Government Pledges Flood Funding for Shonks Mill

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 Last Bank in Town

Being the last bank in town is a concern and responsibility for High Street financial institutions, so I was pleased to meet with representatives from Barclays Bank last week to hear about their plans for local banking in Shenfield.

Prorogation of Parliament

As the Gazette goes to press the parliamentary term is poised to begin – and it promises to be a parliamentary term like no other.

An Element of Recycling

There are, I know, people living in Brentwood and Ongar who have a deep love and understanding of chemistry.

Onwards Travel for GCSE and A Level Students

To all those who received their A level results last week and all those who get their GCSE results this week, good luck for what the future holds and well done for reaching this important stage in your lives. You may be on track to do exactly as you planned.