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Delays on c2c trains after fault at Upminster

Delays on c2c trains after fault at Upminster

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Andy Smith - Havens Hospices chief executive hits back at anonymous slurs

Hospice hits back at poison pen writer

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Warren Garner, landlord of the Haystack Pub, in Furtherwick Road, has welcomed the decision, but called on the county council to address a defective light outside the pub.

Night street lighting in Canvey town centre "a work in progress", say businesses

A still from the video

Naked man who damaged cars on Southend seafront ordered to abide by night-time curfew

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Extra stops blamed for c2c overcrowding

Extra stops blamed for c2c overcrowding

Left to Right Philip Badman Mayor Andrew Sheldon and Gary Strohmer

Hero lifesaver gets award

c2c see spike in complaints after introduction of new timetable

c2c see spike in complaints after introduction of new timetable

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The labradors are suspected to have been poisoned

Two dogs in critical condition after another suspected poisoning

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Crash on A12 blocks Londonbound carriageway

Wickford man named as pedestrian killed on A12

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Stolen puppy Ralph reunited with his owner Michael Gay, PC Kemp, PC Brady

Stolen puppy Ralph reunited with his owners in Stanford-le-Hope

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Winns Security guard on patrol at Southend bus station

Security guards patrolling bus station to deter rough sleepers

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Thames crossing meeting set for Tilbury Cruise Terminal later this month

Thames crossing meeting set for Tilbury Cruise Terminal later this month

Cautious welcome – Paul Gilson at Bell Wharf, Old Leigh, in front of the toilet block Southend Council wants to extend

New loos for Old Leigh

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Private matter – staff at Southend Hospital are encouraging men to speak out about their erectile dysfunction as it may be sign of serious cardiac health problems

Why problems in the bedroom could be problems of the heart

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Wanted man Ricky Patmore arrested on suspicion of threats to kill and assault

Wanted man Ricky Patmore arrested on suspicion of threats to kill and assault

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Andrew Rayner has been sentenced to five years' imprisonment

Fraudster jailed for five years after swindling friends of life savings

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The proposed biomass plant in white.

Biomass plant for West Thurrock could be back on after appeal made to Secretary of State

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We’ve lost £400k on Esplanade pub plan

We’ve lost £400k on Esplanade pub plan

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Apprentices – Matthew Burbridge, Jack Madden and Paul Bennett

Leigh apprentices specialise in property preservation

An artist's impression of the community square and promenade outside Trafford House

Area surrounding Trafford House flats to be revamped after councillors approve plans

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Trio charged with class A drugs offences after police search Basildon home

Trio charged with class A drugs offences after police search Basildon home

A crash has blocked Hamlet Court Road

UPDATE: Man treated at the scene following Westcliff crash

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Councillor Tim Aker

Councillor Tim Aker calls for new Thames crossing referendum

Sadie Nine: I’ve gone phone free! Let me just text my friends to tell them

Sadie Nine: I’ve gone phone free! Let me just text my friends to tell them

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Kelly Pearce – died in hospital

Man denies murdering Canvey woman Kelly Pearce

Man accused of murdering rival drug dealer tells court: "I hate knives"

Man accused of murdering rival drug dealer tells court: "I hate knives"

Workers left in the dark after Basildon fabrics store closes suddenly

Workers left in the dark after Basildon fabrics store closes suddenly

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On sex offenders register – teacher Michael White

Paedophile teacher is jailed for 3 years after sending naked picture of himself to child

Seevic College principal, 60, to retire following battle against prostate cancer

Seevic College principal, 60, to retire following battle against prostate cancer

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Chas Mumford and Michael Taylor pictured next to the fence by Chapman Sands Yacht Club

Yacht club ordered to change 7ft "colditz" fence by Castle Point Council

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Rising star Jordan Gray, aka Tall Dark Friend

Rising star Jordan Gray to appear on BBC's the Voice - and she's tipped to win

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Junior doctors strike outside Southend Hospital

Junior doctors from Southend Hospital join second strike over pay and conditions

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Southend Airport

Canary Wharf to airborne in an hour: Southend Airport does "time trial" to appeal to business passengers

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Councillor Wendy Goodwin had called for the application to be rejected

Inspector throws out bid to "clutter" historic water tower with more dishes

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Man arrested for careless and drug driving after two elderly women knocked down in Hadleigh

Man arrested for careless and drug driving after two elderly women knocked down in Hadleigh

Man to appear in court today after car driven wrong way down A12

Man to appear in court today after car driven wrong way down A12

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Dogs Trust staff with Teddy the malamute (left) and Buddy the malamute

10 stone dog finds a new home thanks to Basildon rescue centre

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Post Office set for revamp

Post Office set for revamp

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Victoria Avenue

Is Victoria Avenue's new dawn a bright one for Southend?

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The Frozen event at Marsh Farm

Children dress up as characters from Disney animation Frozen at Marsh Farm

Improvements – Darren Parsons, leader of Kaos Youth Club, says his club has helped reduce the problem

Antisocial incidents soaring in Rochford

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Family made homeless after tumble dryer fire in Grays home

Family made homeless after tumble dryer fire in Grays home

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Artist uses skills learned as a boy scout to save life of man who stopped breathing

Artist uses skills learned as a boy scout to save life of man who stopped breathing

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Weapon: Knifeman brandishes blade in Victoria Shopping Centre, Southend

VIDEO: Dramatic CCTV of knifeman wielding weapon in Southend's Victoria Shopping Centre

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Robber who threatened shop keeper with a kitchen knife admits offence

Robber who threatened shop keeper with a kitchen knife admits offence

Ben Hobby (right) and Ross O'Dell

Man jailed after stealing from his own grandparents

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Not such a "des res" - living room leaves a lot to be desired

IN PICTURES: Sold as seen, rubbish and all! Estate agent's honest description of disgusting Westcliff flat

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Mick Norcross - progress should be smoother now Mr Norcross owns the freehold

"Rethink" for Leigh's Grand Hotel as Mick Norcross obtains freehold

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Councillor Steven Cole is concerned about the state of the grounds at Morrisons

Supermarket asked to clean up

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Residents at Orsett Village Hall. Picture by Matthew Jackson.

Residents pushing forward with fight against new Thames crossing proposals

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