Villagers from West Horndon will gather tomorrow (Saturday 21st September) for its commemoration and thanksgiving service paying tribute to the American aircrewmen who died when two B17 bombers crashed over the village in 1943.
Shonks Mill Flood Storage Area (River Roding Project) in Navestock is to benefit from new Government flood funding. The work to extend the flood storage area will reduce flooding to 550 homes and businesses in Woodford and surrounding areas from the River Roding.
The annual Countryside Alliance Awards are now open to public nomination, and Alex Burghart, Member of Parliament for Brentwood and Ongar MP, is urging the local community to speak up for their favourite local food, shop, pub or business.
Brentwood and Ongar MP Alex Burghart has welcomed the Spending Round which ensures that all government departments have the funding they need to deliver on the public’s priorities – clearing the decks to allow them to focus on Brexit.