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  • One Tree Hill proves to be a brutal test in the first Essex League Cross-Country of the season

    THE cross-country season began in earnest as the Essex League got under way on a brutal course at One Tree Hill. read more

  • Leisure park shake up set to create 70 jobs

    PLANS to replace Basildon’s famous nighclub complex with three restaurants and a kids’ soft play centre are likely to create 70 jobs. read more

  • Power cut affects homes on Canvey

    MORE than 2,000 homes on Canvey lost power in a power cut caused by a fault with an underground cable. read more

  • Hullbridge Sports aiming to end Essex Senior League's only unbeaten record Echo:

    Hullbridge Sports will bid to end the only unbeaten record in the Essex Senior League tomorrow when they welcome Barking to Lower Road. read more

  • Club raises £240 for Canvey War Memorial Wall

    Fundraisers from Smallgains Social Club, in Creek Road, handed over £240 to Canvey’s war memorial committee. read more

  • Motorists advised to avoid M25 following earlier crash

    MOTORISTS are advised to avoid the M25 following a multi-vehicle collision on the Essex bound track of the motorway. read more

  • Schoolchildren help to launch new Poppy Appeal

    PUPILS formed a human poppy to mark the centenary of the Royal British Legion’s appeal. read more

  • Nick Shasha and Elisabet Barnes take the wins at Leigh 10km

    ORION Harriers’ Nick Shasha won the biggest Leigh on Sea 10km yet. read more

  • Billericay Town rocked by long-term injuries as they aim for winning league return Echo:

    CRAIG Edwards says two of his star Billericay Town performers may be out out for the season. read more

  • Major homes development could be built across Basildon and Brentwood border Echo: Today's announcement is good news for Dunton

    MAJOR house building could happen on green belt land between Basildon and Brentwood. read more

  • Underdogs East Thurrock United eyeing FA Cup repeat against Bath City Echo:

    EAST Thurrock United boss John Coventry says his side are ‘more than capable’ of upsetting the odds against Bath City to make it through to the FA Cup First Round for the second time in four years. read more

  • Concord Rangers sign Bishop's Stortford goalkeeper Joe Wright ahead of crunch FA Cup tie Echo:

    CONCORD Rangers have signed Bishop's Stortford goalkeeper Joe Wright ahead of tomorrow's FA Cup decider against St Albans City. read more

  • Stuart Bingham eases to Haining Open title Echo: Join the cue - Stuart Bingham in the action at the World Snooker Championships

    STUART Bingham raced to the Haining Open crown as he defeated underdog Olives Lines in China. read more

  • Benefit cheat handed curfew after swindling £30,000

    A FRAUDSTER admitted swindling nearly £30,000 of benefits. read more

  • Southend United manager Phil Brown backing strikers to come good Echo:

    SOUTHEND United manager Phil Brown is backing his strikers to come good, starting with tomorrow’s clash with Bury at Roots Hall. read more

  • Canvey Island captain Jay Curran aiming for "finest achievement" in FA Cup Echo:

    CANVEY Island captain Jay Curran says getting through to first round of the FA Cup would be “at the very top” of his achievements in football. read more

  • Westcliff ready for CS Rugby 1863 test

    BOTTOM of the table Westcliff travel to CS Rugby 1863 in National Three London & SE tomorrow. read more

  • Fundraiser to remember beloved hairdresser raises £16k at the Boatyard

    A CHARITY night held in memory of a popular hairdresser is set to raise up to £16,000. read more

  • Southend Saxons' top try scorer Harry Hudson gunning for more glory against Worthing this weekend Echo: Harry Hudson - got his first try of the season for Southend

    SOUTHEND Saxons’ surprise top try scorer Harry Hudson will be gunning for more glory when Worthing visit Warners Bridge in National Two South tomorrow. read more

  • Concord Rangers face another goalkeeper crisis after Aaron Lennox breaks finger ahead of key FA Cup clash Echo:

    CONCORD Rangers are facing another goalkeeping crisis ahead of tomorrow’s vital FA Cup clash after on-loan stopper Aaron Lennox broke his finger in training. read more

  • Southend United winger David Worrall ready to face former Bury side this weekend

    SOUTHEND United winger David Worrall wants his former Bury side to be left feeling pig sick at Roots Hall tomorrow. read more

  • Fears cat died from anti-freeze poisoning

    A PET owner has been left devastated after his cat died from suspected anti-freeze poisoning – sparking fears more deaths could follow. read more

  • In form Rochford Hundred face stern test against table topping Norwich

    IN-FORM Rochford Hundred face a stern test tomorrow when they host London Two North East leaders Norwich at Magnolia Road. read more

  • Man charged with nine offences after burglary

    A MAN will be appearing in court today, Friday, October 24, charged with nine offences including burglary and fraud. read more

  • National security is cited as reason for ignoring council permission on height of fence

    THE MoD is putting up a 2.4m-high fence along a stretch of rail line for national security reasons – against the wishes of Southend Council. read more

  • Suspected burglar snared by residents

    A SUSPECTED attempted burglar was caught by police after eagle-eyed residents spotted a man acting suspiciously. read more

