About Cookies

We want you to enjoy your visit to our website. That's why we use cookies to enhance your experience. By staying on our website you agree to our use of cookies.

Chloe Chapman

Chloe Chapman LATEST

Che determined to show his X Factor


7:03pm Tuesday 27th October 2015

X FACTOR hopeful Che Chesterman has been inundated with messages of support from fans around the world as he prepares for his first live show.

NHS efficiency tsar praises Basildon Hospital


11:48am Tuesday 20th October 2015

THE man charged with reviewing NHS efficiency praised the leadership of Basildon Hospital after being invited to meet staff.

Why Tina puts her heart into her job


9:00am Monday 19th October 2015

SHOCKING figures released last week reveal 20,000 people across the Basildon Borough are suffering from heart disease.

Win £1,500 with the Echo and Lotto


5:30am Monday 19th October 2015

LUCKY Echo readers will be able to get their hands on £1,500 of unclaimed lottery cash every week as part of an exciting new competition.

Red poppies to be planted around Basildon sign


8:00pm Thursday 15th October 2015

RED poppies will be planted around the Basildon sign as part of ambitious plans to commemorate the First World War.

From shelf stacker to pop star: X Factor's Che ready to take on judge's houses


6:00am Thursday 15th October 2015

X FACTOR hopeful Che Chesterman has undergone a makeover as he prepares to battle for his place in the live finals.

Che Chesterman in line to take X Factor crown


2:07pm Monday 12th October 2015

CONFIDENT soul singer Che Chesterman believes he has what it takes to win this year's X Factor - after his latest audition won him a standing ovation from all four judges.

Castle Point and Rochford CCG wins national award


11:45am Friday 9th October 2015

CASTLE Point and Rochford's Clinical Commissioning Group has won a national award.

Supermum to take on endurance test after shedding ten stone


8:30am Friday 9th October 2015

A SUPERMUM who shed ten stone after a lengthy fertility battle will put her fitness levels to the test in an epic endurance challenge.

More youth clubs will tackle anti-social behaviour problem


7:30am Friday 9th October 2015

CALLS have been made for more youth clubs in Basildon to stem the problem of antisocial behaviour.

Castle Point and Rochford CCG in the running for national award

Echo: Dorset CCG working on plans to help improve children's wellbeing and mental health

11:11am Thursday 8th October 2015

CASTLE Point and Rochford's Clinic Commissioning Group has been shortlisted for a national awards.

Gang jailed for running secret chop shop


2:02pm Wednesday 7th October 2015

Four thieves who set up a secret chop shop to strip down the vehicles they had stolen have been jailed.

Footballer Casey made MBE


6:06pm Tuesday 6th October 2015

TOP women's footballer Casey Stoney spent the morning at Buckingham Palace as she was made an MBE in honour of her dedication to sport.

Anger as Wickford misses 7-day GPs


8:00pm Wednesday 7th October 2015

PATIENTS are angry they will not be able to benefit from a seven day GP service after surgeries across Wickford failed to sign up to a long-awaited trial.

Blood stocks to be stored in Basildon warehouse

Echo: NHS Blood and Transplant

11:00am Tuesday 6th October 2015

BLOOD stocks will soon be stored in Basildon after plans to revamp a former parcel depot got the green light.

Canvey businesses warned after crime wave


6:00am Tuesday 6th October 2015

BUSINESS owners are being urged to ensure all cash is removed from their premises overnight in the wake of the latest crime wave to hit Canvey.

Jobcentre to move into Basildon Council headquarters

Echo: Phil Turner

2:01pm Friday 2nd October 2015

BASILDON Council is set to make more than £250,000 by renting out offices to the Jobcentre and Department for Work and Pensions.

Park pavilion to be restored to former glory


10:20am Friday 2nd October 2015

A PAVILION in the heart of a popular park will be restored to its former glory thanks to £448,000 worth of grants.

Giant soft play centre is set for Bas Vegas


8:00pm Wednesday 30th September 2015

ONE of Britain biggest children’s soft play centre is set to open on Basildon's Festival Leisure park as part of amove away from nightclubs and towards family-friendly facilities.

Don’t worry, I’ll put the X Factor into my show, vows Che


2:00pm Wednesday 30th September 2015

X FACTOR hopeful Che Chesterman has vowed to inject personality into his performances after reaching the next round of the TV talent contest.

New boss praises staff for making hospital among best


10:00am Wednesday 30th September 2015

BASILDON Hospital's new chairman praised staff for turning the trust into one of the best performing in the country.

Tension builds over parking at ‘mosque’


8:00am Wednesday 30th September 2015

A PARKING row has broken out between frustrated residents and Muslims visiting a temporary mosque.

Recognition for our community heroes


9:00am Tuesday 29th September 2015

TWO kindhearted school friends are celebrating after bagging prestigious volunteer awards.

