charities in Chelmsford

8:00am Tuesday 15th April 2014

A PROJECT to get businesses to help charities in Chelmsford has been launched.

Polo and Earth Wind and Fire coming to Hylands Park

Chelmsford Weekly News: Chesterton Humberts Polo in the Park 2014

3:00pm Monday 14th April 2014

TWO days of top class polo are returning to Hylands House...and this time legendary disco-soul band Earth, Wind and Fire are going to be there too!

Soap star performing stand-up comedy in Chelmsford

Chelmsford Weekly News: Funny turn – James Redmond hosts a comedy night at the Charter Hall Comedy Club

12:00pm Monday 14th April 2014

A SOAP star who also works as a comedian will be hosting a stand-up evening in Chelmsford.

Inquest date for Maria Stubbings case set

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

8:00am Monday 14th April 2014

A FIVE week-long inquest will take place later this year looking into the death a Chelmsford mother killed by her ex-lover.

Man dies and family of four - including two very young girls - are fighting for their lives after horror crash in Chelmsford

Chelmsford Weekly News: Police tape

9:46pm Sunday 13th April 2014

A man was killed and a family-of-four - including two very young girls - were left seriously hurt after a horror crash in Chelmsford this afternoon.

Diamond encrusted bed on show in Chelmsford shop

Chelmsford Weekly News: Diamond encrusted bed on show in Chelmsford shop

3:00pm Sunday 13th April 2014

A GLITZY bed draped in diamonds worth just under £20,000 has arrived at a Chelmsford showroom.

Soldier denies criminal damage and theft at mosque charges

Chelmsford Weekly News: Chelmsford Magistrates’ Court

11:00am Sunday 13th April 2014

A SOLDIER has denied criminal damage and theft charges relating to an incident at a mosque in Chelmsford city centre.

Danish Kaneria starts fresh bid over lifelong cricket ban

Chelmsford Weekly News: Danish Kaneria playing for Essex

2:30pm Saturday 12th April 2014

DISGRACED Essex cricketer Danish Kaneria has protested his innocence over bribery accusations as renews attempts to lift his playing ban.

Passion play to hit South Woodham Ferrers streets

Chelmsford Weekly News: CHRISTIAN VIEWPOINT: Jesus was a brave and special man

9:30am Saturday 12th April 2014

A PLAY telling the religious story of Easter will take over South Woodham Ferrers town centre on Good Friday and the following day.

Our George gets ready for Marathon - by eating curry!

Chelmsford Weekly News: George Thorpe (right) with restaurant boss Alom Haque

4:00pm Friday 11th April 2014

WEEKLY News reporter George Thorpe got ready for his London Marathon - by having plenty of curry!

Social website for over 50s launched in Chelmsford

Chelmsford Weekly News: Social website for over 50s launched in Chelmsford

12:13pm Friday 11th April 2014

A UNIQUE social networking site has been launched just for elderly people in Chelmsford.

An OBE for head Sally

Chelmsford Weekly News: Sally Davies

8:00am Friday 11th April 2014

A DEDICATED headteacher visited Buckingham Palace to collect her OBE for services to special needs education.

Last gasp leveller leaves City with breathing space

Chelmsford Weekly News: Girls' football team seeking to sign more under-sevens

11:09pm Thursday 10th April 2014

MARK Hughes struck a last gasp leveller to earn Clarets a vital point in their bid to beat the drop.

Health warning for parents in Essex

Chelmsford Weekly News: Publih Health England launches initiative

7:30pm Thursday 10th April 2014

A WARNING has been issued as Scarlet Fever cases reach their highest levels since 1989. 

Council told: Do more to protect people from air pollution

Chelmsford Weekly News: Hazy - Essex Way looking towards Benfleet and Canvey

7:12pm Thursday 10th April 2014

Local authorities need to do more to protect people from harmful air pollution, health officials have said after new estimates suggest that thousands die every year as a result of poor air quality.

Work to repair iconic Chelmsford building begins

Chelmsford Weekly News: Shire Hall - before repairs

5:06pm Thursday 10th April 2014

WORK has started on a £500,000 project to repair Chelmsford’s iconic Shire Hall.

