Motorists advised to avoid M25 following earlier crash

Basildon Recorder:

12:55pm Friday 24th October 2014

MOTORISTS are advised to avoid the M25 following a multi-vehicle collision on the Essex bound track of the motorway.

Raiders steal £600 of electricals in burglary

Basildon Recorder:

12:59pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

BURGLARS stole £600 of electrical items during a break-in.

Couple jailed for stealing thousands from wife's brother

Basildon Recorder:

12:35pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

A husband and wife from the Basildon area have been jailed for theft and fraud offences following a police investigation last more than three years.

Man crushed to death while repairing van

Basildon Recorder:

11:31am Tuesday 21st October 2014

A MAN has been crushed to death in a freak accident while working on his transit van.

Essex University staff set to take industrial action over pensions dispute

Basildon Recorder: Essex University

9:10am Tuesday 21st October 2014

STAFF at Essex University have voted to take industrial action in a row over changes to pensions.

Three people arrested as more than 80 animals are seized from travellers site

Basildon Recorder:

8:47am Tuesday 21st October 2014

MORE than 75 dogs were seized from a travellers site in Aveley after police executed a warrant.

Burglars ransacked home and stole £18k of jewellery, cash and paperwork

Basildon Recorder:

5:13pm Monday 20th October 2014

BURGLARS stole £18,000 from a bungalow and doused the floors with fabric conditioner.

Woman, 82, escapes as her home is hit by gas explosion

Basildon Recorder:

6:00am Monday 20th October 2014

AN 82-YEAR-OLD woman was rescued from her home after a gas explosion destroyed her conservatory, blew out a wall and ripped a door off its hinges.

TV star Amy Childs involved in car crash

Basildon Recorder: Amy Childs

12:03pm Thursday 16th October 2014

REALITY TV star Amy Childs said she is “lucky to be alive” following a car crash last night.

Mystery after cops find haul of pheasants in boot

Basildon Recorder:

8:00am Saturday 11th October 2014

MYSTERY surrounds the suspected poaching of 20 pheasants from a remote farmer’s field.

A127 reopened at Noak Bridge following crash

Basildon Recorder:

4:27pm Friday 10th October 2014

THE A127 has reopened at Noak Bridge following a multi vehicle accident.

Police hunting Billericay burglary pair

Basildon Recorder:

3:22pm Friday 10th October 2014

Police have appealed for information following a series of burglaries in the Billericay area, believed to have been carried out by the same thieves.

Woman in critical condition after car park fall

Basildon Recorder:

9:01am Friday 10th October 2014

A WOMAN is in a critical condition in hospital after falling from the roof of a multi-storey car park.

Police look for two men in connection with theft of loyalty cards from Lakeside

Basildon Recorder:

2:28pm Thursday 9th October 2014

POLICE would like to identify two men in connection with the theft of loyalty cards and a stamp from Taco Bell, Lakeside Shopping Centre.

Police looking for two people in connection with theft of mobile phone

Basildon Recorder:

12:46pm Thursday 9th October 2014

POLICE want to identify two people in connection with the theft of a mobile phone at Vue cinema in Lakeside last month.

Dad’s £4k apology from Essex Police

Basildon Recorder:

6:00pm Wednesday 8th October 2014

A FATHER given £4,000 by Essex Police after they failed to properly investigate the death of his son has spoken of his hunt for “justice”.

Thugs attack man and shop assistant in Laindon shop

Basildon Recorder:

4:35pm Wednesday 8th October 2014

Police are investigating a serious assault which took place inside an off licence at the Laindon Centre in Laindon.

Memorial trees not planted for 14 years

Basildon Recorder:

2:00pm Wednesday 8th October 2014

A FAMILY are still waiting for the council to plant memorial trees to their late relatives ...

Fight spirals out of control into hit and run incident

Basildon Recorder:

6:06pm Tuesday 7th October 2014

THREE men were injured in a hit-and-run after a brawl spiralled out of control.

Asian family hit by heirloom gold thief

Basildon Recorder:

6:00pm Saturday 4th October 2014

POLICE say burglars who stole £9,000 of family heirlooms left the owners devastated.

Police want to speak to this man about theft from TK Maxx

Basildon Recorder:

3:37pm Friday 3rd October 2014

Police have released CCTV images of a man they would like to speak to in connection with a theft from T K Maxx in Basildon.

Yellow lines bid to end school parking misery in Wickford

Basildon Recorder:

3:00pm Friday 3rd October 2014

YELLOW lines could be painted in a residential street to stop parents causing traffic chaos when dropping off their children at school.

Laindon police officer in court for careless driving

Basildon Recorder: Essex Police have closed the road

1:18pm Friday 3rd October 2014

A LAINDON police officer has been charged with careless driving following a smash at Sadlers Farm.

Woman woke from afternoon nap to find two teens trying to break in to house

Basildon Recorder:

10:37am Friday 3rd October 2014

A WOMAN woke up to find two teenage boys trying to break in to her house.

"Welcome to Basildon's forgotten estate"

Basildon Recorder:

10:00am Friday 3rd October 2014

A GROUP of Pitsea residents are so fed up with their rubbishstrewn estates, they are clearing them up themselves.

Fatal crash helpers recognised by police for bravery

Basildon Recorder:

5:18pm Thursday 2nd October 2014

THE Chief Constable of Essex Police was one of nine people commended for their help at the scene of a fatal road accident.

