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Leigh playhouse breaks planning rules

A PLAYHOUSE in a Leigh garden may have to be demolished, following the residents repeated failure to apply for planning permission. The 4.2-metre-tall playhouse, which has stood in a back garden of a house in Belfairs Drive for two years, is believed to break planning rules on both its height and its proximity to the property next door.

leightimes.co.uk ,  23 days ago 0
Leigh playhouse breaks planning rules

Ali Harbi Ali pleads not guilty to murder of MP David Amess

Twenty-five-year-old accused of stabbing politician to death also denies planning terrorist attack The man accused of stabbing to death the Conservative MP Sir David Amess has pleaded not guilty to his murder and planning a terrorist attack for more than two years. Ali Harbi Ali, 25, appeared before the Old Bailey in central London on Tuesday for a pre-trial hearing.

theguardian.com ,  1 month ago 1
Ali Harbi Ali pleads not guilty to murder of MP David Amess

Man Pleads Not Guilty To Murdering Conservative MP David Amess

Ali Harbi Ali has pleaded not guilty to fatally stabbing conservative MP Sir David Amess. On October 15, Amess was stabbed multiple times at his constituency surgery at Belfairs Methodist church in Leigh-on-Sea. Despite reportedly being operated on inside the building, he passed away at the scene.

unilad.co.uk ,  1 month ago 0
Man Pleads Not Guilty To Murdering Conservative MP David Amess

Ali Harbi Ali pleads not guilty to murdering Conservative MP Sir David Amess

Sir David Amess was stabbed to death during a constituency surgery in Leigh-on-Sea, Essex on 15 October. The man accused of murdering Conservative MP Sir David Amess has pleaded not guilty. Ali Harbi Ali, 25, is accused of stabbing Sir David to death at his constituency surgery in Leigh-on-Sea, Essex on 15 October.

news.sky.com ,  1 month ago 57
Ali Harbi Ali pleads not guilty to murdering Conservative MP Sir David Amess

Lights switched on in Belfairs

CHRISTMAS arrived in Belfairs on Friday December 3 with the official tree switch-on outside the Woodcutter’s Arms pub. The lights were turned on by James Duddridge MP in memory of Sir David Amess, who hosted the event in previous years. Mr Duddridge, MP Rochford and Southend East, was joined by the Mayor and the area’s three local councillors; Alan Dear, Lesley Salter and Jack Warren.

leightimes.co.uk ,  1 month ago 0
Lights switched on in Belfairs

Memorial bench to Eastwood GP who lost his life to Covid-19

A MEMORIAL to remember a Belfairs GP who passed away from Covid-19 is set to be installed, following a successful campaign by the area’s local councillors. Dr Habib Zaidi, who lived and practiced in Belfairs for many years, contracted coronavirus very early in the pandemic, and was the first doctor in Southend to lose his life from the disease.

leightimes.co.uk ,  1 month ago 0
Memorial bench to Eastwood GP who lost his life to Covid-19

Mourners line the streets as Sir David Amess' funeral held in Southend

Sir David was the 'embodiment of Parliament's strengths', a fellow MP said Mourners have today gathered to pay their respects as the funeral of Sir David Amess was held in Southend. The MP was stabbed to death while holding a constituency surgery at Belfairs Methodist Church in Leigh-on-Sea on October 15.

manchestereveningnews.co.uk ,  2 months ago 5
Mourners line the streets as Sir David Amess' funeral held in Southend

David Amess's family including four daughters pleads for unity as murdered MP laid to rest

Sir David Amess' "absolutely broken" family have pleaded with the public to "set aside their differences" as people line the streets for funeral procession of the murdered Conservative MP Murdered MP Sir David Amess's family have pleaded with the public for unity as the late politician is laid to rest in his Southend constituency.

dailystar.co.uk ,  2 months ago 4
David Amess's family including four daughters pleads for unity as murdered MP laid to rest

‘Our hearts are shattered’ Killed MP’s family’s devastating words at his funeral

The family of Sir David Amess have laid bare their anguish over his ‘cruel and violent’ killing as they revealed: ‘We are absolutely broken.’ Grieving relatives told how their ‘hearts are shattered’ as they urged the public to ‘set aside hatred and work towards togetherness’ in the hope that ‘some good can come from this tragedy’.

metro.co.uk ,  2 months ago 11
‘Our hearts are shattered’ Killed MP’s family’s devastating words at his funeral

Here's all you need to know about Essex funeral for Sir David Amess

Today Southend will say farewell to Sir David Amess MP with a service and procession through the town. Sir David was tragically stabbed to death during an incident at Belfairs Methodist Church in October. He had been holding a constituency surgery at the time. Residents who do wish to pay their respects are asked to please spread out along the procession route, wear a face covering if you are able to and respect social distancing measures.

gazette-news.co.uk ,  2 months ago 2
Here's all you need to know about Essex funeral for Sir David Amess

Safety fears as 51 MPs admit calling police over violent threats

Figures reveal dozens of MPs have called the police over death threats and physical attacks Dozens of calls from MPs to the police have come to light since the death of Sir David Amess. At least 51 politicians have contacted police over threats made against them over the past 12 months, the Sunday People has revealed.

essexlive.news ,  3 months ago 0
Safety fears as 51 MPs admit calling police over violent threats

MP killers should be jailed for life say seven in ten voters

Their verdict follows the Sunday Mirror’s call last week for stiffer sentences following the murder of Tory Sir David Amess Seven in ten voters want to see MP killers spend the rest of their lives behind bars. Their verdict follows the Sunday Mirror’s call last week for stiffer sentences following the murder of Tory Sir David Amess.

mirror.co.uk ,  3 months ago 1
MP killers should be jailed for life say seven in ten voters

Terror threat to MPs and democracy must be confronted – Patrick Mercer

FIRST, let me mourn the death of Sir David Amess, and honour a man whom I knew and admired and about whom I never heard a disobliging word. All our thoughts are with his wife and family. But let’s be clear. If elected representatives want to meet their electorate face-to-face, that is not without risk and it never has been.

yorkshirepost.co.uk ,  3 months ago 0
Terror threat to MPs and democracy must be confronted – Patrick Mercer

David Amess: Ali Harbi Ali charged with murder and terrorism

The suspected killer of Conservative MP Sir David Amess has been charged with murder and plotting terrorist acts. Sir David was stabbed to death at a constituency surgery at Belfairs Methodist Church in Leigh-on-Sea, Essex, last Friday. Ali Harbi Ali, from north London, was arrested shortly after Sir David was attacked.

standard.co.uk ,  3 months ago 2
David Amess: Ali Harbi Ali charged with murder and terrorism

Sir David Amess murder accused ‘began plotting to kill an MP two years ago’

Ali Harbi Ali appeared in the dock at Westminster Magistrates’ Court accused of stabbing to death the Conservative MP for Southend West on Friday. The man accused of the terrorist murder of Sir David Amess allegedly began plotting to kill an MP two years ago, a court has heard.

guernseypress.com ,  3 months ago 0
Sir David Amess murder accused ‘began plotting to kill an MP two years ago’

Two-minute silence planned in community a week after death of MP Sir David Amess

A two-minute silence is to be observed a week after the murder of Sir David Amess as a community continues to mourn the loss of its MP. The father of five was stabbed to death while meeting constituents at Belfairs Methodist Church in Leigh-on-Sea in Essex last Friday. Sir David, 69, was attacked shortly after midday while carrying out duties in his Southend West constituency.

ludlowadvertiser.co.uk ,  3 months ago 0
Two-minute silence planned in community a week after death of MP Sir David Amess