Pickles: "We're Christian, so get over it!"

Chelmsford Weekly News: Decision pending: Eric Pickles

3:30pm Thursday 10th April 2014

ERIC Pickles sparked controversy after saying Britain is a Christian country and “militant atheists” should “get over it”.

Thieves puff on cigars while stealing cooking oil

Chelmsford Weekly News: CCTV image of the incident

3:00pm Thursday 10th April 2014

THIEVES puffed on cigars...while stealing 90 litres of used cooking oil from a pub in Rettendon.

VIDEO: Essex apprentices in national final

Chelmsford Weekly News: The Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg said York has a great “get up and go spirit”

12:22pm Thursday 10th April 2014

APPRENTICES from an Essex-based technology firm have been shortlisted for a national award backed by Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg.

Tea room at museum to open in memory of plane crash victim

Chelmsford Weekly News: Simon Chamberlain. His wife Lizzie has said a tea room he had wanted to open at North Weald Airfield Museum will go ahead in his memory

11:00am Thursday 10th April 2014

Wife of man tragically killed in light aircraft crash says it is what her husband wanted

Wing to reopen at Chelmsford Prison to solve overcrowding problem

Chelmsford Weekly News: Chelmsford prison, where Charles Joseph Revell was hanged

10:18am Thursday 10th April 2014

A WING at Chelmsford Prison is to reopen as bosses look to resolve an overcrowded cells.

Man wanted after 19-year-old woman chased and kicked repeatedly in the head

Chelmsford Weekly News: Jamie Wernham

8:36am Thursday 10th April 2014

A MAN suspected of carrying out a brutal attack on a woman in a supermarket car park is wanted by police.

Cracks in the ice at Riverside cause short closure

Chelmsford Weekly News: Riverside Leisure Centre google maps

5:26pm Wednesday 9th April 2014

CRACKS appeared in the ice rink at the Riverside Leisure Centre, forcing it to close.

Widening a step closer as roads minister talks of A12's "importance"

Chelmsford Weekly News: Simon Burns MP

3:05pm Wednesday 9th April 2014

CHELMSFORD’S MP Simon Burns has revealed the Government will consider widening the A12.

Maria Stubbings' family welcome inquest into her death

Chelmsford Weekly News: Manuel Fernandez with Celia Peachey and Benji Stubbings holding a picture of murdered Maria Stubbings

1:04pm Wednesday 9th April 2014

THE family of a Chelmsford mother murdered by her ex-boyfriend after a catalogue of police failings has welcomed the decision to hold an inquest more than five years after her death.

Bus station refurb work begins with help of probation service

Chelmsford Weekly News: Cuts are proposed to First Bus services

8:00am Wednesday 9th April 2014

WORK has started on a £27,000 revamp of the bus station beneath Chelmsford’s High Chelmer car park - and convicts on community service are pitching in to help!

Tour de France chief praises Essex

Chelmsford Weekly News: Back row L-R: Jason Fergus, Christian Prudhomme, Cllr Ann Naylor, Cllr Ray Gooding. Front row: Shane and Lana Redgewell

4:41pm Tuesday 8th April 2014

Christian Prudhomme believes Tour de France will have a great time in the county

Two vehicle crash closes Army and Navy flyover

Chelmsford Weekly News: The Army and Navy flyover

1:26pm Tuesday 8th April 2014

THE Army and Navy flyover is closed due to an ongoing police incident.

Air Ambulance chosen as Essex CCC charity of 2014

Chelmsford Weekly News: The Yorkshire Air Ambulance

8:00am Tuesday 8th April 2014

ESSEX County Cricket Club has revealed their charity partner for the 2014 season.

Aggressive driver leaves woman "terrified" after nearly forcing her off road

Chelmsford Weekly News: Police are hunting for a man after a robbery and assault in Morden this morning.

3:20pm Monday 7th April 2014

AN “AGGRESSIVE” motorist swore and drove at another car driver along a dual carriageway in Great Leighs.

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