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Two people in the UK have been found to be infected with the new Covid variant, Omicron, the health secretary says.

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What do independent traders on one town's High Street make of the November sales frenzy?

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The American bulldog was stolen from a house on Monday but returned two days later.

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Extinction Rebellion targets 13 sites in the UK on the retail giant's busiest day of the year.

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The care home says it is always looking for "fun and exciting activities".

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Latest figures show the number of people waiting for than Essex hospital A&Es was at its highest.

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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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The UK has higher infections than most of its neighbours, as scientists fear a difficult winter.

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All over-40s will be offered a booster vaccination, and pregnant women are urged to get jabbed.

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Face coverings are set to become a legal requirement in England again.

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Self-isolation rules have now been relaxed across the UK.

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Southend win away for the first time since the opening day of the season as Rhys Murphy and Sam Dalby goals earn victory at Altrincham.

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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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