Brentwood-based charity SNAP, which provides outstanding advice and support for children with special needs and their parents, has been highly commended in the annual Kids Count Inspiration Awards this week.
C2C, the rail company serving West Horndon passengers have been in touch to say they are holding a consultation about the station's ticket office opening hours. Details of how to make your views known are below and the consultation closes on 14th October.
Ingatestone Infant School celebrated its fiftieth anniversary this year and, in my mission to visit every school in Brentwood and Ongar, I decided it was time I went to say hello to the headteacher, Shelagh Harvey, staff and pupils.
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.