A New Prime Minister

Since last week a political whirlwind has come ashore in the form of our new Prime Minister - Boris Johnson.

Hot Weather Travel News from Network Rail

With record temperatures in London predicted today, Network Rail is advising passengers to expect significant disruption on services to and from London Liverpool Street.

Order of Mercy Awarded to Brentwood's Dennis Rensch

I had the pleasure of meeting Dennis Rensch MBE and his wife last week, just after he was given the prestigious and rare award of the Order of Mercy for his work with Havering and Brentwood Bereavement Service.

Policing Boost for Brentwood and Ongar

I’m pleased to say that the new investment in local policing - which I was proud to support last year and which was spearheaded by Essex Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner Roger Hirst - is now bearing fruit as Town Centre Policing teams are being boosted throughout Essex.

Good News for Libraries' Future

As reported in last week’s Gazette there is great news for our local libraries with Essex County Council confirming, following their consultation, that they will not be closing any in the next five years, and will be investing £3 million in modernising the service.

Realise Futures - Supported Employment Help

Realise Futures is a not-for-profit supported employment scheme which offers help for adults with learning or physical disabilities get into work in Essex.