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Witnesses sought after hit and run

Witnesses sought after hit and run

Canvey man reported missing after failing to return from walk

Canvey man reported missing after failing to return from walk

Suggest next step for retired Beecroft building

Suggest next step for retired Beecroft building

Stampede Stunt Co putting on a fantastic Jousting tournament. Robin Hood Country Show at Garons Park, Southend

Robin Hood Country Show: What's on and where this weekend

Appeal for witnesses after scooter rider fractures shoulder in crash

Appeal for witnesses after scooter rider fractures shoulder in crash

Police appeal for witnesses after Canvey crash

Police appeal for witnesses after Canvey crash

Still too hot for trains! Second day of cancellations to Essex services

Still too hot for trains! Second day of cancellations to Essex services

One in 150 drivers fined since Dartford Crossing barriers removed

One in 150 drivers fined since Dartford Crossing barriers removed

Campaign- raising awareness of sepsis at Basildon Hospital

Basildon Hospital aims to raise awareness of killer infection

Opening time – mayor Andrew Sheldon, with Castle Point MP Rebecca Harris, cuts the ribbon at the ceremony

Church celebrates plans to build community centre in Thundersley

Puppy buyers urged to be vigilant to help clamp down on illegal trade

Puppy buyers urged to be vigilant to help clamp down on illegal trade

Issuing fines- the traffic wardens in Basildon

Fundraisers’ shock at £70 parking fines at Basildon's Race for Life

Too hot for trains! Essex services cancelled due to high temperatures

Too hot for trains! Essex services cancelled due to high temperatures

Teenagers tied up and robbed at knifepoint after men force their way into Basildon home

Teenagers tied up and robbed at knifepoint after men force their way into Basildon home

Gas works to close parts of main road

Gas works to close parts of main road

Sport

Benfleet aquathlon star scoops silver at European Championships

Benfleet aquathlon star scoops silver at European Championships

Serial slotter - Sam Higgins

Star striker Sam Higgins ready to carry the burden after he is handed East Thurrock United captaincy

Aussies are in town – captain Michael Clarke working out in the nets at Chelmsford yesterday                       Picture: GAVIN ELLIS/TGS PHOTOS

Essex star Tom Westley's weekly Echo column: We can't wait to play Aussies

Bowler - Dave Houghton

SNEL Division Two round-up: Billericay avoid hangover against Horndon-on-the-Hill

Hopeful - Paul Grayson

Paul Grayson calls on players to take their chances against Australia

Jamie Porter – looking to make a name for himself against the Australians this week  Picture: GAVIN ELLIS/TGS PHOTOS

Jamie Porter has his eye on claiming prize wicket as Australia tour match begins

Michael Timlin - meeting with Blues boss Phil Brown tomorrow

Michael Timlin resumes contract talks with Southend United, amid interest from Millwall

Wagging the tail - Daniel Ingham scored a fine 47 not out for Southend & EMT but it wasn’t enough to stop his team from losing at Woodford Wells

Southend & EMT faltering after another loss

Nicolas Hamilton - enjoyed a solid debut racing for the Thurrock based AmDTuning.com team at the MSA British Touring Car Championship

History-maker Nicolas Hamilton has Touring Car debut

Fan-tastic - Southend United have already sold more than 3,000 season cards for their forthcoming campaign in League One.

Southend United pass 3,000 season cards for forthcoming season

Phil Brown - has urged Shrimpers supporters not to panic at the lack of summer signings

Southend United manager Phil Brown tells fans to relax and that new signings will be coming in soon

Pleased - Rob Small is happy at the additions to the squad

Bowers & Pitsea add former top goal-scorer to replace Lewis Manor

Sad to leave – Jack Lampe leaves Concord with a heavy heart

Jack Lampe: I had to leave Concord Rangers due to work commitments

Jack Daly - back at Southend Saxons

Scrum half Jack Daly agrees a return to Southend Saxons

National Sport

Judy Murray has called for equality on tennis' heat break rules

Judy: Give the men a break

Victoria Pendleton at Lawney Hill's yard in Oxfordshire preparing for her first ride

Racing debut nerves for Pendleton

Andrew Strauss captained England to Ashes glory on two occasions

Strauss calls for cool heads

Lewis Hamilton is eyeing more success at Silverstone

Hamilton hopes for total domination

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