South Ockendon, England Newswire

South Ockendon, England Newswire

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  1. Next Bishop of Tewkesbury to be Robert SpringettRead the original story

    Monday Jul 25 | Thinking Anglicans

    Suffragan Bishop of Tewkesbury: Robert Wilfrid Springett From: Prime Minister's Office, 10 Downing Street First published: 25 July 2016 Archdeacon of Cheltenham, in the Diocese of Gloucester, to the Suffragan See of Tewkesbury, in the Diocese of Gloucester in succession to the Right Reverend Martyn James Snow, BSc, on his translation to the See of Leicester resignation on the 22 February 2016. The Venerable Robert Springett , studied at Nottingham University for his BTh, and then at London University for his He trained for the ministry at Lincoln Theological College.

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  2. In the pipeline: Engineers prep for gas mains replacement project in South OckendonRead the original story

    Friday Jul 22 | PressReleasePoint

    Work on the scheme to replace ageing gas mains in South Road with tough new pipes is due to start on Monday 25 July and is scheduled for completion on Monday 28 November 2016. To enable work to be completed safely and efficiently temporary two way traffic lights will be used during the project.

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  3. Car thieves strikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2008 | Thurrock Gazette

    BRAZEN thieves stole a car from a doctor's surgery. The crooks walked into the surgery, which was open, in Tank Hill Road, Purfleet, at 4pm on Monday, June 30. While inside they stole a cash box from behind reception, a handbag and car keys to a blue Vauxhall Tigra.

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  4. Blooming Great Tea Party raises funds for Marie Curie help in homesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 16 | Braintree and Witham Times

    R Marie Curie volunteers- Kelly Hirst, Wendy Curtis , Carol Lines, Margaret Walby, Michelle Grayson and Sheila Walker The tea party took place at the South Ockendon Library where guests could enjoy home made cake, tea and a raffle. In just a few hours, South Ockendon residents pulled together A 107.50 for the Marie Curie Nurses in Essex.

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  5. Ockendon nursery saved from closure after church does u-turn on rent hikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 | Braintree and Witham Times

    An Ockendon nursery has been saved from closure after a church did a u-turn on plans to hike the rent up 400% following a protest by parents. Parents whose children attend the Jack & Jills Pre-School which rents the Methodist Church Hall in West Road, South Ockendon, were given two weeks' notice to find another nursery after being told of the closure by letter.

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  6. Holy Cross Primary in East Tilbury celebrates 'Good' result in latest Ofsted turnaroundRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2016 | Braintree and Witham Times

    Holy Cross Catholic Primary School is the latest school in the borough to be celebrating a turnaround after Ofsted ranked it 'Good' in an inspection. The South Ockendon primary made the leap since inspectors found it was ranked as 'Requires Improvement' in its last inspection.

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  7. South Ockendon mum says she is "overwhelmed" with "amazing" community ...Read the original story

    Jun 17, 2016 | Thurrock Gazette

    A South Ockendon mum has described being "overwhelmed by the amazing" response from the community who have rallied round to help her sick three-year-old daughter who is battling leukaemia. Little Kennedy, of Broxburn Drive, South Ockendon, was first diagnosed with leukaemia last November, after doctors previously suspected a viral infection.

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  8. Mum hits out as school refuses special trip to LegolandRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2016 | Brentwoodweeklynews.co.uk

    THE mother of a six-year-old boy with learning disabilities has vented her anger after his school's head teacher refused him a special trip to Legoland. Michelle Cooper, a mother-of-four, told how her youngest son Finlay, who suffers with Global Development Delay, was awarded the trip by Special Needs and Parents charity , which helps with his learning.

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  9. South Ockendon police team hits the turf for 5k Thurrock Park RunRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2016 | Thurrock Gazette

    Thurrock Community Policing team , Thurrock Police Cadets and our Community Safety team took part in the 5k "Thurrock Park-Run" on Orsett Heath PCSO Jojo Mitchell said there was "healthy competition" between officers and cadets, but criminals should watch out for PC Andy Cayless. She said: "PC Andy Cayless beat the rest of the team despite being our longest serving team member - criminals beware!" Also stretching their legs were CPT Inspector Lee Argent, PCSO Billy Page, Police Cadet Owen Hooper, Police Cadet Ami Lauder and Police Cadet Jasmine Collier.

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  10. Much missed: tragic young musician Michael 'Dairydub' Ray, who passed away last DecemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2016 | Braintree and Witham Times

    THE grieving family of a young musician who tragically died last year have set up a petition to call for a change in the law after a mourner took a photograph with Michael-Dene Ray's body at his funeral home and posted it on Facebook. The parents and sister of Michael-Dene Ray, from Chadwell St Mary, have spoken of their outrage after a friend went to the funeral parlour where his body lay and removed the sheet covering it.

