Benfleet, England Newswire

Benfleet, England Newswire

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  1. Toddler taken to hospital with head injury after walking into lamp post in ThundersleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Braintree and Witham Times

    A toddler was taken to hospital with a head injury after she accidentally walked into a lamp post in Benfleet . The ambulance service received the 999 call at 12.26pm yesterday and sent an ambulance crew, which arrived at the scene in Thurlstone within six minutes.

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  2. Drug dealer' sparks two police chasesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Braintree and Witham Times

    Traffic officers tried to stop a black Mercedes in Ferry Road, Canvey , at about 10am on Tuesday but it sped off. PC Ian Risden, a neighbourhood constable in the Castle Point and Rochford policing team, said information gathered by officers suggested that the car belonged to a suspected drug dealer.

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  3. Women rushed to hospital after search and rescue operationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | Halstead Gazette

    Emergency services rushed to Hedge Lane, Hadleigh on Sunday July 24 to reports that a unwell woman was missing and had been seen in the Hadleigh area near West Woods in Hedge Lane, Hadleigh. John Buckley, 72, of Willow Walk, Hadleigh said he had gone for a walk and he saw all the emergency services in the road and was wondering what was going on.

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  4. Grovewood school, Grove road, Rayleigh. The Kirste 5. Picture Steve O'Connell 24-07-2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | Braintree and Witham Times

    HUNDREDS of people joined a fundraising race in memory of a woman who raised almost A 50,000 for charity while battling cancer Police officer Kirste Bowman died in 2012, at the age of just 42 after raising money for breast cancer charities by running 23 marathons while fighting the disease. She joined Benfleet Running Club in 2001 and throughout her treatment, she never stopped going to the club, and would train most days.

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  5. Benfleet out to overhaul hostsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | Halstead Gazette

    Gavin Blowes side dented Stanford-le-Hope's bid to be among the promotion places come the end of the season when they beat the fourth-placed side last Saturday. The seven-wicket victory moved the Woodside Park team up to eighth in the Division Three standings and within seven points of tomorrow's hosts.

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  6. MyLocal administrators transfer 26 stores to convenience rivals, more to followRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Live Charts

    Administrators of the collapsed MyLocal convenience chain have agreed the sale of 26 shops and said they were close to completing 16 more. The stores have been snapped by a number of convenience store operators, which have in the process taken on a total of 372 MyLocal employees.

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  7. Air ambulance touches down at bowls club as biker suffers serious leg injury in crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | Braintree and Witham Times

    The man, aged in his 50s, was treated at the scene in Spa Road, Hockley, for about an hour before being taken to Broomfield Hospital, in Chelmsford, by ambulance. The East Anglian Air Ambulance was also called out, landing at Hockley Bowling Club, in Highams Road, at about 4pm on Saturday.

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  8. Benfleet victory puts spanner in the Stanford worksRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | Halstead Gazette

    The victory moved Benfleet up a place to seventh in the SNEL Division Three standings, while Stanford remained fourth but lost ground on the top two promotion contenders. Benfleet captain put Stanford in to bat after winning the toss and saw the visitors bowled out for 181 in 48.3 overs.

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  9. Successfull businessman - Jack King died yesterday morningRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | Halstead Gazette

    Jack King, 93, built up Canvey 's Kings Park, off Creek Road, before selling it to Britannia for a reported A 32million. Tributes have been paid to the "larger than life" former councillor, whose family have gone on to build up an empire on the island.

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  10. Bungling raiders flee empty-handed after a series of botched break-in attemptsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 | Braintree and Witham Times

    Thugs smashed open the front door of Grouts the Bakers, in London Road, Benfleet , overnight on Wednesday and tried to pry open the till. On the same evening, the same gang are believed to have tried to break into the III Six 3 off licence, in Rayleigh Road, Benfleet.

