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Pollution halves in Chelmsford as coronavirus curbs traffic

Parts of Chelmsford has seen pollution more than halve, as residents are urged to stay at home due to coronavirus.

Traffic concerns over new nursery in Laindon

An early years centre being planned by Essex County Council for a new estate in Basildon will cause serious traffic problems,

Parking enforcement in Chelmsford focuses on priority areas

Chelmsford City Council has reassured motorists that much of its parking enforcement has been relaxed, with priority given to ensuring

CORONAVIRUS LATEST: Call to increase bus pass hours to allow early shopping for elderly

Essex County Council has been asked to waive the time limit that bus passes can be used so elderly people

CORONAVIRUS LATEST: Council injects £11m into adult social care

More than £11million is set to be pumped into adult social care after Essex County Council invoked special urgency powers

Council property sale to Chelmsford church will ‘enrich lives’

A Chelmsford church is buying a former school as part of its vision to reach out into the community. Meadgate

Digital prescription service introduced after avoidable death of hospital patient

Hospital bosses are hopeful a new digital-based drug prescribing system will help avoid a repeat of an avoidable death. A

Retired ventilators may be brought back in coronavirus battle

Retired ventilators may be brought back into use as part of the response in Essex to the coronavirus outbreak. Dr

Budget promises cash commitment for road projects

The government has announced commitments to provide funding for the Army and Navy junction in Chelmsford in Boris Johnson’s first

111 calls from Essex rocket due to coronavirus

The number of calls to 111 from people in Essex has rocketed due to coronavirus fears. There were 20,978 calls