The Polls close at 10 pm this evening. A huge thanks to everyone who has voted for us! The count starts at Clements Hall tomorrow morning, we will obviously write about it tomorrow, though the quickest news online is probably from the Evening Echo Twitter Feed. It’s traditional for us […]
[youtube_sc url=”x9MvEZskR6o”] We shouldn?t accept that dementia is part of ageing? ? it?s a disease we can conquer
Try watching this video with headphones or good speakers: Southend-on-Sea Time-Lapse (Hyperlapse) from Rustad Media on Vimeo.
The video below explains why pedestrian crossings may not always make you safer. The question is, though, is US data valid for our country? And how would you help blind or partially sighted people without crossings? [youtube_sc url=”Ki8BLLnWyJY”] Hat-tip: Mark Pack
Best Wishes to all our readers! We’ll be back on Boxing Day. So here’s a Christmas video – one of the best scenes from the US series the “West Wing”. It’s Christmas in the White House – but speechwriter Toby is in trouble for arranging a military honour guard and […]
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 […]
Today is not a day for writing about local council issues. Our thoughts are with the people of France.
A video from Tom Scott that touches on the worst scenario : [youtube_sc url=”https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=BTPToO-gfTE”].
[youtube_sc url=”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-l5Fieu2MOc”] 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 […]
[youtube_sc url=”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9pGDnwJ_TQo”]If you’ve time on your hands today, why not watch an episode of a classic TV series of the Sixties – “The Saint” starring Roger Moore as the charming, intelligent but tough Simon Templar! This particular episode is actually about dodgy politics in an English seaside town. Can the […]
[youtube_sc url=”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OvjqsM52CaE”] An archer, a miscounting, a widow”s wish and a plastic owl… [youtube_sc url=”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8yYPNYPAhxw”] A cat memorial and a very thin house, plus some London Transport history!
We had some independents standing for the council last May. Maybe they should study this ‘insane, but awesome’ political ad from Canada! [youtube_sc url=”https://youtu.be/DG6fhub9HDQ?list=PL0Bdmb4Gclarfa6tIGVcwgl_6pQZzNwBJ”] Hat-tip: Outside the Beltway