More c2c passengers have registered for a new c2c Smartcard in the last four weeks than ever before, as more people turn to the benefits of Smart travel.
Over 3,000 people signed up for a Smartcard in the past month, which is 28% higher than the previous record set two years ago. The spike is more
Are you seeking smart solutions for your business? A smart meter could be just the ticket for you.
Smart meters are the new generation of gas and electricity meters which can be an invaluable asset for firms in Legal services, Accounting and bookkeeping, Marketing consultancy, Architecture, more
The Government has released its Net Zero Strategy setting out how the UK will deliver on its commitment to reach net zero emissions by 2050. One of the key strands of the report is the commitment to decarbonise electricity generation by 2035.
In the UK, the growth in electric vehicles, and the more
‘It’s like nothing else you have driven in your life’
Straddle Carrier Drivers are a vital part of the operations of the busy London Container Terminal at The Port of Tilbury, but not many people know just what it is like to be the driver of these tall, specialist machines.
Birkett Long is celebrating its 200th anniversary in 2021. Throughout the year the firm is carrying out as many random acts of kindness in its local community as possible.
Their latest random act of kindness was making a donation to Headway Essex, that was used towards renovating the garden used by more
We live in a society where life constantly moves at a faster pace. People are on the go and multi-tasking is now a standard rather than a phenomenon. The technological advancements always make us reachable, and we can access any information from wherever we are – regardless of time or place. It more
Woodland Group and Worldwide Book Services (WBS) are delighted to announce the strengthening of their alliance with Woodland Group having successfully acquired 50% of the UK logistics company. This move marks the combined forces becoming the strongest supply chain suppliers to the media and publishing more
There are several tactics you can employ if you wish to bolster your business’s performance and become a market leader by your definition – starting with a robust strategic plan. However, to appropriately execute this plan, your business requires a team with the leadership capabilities to more
On Thursday 7th October, Beresfords hosted an evening of Fabulous Food and Fashion at Le Talbooth in Dedham, raising funds in excess off £5,500 for St Helena Hospice.
The event was sponsored by Fenwick Colchester, Flagstone Financial and independent fashion brand, New Day Originals. Fenwick more
Passengers at London Stansted, Manchester and East Midlands airports can now offset carbon emissions from flights they take to any destination, with any airline via an easy online process
Offsetting will fund the development of new woodland in the Lake District and carbon-reduction projects in Ghana more
South Essex-based Palmers Solicitors has been praised by the prestigious Legal 500 guide to the legal sector once again, with rankings awarded in seven different areas of law serving private and commercial clients.
The legal practice, which has offices in Basildon, Rayleigh, Thurrock and South more
The Holiday Inn Southend and 1935 Rooftop Restaurant situated at London Southend Airport are delighted to announce their four stars and AA Rosette award for the fifth year in a row. Situated just a short walk from Southend Airport train station and with ample on-site car parking, the 129-bedroom four-star more
Alarmingly, annually in the UK there are around 200 fire-related deaths and some 37,000 house fires. It’s a no brainer ensuring you do all you can to reduce the risk of fire-related incidents in your home.
“More people are fitting fire-rated (FR) doors in their homes as they want to feel more
South Essex College held an official opening ceremony to welcome students, staff and employers to its brand new Basildon town centre campus.
The event to celebrate the official opening of the college’s Centre for Digital Technologies took place on Thursday 21 October 2021, which coincided with more
The Expert Imaging and Sound Association (EISA) has awarded Monitor Audio’s Silver 500 7G speakers the 'Best Product 2021-2022' in the Floorstanding Loudspeakers’ category. It is one of the British brand’s newly launched Silver Series range of products with eight models in the more
More than a third of mid-sized businesses in East Anglia say stock shortages are putting pressure on how they operate
A lack of overseas workers, exacerbated by the pandemic and Brexit, is one of the main reasons for recruitment issues
More than a third of East Anglia businesses will have to temporarily more
London Southend Airport has been awarded ‘Outstanding’ following its recent quality assurance framework audit by the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA).
The recent audit was completed in September by the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) covering every area and critical element. The quality assurance more
Essex Scientific Laboratory Supplies Limited (ESSLAB) are delighted to announce their approval as an Authorised Economic Operator (AEO).
Authorised Economic Operator status is an internationally recognised World Customs Organisation (WCO) quality mark that ensures ESSLAB’s role in the international more
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After eighteen months without official statistics, the company responsible for compiling audience figures have published the latest set of results. Radio Essex continues to expand the number of listeners across all platforms. The counties only independent commercial station continues to draw in over more
Greater Anglia has recognised its ‘very special’ volunteers in Essex, who have been working to bring their local rail stations to the heart of their communities.
The annual Station Adoption Awards ceremony was held on Friday, 15 October.
Frank Belgrove, volunteer station adopter at more
UK Protect Incident Update
Following the tragic news of the loss of Sir David Amess MP, please find an update from Counter Terrorism Policing.
New radio link launched in Grays, thanks to Safer Streets funding
The Business Crime Team have been working closely with Thurrock Council more
ChamberCustoms is a customs broker and advisory service delivered by the British Chambers of Commerce network across the UK and is now available in Essex!
All goods moving between the UK, the EU and beyond now require a customs declaration, meaning importing goods into the UK and exporting goods more
Sir David Amess, 1952 - 2021
Sir David was an MP for Southend West for 24 years and a south Essex MP for nearly 40 years, and tragically died on 15 October 2021.
As Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner for Essex, we have been standing beside our colleagues and the community in Southend, offering support more