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Impasse continues between Brentwood Council and golf club over pavilion plan

Work on an adventure play area and splash pad at King George’s Playing Fields is set to be completed by

Parkrun return date in doubt over COVID compliance concerns

Chelmsford City Council says it cannot guarantee a resumption of Parkrun on the date that national runs are due to resume –

County council to cover any overspend risk on new Chelmsford bridge

Risks associated with any overspend on a new bridge to support green travel to and from a 10,000 home development

Unauthorised school absences fall to almost zero

The number of unauthorised absences from schools in Essex almost vanished following a year of lockdown. Figures from Essex County

Commissioner speaks of opportunity to “squeeze” crime in Essex as lockdown restrictions ease

Police have been given an opportunity to turn a temporary improvement in the levels of crime into a permanent one,

Quality of living in Brentwood second best in UK but it’s also one of the least affordable places

Brentwood is just one place off the top spot for the quality of living conditions, according to a report into

Taxi firm hoping to move back to Shenfield station site

A taxi office in Shenfield is set to return six years after it was moved due to Crossrail works. The

Chelmsford tower block plans should not have been refused argues developer

Plans to create a housing block towering above Chelmsford Cathedral should not have been turned down by the city council,

Registrars insist postponed weddings are due to council employment row

Registrars have doubled down on their claims that Essex County Council has been forced to postpone weddings due to an

Planning Bill will undermine building of genuinely affordable housing, say councillors

Councils need to be given powers to get building homes not seen on a scale since the 1970s, councillors have