CONCORD Rangers manager Adam Flanagan has called on his team to control the outcome of their season after taking just one point from six over the weekend.
A HOSPICE held a dancing event and invited along a Basildon MP.
Essex Trading Standards is warning parents of the dangers of unsafe toys after an investigation uncovered retailers selling products aimed at children with inadequate casing for batteries.
SOUTHEND United’s top goalscorer Simon Cox has set his sights on AFC Wimbledon after confirming his return to full health with a dramatic winning goal against Walsall.
C&K Basildon Ladies boss Steve Tilson was full of praise for his side as they twice fought back to secure a 2-2 draw with Crystal Palace.
UNMANAGEABLE workloads, bullying and a deep lack of staff morale is leaving doctors feeling “burnt out” and close to “breaking point”, it has been claimed.
TRAVELLERS alleged to have breached a planning injunction by adding extra plots to an illegal site will face a High Court hearing next month.
Westminster lockdown as police are called to a firearms incident on Westminster Bridge. A police officer was killed and three others died
JASON Demetriou is hoping Cyprus’ loss will be Southend United’s gain this weekend.
PARLIAMENT is currently in lockdown after reports that gun shots were heard outside the building.
“HORRIFIED” residents have spoken out after Thames Water was yesterday fined a record £20.3 million for polluting the River Thames with 1.4 billion litres of raw sewage.
A CAR has ended up on its roof after a crash at a south Essex major junction.
The pair attended the same ballroom dance classes.
A MAN was spared jail after being found guilty of assaulting a 14-year-old boy. Bamidele Akinola, 50, of Cranston Avenue, Westcliff, kicked and punched the boy in Westcliff on October 14.
A FIVE-YEAR-OLD girl and her friends have completed an army obstacle course to raise money for a family friend suffering from a degenerative disease.
A CLUB is celebrating after receiving a donation.
POLICE carried out licensing checks over the weekend at 16 nightspots in the Southend area in a bid to stamp out violent and anti-social behaviour.
AN Essex County Council social worker faces allegations of failing to properly document cases involving five different families or individual children.
ARSONISTS have targeted a semi-detached house on Canvey leaving two families without a home.
FIRE crews spent more than two hours battling a scrap yard in East Tilbury, in the early hours of this morning.
A MAN who died after bravely stepping in to protect his friends during a robbery-gone-wrong has been named as Timothy Smith.
THE family of a son born with club foot has touched the hearts of hospital staff, with a special thank you for their part in treating him.
PLANS to regenerate Pitsea are one step closer.
COUNCILLORS have allegedly been subjected to threats and intimidation as a row over the future of Great Wakering Common rumbles on.
A DRIVER has been arrested after a car flipped onto its roof in a crash.
POLICE are appealing for witnesses following a road traffic collision involving a car and pizza delivery driver.
EFFORTS to crack down on street drinking and begging in Southend High Street with a new multi-agency approach will continue throughout the year after initial successes.
Police are urging car fanatics to check their vehicles after two young people died of carbon monoxide poisoning in a car that had been dangerously modified.
A WOMAN from Rayleigh may have inadvertently been killed by going to school.
A HAIRDRESSER told how both of his businesses were ransacked in one night as part of a ten-day burglary spree.
A TEENAGER who died in the stairwell of his flat suffered a fatal stab wound to the neck, an inquest heard.
FIVE men, one wielding a 12-inch knife, stormed into a Pitsea home.
Doris Ellen PILE Gone from our home But not from our hearts. Much adored Wife, Mum & Nan who unexpectedly, peacefully passed away on 3rd March 2017 at age 89. Funeral service to be held at Southend Crematorium, West Chapel on Monday 27th March…
BRIGHTWELL Frank Sadly passed away 21st February 2017 after a short illness. Much loved Husband to Wendy, Dad to Jonathan and Grandad to Coby, Lottie and Casey. Funeral service to take place at The West Chapel, Southend-on-Sea Crematorium On Thursday…
Jack GEAKE 22nd March 2011 No longer in our lives to share, But in our hearts you are always there. Beautiful memories just as you were, You will always be someone special. All our love June, John, Paul and Family x x x x
Kenneth Lionel BEDFORD Ken Bedford sadly passed away on 8th March. Aged 81. A much loved Husband, Dad, Granddad, Great Granddad and Friend. Funeral at 11.00am Tuesday 4th April at Southend Crematorium, South Chapel. All who knew Ken are welcome.…
SOUTHEND Council has scrapped car park season tickets to free up much-needed spaces during the busy summer season.