A life-sized plastic horse was lying on its side surrounded by fully-kitted fire officers when I arrived for the launch of the Essex Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner Roger Hirst’s first Fire and Rescue Plan for Essex at the beginning of March.
If you're planning to travel by train over the Easter holiday period, be sure you check your journey before leaving home. Network Rail have been in touch to alert us of the work they will be doing which could affect journeys from West Horndon and Shenfield.
The Brexit saga is entering its next phase. Currently (18th March) the UK is due to leave the European Union on 29 March – although MPs have today voted to ask for an extension of that deadline in order to give Parliament time to pass the necessary Brexit legislation.
The deadly cycle of violence and family devastation caused by the use of knives in attacks and assaults has been brought closer to home in the last couple of weeks with the tragic death of 17 year old Jodie Chesney in Harold Hill, near Romford.
The long process of creating a Local Development Plan for the Borough of Brentwood is reaching its final stages, and has received a boost this week from the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG).
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