Helping Keep The Southend Community Local
Sun January 23, 2022
- Bus driver sentenced over death of passenger by careless driving - John Childs died after sustaining a head injury when he fell from a bus driven by Christopher Balding.
- Gracie Besant: Colchester powerlifting teen calls for girls to compete - Powerlifting champion Gracie Besant, 14, says more girls and women should take up the sport.
- Abridge crash: Man arrested for causing death by dangerous driving - A 61-year-old man is arrested on suspicion of driving while unfit through drink or drugs.
- Basildon taxi fares to rise amid cost-of-living concerns - One councillor raises concerns that those on the lowest incomes make the most taxi journeys.
John Childs died after sustaining a head injury when he fell from a bus driven by Christopher Balding.
Powerlifting champion Gracie Besant, 14, says more girls and women should take up the sport.
A 61-year-old man is arrested on suspicion of driving while unfit through drink or drugs.
One councillor raises concerns that those on the lowest incomes make the most taxi journeys.
Hannah Sindrey is jailed for life for murdering Paul Fletcher by stabbing him in the chest.
Aleksandrs Gulpe is sentenced after missing a previous hearing due to Covid-19 isolation.
The by-election on 3 February follows the fatal stabbing of Sir David Amess in October.
The Cock and Magpie could be demolished to make way for new houses.
Residents express anger over the plans saying it will destroy the countryside for generations.
The route is likely to remain shut "for the foreseeable future", police say.
The council says it will finance the move by releasing £1.3m from its reserves.
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Posted by Administrator : Wednesday 13th March 2013
LEAVING US IN A DITCH? Potholes are becoming more and more of a problem in Southend due to a lack of local maintenance funding and the changes in the UK weather. Potholes despite being seen as a miner problem they can affect so many drivers on a daily basis.
Posted by Administrator : Sunday 10th March 2013
EASIER SAID THAN DONE! The mortgage and property market looks to be improving slightly through better mortgage deals. However the market still lacks direction and combined with lack of incentives for new buyers and government cuts it looks like it could be a while before it rises.
Posted by Administrator : Saturday 9th March 2013
KEEPING YOU ON YOUR TOES! It is important to keep up to date and on your toes when it comes to local fraud and scams. There are so many currently out there it is important you are aware of the more common and frequent ones.
Posted by Administrator : Thursday 7th March 2013
BETTER SAFE THAN SORRY! In this day and age it seems as if everyone is trying to sell you insurance for everything such as pet insurance, phone insurance, laptop insurance and tablet insurance.
Posted by Administrator : Sunday 3rd March 2013
GET THE MOST OUT OF LOCAL CLEAN UP’s. We all know it is awful when we see parks, beaches and riversides strewn with litter. It is bad for our children, us, our pets, plants, local wildlife and our Southend community.
Posted by Administrator : Friday 1st March 2013
HOW DOES OUR LOCAL TRANSPORT COMPARE? For years people in the Southend community have made their feelings known when it comes to public transport.
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