Crime & Policing

Teenager Charged

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From the Echo tonight: A TEENAGER will appear in court charged with criminal damage in relation to the Rochford Christmas tree being cut down just before the switch on of the Christmas lights. The 15-year-old boy from Rochford was arrested on Tuesday (December 1) following the felling of the tree in Rochford Market Square over the weekend. Nearby residents heard…
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The Best And the Worst Of Rochford

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As reported on the BBC today: Residents of Rochford in Essex came to the rescue of the organisers of the town’s festive lights switch-on when the Christmas tree was felled overnight by vandals. District Council chairman Heather Glynn said she was proud of the way the town’s community spirit shone through. The festive light celebration organiser Pete Tobit said: “It…
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Chief Constable And The Police And Crime Commissioner Coming To Rayleigh

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Stephen Kavanagh (the Chief Constable) and Nick Alston (the elected Police & Crime Commisioner) are coming to Sweyne Park School on November 12th from 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm to answer questions from the public. Find out more here. This could be an interesting evening, and a chance to ask some serious questions about police cut-backs and how Essex police…
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Rayleigh Police Station To Lose Its Front Counter As Drastic Cuts Are Proposed

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From the Echo today Essex Police proposes to retain front counters, open to the public from 9am to 5pm, in: Grays Basildon Southend Harlow Chelmsford Maldon Saffron Walden Braintree Colchester Clacton Operational policing bases, without front counters, will be kept in: Loughton Brentwood Canvey Island Rayleigh Harwich These cuts are supposed to be implemented from April 2016. Also from the…
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30,000 Objects ,Photos and Documents…

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  Have you been to the highly-rated Essex Police Museum at Chelmsford? It is based at police headquarters in Sandford Road, Springfield, Chelmsford CM2 6DN and is open every Saturday from 10am-4pm. Admission is free and there is no need to book. This year it was  runner-up in the Essex Mums awards Best Museum category…. To quote a few  comments…
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