About Cookies

We want you to enjoy your visit to our website. That's why we use cookies to enhance your experience. By staying on our website you agree to our use of cookies.

News

A13 delays at Tibrury

A13 delays at Tilbury

Five-year Essex scheme will encourage independent living after injury and illness

Five-year Essex scheme will encourage independent living after injury and illness

Jobless get help to land caring roles

Jobless get help to land caring roles

Person hit by train in Grays - delays in place

Breaking Update: Grays line reopen and services returning to normal following death of a person hit by train

Andy Lewis, Southend Council's director of place, Iain Watson, of the Green Investment Bank, Martin Terry, Southend councillor responsible for transport

Breaking Street light roll out accelerated after £13.3m cash boost

Alternative – a Flybe jet at Southend Airport, from where the airline flies to northern France

Southend Airport set to take strain from Channel Tunnel as migrant crisis continues

Crash blocks A129

Crash blocks A129

Callum O'Brien

Prolific bike thief jailed

IN PICTURES: Leigh Maritime Festival

IN PICTURES: Leigh Maritime Festival

Fire crews called house blaze in Southend

Fire crews called house blaze in Southend

Are you smarter than a 10-year-old? Take 11-plus questions from the 1940s

Are you smarter than a 10-year-old? Take 11-plus questions from the 1940s

Centre manager Neal McArdle, with Gill Garwood, chief executive of Harp, High Sheriff of Essex Vincent Thompson, his wife Diana Thompson, Rob Tinlin and Andrew Clark from Essex Community Fund

Essex’s High Sheriff tours new homeless centre

Big attraction – Snowflake with handler Georgia Crocker

Snowflake set to be big hit at Barleylands

Can you help? Classic sports car taking in burglary in Corringham

Can you help? Classic sports car taking in burglary in Corringham

Peter Dawson - collapsed and woke up in hospital three days later

Rayleigh pensioner thanks first aider who saved his life

Cyclist smashes into 89-year-old

Cyclist smashes into 89-year-old

Catch and identify bugs at Wick Country Park

Catch and identify bugs at Wick Country Park

Basildon Hospital maintains its good rating

Basildon Hospital maintains its good rating

Adoption row – the couple cannot be identified for legal reasons

Couple see granddaughter for last time in adoption row

Overturned car causes A13 delays

Overturned car causes A13 delays

Tale of two schemes – left, the 2013 hotel plan approved by the council and, right, the proposed restaurant and luxury flats council officers are recommending be rejected

Developer considers pulling out of Southend seafront redevelopment

Laura Davies was killed on July 3

Murder victim's mum: 'We are struggling to come to come to terms with what happened'

Police release CCTV after shoplifting in Basildon and Billericay

Police release CCTV after shoplifting in Basildon and Billericay

Do you recognise this man?

Police issue efit after armed burglars force way into Southend house

Train services cancelled following emergency incident on line

Breaking UPDATED: Train services back to normal after man dies after being hit by a train

Bala Mahendran, chief executive of Basildon Council

Part-time council boss paid more than £155k

Crooks steal former soldier’s medals

Crooks steal former soldier’s medals

Concerned – more than 100 residents have signed a petition

Southend residents demand action over rat run

Young people jumping of Mulberry Harbour

Hot summer and reckless bathers create more work for lifeboat volunteers

Ongoing discussions – Simon Hart, Godfrey Isaacs and Colin Riley

Meeting scheduled over Hadleigh plans

Nurse struck off for bullying staff

Nurse struck off for bullying staff

Commuters warned: 24-hour Tube walkout from Wednesday evening

Commuters warned: 24-hour Tube walkout from Wednesday evening

Safety concerns- councillors Peter Holliman and David Harrison

Call for cameras to cover underpass

'Cruisers' warned after biker suffers serious injuries following collision with lamp post

'Cruisers' warned after biker suffers serious injuries following collision with lamp post

Ready to get stuck in – Terry Barclay outside the old Crown pub in Hadleigh

Archaeologists to dig in pub garden

Victim – Sharon Nunn

Jogger beaten up in a park at 5am

Plan for alfresco dining – the Bourgee restaurant in Eastern Esplanade, Southend

Al fresco dining planned for Southend seafront restaurant

CCTV photo released as police investigate Billericay burglary

Police issue photo of Blue Boar burglary suspect

E-fit image released as police investigate Basildon air gun incident

E-fit image released as police investigate Basildon air gun incident

Sitting comfortably – Dean with mum Christine and brother Bradley, in his new wheelchair

Disabled Dean thanks donors for his new wheelchair

All set - Amy is already in training for Monday's race

Twenty years ago she was told she would never walk unaided, now Amy is preparing for a marathon

Crash blocks roundabout in Southend

Crash blocks roundabout after cyclist knocked off bike in Southend

Fire service bosses warn: No response to automatic alarms during strike

Fire service bosses warn: No response to automatic alarms during strike

Pensioner falsely claimed £41,000 from Basildon Council while living in Spain

Pensioner falsely claimed £41,000 from Basildon Council while living in Spain

MOTORISTS have been warned of roadworks to widen the access road to Basildon Hospital starting next month as part of a £3.4million improvement scheme.

Drivers warned over roadworks

Tide times: Week Commencing Monday 10th August 2015

Tide times: Week Commencing Monday 10th August 2015

A13 and A127 traffic updates

A13 and A127 traffic updates

Sammmy Burridge and son Mckenzie Carr- Sammy has launched a campaign to save Sunshine Day Nursery from closure

Parents shocked by closure of nursery

Award – Reece, centre, with his sister Chelsie and dad Steve Clarke

Compensation payout for special constable in police car crash

The upper ampitheatre was almost completely destroyed by the falling roof

Fall of the Empire - burned out theatre in pictures

Keep in touch with local news

Sign up for email alerts

Most read stories

  • 1

Local Info

Enter your postcode, town or place name

Research local amenities