Brave soldier Lance Corporal Scott Hardy remembered

Chelmsford Weekly News:

5:00pm Friday 31st October 2014

A SOLDIER from Chelmsford is being remembered this week as British troops leave Afghanistan after a war which spanned 13 years.

Former council manager jailed for three years after admitting £200,000 fraud

Chelmsford Weekly News: David Archer

2:55pm Friday 31st October 2014

A FORMER play services manager at Chelmsford City Council has been jailed for three years having admitted fraud and theft totalling over £200,000.

Pub beats off 1,000 entrants to win darts prize

Chelmsford Weekly News:

1:00pm Friday 31st October 2014

A GREAT Baddow pub has been crowned champion of the world’s biggest pub darts competition.

Treatment given to pair following carbon monoxide leak

Chelmsford Weekly News:

9:25am Friday 31st October 2014

TWO people had to be given oxygen therapy following a carbon monoxide leak in their home.

Fisherman: I nearly died at sea

Chelmsford Weekly News:

7:00am Friday 31st October 2014

A FISHERMAN has told of his horror as he drifted out to sea clinging to the side of his boat.

Sample British Wines at Chelmsford sea food restaurant

Chelmsford Weekly News:

7:00pm Thursday 30th October 2014

SEAFOOD and wine lovers can sample award-winning British wines at Chelmsford’s Loch Fyne restaurant on Tuesday, November 4.

Phones 4U store taken over by Vodafone

Chelmsford Weekly News: Vodafone anticipates upturn with £7bn networks investment

5:00pm Thursday 30th October 2014

THE former Phones 4U store in Chelmsford High Street has been reopened by Vodafone as one of the 139 stores saved by the mobile giant.

Fire at Meadows Shopping Centre in city

Chelmsford Weekly News: The Meadows shopping centre

3:08pm Thursday 30th October 2014

A SMALL fire broke out at Meadows Shopping Centre this afternoon.

Chelmsford MP encouraged by latest unemployment figures

Chelmsford Weekly News: Chelmsford MP Simon Burns

1:00pm Thursday 30th October 2014

THE latest unemployment figures released by the Office for National Statistics show numbers in Chelmsford have dropped by 38 from the previous month.

UPDATE: A12 reopen - Man dies after being hit by "numerous vehicles" on the A12

Chelmsford Weekly News:

9:43am Thursday 30th October 2014

A MAN has died after being hit by a "number of vehicles" on the A12.

Parking ticket victory following huge online support

Chelmsford Weekly News:

7:00am Thursday 30th October 2014

A WOMAN’S fight against a parking ticket gathered thousands of supporters online.

Docs told man his cancer was terminal... when it wasn't

Chelmsford Weekly News: File photo dated 23/04/12 of the NHS logo as hospitals are so full that elderly patients are being discharged in the middle of the night and routine blood tests are being conducted at 3am, the Royal College of Physicians (RCP) has warned. PRESS ASSOCIATIO

5:00pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

A CANCER patient who was told his illness was terminal, when it wasn’t, was refused a second opinion by the Mid Essex Hospital NHS Trust.

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

Chelmsford Weekly News:

1:10pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

TWO men have been jailed after a vile attack, which saw a partially-blind man and his brother thrown on to the tracks at Chelmsford station.

Essex-wide campaign sees massive reduction in litter

Chelmsford Weekly News: Council's will be supported by three huge fast food chains

12:00pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

THE Pan-Essex Love Essex campaign led to a reduction of over 40 percent in fast food litter across the county.

Shire Hall repairs nearing completion

Chelmsford Weekly News:

7:40am Wednesday 29th October 2014

REPAIRS being carried out on Shire Hall in Chelmsford are due to finish in the "next few weeks".

Chelmsford Council becomes hate incident reporting centre

Chelmsford Weekly News:

4:15pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

The centre will provide a secure place to victims and witnesses of hate crime to report any incidents, should people not want to go to the police directly.

'Hand grenade' sighting closes major road junction

Chelmsford Weekly News: police accident

8:56am Tuesday 28th October 2014

A MAJOR junction was closed after a suspected hand grenade was found on a roundabout.

Can you help? Man left with broken jaw after nightclub assault

Chelmsford Weekly News:

1:58pm Monday 27th October 2014

POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a man assaulted and left with a broken jaw in a Chelmsford nightclub.

Ex-council boss admits £200k con

Chelmsford Weekly News: Chelmsford Crown Court

10:14am Monday 27th October 2014

A FORMER council chief conned his bosses out of more than £200,000 by setting up two bogus organisations.

Can you help? Chelmsford girl, 16, missing

Chelmsford Weekly News:

9:18am Monday 27th October 2014

POLICE are concerned for the safety of a 16-year-old girl who has been missing from her home in Chelmsford for over a week.

Chelmsford Cathedral to play host to Claudio Monteverdi’s dramatic Vespro

Chelmsford Weekly News: Chelmsford Cathedral

7:00am Monday 27th October 2014

MORE than a hundred musicians will join forces in Chelmsford Cathedral next month for a performance of Claudio Monteverdi’s dramatic Vespro della beata Vergine, known as the Monteverdi Vespers.

Letterman comic coming to the Cramphorn

Chelmsford Weekly News:

5:00pm Sunday 26th October 2014

A MUSICIAN is teaming up with a comedian who works on the famous Late Show with David Letterman.

Mission accomplished for Anglia Ruskin's Croatia project

Chelmsford Weekly News:

7:00am Sunday 26th October 2014

GUESTS flew in from Croatia to join with students and staff from Anglia Ruskin University as its 18-year Mission Croatia project came to an end with a farewell party.

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

Chelmsford Weekly News: cwn meadows.jpg

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.

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.







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