Music and ale lovers flocked to the end of Southend pier last weekend to mark the fourth Folk and Ale Festival.
Live updates from tonight's full council meeting
A WOODLANDS School pupil is celebrating after winning two national gymnastics titles.
A man has been left with burns to his legafter trying to recover possessions from his gazebo which was on fire.
IT was a busy weekend for Concord Rangers’ Steve King.
SOUTH Essex celebrated St George’s Day with parades and tea parties while raising the flag to celebrate the occasion.
A YOUNG woman who had to put her wedding plans on hold after being diagnosed with breast cancer has spoken out about how she is taking control back of her life.
POLICE have secured funding to mount signs around an industrial estate warning people that they are taking action against drugs and crime.
The chief fire officer David Johnson has been dismissed after a two-year investigation into misconduct.
A BRAVE dog handler entered a freezing river to save a teenager’s life.
SOUTHEND’S newest bar and restaurant raised over £1,000 for homeless charity HARP.
A department store has been evacuated following a fire in the town centre.
TOUGHER guidance urging GPs to report patients who continue to drive when not medically fit has come into force.
SOUTHEND United manager Phil Brown is to urge his team to go at Bury this weekend.
A TOWIE star has revealed he's the brand new owner of a city centre bar.
A TEENAGER is facing jail for setting up a global computer hacking business which caused chaos on the internet and cost millions of pounds.
THERE is just a week to go until 60 brave people hurl themselves down “Thunder Road” in handmade soapbox go-karts.
THE boss of Southend Airport is calling on Easyjet to base another 20 planes as his rivals struggle for spare capacity.
HEALTH inspectors visited a dental practice and found it is offering a good service.
A WOMAN who lost of both her parents within two years has battled her grief and disability to raise thousands for the hospice who cared for them.
Police have released an e-fit image of a man they want to speak to in connection with an aggravated burglary in Southend.
EIGHT Southend United youngsters have been offered new deals to stay with the Shrimpers.
ANTHONY Wordsworth has triggered a clause in his contract to stay at Southend United for a further season.
SOUTHEND United suffered a fourth defeat in five games at Shrewsbury Town on Saturday but can still finish the season in the play-off positions.
Police are warning motorists to park in secure places after a spate of catalytic converter thefts took place last night (April 21).
A CAMPAIGN has been started by residents who are scared someone will be killed along their road.
Two teenage boys have been robbed by two other boys who had a knife and claimed they had a bottle of acid.
Police investigating an incident where a three year-old boy was bitten by a dog in Southend have released an e-fit image of a woman they want to speak to.
A BOUTIQUE hotel in Southend has been listed in the top 20 beach hotels in the UK by the Times newspaper.
BUSINESS owners have joined the fight to reopen a popular off-road motorbike course after revealing 200 bikers use their grounds as a makeshift stunt course.
ESSEX fast bowler Simon Harmer was happy to extend his side’s unbeaten start to the Championship season with a draw at Middlesex yesterday.
A one vehicle crash on the A13 is causing delays.
There are delays in Southend following a two vehicle crash.
POLICE smashed a car window to arrest a man who they feared was about to harm himself.
A MAN received facial injuries after a fight in a pub.
An accident is causing heavy traffic on the A127.
THE popularity of a synthetic cannabis which is widely used by the homeless community has dropped since it was made illegal, according to charity bosses.
A FORMER councillor recalled the terror of being involved in a serious crash - and praised a good samaritan and a fire crew who cut her free from the wreckage.
PARENTS and children are devastated after a playground was damaged by vandals.
A DAD who made a hoax bomb threat to a mosque just hours after the terror attack at Westminster has been jailed.
A DISABILITY charity under threat of closure will stay open, thanks to the kindness of a south Essex company.
SOUTHEND council has decided to put up new, larger signs to inform motorists of recent controversial parking changes made to accommodate a new tourist poppy attraction.
A MAN has admitted downloading vile abuse images of children and growing cannabis plants.
TWO council workers cost bosses more than £12,000 by issuing parking permits and cancelling fines for friends and family, a court heard.
A MAN accused of carrying out three sex attacks on the same day in Laindon is a convicted rapist, it has been revealed.
DISABLED drivers told how they are being discriminated against after Southend Council stopped offering free parking to blue badge holders living outside the borough.
A GP surgery has fought off the threat of closure after getting a strong rating from the healthcare regulator.
WHITE Robert William (Bob) Passed away peacefully 13th April, 2017 surrounded by his Family. Aged 90 years. Much loved Husband to Grace, Dad to Janice and Gillian, Grandad to Samantha, Joanna, Jordan, Clare, Sarah and Great Grandad to Daniel and Amelia.…