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The seven-month-old child was subjected to assaults from her mother over a number of weeks.

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The Environment Agency takes steps to refill a river featured in some of the UK's best-loved paintings.

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Council officers are to formulate business plans for three projects in Dovercourt's redevelopment.

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David Briffaut is having surgery after an accident on a water slide in Spain.

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Isabella Mitchell was found at an address in Clacton-on-Sea on Monday afternoon.

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A pathologist report says the 2002 death "does not look like an accident".

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The 25-year-old is also given a lifetime ban by airline Jet2 for "extremely disruptive behaviour".

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People living on a new estate near the Tiptree factory say low water pressure leaves them in a jam.

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Andrew Bloomfield, 58, from Jaywick died of a head injury, police say.

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A chance encounter with Britain's largest jellyfish was "absolutely stunning", says diver.

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Glenn Hoddle, Sol Campbell and Teddy Sheringham attended a service at Chelmsford Cathedral.

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Cameron Delport's 38-ball century for Essex against Surrey is the highlight of a rain-affected day of T20 Blast action.

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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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