Friday, December 3, 2021

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Southend Shakedown set to be safer next year

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With dramatic scenes taking place on Southend seafront last Easter, the Shakedown organisers and the council are working together to ensure the next year’s event is safer if it goes ahead. Local operator Martin Richardson is hoping talks will transform the seaside town’s Frankenstein. A committee has been set up in an attempt to improve the organisation of Southend Shakedown,...

Police face down ‘boy racer’ bikers at Southend Shakedown

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An unofficial event on Southend seafront, dubbed Southend Shakedown, brought with it the “boy racers of the biker fraternity” and their dangerous behaviour, prompting a heavy police presence at the Essex resort. Local operator Martin Richardson explains.   Police used stingers and threatened pepper-spray to keep Southend-on-Sea safe over the weekend, cracking down on an unofficial seafront event to keep “boy...