  • Efe Sodje: Southend United and Bury will both be in promotion contention this season Echo:

    EFE Sodje won promotion with both Southend United and Bury during his playing career. And the former Nigerian international believes the two teams can taste success again this season, despite their midweek misery. read more

  • Canvey drains pledge: No more quick fixes

    A HIGHWAYS boss has promised Canvey residents more will be done to clear drains and gullies. read more

  • Major seafront restaurant to be rebuilt in £1.8million transformation

    A landmark seafront restaurant is to be transformed with a £1.8million revamp. read more

  • Bob Little

    Bob LITTLE Sadly Passed away on the 11th of October 2014. A service will be held at Basildon Crematorium on Monday 27th Of October at 2pm. A wake will take place at his home afterwards. Donations towards Parkinson's Charity would be preferred. flowers to be sent to Greens & Sons 195-197 Timberlog Lane, Basildon SS14 1PJ read more


    John HAMMOND Much loved Dad and Grandad, sadly passed away 5th October 2014, aged 87. Will be greatly missed by all those who knew him. Funeral to take place at Southend Crematorium 24th October 2014 at 11am, then on to The Brambles. Flowers to Co-operative Funeralcare, 15 Queensway, Southend, SS2 6JJ. read more

  • Gordon Arthur Tanner

    TANNER Gordon Arthur Passed peacefully away on 13th October 2014, aged 79 years A much loved Dad and Grandad, who will be greatly missed by his family and friends Funeral service to take place at Basildon Crematorium on Thursday 30th October 2014 at 10.40am All who knew Gordon are welcome to attend Flowers or donations to Cancer Research UK, may be sent c/o S. Stibbards & Sons Ltd, 4 Commonhall Lane, Hadleigh, Essex, SS7 2RN Tel 01702 558717 read more

  • Margaret Hudson

    HUDSON Margaret Patricia (Peggy) Passed peacefully away on 11th October 2014, aged 86 years A much loved Wife of Jack and Mum to Allan, Nick & Sue, she wil be greatly missed by all her family and friends Funeral service to take place at Woodside Cemetery on Tuesday 28th October at 1.30pm All who knew Peggy are welcome to attend Flowers or enquiries may be sent c/o S Stibbards & Sons Ltd, 4 Common Lane, Hadleigh, Benfleet, SS7 2RN Tel: 01702 558717 read more

  • John woods

    John WOODS Sadly passed away at home on 11th October 2014 after a long illness fought with great strength and determination. Beloved Husband of Maggie, dear Father of Richard and Kate and Grandad of Rebecca and Melissa. Loved and missed by all his Family and many friends. Funeral service at St. Laurence Church, Eastwood on Thursday 23rd October at 12.45pm. Family flowers only please but donations if desired to Guide Dogs c/o S. Stibbards & Sons Ltd, 1032 London Road, Leigh on Sea, Essex, SS9 3ND. 01702 474389 read more

  • Evelyn Mary Sandall

    SANDALL Evelyn Mary "Eve" Former landlady of The Shepherd and Dog, Canewdon Passed away peacefully at home with her Family around her on 9th October 2014 Much loved Wife, Mum, Grandma and soon to be Great Grandma Will be greatly missed by all her Family Funeral service to take place at 11am on Friday 24th October at St Andrew's Church, Rochford All are welcome Flowers or donations if desired for Alzheimer's Society c/o S.Stibbards & Sons Ltd, 4 Commonhall Lane, Hadleigh, SS7 2RN Tel: 01702 558717 read more

  • Jack Graves

    Jack GRAVES 02.06.1918 - 30.09.2014 Much beloved Father, Grandfather and Great Grandfather. Head of Woodwork and Technical Drawing at Belfairs High School for Boys from it's start until his retirement. Funeral at Kings Lynn (Mintlyn) Crematorium TE32 1HB at 1.00pm 20th October Family flowers only, donations to Havens Hospices read more


    Dennis Bertram PARMENTER Passed away peacefully at home on Monday, 13th October, Aged 90 years. A loving Dad, Grandad and Great Grandad who will be greatly missed. Funeral service to be held at the South Chapel, Southend Crematorium on Tuesday, 28th October at 3.40 pm. Family flowers only please. Donations to Hospice at Home, C/o J W Tate & Son, 20 North Street, Rochford, SS4 1AB read more

  • Mabel Elizabeth Snell

    Mabel "May" Elizabeth SNELL Sadly passed away on 3rd October 2014 Aged 67 years. Will be greatly missed by all who knew her. Always in our hearts George and Boys. Funeral service at St Gabriels Church on Tuesday 28th October at 12.30pm. read more


    We sadly announce the death on 9 October 2014 of Alan CHAMBERS Retired schoolmaster and local artist A celebration of his life will take place on Monday 27 October 2014 12:30 at Christ Church United Reformed Church Crown Hill, Rayleigh, SS6 7HA (Parking in Websters Way) It was Alan’s wish that in lieu of flowers, any donations could be made to Cancer Research UK. Should you wish to make a donation (payable to the charity), please send to: S. Stibbards & Sons, Funeral Directors 7 Spa Road, Hockley, SS5 4AZ Phone: 01702 206222 read more

