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Nurse struck off for bullying staff

Nurse struck off for bullying staff

Safety concerns- councillors Peter Holliman and David Harrison

Call for cameras to cover underpass

'Cruisers' warned after biker suffers serious injuries following collision with lamp post

'Cruisers' warned after biker suffers serious injuries following collision with lamp post

Ready to get stuck in – Terry Barclay outside the old Crown pub in Hadleigh

Archaeologists to dig in pub garden

Victim – Sharon Nunn

Jogger beaten up in a park at 5am

Plan for alfresco dining – the Bourgee restaurant in Eastern Esplanade, Southend

Al fresco dining planned for Southend seafront restaurant

CCTV photo released as police investigate Billericay burglary

Police issue photo of Blue Boar burglary suspect

E-fit image released as police investigate Basildon air gun incident

E-fit image released as police investigate Basildon air gun incident

Sitting comfortably – Dean with mum Christine and brother Bradley, in his new wheelchair

Disabled Dean thanks donors for his new wheelchair

Fire fighters tackle blaze in two Stanford-le-Hope bungalows

Fire fighters tackle blaze in two Stanford-le-Hope bungalows

All set - Amy is already in training for Monday's race

Twenty years ago she was told she would never walk unaided, now Amy is preparing for a marathon

Crash blocks roundabout in Southend

Crash blocks roundabout after cyclist knocked off bike in Southend

Fire service bosses warn: No response to automatic alarms during strike

Fire service bosses warn: No response to automatic alarms during strike

Pensioner falsely claimed £41,000 from Basildon Council while living in Spain

Pensioner falsely claimed £41,000 from Basildon Council while living in Spain

MOTORISTS have been warned of roadworks to widen the access road to Basildon Hospital starting next month as part of a £3.4million improvement scheme.

Drivers warned over roadworks

Tide times: Week Commencing Monday 10th August 2015

Tide times: Week Commencing Monday 10th August 2015

A13 and A127 traffic updates

A13 and A127 traffic updates

Thurrock's new Community Connector Naguib Nuthoo

The Big Q&A with Thurrock's Community Connector: I’m fighting hate crime

Sammmy Burridge and son Mckenzie Carr- Sammy has launched a campaign to save Sunshine Day Nursery from closure

Parents shocked by closure of nursery

In the swim – a sealion and a dolphin in Blackshots pool

Dolphins came to play in Grays back in 1975!

The upper ampitheatre was almost completely destroyed by the falling roof

Fall of the Empire - burned out theatre in pictures

Green belt concerns- Kerry Smith

Travellers’ ‘disgust’ at campsite ruling

Award – Reece, centre, with his sister Chelsie and dad Steve Clarke

Compensation payout for special constable in police car crash

Benyon Primary School pupils rewarded with puzzles

Benyon Primary School pupils rewarded with puzzles

Police investigate after thieves steal jewellery and power tools from outbuildings

Police investigate after thieves steal jewellery and power tools from outbuildings

Crashes cause delays on A127

Crashes cause delays on A127

Two men arrested on suspicion of attempted murder released on bail

Two men arrested on suspicion of attempted murder released on bail

Pop punk darlings Such Strange Arts coming to Thames Delta night at Thameside

Pop punk darlings Such Strange Arts coming to Thames Delta night at Thameside

Nick Alston backs shocking street lights report

Nick Alston backs shocking street lights report

Andy Ray with Dee Harris, Clair Grayston and Helen Mattock

Hospital’s Polly Parrot team up for top award

Crews were called to Les and Gary's in London Road, Westcliff shortly after 2am following reports there was furniture on fire and smoke had spread to the flat upstairs.

UPDATED: Firefighters called to blaze at second hand shop

Mum Sherie and son Frankie

Sherie skydives 5,000 feet for charity which helped her boy

Basildon's Eastgate offers summer fun to families with workshops

Basildon's Eastgate offers summer fun to families with workshops

A coach house converted – Rachel Ural at Coast Coffee House

Former Southend coach house becomes coffee shop

The helicopter was seen off Southend Pier. Photo by Echo reader

RAF helicopter in training exercise off Southend Pier

Tribute stars heading in direction of Grays

Tribute stars heading in direction of Grays

The coach caused major delays on the seafront. Photo by Brad Singer-Carter.

UPDATED: Broken down coach causes major delays on Southend seafront

Cancer patient helps community responders find their patients

Cancer patient helps community responders find their patients

Piotr Grabarczyk, 36, was last known to be living in Grays and police want to speak to him in relation to the burglaries which all took place between March and April this year in the Grays area.

Do you know this man? Police want to speak to him about four burglaries

Firefighters rescue man trapped under car

Man rushed to hospital after car falls on him

Eight-year-old Ashley Palipana and his art exhibition

Eight-year-old Ashley shows art of giving

Farewell – Mary Rikard, holding flowers, gets a special send-off from Wyvern Community Transport colleagues

Benfleet community transport worker retires after raising £100,000 at the firm

JIM WORSDALE: Alas poor Empire... another piece of our great heritage is gone

JIM WORSDALE: Alas poor Empire... another piece of our great heritage is gone

Coalhouse Fort to launch new Engine Rooms cafe at 'historic' sports day in August

Coalhouse Fort to launch new Engine Rooms cafe at 'historic' sports day

Traffic worry – Caroline Parker by the entrance to Leigh tip

Call to change tip’s queue-hit entrance

Rochford shopkeeper calls for more free parking

Rochford shopkeeper calls for more free parking

Ambulances sent to van and car crash

Ambulances sent to van and car crash

Big issue – Rochford councillor John Mason

Research suggests blackout is not increasing crime or crashes

Ashcroft Place, off Kiln Road, is set to be finished by the end of the year.

Just six homes left – and new estate is not even finished

Christopher Spivey

Blogger guilty of harassing Lee Rigby's family

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