Homeless charities and homeless people in Colchester are saying the Colchester Borough Council is not doing enough to tackle homelessness. Chief Executive Officer at Beacon House, Vivienne Wiggings says: “The council is not doing enough, there should be more council houses and more social houses built.” The government has given the council a lot […]Read more "‘The council is not doing enough’"
The university is being evacuated after a suspicious package was found in one of the food outlets at the Colchester campus. Essex Police just confirmed it had received a call at 11:50 about a suspicious package. The Ministry of Defence’s Explosive Ordinance Disposal team was called in and cordoned off the main section of the […]Read more "University of Essex evacuated amid bomb scare"
This is something I enjoy doing very much, I feel more confident and comfortable and you will be able to hear that in my voice, I guess. Ever since I’ve done work experience with BBC Essex Radio, I knew this was something I will really like doing. I enjoy both the production and the presenting […]Read more "My journey with Radio packages"
As part of my second year Multimedia Journalism module we had to create 3 TV pieces: a news feature from 3-5 minutes, a hard news story for up to 2′ and a piece where you are either a reporter, presenter or interviewer. As this blog is all about my university- more specifically academic journey, I […]Read more "My experience with TV packages"
Dog handler finds a missing teenager in a freezing river and saves the youngster’s life, Essex Police reports. PC Luke Pitchford, who is a dog handler at the Dog Section in Chelmsford, together with his police dog German Shepherd, Tex, were sent out to search for a missing teenager in North Stifford on April 24. […]Read more "Missing Teenager Found in Mardyke River Saved by PC"
The university’s Societies Guild has revealed that 18 student societies out of 135 have been shortlisted for top award this year at its Golden Guild Awards. Many more societies will receive standard awards at the ceremony on the 2 May. The shortlist for the prestigious awards includes the following: Animal Protection, Chinese Student Scholars Association, […]Read more "Societies shortlisted for the university’s Golden Guild Awards"
Police are appealing for witnesses after a learner driver struck down a 5-year old boy and crashed into a house in Saffron Walden. The child who suffered life-threatening injuries was airlifted to Addrenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge, where he remains in critical but stable condition. The incident happened on Gabriel Street around 5.15pm on Wednesday. Essex […]Read more "Learner driver struck down a 5-year-old child and crashed into a house"