JASON Demetriou has revealed how scoring his first Southend United goal has lifted a massive weight off his shoulders.
WESTCLIFF’S director of rugby Rick Compton labelled his side’s 48-5 win at Colchester as a ‘very important’ victory in their National Three London & SE season.
ROCHFORD Hundred’s three match winning streak was ended by a 35-20 defeat at Romford & Gidea Park.
SOUTH Woodham Ferrers suffered a painful 22-20 defeat against Diss in a top of the table clash in London Two North East on Saturday.
GEORGE Griffiths scored two more tries for Southend Saxons but was unable to stop them suffering a 60-14 defeat in Guernsey.
THURROCK’S director of rugby Dean White was frustrated to see his side beaten 27-19 at home to Eton Manor in London One North.
THE ANNUAL glamourous Brit Awards take place on tonight, and we have a handy guide to everything that you need to know about Britain’s biggest night of music celebrations.
A BASILDON martial arts academy is celebrating 10 successful years and is now looking to broaden its appeal in the years to come.
DELAYS and cancellations are expected on trains between London and Southend this evening.
SOUTH Essex Homes has achieved the prestigious Investors in People Gold standard award.
KEITH Wilson admitted he is unlikely to return to management after he was sacked by Great Wakering Rovers with 10 matches of the season remaining.
AN MP has showed his support for a charity-run play centre.
HUNDREDS of people came from far and wide to a popular bird sale show at Rayleigh.
A SCHOOL’S Brilliant Club enjoyed a taste of university life during a special graduation event at St John’s College in Cambridge.
A POLICE officer who had “inappropriate communications” with two vulnerable women has been sacked for gross misconduct.
A FAMOUS author met with media students to help them write a pitch for a TV script.
C&K Basildon Ladies will be favourites to claim a third Essex County Cup title in succession after they ran riot against Writtle to book their place in the final.
A MAN who attacked a female stranger late at night has been spared jail.
THE air ambulance has been spotted hovering over Southend trying to land.
A man has been disqualified from driving for six months for providing false details to police after being caught speeding.
WOMEN with breast cancer need not suffer alone - that’s the message from a vital support group.
TRAIN operator Greater Anglia has been short-listed for the Rail Operator of the Year award and the Technical Innovation award at the Rail Business Awards.
A 13-YEAR-OLD boy has been ordered to carry out a six-month referral order after he admitted possessing a knife.
A TEENAGER has managed to qualify two of her dogs for the world’s largest dog show.
THE family of a mentally unwell father who killed himself at Chelmsford Prison today met the Justice Secretary to put forward their case for change.
A TEAM of cancer information specialists will visit Southend today and tomorrow to answer questions and provide support and advice to people suffering from cancer.
ACTIVE citizens were on hand to deliver crime prevention advice at the Co-op store in London Road, Benfleet.
SOUTHEND United midfielder Michael Timlin felt it was written in the stars for him to score in the Shrimpers’ win at Peterborough.
FRIENDS and family have made a £500 donation to Mind in memory of a popular Eastwood man.
SOUTH Essex MPs say they are in favour of granting US President Donald Trump a state visit following a debate triggered by a petition.
PICTURE gallery from Blues' 4-1 win at Peterborough United
Police investigating a theft in Southend have released an e-fit of a man they want to speak to. A man in his 50s had his wallet snatched from his hand while walking along Norwich Avenue in Southend shortly before 3.30pm on Saturday, February 11,…
THERE have been reports of a police incident in Leigh.
RESIDENTS are encouraged to sign up to a scheme that could help them save money as the deadline is extended.
THE owner of a virtual races company, Medal Run, has offered to run a month long virtual marathon in support of Havens Hospices next month.
PLANS have been unveiled to expand a nursery and add new teaching training facilities to a school.
HEADTEACHERS across Essex have banded together to launch a campaign against the imminent cuts to school funding in the region.
Rail and Tube passengers have suffered delays and disruption because of two separate strikes in rows over staffing.
PLANS to bring a coffee giant to Pitsea have been approved by Basildon Council.
VOLUNTEERS for Southend Carnival, both past and present, are being sought to help piece together an exhibition on the history of the event.
A BILLERICAY teenager has been handed six points on his driving licence after he admitted taking his dad’s car without consent.
PRINCE William piloted an air ambulance and landed in a school field to assist with the treatment of a man who was suffering from cardiac arrest.
A group of travellers have set up camp in the car park of a leisure centre in Southend.
ELEVEN charities have been given a boost with cash donations.
AN ice rink could be coming to Rayleigh this Christmas.
SOUTH Essex clinical commissioning groups are proposing to cut a range of health services, including spinal injections for back pain sufferers.
POLICE are concerned that a potentially dangerous batch of class A drugs could be circulating around Basildon after a cocaine user stripped naked in pub toilets while he was on a high.
RESIDENTS have been warned to look out for bogus callers claiming to be government workers who need to inspect lofts.
RESIDENTS have fumed at overflowing dog waste bins across the island.
TWO men accused of blasting three other men with a shotgun during a car chase through Canvey mocked social media speculation about the incident the following day, a court heard.