Elderly woman dies after flipping her car in Wickford

An elderly woman has died in a car crash on the A129 Southend Road in Wickford on 25th February, around 5:40PM. The roundabout which the accident occurred, has seen five other accidents in recent years. The roundabout along the A129 Southend Road which connects Mount Road and Wick Lane has had five severe accidents since… Continue reading Elderly woman dies after flipping her car in Wickford

On the back foot – is women’s football taken seriously?

For decades women have been on the back foot compared to men in football. Women feel that sexism is still apparent in society today, especially in relation to a typical ‘male dominated’ sport, such as football, cricket and rugby union. Speaking with a female footballer showed that misogynistic comments are said about, and to them,… Continue reading On the back foot – is women’s football taken seriously?

Drugs: Students enticed by social highs

Students at the University of Essex report a number of motives for taking drugs, but demonstrate little understanding for the potential dangers. Staying out until the early hours of the morning is traditional for students. But their nights out combined with their desire to ‘fit in’ can sometimes fuel the pressure into students taking illegal… Continue reading Drugs: Students enticed by social highs