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Officers were called to reports that a man had been assaulted at a care home in Essex, police say.

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Witnesses hear a sound like "a bomb going off" as flames shoot up into the air.

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An advertising company is selling the wall as it is not allowed to place billboards above it.

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Three people are arrested on suspicion of murder after Gary Henderson, 64, died in Ipswich.

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The two dam-builder parents were the first beavers to live in the wild in Essex for 400 years.

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A man is questioned by police over the death of a 30-year-old man found fatally injured.

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From baking to DIY haircuts, people from the East of England have shared their lockdown life.

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Lockdown has massively disrupted children's activity levels, Sport England says.

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Brett Rogers killed his mother and her friend at home following a history of abusing his parents.

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An investigation into what caused the blaze is due to take place today.

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A mental health nurse talks about his recovery from coronavirus after 60 days in intensive care.

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Key graphics explaining how coronavirus has spread in the UK and the government's response.

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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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