News in Basildon

Leigh before weight loss

A SLIMMER who transformed his life by losing 4 and a half stone is using his success to shape a whole new career helping other people change their lives and achieve their weight loss dreams too.

Leigh joined his local Slimming World group in Laindon 3 years ago and dropped 13.5 pounds in his first week!

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THE Mid and South Essex Health and Care Partnership is running a campaign to ensure residents in Basildon and other areas across the region are fully aware of changes that have taken place to GP services and highlight other ways patients can be supported.

To support the campaign, Nub News is sharing the following information published by the partnership to help ensure the information is as widespread as possible.

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STRICTLY Come Dancing's old-school professionals, Ian Waite and Vincent Simone, left fans intrigued when they first announced their unlikely partnership, but after the roaring success of their first tour together in 2019 - the 5 star rated The Ballroom Boys - they are back with ACT TWO - and will be appearing in Basildon at the Towngate Theatre shortly.

ACT TWO, which will be at the Towngate on Saturday, 30 October at 2.30pm, will follow on from Waite and Simone's first offering as a dancing duo, with more old school variety - glamour, dance, comedy and song!

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The hard work of the PFCC's volunteers was celebrated at a special event.

VOLUNTEERS who support the work of the Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner for Essex have been celebrated at a special event.

The achievements of almost 60 volunteers who give their time as Restorative Justice, Independent Custody Visitors and Dog Welfare volunteers were highlighted at the Commissioner's annual Volunteers Appreciation Event which took place at the Essex Police Sports Association Pavilion in Chelmsford.

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A WOMAN who was the victim of three romance fraudsters is urging people to be cautious when they're approached by strangers online after she lost more than £30,000 to men she believed were in love with her.

Sophie, who is in her late 40s and lives in south Essex, was conned into sending cash and mobile phones, and had loans taken out in her name.

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WITH theatres now opening their doors and shows returning to the stage after the long Covid-19 lockdown, live theatre and concert fans in South Essex are looking forward to returned to the region's venues.

And there is a real treat in store at Basildon' Towngate Theatre on Thursday, 16 September when the acclaimed Whitney: Queen of the Night tribute show comes to town.

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