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There are 72 seats being contested across the region.

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The man died at the scene and no arrests have been made.

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A concrete lorry came within seconds of being struck by a train carrying passengers in Essex.

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Andrew Smith receives compensation for his 2015 sacking from Mid Essex Hospital Services Trust.

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The fleet of 111 new Bombardier trains will not enter service until the spring, says the operator.

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Harley Watson died after being struck by a car outside his Essex school.

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A minute's applause is held at Harley Watson's school, a week after his death.

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Two 87-year-olds and two 86-year-olds became couples after meeting at a social group.

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People living in a historic terraced building say they have been plagued by problems.

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Ben Charles has created a light and sound extravaganza for the fifth Christmas running.

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Photographer Mark Massey says the project is part of a dialogue over identity with his daughters.

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Maria Jakes died in September 2018 after a 10-year battle with the eating disorder.

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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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