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  11. Thurrock Marching Brass play in honour of Queen's birthday in OckendonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2016 | Braintree and Witham Times

    The rain stopped long enough to allow the band to march from Deveron Gardens to outside the Ockendon Centre in South Ockendon where a local crowd was gathered. Marching brass members were joined by the "amazing" High Voltage Big Band to play sets that celebrated "the important milestone in the British monarch's history."

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  12. New Essex police chief Roger Hirst faces residents on "living hell" of anti-social behaviourRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2016 | Braintree and Witham Times

    Public meeting - Thurrock Chief Inspector Leigh Norris, PCC Roger Hirst and Steve Cox, Director Environment and Place at Thurrock Council POLICE and Crime Commissioner Roger Hirst faced tough questions last week in his first face-to-face meeting with Essex residents since his election. The PCC met with around 20 residents and councillors last Thursday evening in Grays who blasted the panel about the "living hell" of anti-social behaviour in the borough.

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  13. Four geese killed in 'sadistic' attack in country parkRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2016 | Romford Recorder

    Four birds have died after being shot with marbles by children in a country park, an animal charity has claimed. Two of the birds died before receiving medical attention, whilst one gosling and the goose were put down after suffering severe injuries, in the incident on May 24, in Belhus Woods Country Park, Romford Road, Aveley, South Ockendon.

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  14. Staff and students at Beacon Hill Academy celebrate their successRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2016 | Braintree and Witham Times

    Senior staff members, including Principal Sue Hewitt, said they were "tremendously proud" after Ofsted gave the special needs school in South Ockendon a glowing recommendation for the third consecutive time. Inspectors in the report gave high praise to the work of all staff and governors, with particular reference to the school's personalised ethos.

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  15. 17-year-old appears in court charged with spraying acid over five teensRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2016 | Thurrock Gazette

    A TEENAGER has appeared in court accused of carrying out an acid attack which left two teenagers with life-changing injuries. The 17-year-old appeared at Basildon Magistrates Court yesterday morning charged with three counts of grievous bodily harm with intent and two of attempted grievous bodily harm with intent.

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  16. Blackmail and fraud: 4 Thurrock men receive suspended sentencesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2016 | Thurrock Gazette

    Edward Blundell, 75, of Berwick Pond Road Rainham, admitted one count of fraudulent trading and 54-year-old John Challinor, of Romford Road Aveley pleaded guilty to a similar charge, at Basildon Crown Court, on Thursday May 26. Darren Donoghue, 30, of Rosemary Close South Ockendon, and Lee Prescott, 30, of Comfrey Court Grays, both admitted a charge of blackmail. Lucy Magill, Thurrock Council's head of residents services, said: "This successful prosecution has involved a great deal of work from several Thurrock Council teams, including trading standards, as well as the National Trading Standards Board's Tri-Region Scambuster team and the police.

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  17. Ockendon train station acid attack: 17-year-old charged after five teens left with burnsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2016 | The Daily Record

    The teenager, from Dagenham, Essex, has been charged with three counts of occasioning grievous bodily harm with intent and two counts of attempted GBH with intent A 17-year-old boy has been charged after five teenagers were squirted with acid on a train station platform. Five pals aged between 16 and 18 were all taken to hospital following the attack at Ockendon station in Essex in the early hours of Sunday morning.

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  18. Boy, 17, is arrested over 'random' acid attack which blinded a...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2016 | Daily Mail

    Boy, 17, is arrested over 'random' acid attack which blinded a teenager in one eye and left four others with horrific burns A 17-year-old boy has been arrested following an acid attack on a group of teenagers that left one person potentially blinded. Lee Elliott, 17, may lose the sight in his left eye after he and one of his friends suffered potentially life-changing injuries when they were doused with a corrosive liquid as they stood on the platform at Ockendon Station, Essex, in the early hours of Sunday.

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  19. Ockendon train station acid attack: Man arrested after five teens left with sickening burnsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2016 | The Daily Record

    Lee Elliott, 17, may lose the sight in his left eye after he and four other pals were taken to hospital by the attack on the platform at Ockenden Station in Essex A man has been arrested by police after five teenagers were "randomly" squirted with acid on a train station platform - leaving one potentially blinded in one eye. Five pals aged between 16 and 18 were all taken to hospital following the attack at Ockenden station in Essex in the early hours of Sunday morning.

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  20. CCTV released after five teenage boys squirted with acid in shocking train station attackRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2016 | The Daily Record

    Lee Elliott, 17, may lose the sight in his left eye after he and four other pals were taken to hospital by the attack on the platform at Ockenden Station in Essex Police have released a CCTV image of a man they want to speak to after five teenagers were "randomly" squirted with acid on a train station platform - leaving one potentially blinded in one eye. Five pals aged between 16 and 18 were all taken to hospital following the attack at Ockenden station in Essex in the early hours of Sunday morning.

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