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A Flavour of Last Night’s West Area Committee

Thursday, July 19, 2007 admin 10

The setting : People we spoke to afterwards felt that the Methodist Church was quite a good location, at least for summertime meetings. There was plenty of parking as well. Because of the involvement of the public, and the attitude of councillors, there was a good positive atmosphere. First question […]

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Policing in Hullbridge

Saturday, July 7, 2007 admin 0

Hullbridge Parish Council’s last meeting before the summer recess is next Monday 9th July 2007 at the centre in Windermere Avenue at 7:30 pm Perhaps the main item of interest is that P.C. Steve Judd will attend this meeting to give a short report on current policing in Hullbridge and […]

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“Rochford ‘Safe And Crime-Free’ “

Sunday, June 24, 2007 admin 0

An interesting debate has started on the Echo website over a reported drop in crime in Rochford District. The Echo has reported: ROCHFORD district is safe and crime-free, one of the area’s senior policemen says. Newly-released figures suggest the number of offences reported across the district fell sharply last year, […]

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An Award For Adam Mapleson?

Tuesday, May 29, 2007 admin 0

The Conservative Leader of the District Council, Terry Cutmore, says some good things in tonights Echo: “We give out a Citizen Of The Year Award for the Rochford District, but not for bravery. He certainly deserves to be recognised for what he has done. Rochford Council would support him for […]

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Looking For News?

Sunday, May 27, 2007 admin 0

We know a lot of people are coming here to look for updates on Adam Mapleson. The best way to find information is to go to Google News and look up his name there. To do that, you can just click here . Also, if you are interested, the British […]

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If You Have Any Information – Phone One Of These Numbers

Saturday, May 26, 2007 admin 0

According to the Echo: A British Transport Police spokesman said: “We are delighted Adam’s condition is improving and we hope he will be well enough to be interviewed in a few days. “The security company Loomis has put up a reward of ?25,000 for any information which results in the […]

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Rayleigh Station Shooting

Saturday, May 26, 2007 admin 3

The BBC reports this morning A man hailed by police as a hero after he was shot in the chest while trying to stop robbers attacking a security guard has undergone surgery. Adam Mapleson, 24, intervened as the guard and her colleague were held at gunpoint in Rayleigh, Essex. Mr […]

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Commuter Shot At Rayleigh Station

Friday, May 25, 2007 admin 1

One of the good things about our district is that crime levels are comparatively low. It’s all the more shocking that there’s been an armed robbery at Rayleigh station this morning, and a bystander is shot, and there’s a pool of blood…. and he’s now in hospital. Our thoughts go […]

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Corruption in Portsmouth?

Saturday, April 28, 2007 admin 0

A councillor has been arrested in Portsmouth over allegations that he took money to support planning applications. Of course this chap is innocent until proven guilty. Our only reason for mentioning this story is that Portsmouth City Council has only nine councillors on its ‘development control committee’. That’s a fairly […]

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CCTV : “Has the horse bolted?”

Saturday, April 14, 2007 admin 0

Rayleigh Chamber of Trade have criticised the District Council for the removal of CCTV from ‘outlying’ patys of the District: An article recently published expresses the feelings of fellow traders since removal of their CCTV cameras by Rochford District Council. Click below to view the article. Councillors & Officers are […]