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  • Petition over trains hits 400 in one day

    ACAMPAIGN to ensure trains continue to start from Laindon has gathered 400 signatures in just 24 hours. read more

  • Hayley McLean: Changing coach was the biggest decision of my life

    HURDLES talent Hayley McLean admitted she made the biggest decision of her life when opting to swap coaches for the new season, but six weeks into her new regime, she is in no doubt that she has made the right choice. read more

  • Armed police seen in Westcliff

    ARMED police have been seen outside a Westcliff flat.  read more

  • Southend United skipper John White out to avoid close shaves at Mansfield Town

    SOUTHEND United skipper John White will be out to avoid any more close shaves at Mansfield Town tomorrow. read more

  • Adam Hickey convinced becoming a dad will make him a better runner

    ADAM Hickey believes becoming a father will inspire him to even greater running success. read more

  • Benfleet commuters back c2c shake-up

    COMMUTERS who regularly use Benfleet station are hopeful plans to overhaul the c2c timetable will benefit them. read more

  • Charity football match helps domestic abuse victims

    FIREFIGHTERS and police joined forces to tackle domestic abuse by staging a charity football match. read more

  • Canvey boss senses a buzz around the club 'like the old days'

    CANVEY Island manager Danny Heale was in the crowd when the club famously won the FA Trophy in 2011 – now he wants his current crop of players to taste some success in the competition themselves. read more

  • Week in the life of Billericay keeper Billy Lumley: From keeping goal to keeping the elderly fit

    Many of us enjoy visiting our local non-league club at the weekend and during the week. read more

  • Pro scooter riders' demo

    YOUNGSTERS at a Benfleet skate park enjoyed a demonstration by professional scooter riders. read more

  • Oh Baby! Eloise ready to dirty dance with Darius

    TWO performers will have the time of their life as they prepare to go on tour with a Dirty Dancing production. read more

  • World expert to unveil baby centre which is first of its kind in Essex Echo:

    AWORLD-RENOWNED expert will open a state-of-the-art £400,000 centre for unborn babies at Southend Hospital. read more

  • Southend United manager Phil Brown: Focus on our own strengths, not Mansfield Town's

    BLUES boss Phil Brown is focusing on his own side’s strengths and not those of Mansfield Town ahead of tomorrow’s trip to Field Mill. read more

  • Three youngsters leave Southend United on loan Echo: Phil Brown - frustrated by his side's bad luck

    SOUTHEND United striker Ellis Brown has joined Witham Town on loan, along with left-back Kane Farrell. And young centre-back Dan Matsuzaka has signed for Harlow Town. read more

  • UPDATED: Main roads closed after accidents

    TWO main roads were blocked due to accidents in Southend. read more

  • Concord players told to forget Mansfield for now and concentrate on Weston-Super-Mare

    CONCORD Rangers boss Danny Cowley has told his players tomorrow’s clash at home to struggling Weston-super-Mare is the most important game of the season – not next week’s FA Cup First Round tie at Mansfield. read more

  • Prop forward Craig Strachan out to make it three wins in a row for Southend Saxons

    PROP-FORWARD Craig Strachan is out to secure Southend Saxons a third successive win when they head to Launceston in National Two South tomorrow. read more

  • Westcliff host Guernsey looking for second win of the season Echo:

    WESTCLIFF host Guernsey in National Three London & SE this weekend looking for their second win of the season. read more

  • Rochford Hundred look to bounce back against Campion

    ROCHFORD Hundred will be looking to bounce back from last weekend’s cruel defeat to table topping Norwich when they travel to Campion in London Two North East tomorrow. read more

  • Jason Lee: Southend United could well have made Premier League if Barry Fry hadn't left

    SOUTHEND United travel to Mansfield Town in League Two tomorrow looking to get their stuttering season back on track. But 20 years ago the Shrimpers were flying far higher. And their former striker Jason Lee, who also played for Mansfield in his career, still believes Southend could have made it to the Premier League had manager Barry Fry not left to join Birmingham City read more

