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Care home worker stole more than £4,000 from vulnerable resident

Care home worker stole more than £4,000 from vulnerable resident

Ben Hobby (right) and Ross O'Dell

Man jailed after stealing from his own grandparents

Partygoer left with £1k dentist bill after thug punches him and breaks teeth

Partygoer left with £1k dentist bill after thug punches him and breaks teeth

The headteacher of Hockley Primary School, says she is “overwhelmed” after Ofsted judged the school to be outstanding in every area.

Hockley Primary School gets 'outstanding' Ofsted report

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Echo comment: Find the remedy, before it is too late

Echo comment: Find the remedy, before it is too late

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Charity's pleas ignored as Basildon Council's cabinet approves advice funding changes

Charity's pleas ignored as Basildon Council's cabinet approves advice funding changes

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Yvonne Blücher - Southend Hospital chief nurse is hoping to encourage some new recruits to join her

Hospital's bid to recruit more nurses

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The Mayflower - set for a revamp?

Old Leigh pub set to expand - if council grant permission

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Have you been offered puppy Ralph? Police appeal for information after Dachshund is stolen during burglary

Have you been offered puppy Ralph? Police appeal for information after Dachshund is stolen during burglary

BA planes on the runway at Southend Airport - Photograph courtesy of Simon Murdoch

British Airways planes diverted to Southend Airport as storm Imogen hits Essex

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A pilot nicknamed Biggles was at the centre of a plot to smuggle £33.5 million worth of cocaine

Pilot nicknamed Biggles at centre of drugs plot led by Brentwood resident

Noak Bridge post office to close for revamp

Noak Bridge post office to close for revamp

Burglars stole shotgun from gun cabinet in Wickford home

Burglars stole shotgun from gun cabinet in Wickford home

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Darren Rolfe

Man and woman jailed for sexual offences against children

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Phone company's £1,000 donation to Southend homeless charity

Phone company's £1,000 donation to Southend homeless charity

Canvey businesses calling for crime clampdown after multiple break-ins over last two months

Canvey businesses calling for crime clampdown after multiple break-ins over last two months

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Sport

Phil Brown - opes to soon have Jamar Loza and Noel Hunt back in action

Brown hopes to have striking pair back soon

Birthday boy - Sam McQueen celebrates scoring on his full Southend United debut

Essex rivals travelling in different directions

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Flash point - Alex Gilbey is shown a straight red card for a shocking foul on Ryan Leonard

Brown fearing long lay off for Leonard

Adam Barrett charges away after scoring for the Shrimpers

Southend United's Adam Barrett: Win against Colchester rolled back the years

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Celebration time - Blues' players applaud their fans at the final whistle

Brown: Our win against Colchester was perfectly scripted

Blues fans - Delighted by their side's 3-0 win against Colchester

Twitter reaction to Blues' Essex derby success against Colchester

Police to investigate Southend fan's apparent charge at Colchester rivals

Police to investigate Southend fan's apparent charge at Colchester rivals

Happy man - Adam Barrett celebrates his goal

Match report: Southend United 3, Colchester United 0

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Red card - Alex Gilbey is sent off for a strong challenge on Ryan Leonard

Essex derby blog: Southend United 3, Colchester United 0

Starting line-up - How Blues will line up against Colchester

Team news: Two changes for Blues in Essex derby

Up for grabs - FA Vase

ESSEX SENIOR LEAGUE ROUND-UP: Bowers & Pitsea face FA Vase replay, as Southend Manor claim league win

Goal - Sam Higgins got a goal but it wasn't enough  Picture: FRANK REID

East Thurrock surprisingly beaten by Merstham

Scorer - Tony Stokes scored the opening goal of the afternoon

Late heartbreak for Canvey as they let three-goal lead slip at Brentwood

Helpless - Adam Seal cannot keep out Brightlingsea  Picture: SUSAN WATTS

Early red card damages Wakering's prospects in defeat at Brightlingsea Regent

National Sport

Michael Shenton is out for the season with a knee injury

Castleford captain Michael Shenton ruled out for season with knee injury

England's Billy Vunipola is loving life under Eddie Jones

Billy Vunipola feeling the love at the heart of Eddie Jones' new-look England

Eoin Morgan, left, slammed the door shut on Kevin Pietersen being selected for England's ICC World Twenty20 squad

Eoin Morgan rules out Kevin Pietersen making T20 return for England

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Paul Clement had led Debry to within five points of the top of the Championship

Paul Clement sacked by Derby after promotion push falters

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