Key amnesty launched as part of housing fraud campaign

Echo: Phil Turner

4:43pm Monday 28th September 2015

A CAMPAIGN has been launched to tackle housing fraud.

Council row as plan for estate is passed


3:03pm Monday 28th September 2015

UKIP has called for a complete shake-up of politics in Basildon calling the current system “broken” and “undemocratic”.

Taste of the East bid to kick-start centre’s revamp


7:30am Friday 25th September 2015

A HUGE new restaurant is set to kick-start the regeneration of Basildon town centre.

Claims Gloucester Park has suffered neglect


6:30am Thursday 24th September 2015

DEVELOPERS have been accused of neglecting a popular park as they push ahead with work on hundreds of new homes.

Yobs’ lack of respect as wreaths are torn up


2:00pm Wednesday 23rd September 2015

YOBS tore up wreaths following a Battle of Britain remembrance service.

Schools launched with lots of smiles


7:00am Wednesday 23rd September 2015

THREE newly-created primary schools have been officially unveiled as part of a project to improve education in Basildon.

Seevic gives out awards to students


9:00am Monday 21st September 2015

MORE than 50 outstanding students were rewarded for their achievements during an annual awards ceremony.

Team Hornsby will make us outstanding


11:00am Sunday 20th September 2015

A HEADTEACHER has drafted in a crack team of deputies to drive up standards and achieve his goal of creating an outstanding school.

Travellers in plea for a permanent pitch


8:00am Saturday 19th September 2015

A TRAVELLER has vowed to continue setting up illegal camps until the council finds her a permanent base.

Post Office to re-open after Triangle shops blaze


1:52pm Friday 18th September 2015

A POST Office which was destroyed in a blaze two and a half years ago is set to re-open after a major rebuild.

Parking scheme at hospital ‘is unfair’


6:00am Friday 18th September 2015

CHANGES to hospital car parking costs have been branded unfair by frustrated workers.

New toilets open at train station as part of £100,000 improvement project


3:39pm Thursday 17th September 2015

REFURBISHED toilets have opened at Benfleet train station as part of a £100,000 improvement project.

Ducks killed in shocking attack


7:00am Thursday 17th September 2015

SCHOOLCHILDREN were left distraught after dead ducks were dumped on a wall outside a block of flats.

Bark in the Park event set to attract hundreds of dogs this weekend


1:17pm Wednesday 16th September 2015

HUNDREDS of dogs are their owners will take part in a fun day of competitions and displays.

Man arrested in connection with Benfleet train station assault

Echo: Benfleet Train Station

12:08pm Tuesday 15th September 2015

A MAN has been arrested on suspicion of actual bodily harm following an assault at Benfleet train station.

£3million nightclub complex for leisure park


10:30am Tuesday 15th September 2015

A NEW £3million nightclub complex will have three separate rooms, it has been revealed.

I used to be a shelf stacker in Tesco, now I’m in line for stardom on the X Factor


8:00pm Tuesday 15th September 2015

A FORMER supermarket shelf stacker has his sights set on a career in the music industry after wowing the X Factor judges.

Supermarket must give us answers


7:00am Monday 14th September 2015

FRUSTRATED councillors are calling for answers about the future of Pitsea’s £30million regeneration after supermarket giant Morrisons announced plans to close some of its stores.

Call for security after flytippers strike again


6:00am Monday 14th September 2015

GATES at a popular park could be locked overnight in a bid to stop piles of rubbish being dumped.

We had to fork out £420 for autism report on our son


10:00am Sunday 13th September 2015

A DAD has called for urgent changes to council funding after he was forced to fork out £420 for a private assessment for his autistic son.

Car park could go on grass verge

Echo: Councillor Phil Turner

4:00pm Saturday 12th September 2015

A NEW car park could be created on a grass verge in a bid to free up spaces in Billericay town centre.

46 garages set for demolition under housing revolution


5:00pm Friday 11th September 2015

A BLOCK of 46 garages could soon be demolished to make way for council homes.

Parents given deadline to get proper uniform for children


8:00pm Thursday 10th September 2015

MORE than 30 parents have been given less than a week to buy new trousers for their children because of breaches to a strict school uniform policy.

Vets and 2 houses for King Canute site


6:24pm Tuesday 1st September 2015

A VETS and two houses are set to be built on part of a former pub’s site after new plans were brought forward.

Dave gets to meet the family he never knew


10:00am Wednesday 2nd September 2015

A RADIO presenter has found family he never knew existed thanks to researchers from the Essex Records Office.

Travellers pitch up opposite Watermill


2:00pm Saturday 29th August 2015

TRAVELLERS have pitched up on a patch of grass opposite a popular pub.

Desperate mum Jessica starts trial of new cancer treatment


7:00am Friday 28th August 2015

A DESPERATE mum battling two types of blood cancer has been given a glimmer of hope.

Most Popular

  • 1

Keep in touch with local news

Sign up for email alerts

Most Popular

  • 1