TV heartthrob Dermot O'Leary is coming to Thurrock this month

Basildon Recorder:

1:07pm Thursday 2nd October 2014

THE X Factor host Dermot O’Leary is heading to Thurrock later this month to sign copies of his new memoir.

Police investigating two burglaries in the same street

Basildon Recorder:

12:41pm Thursday 2nd October 2014

DETECTIVES are investigating two burglaries in the same street.

Woman sustains injury following assault at Lakeside

Basildon Recorder:

11:40am Thursday 2nd October 2014

A WOMAN has sustained an injury after being assaulted at Lakeside.

Delivery driver admits to using metal detector to steal Roman coin

Basildon Recorder: PROBE: Police carried out raids during investigations into false insurance claims

4:49pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

A DELIVERY driver from Grays used a metal detector to steal a gold Roman coin from a private estate in Norfolk.

Annual memorial for bereaved parents

Basildon Recorder:

1:18pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

PARENTS who have lost a baby are invited to a special memorial.

'Fat' man and 'toothless' woman part of gang that stole £900 cosmetics from Boots

Basildon Recorder:

12:46pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

A “TOOTHLESS” woman and a “fat” man were part of a gang that stole £900 of perfume and cosmetics from Boots.

Racist thugs attack Laindon boy, age 12

Basildon Recorder: Essex Police closed the station as part of £2.5million cuts.

10:00am Wednesday 1st October 2014

A 12-YEAR-OLD Muslim boy was left with cuts and bruises after he was attacked by two racist men outside his home.

Two more men face trial over £100,000 gun theft

Basildon Recorder: Basildon Crown Court heard on Tuesday Mrs Hall did not tell the Department of Work

6:00am Wednesday 1st October 2014

A FURTHER two men will stand trial in connection with the theft of £100,000 worth of guns from a lorry in Basildon, Kenneth Slade, 34, of Ferndown Close, Southend and Adam Balding, 31, of Grosvenor Road, Westcliff, denied conspiring to receive stolen firearms with two others.

Couple arrested in connection with burglaries across East Anglia

Basildon Recorder: PROBE: Police carried out raids during investigations into false insurance claims

1:51pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

A MAN and woman who were wanted by police in connection with a series of burglaries have been arrested.

Men's miracle escape from horror collision

Basildon Recorder:

9:21am Tuesday 30th September 2014

TWO men are lucky to be alive following a horrific crash in Orsett.

Teen arrested following attempted break-in in Basildon

Basildon Recorder: Essex Police closed the station as part of £2.5million cuts.

4:30pm Monday 29th September 2014

POLICE arrested a teenager in Basildon Town Centre on suspicion of attempted burglary.

Police hunting coffee and steak thief

Basildon Recorder:

12:05pm Monday 29th September 2014

POLICE want to speak to this man about the theft of meat and coffee worth more than £50 from a Laindon store.

VOTE: Will Ukip win Essex seats in the Commons next year?

Basildon Recorder: UKIP logo  (8023933)

4:27pm Saturday 27th September 2014

Super kids' hero walk

Basildon Recorder:

7:50am Saturday 27th September 2014

WHEN it comes to raising awareness of childhood cancer they already talk the talk.

Cyclist snatches woman's bag

Basildon Recorder: Essex Police have closed the road

7:00am Saturday 27th September 2014

A WOMAN had her handbag snatched by a thief on a bike.

Tesco staff help to revamp Langdon Hills nature reserve

Basildon Recorder: Tesco to make changes to shop front

6:00am Saturday 27th September 2014

SUPERMARKET bosses have teamed up with wildlife volunteers to make improvements at a nature reserve.

Community cafe gets impressive hygiene rating

Basildon Recorder:

5:00am Saturday 27th September 2014

A VOLUNTEER-RUN community cafe has been awarded an impressive five star hygiene rating.

Can you help police find three teens who randomly attacked lad in Wickford park?

Basildon Recorder:

5:11pm Friday 26th September 2014

A BOY was beaten up by a group of teens in a random attack in a park.

Joyriding burglars terrorising Basildon

Basildon Recorder:

9:30am Friday 26th September 2014

A GANG of thieves are putting lives at risk by stealing cars and joyriding them around Basildon and Laindon.

Thieves smashed in to mourner's car while she was laying flowers on late partner's grave

Basildon Recorder:

12:13pm Thursday 25th September 2014

CALLOUS thieves broke into a woman’s car while she was laying flowers on her late partner’s grave.

Extra cops drafted in to tackle surge of break-ins in Laindon

Basildon Recorder:

12:05pm Thursday 25th September 2014

EXTRA officers have been drafted in from Essex Police HQ to tackle a spate of burglaries in Lee Chapel.

Noel Fielding: Now I'm 40, I'll have mint tea on tour, not booze

Basildon Recorder: BOOSH: Noel Fielding, who is to play York Barbican in the autumn

6:00am Thursday 25th September 2014

MIGHTY Boosh star NOEL FIELDING is to visit the Cliffs Pavilion in November. He tells KELLY BUCKLEY about his solo tour

Happy birthday Selex! 60 years of research and engineering in the heart of Basildon

Basildon Recorder:

6:00am Thursday 25th September 2014

SIXTY years is a long time for any business...and Selex is one which has shared so much success.

Pictures: Crowds line the route for Wickford carnival

Basildon Recorder:

4:41pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

THOUSANDS turned out to enjoy this year’s Wickford Carnival.



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