Action on Knife Crime

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.

Brexit Votes Latest

Last week saw the latest chapter in Westminster’s central saga.

Closure of Brentwood Mind

Since Brentwood Mind announced in January it was going to close at end of March I have been contacted by a number of constituents concerned about future help with the the mental health needs of themselves or members of their families.

News from Network Rail on Shenfield to Southend line works

Network Rail has been in touch to let us know the £46m project work to replace the entire overhead wiring system and structures on the railway between Southend Victoria and Shenfield is expected to finish sooner than originally planned, in response to customer feedback. Full details below:

£4.5m awarded to south Essex for gigabit connectivity

Great news this week from the Association of South Essex Local Authorities (ASELA), which includes Brentwood Borough Council, for those of us still struggling to get faster broadband speeds - a successful bid to the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport means £4.5 million being made av

Advice from UK Power Networks as Storm Erik Blows In

UK Power Networks, who are responsible for getting electricity from the power stations to our homes, have provided some timely information about what to do if your power supply is affected by the incoming Storm Erik this weekend:

The Future of Our Libraries - Update

Further to my previous updates on my support for those concerned about the future of their local libraries in Shenfield, North Weald and Ingatestone following the launch of Essex County Council's LIbrary Services Consultation, I have written to Essex County Council Leader, Cllr David Finch, and t

Your Views on Brentwood's Local Plan

Brentwood Borough Council has published its Pre-Submission Local Development Plan this week for a six-week consultation until 5pm on Tuesday 19th March 2019.