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Danny Sloggett made short films about problems in one of England's most deprived neighbourhoods

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The bacterium has infected at least 33 people in Essex, claiming 15 lives.

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The biggest primary school academy trust is setting up food banks in its schools to feed families.

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The men carried out a series of raids across Essex, Hertfordshire, Kent and Surrey.

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A man says he thought his stepson had been killed as the vehicle struck his bedroom.

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Suzanne Brown was stabbed 173 times by her partner of more than 10 years, Jake Neate.

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Historic England adds 247 sites to its At Risk Register but 310 have been saved and removed.

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Artworks have been loaned to students for six decades, with none damaged so far.

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People suggest names for gritting lorries as part of a naming competition.

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Some 40 university students help install a giant design on the lawn.

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Lisa Williams, from Suffolk, claims the golden spurtle in the 26th year of the Highlands competition.

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The "necklace" injuries, many caused by discarded plastic waste, are becoming more common, says the RSPCA.

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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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