Challenging The Commissioner

Wednesday, September 13, 2017 admin 0

James Newport writes here about last night’s meeting with the Police and Crime Commisioner He begins: Last night Essex Police Crime Commissioner, Roger Hirst, gave a briefing to District and Parish Councillors in the Rochford District. The council chamber was fairly full (rather like Southend Police Cells! More on that […]

A Case Of Darkness Increasing Crime?

Sunday, April 9, 2017 admin 0

The Echo reports here on how a gang has been stealing power tools from parked van across the Basildon area: AN organised crime gang is believed to be targeting vehicles across the borough in search of tools after more than 37 cars and vans were broken into in four days. […]

Business Owners Beware

Tuesday, October 11, 2016 admin 0

We’ve been asked to alert people in the Rawreth Lane area – reportedly there were a couple of burglaries around there last night. However these were NOT burglaries of people’s homes , but of other types of premises. So if you have a business – or help manage some kind […]

Not An Advent Calendar, An Advice Calendar

Monday, December 7, 2015 admin 0

Essex police are showing an advent advice calendar on their website here. For example, the advice for December 4th was about going away for Xmas, , and the hint NOT to publicise your Christmas holiday on social media is a very good one:    

Teenager Charged

Wednesday, December 2, 2015 admin 2

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 […]

The Best And the Worst Of Rochford

Sunday, November 29, 2015 admin 0

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 […]