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Lorry and cars involved in accident near Festival Leisure Park

Lorry and cars involved in accident near Festival Leisure Park

Echo comment: We must protect children’s innocence

Echo comment: We must protect children’s innocence

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At last – Sarah Steel tries out the crossing with son Charlie

Mum is celebrating crossing installation

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Objectors – councillors Dot Palmer, Peter May, John Anderson, Doreen Anderson and Barry Palmer outside Castle View Lodge

Council buys B&B to help homeless

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Councillor Lynn Worrall

Councillor war of words over Thurrock housing

The former 2012 Olympic venue at Hadleigh Park opened to the public this year

Transport bosses: Olympics and Tour De France should be 'springboard' for Essex cycling

Coming home- James Lee Taylor with his parents Michael and Christine. Instagram @jammytaylor

Canvey actor James returns to his roots

£6m of cocaine seized at Port of Tilbury

£6m of cocaine seized at Port of Tilbury

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Police investigating Little Burstead murder appeal for witness

Police investigating Little Burstead murder appeal for witness

Free smoke alarms for Essex residents

Free smoke alarms for Essex residents

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Scouting for Girls to play Cliffs on tour to promote new album

Scouting for Girls to play Cliffs on tour to promote new album

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Tim Aker MEP

Euro MP Tim Aker shrugs off equality challenge

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Sam Stanley (right) - has been left overwhelmed by the support he has received since becoming the first English rugby union player to come out as gay

England's first gay rubgy star Sam Stanley speaks to the Gazette

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People might think we’ve changed our sound, but we’ve always been soulful

People might think we’ve changed our sound, but we’ve always been soulful

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Leading man – Jamal Crawford stars in the Bodyguard at the Cliffs

In Fame, I split my trousers doing a jump...you could see everything!

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Former gangster will address Canvey church group

Former gangster will address Canvey church group

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The 109th Orsett Show takes place this weekend

The 109th Orsett Show takes place this weekend

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Council calls on bailiffs 1,000 times a month

Council calls on bailiffs 1,000 times a month

Tony Banks – popular Canvey man, but had no family in the UK

Friends rally round for popular Canvey man’s funeral today

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Damage – the extension wall

Shock as four teens vandalise a church

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Back home – Chris Armishaw has returned to Billericay after his marathon bike ride

My USA bike trek for charity

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Delays on the A127 and A13

Delays on the A127, A130 and A13

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What is going on? Jane Hendry and Trish White, from the Chalkwell Residents’ Association, are concerned that Nirvana flats, in The Leas are still empty

Fresh worries about Nirvana flats

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Facing four years of treatment – parents Heather and Warren Peters with Toby, who is being treated for leukaemia, and Noah

People sign up to fun run for brave Toby, 2

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Muzzle call – mum Caroline Gravener with husband, William and sons, Oscar, Justin

Mum’s muzzle call after dogs kill cat

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Petition launched in opposition to 'sexist' poster campaign

Petition launched in opposition to 'sexist' poster campaign

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Firefighters rescue man who fell while cleaning gutters

Firefighters rescue man who fell while cleaning gutters

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Danny Crates at the 2008 Paralympic Games

Paralympic gold medallist Danny Crates to start London Gateway fun run

Hypnobirthing specialist – Keri Jarvis

Hypnobirthing can’t promise an orgasmic, painless birth but it makes the experience far more positive

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Council leader Phil Turner wants more affordable homes built on new developments

Affordable housing vow: 'Basildon homes for Basildon people'

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How Essex rail fares are being used to help fund services in Scotland and Wales

How Essex rail fares are being used to help fund services in Scotland and Wales

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A man fitting this description is wanted by police

Man wanted after attempted robbery

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Southend Airport's parent company the Stobart Group recorded a drop in easyJet passenger numbers

easyJet’s big drop in Southend passengers

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Louise Pitt, owner of the Grove, on Belton Corner, Leigh

POLL: Are you offended by women breastfeeding in public?

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Thurrock Council issues warning to parents of children "going up" to secondary school in 2016

Thurrock Council issues warning to parents of children "going up" to secondary school in 2016

Council launches hunt for new foster families

Council launches hunt for new foster families

Lauren Platt and her brother Lewis with staff and patients that will be using the unit

X Factor and Britain's Got Talent stars open new hospital unit

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The Mayor and Deputy Mayor of Thurrock, Cllr Sue Grays and Cllr Cathy Kent, flanked by representatives from the Royal Navy Association and Thurrock Sea Cadets at Sunday’s event.

Plaque unveiled to mark tragedy of the sixteen teenagers lost in 1915

Picture from the past: Victoria Circus in Southend

Picture from the past: Victoria Circus in Southend

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Legends – the Drifters play the Cliffs Pavilion, Westcliff, on September 10

Drift back in time with soul legends

JIM WORSDALE: Abandoned on its anniversary, Rochford police station is a sorry sight

JIM WORSDALE: Abandoned on its anniversary, Rochford police station is a sorry sight

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Independent expert Irene Lucas presented her report today

Damning report says Essex's fire service is "corrosive and toxic"

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So impressive – the Russian State Opera’s production of La Traviata

La Traviata is set to captivate audience

Help on the reservation – the Rev Dave Pickett and wife, Alice, with the plaque made for the church by an inmate at the New Mexico Western Correctional Facility

Why charity doesn’t always have to begin at home

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Man hit by bus in Civic Square, Tilbury dies in hospital

Man hit by bus in Civic Square, Tilbury dies in hospital

At last – Dave Monk travelled to Canada to meet his relatives

Dave gets to meet the family he never knew

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POLICE investigating an incident in Benfleet where a man indecently exposed himself have issued an efit of a possible suspect.

Police investigating indecent exposure release efit of suspect

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Children rescued from tree after hide and seek goes wrong

Children rescued from tree after hide and seek goes wrong

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Lane closed on QE2 bridge

Lane closure on QE2 bridge causing delays

Could American rockers Foo Fighters be paying a visit to Canvey?

Could American rockers Foo Fighters be paying a visit to Canvey?

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