  • Confirmed: Southend United sign Elliot Lee on loan from West Ham United & Jakub Sokolik from Yeovil Town Echo: Goalscorer – on-loan Elliot Lee has been backed to find the net for U’s by head of youth at West Ham, Tony Carr. Picture: Warren page

    SOUTHEND United manager Phil Brown has confirmed the loan signings of defender Jakub Sokolik and striker Elliot Lee. read more

  • Southend United's Lee Barnard to join Stevenage on loan

    SOUTHEND United striker Lee Barnard is to join Stevenage on a month long loan. read more

  • Masked man in pinstriped suit at centre of terrifying burglary Echo:

    A MASKED man in a pinstripe suit was at the centre of a terrifying burglary at a home in Grays. read more

  • Finances are OK, say Castle Point Tories Echo: Castle Point Council shakes up its meetings

    CONSERVATIVES at Castle Point Council have spoken out to reassure residents its finances are sound. read more

  • UPDATED: Arrest made in Foulness murder investigation Echo:

    A 51-year-old man from Westcliff has been arrested this morning on suspicion of the murder of Angela Millington. read more

  • Southend United Barry Corr aiming to reach half century of goals

    BARRY Corr will become just the 19th player to have ever scored 50 goals for Southend United if he hits the back of the net at Mansfield Town tomorrow. read more

  • New flu jabs have no needle

    A NASAL spray flu vaccine that works even better than needle jabs is being rolled out for children across south Essex. read more

  • Council set to approve £85m A13 plans

    PLANS to get the ball rolling on £85million works to widen the A13 are set to get Thurrock Council’s approval next week. read more

  • 'Raped teenager' breaks down in court Echo:

    A TEENAGE girl broke down in tears before telling a court how she was raped in the back of a car. read more

  • Disabled Pitsea man fought off burglar who threatened his wife with a gun Echo:

    AVIOLENT thug has been jailed for 11 years after tricking his way into a couple’s home – and firing a gun at them. read more

  • Council launches investigation into London Road business Echo:

    AN INVESTIGATION has been launched into an unlicensed massage parlour which neighbours claim is being used as a brothel. read more

  • King Canute pub to become a Co-op Echo:

    CANVEY’S historic King Canute pub will be turned into a Co-op, despite concerns the island already has too many supermarkets. 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

  • 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

  • Ivor Abel

    Ivor ABEL Died on Thursday 16th October 2014, aged 90 years. A true gentleman and wonderful role model. Loving Husband to Mary (deceased) and outstanding Dad to Mike, Peter (deceased) and Julian. Grandad to Andrew, Alex, Olly, Emily (deceased), Grace and Joe. Father-in-Law to Mary and Marzia. Funeral to take place at Southend Crematorium in the South Chapel on Friday 31st October 2014 at 12.40pm Family flowers only, donations to Parkinson’s UK c/o S. Stibbards & Sons Ltd, 1032 London Road, Leigh on Sea, Essex, SS9 3ND 01702 474389 read more

  • albert knight

    KNIGHT Albert James Passed peacefully away on 20th October, 2014 aged 84 years. Family flowers only. Donations for British Heart Foundation or Macmillan Cancer Support may be sent C/o S. Stibbards & Sons Ltd, 22 Canvey Road, Canvey Island, SS8 OLW Tel: 01268 683136 read more

  • elizabeth mallett

    Elizabeth (Lisa) MALLETT Sadly passed away on 20th October, aged 77 years. Much loved and dearly missed by her Family and friends. A service to Celebrate her Life will be held at Southend Crematorium, Monday 3rd November at 3:00pm. Bright clothing and Family flowers only please. Donations to 'Essex Air Ambulance Trust' on the day c/o F.P. Guiver, Southchurch. read more

  • Wendy Louise Pullman

    Wendy Louise PULLMAN 1955 - 2014 Devoted Wife, Mother and Grandmother, Taken far too soon. Memorial/celebration of her life at Cupids Country Club 14.30 - 16.30 4th November. All are welcome. At Wendy's request, casual clothes, cheerful anecdotes and no flowers. Wendy, loved and missed by everyone whose life you touched. Mike, Steve, Sharon, Martin, Alfie, