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Biker in life-threatening condition after crash near pub

Biker in life-threatening condition after crash

Loving it – Philip Ive with his specially trained dog, Poppy. The pair visit care homes to cheer up residents

Labradoodle Poppy loves giving therapy to patients

Helping seafarers – Cardinal Nichols meets volunteers and chaplains at the Port of Tilbury

Cardinal visits Port of Tilbury volunteers

Cancer appeal gets a £6k dinner boost

Cancer appeal gets a £6k dinner boost

Children evacuated after school kitchen fire

Children evacuated after school kitchen fire

Firefighters give first aid to 94-year-old crash victim

Firefighters give first aid to 94-year-old crash victim

Did you miss it? 10 Essex news snippets you might not have seen this week

Did you miss it? 10 Essex news snippets you might not have seen this week

Scroobius Pip

Scroobius Pip helps out in preparation for Village Beach Festival

Murderer - Tajwar Alam

Teenage murderer jailed for life

Cannabis haul - the 90 plants were seized at an address in Southend

Cops seize £35k of cannabis in raid on Westcliff industrial unit

Echo comment: Runway decision kills Boris Island

Echo comment: Runway decision kills Boris Island

Photo by Essex Fire and Rescue Service

One lane in Hogg Lane to reopen on Saturday morning following sink hole

Killer: Danielle Russell

UPDATED: Prostitute and teenagers jailed for killing drug dealer in Southend

'Basildon is being picked on for developments'

'Basildon is being picked on for developments'

Merlin Parish, 48, of Wharf Road, Grays

Paedophile from Grays jailed for indecent assault of two girls under 16

Second man charged over Tilbury chemical burns attack

Second man charged over suspected Tilbury chemical burns attack

Minions prove big hit at Basildon's Festival Leisure Park

Minions prove big hit at Basildon's Festival Leisure Park

Stephen Aylen - wants a cull of muntjac deer

POLL: Should deer be culled in Leigh?

WARNING- GRAPHIC CONTENT: Dog with infected tumour dumped outside shop

WARNING- GRAPHIC CONTENT: Dog with infected tumour dumped outside shop

Esmee has made a good recovery

Esmee the cat has lucky escape after being shot in leg

Found - Dean Coleman

Canvey islanders unite to find missing Dean

Cody with his certificate

Police dog Cody rewarded after helping track down £2m Lakeside jewel thieves

Abbie Rex, deputy head girl, Jordan Faulkner-Walpole, head boy, Mike Penning, Home Office minister, headteacher Jonathan Osborn, Evan Burdett, deputy head boy, and Stephanie Mkandawire, head girl, outside the Cliffs Pavilion, Westcliff

'Always follow your dreams'

Run in the sun – racers make their way around the track

School’s pupils hold their own race for life

Technology boost for housing repairs

Technology boost for housing repairs

Southend Colourthon is back

Southend Colourthon is back

Robin Hood Country Show: Fun for all of the family at country show...even the dog

Robin Hood Country Show: Fun for all of the family at country show...even the dog

Great fun – some of the children and their carers

Hundreds of children enjoy day by the seaside at Southend thanks to taxi drivers

Passing out parade for Army Cadets at Westcliff High School for Boys

Passing out parade for Army Cadets at Westcliff High School for Boys

It’s a long, long way down! Super heroes abseil for charity

It’s a long, long way down! Super heroes abseil for charity

Volunteers wanted ahead of Village Beach Festival

Volunteers wanted ahead of Village Beach Festival

Fire crew in Roche Close, Rochford, outside the Co-op store. Picture: Simon Murdoch

Co-op store evacuated after fire in Rochford

Acting chief fire officer Adam Eckley says the service is shifting its focus to prevention

Safety success means 179 Essex firefighters' jobs could be axed

Tutor recruitment event at Thurrock Adult Community College

Tutor recruitment event at Thurrock Adult Community College

Driver admits seven speeding offences and given 42 points...but gets to keep his licence!

Driver admits seven speeding offences and given 42 points...but gets to keep his licence!

Ray Howard – determined to stop boy racers on Canvey

New deterrent for island’s boy racers

Welcome news – Roger Clements, chief financial officer, and Southend Airport’s interim managing director Jon Horne

New Heathrow runway 'good for Southend'

An artists impression of the proposed hospice

Secretary of State rules out public inquiry into controversial hospice and homes plan in Horndon

Tickets going on sale for Fling Festival

10 events in south Essex this weekend

Stephen Aylen - says deer are stripping bark and damaging trees

'Cull muntjac deer to save woodland'

Target – the school gates

Second schoolgirl stalking near school

easyJet offers new winter sun flights to Lanzarote

Another holiday destination announced from Southend Aiport

Carl Weighman

Prolific burglar admits assaulting three cops and breaking into mosque twice

BBC Question Time in Grays tonight

BBC Question Time in Grays tonight

Echo comment: Living in tents is a sign of the times

Echo comment: Living in tents is a sign of the times

'We don't want town centre nightclub opening until 4am'

'We don't want town centre nightclub opening until 4am'

Tommie-Khai McBride

Missing mum and two-year-old son found safe and well in Tilbury

easyJet flights have been delayed going in and out of the airport

Delays for departures and arrivals at Southend Airport

Two vehicle crash blocks A127 slip road

Two vehicle crash blocks A127 slip road

Cricket teams speak out after brawl: 'We cannot tolerate this behaviour'

Cricket teams speak out after brawl: 'We cannot tolerate this behaviour'

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