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  11. 30/06/2016 Maxine Clarke.Managing Directors and staff c elebrate 50yrs anniversary, Hadleigh..Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 | Halstead Gazette

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  12. Missing teen could be with wanted man: Police appeal for help tracing pairRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 11 | Halstead Gazette

    POLICE are appealing for help tracing a wanted man who is likely to be with a Benfleet woman who has been reported missing. Vegim Sokoli, 20, was initially publicised as wanted by Essex Police on June 16. He has links to Southend, London, Derbyshire and Brighton.

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  13. Motorcyclist suffers "life changing injuries" in crash which shut the A13 for five hoursRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 10 | Braintree and Witham Times

    The man, aged in his 20s, was riding a black Yamaha motorcycle along the A13 travelling towards Southend between Pitsea and Sadlers Farm shortly before 5pm yesterday. Shortly after 10pm, Essex Police confirmed the road would re-open "in stages" after the debris from the carriageway was cleared.

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  14. Should police be trained to handle horses after A127 chaos? One councillor thinks soRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 6 | Braintree and Witham Times

    A COUNCILLOR has called on all police officers to have basic equine training to avoid lengthy road closures as on the A127 at the weekend. Eastwood Park Tory Chris Walker said his daughter, Lizzy Carter, was the one who eventually corralled the three horses seen running along the A127 at Rayleigh Weir on Saturday, eventually packing one them off to the Ragwood stables in Benfleet .

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  15. Rated: The ten best places to eat out in SouthendRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2016 | Braintree and Witham Times

    Do you agree with the top ten, or think another location deserves a place in this list? Leave your comments below to nominate your favourite Southend cafe or restaurant. The office came here a while ago for a retirement and awards dinner.

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  16. My Local store in Shoebury selling off stock ahead of possible administrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2016 | Halstead Gazette

    Administrators are poised to take over 120 My Local stores across the country, including branches Shoebury , Southend, Leigh , Canvey and Benfleet . A My Local store in Ness Road, Shoebury, which opened in September 2014, was this weekend clearing its stock and selling it off at discount prices.

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  17. Sainsbury's in Rochford was one of the stores targetedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2016 | Braintree and Witham Times

    Pavel Gondolan, of Brightwell Avenue, Westcliff , targeted some shops and petrol stations several times before he was arrested in Hadleigh on Wednesday. The 26-year-old appeared at Southend Magistrates' Court on Friday, but will be sentenced at Basildon Crown Court on July 22 because of the serious repeat offending.

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  18. Welcome - Rebecca Harris, Tory MP for Castle Point, welcoming Seevic Prinicpal Dan PearsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2016 | Braintree and Witham Times

    AN MP has welcomed the appointment of a new college principal, and is hoping to engage more of its students in politics. Rebecca Harris, Tory MP for Castle Point, welcomed the arrival of Dan Pearson, who took over the reigns as Principal and Chief Executive at Seevic College , in Runnymede Chase, in Benfleet last month.

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  19. "Neighbourhood plan" could ensure islanders have more of a say about development on CanveyRead the original story

    Jun 27, 2016 | Braintree and Witham Times

    Campaigners have been trying to persuade Canvey Town Council to consider adopting a neighbourhood plan, a smaller version of the local plan. It was first put to the council in February and was due to be discussed at a meeting in April, but councillors decided they needed more time and it is due to be discussed at the next meeting.

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  20. Great Britain or 'Little England'? 'Brexit' vote revives an old tensionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2016 | The Wave

    Residents celebrate the queen's 90th birthday in Southend-on-Sea in Essex, England, June 11. The Castle Point borough of Essex is the most ethnically English part of the United Kingdom, with nearly 80 percent describing themselves as purely English, while 95 percent are white. A dog belonging to Rebecca Harris, a Conservative member of Parliament for Castle Point, waits out a referendum debate in South Benfleet, England, June 10. In the debate over whether Britain should leave the European Union, a fierce sense of English identity proved critical to the outcome.

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