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Call for layby outside busy Leigh health centre

Call for layby outside busy Leigh health centre

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Echo comment: Lifebelt thrown to marine centre

Echo comment: Lifebelt thrown to marine centre

Police appeal for information after dad is smashed over the head in failed robbery attempt

Police appeal for information after dad is smashed over the head in failed robbery attempt

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Resident Charles Joynson concerned about the traps at Hockley Woods

Residents want to catch menace setting booby traps in Hockley Woods

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Ambulance and police roadblocks at the Gore, Basildon

Ambulance and police roadblocks at the Gore, Basildon

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Anton Levin was stabbed in November 2014

Man found guilty of manslaughter - but not guilty of murder - as Southend death trial concludes

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RECIPES: Ella Woodward shares a few treats from her new book

RECIPES: Ella Woodward shares a few treats from her new book

Caz Shipp, 48, died four weeks ago after battling cancer

Grieving man begs thief to return "irreplaceable" photos of partner

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Council leader Phil Turner outside Amazon's new delivery centre, which opened in November

Basildon's high wages and low welfare payouts are proof of town's booming economy

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Gill Garwood - chief executive of homeless charity Harp and her team of dedicated workers

Southend has become a magnet for the homeless councillors fear

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Porters Grange Primary School

Southend primary school making "great strides" after Ofsted branded it inadequate

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Sports taster sessions on offer

Sports taster sessions on offer

Residents of Holland Road, Westcliff, want to make their cul-de-sac safer as people race down the road - not realising it ends in some steps leading to the seafront.

Residents call for clearer road signs after driver careers off of road and onto Cliff steps

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Basildon kidnapper jailed after he fled to Sweden in a bid to avoid prosecution

Basildon kidnapper jailed after he fled to Sweden in a bid to avoid prosecution

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Thurrock Council put forward £30k for new Thames crossing fight

Thurrock Council put forward £30k for new Thames crossing fight

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Amanda Poll, 38, who runs Tea Tots, said the facility will be aimed at pre-school children.

Soft play centre could be coming to Canvey town centre

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Sport

Luke O'Neill - heading back to Scunthorpe United this weekend

O'Neill relishing hectic run of fixtures

Skipper’s drive – Scott Pethers is looking to help Bowers & Pitsea into the FA Vase quarter-finals  Picture: ANDY NUNN

Pethers hoping home advantage proves key for Bowers & Pitsea in crunch FA Vase clash with Ipswich Wanderers

Team backing - Wakering manager Gary Ansell has faith in his players

Ansell: Great Wakering Rovers' match against Waltham Abbey will not make or break our season

Looking for a change in fortunes - Canvey Island manager Danny Heale

Canvey hoping for better derby day fortunes when East Thurrock come calling

Happy chappy - Billericay manager Craig Edwards is pleased with how things are going

Billericay manager predicts a 'cracking game' against play-off hopefuls Kingstonian

Back in training - Jack Lampe

Concord Rangers keen to follow up strong start to 2016 at St Albans

Southend AC's Joanna Rimmington was third in the under-15 girls race. PIC: GREG STUTTLE

Trio wrap up overall Essex League wins with victories at Colchester

Basildon AC's Kiera Bainsfair with her medal collection

Championship records tumble at the Essex and Eastern Indoor Championships

Winning ambition - Stuart Bingham

Bingham hoping to fire at Snooker Shoot-Out

New appointment - Anthony McGrath   Picture: ESSEX CRICKET CLUB

Former England and Yorkshire batsman McGrath named Essex assistant head coach

Thurrock Rugby Club - gunning for a third win in a row

Thurrock ready for crunch Essex derby with Brentwood

Mike Stanley - will be in action against Southend this weekend

Stanley back at Southend as opposition player

ESSEX SENIOR LEAGUE PREVIEW: Basildon United look to close the gap at the top

ESSEX SENIOR LEAGUE PREVIEW: Basildon United look to close the gap at the top

On the way back – Sam Collins

Injury-stricken Collins not giving up on speedy Concord Rangers return

National Sport

Richard Cockerill saw his Leicester side slump to defeat at Newcastle

Richard Cockerill not interested in excuses after Leicester lose at Newcastle

Jimmy Hill was remembered at a memorial service at Coventry Cathedral

England boss Roy Hodgson joins tributes to Jimmy Hill

Vincent Kompany has been sorely missed by Manchester City throughout his prolonged periods on the sidelines

Manuel Pellegrini offers no guarantees over Vincent Kompany fitness

Wales assistant Shaun Edwards is wary of Scotland's threat in Saturday's RBS 6 Nations clash

Shaun Edwards plays down significance of Wales' winning run against Scotland

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