Keep Your Valuables Safe!

Friday, March 15, 2019 Editor 0

Watch out, there are reports on social media that there attempted thefts in the Downhall Park Way area. Remember to lock your doors and cars – keep keys in a faraday pouch like this one from Amazon. Follow some valuable advice here from Essex Police for keeping your vehicle safer.

Council Tax Rises to Fund Police

Monday, January 15, 2018 Editor 4

Reading the Facebook comments on this post from The Echo, people are asking when they can expect to see Council tax increases to stop. We’re inclined to agree. People do not have a bottomless pit of money to pay increase upon increase in council tax, fuel bills, food bills – […]

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 […]