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Jack Whomes was jailed for the execution of three men on isolated farmland in December 1995.

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An 80-year-old man may have been in an impaired mental state when he killed his wife, a jury hears.

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Alinjavwa Siwale "had the ability to enter a room and brighten it", a tribute said.

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Ella Lambert says the period pain she experiences inspired her to help others.

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A 56-year-old Covid patient says she is finally recovering after a month in hospital.

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Chloe Johns says Ruby is her "best friend" who makes her feel "happy and safe".

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Thirty-nine Vietnamese migrants suffocated in a sealed container en route to Essex in October 2019.

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Stars of the Essex-based reality show pay tribute to a "true gentleman" and "one of the good guys".

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Vera Neil was hit by the skip lorry as she crossed the road and died in hospital.

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Explore the data on coronavirus in the UK and find out how many cases there are in your area.

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Tips on how to stay positive through winter 2020-21 - in the new Covid-19 lockdown and beyond.

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Use our search tool to find out about coronavirus rules and restrictions where you live.

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Community News

Community Clean Up

Posted by Administrator : Thursday 14th March 2013

BRUSHES AND MOPS AT THE READY! Many members of our community make their mark on our local streets by joining various local Essex cleaning initiatives throughout the community in a bid to keep our parks, streets, roads and pavements looking clean and look after.


Push For Local Apprenticeships

Posted by Administrator : Monday 11th March 2013

INVESTING IN THE LOCAL WORKFORCE. The Essex council and government have tried many initiatives over the years, one being local apprenticeships.

Are You Insured? Are You Covered?

Posted by Administrator : Thursday 7th March 2013

BETTER SAFE THAN SORRY! In this day and age it seems as if everyone is trying to sell you insurance for everything such as pet insurance, phone insurance, laptop insurance and tablet insurance.

Our High Streets Still Suffering

Posted by Administrator : Monday 4th March 2013

ARE WE WAVING GOODBYE TO OUR LOCAL HIGHSTREET? Our local High Streets have been suffering in the consumer downturn. Customers have been watching their pennies amid concerns about high inflation and job security. Recently we have lost many large retailers that have been hit by the economic climate and the increasing online competition.

Avoid The Local Cowboys

Posted by Administrator : Thursday 28th February 2013

HOW EASY IS IT TO SPOT A LOCAL COWBOY TRADER? There are numerous reasons why cowboy builders get away with their bad practices and carry on working in the community such as people not asking for verified references, no signed contract, not obtaining at least 3 other quotes to compare, clients naturally go for the cheapest quote and some residents or businesses are impatient and choose not to wait for the best builder.

Dealing With Stress At Work

Posted by Administrator : Monday 25th February 2013

ARE WE GETTING TOO STRESSED AT WORK? While some workplace stress is completely normal, excessive stress can interfere with your productivity and impact your physical and emotional health. This means your ability to deal with it can mean the difference between success or failure.

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