  • rosalind sheridan

    Rosalind May SHERIDAN Passed away 13th October 2014 Funeral Service to take place on Friday, 7th November 2014, 4 pm at Southend Crematorium. FFO, Donations if desired may be made to: Bedwell Ward, Southend Hospital Charities. C/o A. R. Adams (Funeral Directors) 141 - 143 The Broadway, Southend, SS1 3EX Enquires to 01702 586383 read more

  • Ada Frances Penfold

    Ada Frances PENFOLD (née Walker) Sadly passed away on 2nd October 2014 Aged 101 years and 4 months. Much loved Mother, Grandmother and Great Grandmother who will be greatly missed by all her Family. Funeral service will take place at on 28th October at Southend Crematorium. Family flowers or donations if desired to Diabetes UK or R.NI.B c/o Stibbards & Sons, 74 Ness Road, Shoebury SS3 9DG read more

  • Constance Lovett

    Connie Constance LOVETT. Passed peacefully in Southend Hospital on October 9th aged 94 years. Dedicated Wife of the late Malcolm, a much loved Mum of Carol, Ron, Linda, Laurence, Michael. Service at Basildon Crematorium; Monday November 3rd at 10:40am. Flowers or donations if desired, to Battersea Dogs Home) c/o AW Alden Funeral Directors, 29-31 High St, Canvey Island, Essex SS8 7RB Tel 01268683177 read more

  • Albert William Wallace

    Albert William WALLACE It is with deep sadness that I am informing you of Albert's passing at Southend Hospital on Tuesday 14th October 2014. I would like to invite all those who shared Albert's life to attend his funeral service. Which will take place at on Wednesday 29th October 2014 at St. Saviours Church Kings Road Westcliff on Sea. Family flowers only, donations if desired for Rotary Foundation. Westcliff on Sea Rotary Club. read more

  • Beryl Carter

    CARTER Beryl Sadly passed away on 18th October 2014, aged 88 years. Much loved by all who knew her. She will be greatly missed. Funeral Service to take place at St Nicholas Church, Canvey Island on Wednesday 5th November 2014 at 12 noon. Followed by the committal at Willows Cemetery. All welcome to attend. Flowers or Donations if desired to Macmillan Cancer Support c/o S. Stibbards & Sons Ltd., 4 Commonhall Lane, Hadleigh, Benfleet, Essex, SS7 2RN. Tel: 01702 558717 read more

  • Leslie Hodsoll NORTON

    Leslie Hodsoll NORTON Sadly passed away 8th October 2014 aged 86. Much loved Husband of Pat and Son Chris. Will be greatly missed. Funeral service to be held at Southend Crematorium in the South Chapel on Wednesday 29th October 2014 at 2.20pm. All are welcome. Family flowers only please but donations if desired to the Alzheimer’s Society c/o S. Stibbards & Sons Ltd, 1032 London Road, Leigh on Sea, Essex SS9 3ND. 01702 474389 read more

  • anne lane

    Anne LANE (Nee Ralph) Passed away on 1st October 2014. Funeral service will be held at St Mary Magdalene Church on Wednesday, 29th October at 12.45 pm. All Family and friends that know Anne are welcome. All enquiries c/o Butler & English 01268 543135 read more

  • Lee Peter

    Peter LEE Sadly passed away aged 75 years Beloved Husband of Irene will be greatly missed by all his Family and friends Funeral service to take place at Southend Crematorium South Chapel, Tuesday 28th October 2014 at 1.00pm Flowers or donations to Dementia Friends c/o F P Guiver & Sons Ltd, 416 Rayleigh Road, Eastwood, Leigh on Sea, SS9 5PT Telephone 01702 527258 read more

  • Mary Strutt

    ‘Mary’ Gertrude Mary STRUTT Called to glory on 7th October 2014 aged 76 Years. Funeral service to take place on Thursday 30th October 2014 At The Salvation Army, Southend at 1:15pm Followed by committal at Southend-on-Sea Crematorium at 2:40pm Donations if desired to support the work of Macmillan Nurses or NCCT Nazareth House (St Josephs) c/o A.R. Adams Funeral Directors Ltd 141 – 143 The Broadway, Thorpe Bay, Essex, SS1 3EX read more

  • Michael Hayes

    Michael (Mick) HAYES Formerly of Hayes Butchers, Westborough Rd. Sadly passed away after a brief illness. Service to be held at Southend Crematorium on Thursday 23rd October at 12:40pm All that knew him are welcome. Donations to Havens Hospices. read more

  • pauline dearson

    Pauline DEARSON (nee Richer) 30th December 1931 -30th September 2014 A cherished Mum, Nana, Nan and Great Nan. Silent Tear. Each night we shed a silent tear as we speak to you in Prayer. To let you know we love you, and just how much we care. Take our million teardrops. Wrap them up in Love Then ask the wind to carry them to you in Heaven above With heavy hearts, from your loving Family. You will always be with us xx read more

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