Essex & East

Operation Bluenose

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The Police and Crime Commissioner’s website has a piece here on “Operation Bluenose” – a three-day crackdown on anti-social cyclists in Southend: Residents said they had cause to make regular complaints about cyclists flouting the law by riding on pavements in Westcliff, Southend High Street and the seafront. They asked for police action to address the issue and feared a…
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The Commissioner’s Views on Street Lighting

From the East Anglian Daily Times: Police officers in Essex are unable to carry out their work as effectively with the street lights turned off. That appeared to be the message from Essex Police and Crime Commissioner Nick Alston as he responded to questions from residents during a recent web chat. Currently in Essex street lights run by County Hall…
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Would You Like To Answer 999 Calls? Essex Police Are Looking For Control Room Staff

From the Essex Police website: Communications Officer Vacancies 30 hours per week (part-time), 24/7 shift pattern Chelmsford Starting salary £17,361 (pro rata), plus 20% shift allowance and additional weekend working enhancements About the Force Control Room The Force Control Room opened in July 1997 bringing single tier control to Essex Police and handles approximately two thousand public telephone calls every…
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Action Groups Ally Together….

We’ve just been sent the following press release …. worth printing in full: South East Essex Action Group Alliance Press Release Issue 1 Introduction In towns and villages across the country residents are fighting to prevent unjustified housing developments, particularly those where Green Belt land will be lost for ever. Councils are wilfully ignoring local concerns in spite of the…
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