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The impact was caught on camera and the officers were treated for neck and back injuries.

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Police say the phone call was made by a man to members of the mosque in Colchester.

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Executives promise to examine a Snapchat feature which has been criticised as potentially addictive.

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Anglian Water says repair work could take up to 10 days.

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The painting of Keith Flint was commissioned as a tribute to "a brilliant Essex frontman".

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The Eurasian Beavers were last seen in the county 400 years ago after being hunted to extinction.

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The victim was in the town centre on a night out when she was attacked and had her phone stolen.

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The reality TV star and former footballer has been called "an absolute gent" who died "too young".

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Andrew Watt, 48, died from his injuries just eight weeks after his wedding.

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Years of hoarding and chronic depression meant Philip struggled to access many rooms in his home.

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The prosecution said the officers' motivation was "laziness, self-preservation and a cynical disdain".

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An explosive climax completes the work to flatten the old Tilbury Power Station site.

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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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