ADAM Flanagan says everyone at Concord Rangers is striving to record a third straight top 10 finish in the second tier of non-league football.
IN-form seamer Jamie Porter says Essex Cricket are not resting on their laurels and the best is yet to come after an impressive start to the County Championship season.
KRIS Chesney’s illustrious career will come to an end when Southend Saxons visit Chinnor tomorrow.
FRIENDS of a boy battling rare bone cancer have organised parachute jumps and curry nights to help support his treatment.
PARENTS got a first glimpse of new plans for a school expansion at a public exhibition..
WHEN a popular gay nightclub first opened its doors 17 years ago, customers often found themselves the victims of verbal abuse.
YOUNG and old are banding together to abseil down 10 storeys to raise money for Southend Hospital.
SOUTH Essex runners took the streets of the capital in a bid to smash records at this year’s London Marathon.
COLLEGE students have given a charity shop window a makeover.
THE Eighties were a heyday for Southend's all-singing and all-dancing youngsters.
PLANS to force all schools in the county to become academies have been criticised.
A DECADE and a half ago, Hamboro Gardens was not unlike any other street in Leigh.
A THUNDERSLEY karate club has won three gold trophies and four bronze medals at the SRK Spring Open Karate Championships in Tilbury.
BOWERS & PITSEA wrapped up the Essex Senior League title on a dramatic night to complete a memorable season in the club's history.
SOUTHEND United manager Phil Brown wants his side to sign off from Roots Hall in style this weekend.
WEST Ham United midfielder Mark Noble and his club team-mates took to the golfing greens at Langdon Hills Golf Course for his testimonial Golf Day on Wednesday.
POLICE have found a woman who disappeared while travelling home from visiting relatives.
Australian artist Sia and BRIT award winner Tom Odell are among a fresh batch of exciting acts who have been added to this summer's V Festival line-up.
TWO people were rushed to hospital after a crash.
THE winter has been long, but with spring squeezing it's buds through the cold, there is no excuse to not get out and go for a nice walk. While you are at it, you could also help raise funds for the homeless.
A motorcyclist was taken to hospital after he was involved in a crash with a van at a roundabout in Southend.
ONE of Southend's biggest fundraising events is gearing up for its tenth anniversary.
SOUTHEND United striker Noel Hunt is eager to end the season on a high to secure himself a longer future with the Shrimpers.
A LEIGH karate academy completed a successful day grading with all of its students passing a number of stringent tests.
SOUTHEND United’s on-loan centre back Piotr Malarczyk is in line to make his Shrimpers debut against Bradford City this weekend.
SOUTHEND United manager Phil Brown has ended speculation linking him with a return to Bolton Wanderers.
RAIL passengers are facing long delays after an incident blocked all train lines from Norwich to London.
A MAN has been prosecuted following a council investigation into some fly tipping in Barling.
A NATIONAL bar chain will spend more than £1million transforming Southend's former HMV store after winning the approval of councillors.
THE latest phone scam going round could scarily cost you hundreds of pounds - and you wouldn't even know until your bill came in.
FIRE crews had to cut a woman free from her car after it overturned.
THE daughter of a champion fundraiser held one final garden sale to honour her mum.
WHAT with south Essex being such a music loving area and all, it’s easy to get swept up in the excitement about the line-up of bands and artists performing on the main stages of Village Green. But don’t forget, aside from all that and the party…
PROSECUTORS are set to review the police's decision to drop a murder investigation into the death of a man at a farmhouse owned by a millionaire.
HOSPITALS are braced for chaos over the bank holiday weekend following a two-day strike by junior doctors.
A BRAVE passer by saved a couple and their Westie from a very brutal attack by two ‘strong’ Staffordshire bull terriers.
TWO men were knocked unconscious in vicious robberies which took place just hours apart.
A GRIEVING daughter has launched a plea for financial help after being threatened with court action over her mum’s mounting funeral costs.
Michael WESTACOTT Passed away peacefully on 18th April 2016 Greatly loved Husband, Dad, Grandy and Brother. Funeral service to be held at Basildon Crematorium on Friday 6th May 2016 at 2.40pm, followed by the continued celebration of Michael's life…
Margaret STRIPE Passed away 28th March 2016, beloved Mum, Nan, Sister and renowned clairvoyant. Sadly missed by all her friends and family. Funeral to take place on Friday 29th April, 12.00 noon at Basildon Crematorium
STEVENS Maureen (nee Harris) 06.09.1948 - 19.04.2016 Widow of the late Bob Gilder It is with our deepest sorrow that we announce that Maureen passed away peacefully after a short illness on Tuesday 19th April 2016. She will be greatly missed by all…
Peter DAWSON Sadly passed away on 19th April 2016. Funeral service on Friday 29th April 2016, 10.00am at Basildon Crematorium, Bowers Gifford. Anyone who would like to pay their last respects are welcome. Flowers to be sent to T Cribb and Sons, 61…
DORIS IVEY TRATTELL Passed away at home on 16th April 2016. Aged 86 years A very special lady who will be missed so much by her loving family. Funeral at Basildon Crematorium on Thursday 5th May 2016 at 4.00pm.
ATKINSON Philip Passed away peacefully on 23rd April 2016 aged 90 years. Beloved Husband, Father, Grandfather and Great Grandfather. Will be greatly missed. Funeral Service will be held at Southend Crematorium, South Chapel on Thursday 5th May at…
Peter Bryan LANCASTER Sadly passed away on 11th April 2016 Aged 88 years. A much loved Husband, Dad, Granddad, Great Granddad and Friend. Funeral service will be held at Southend Crematorium, South Chapel on Tuesday 10th May at 12.20pm. Family…
June FIELDS Our dearly loved Mum and Nan Sadly passed away on 17th April 2016. She will be greatly missed by all of us. Funeral service to take place at Basildon Crematorium at 4.00pm on Tuesday 3rd May. All who knew June are welcome to attend.…
In loving memory of our dear Mother, Grandmother, Sister and Cousin Elizabeth CARVELES Elizabeth passed away peacefully at St Lukes Hospice with her children and dear friend by her side on the 19th April 2016. Funeral service is taking place on the…
Mrs. Margaret LYNDON 24.09.1919 - 26.04.2016 Died peacefully in Chelmsford, Former Head Mistress of West Leigh Infants School.
David 'Dave' HUME Sadly passed away after a brave battle with Leukaemia on 22nd April. He will be greatly missed & always remembered by his family and friends. Funeral Service will be held at Southend Crematorium, West Chapel on Friday 6th May at…