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Council like “judge and jury” over controversial South Woodham Ferrers housing plans

Essex County Council has a “clear conflict of interest” by having a vital say on how a new housing development

Brentwood teacher slams Government’s music cuts

The deputy head teacher of Shenfield High School has written of the “disgusting and disastrous” move by the Government to

Land deal could have risked Brentwood Council’s solvency

A Brentwood land deal plan so huge that if it went wrong could have endangered the solvency of Brentwood Borough

Plans for new Lidl store in Chelmsford rejected over “green lung” concerns

Plans for a large Lidl supermarket in Chelmsford have been rejected by the city council because of the impact it

Wedding delays a breach of “human rights” claim

The decision to delay new wedding bookings for months is against “people’s human rights” and may even force some couples

Work on Brentwood mega football hub may start in a year

An architect is being sought by Brentwood Borough Council to work on a football hub. But the council says it

Chelmsford Council resolves to support new energy bill

Chelmsford City Council has resolved to support a new parliamentary bill that aims to help rebuild local economies while increasing

Minimum churchgoing requirement to be part of Woodham Ferrers school’s new admission policy

Parents will be told how long they may expect to have to worship in church in order to give their

COVID leads to serious falls in fitness levels

A leading Essex doctor has spoken of the urgency of addressing falling fitness levels following a year of lockdown. The

Increase in SEND tribunals proof that system is not working, admits county council

An almost quadrupling in the number of times Essex County Council (ECC) has been taken to tribunal over its refusal to