John Westwood has been
helping with various elements of the website for several years See more on this
below. As time goes on, there may be others who will get involved.
BEWARE OF BOGUS CALLERS
Bogus Police Officers: A
group of males have recently been involved in committing distraction burglaries
in the Basildon, Brentwood and Thurrock areas, by posing as Police Officers.
They have fake but very convincing Essex Police Identity Cards and use these to
trick and scam their way into vulnerable people's homes with the intent to
steal cash and valuables.
Police Community Support Officer can
now only be contacted through the 101 number
Think of the
Wildlife. Before you start Strimming and digging into the compost heap,
remember that there could be wild creatures hiding in there that may suffer a
painful injury or even death, which could so easily be avoided by a quick look
Please check bonfires thoroughly for sleeping hedgehogs and other mammals. Even
better, move it before lighting it. Hedgehogs need to weigh 600gr for
hibernation. If you see any out in daylight and any small ones out at any time,
put them in a box with a towel and some food and water. Keep them in the warm
and ring Wildlives. Thank you
BATS If you find a
bat in trouble please contact the Essex Bat group
Dog Fouling Always clean up after
your dogs and dispose of it in the public bins provided or take it home. Don't
throw the bagged matter in the hedgerows, ditches or housholders' bins.
League Against Cruel Sports Wildlife Crimewatch Line: 01483 361 108
Do you have any
pictures of \Stock that aren't on these pages?
The Heritage centre
would love a copy and we would love a scan of them.
I'm looking for more
pictures for the Pictures archive
, If you have any please let me know. I will scan and return them within a
If you see any dumped
rubbish or burned out cars call the hit squad on 01245
Scene! Popular family-friendly survey of wild flowers re-launches this summer
holiday thanks to Nature's Path
website is run on a voluntary basis. The information is only as good as we are
given. We strive to be the best we can but if there are any errors or omissions
then we apologise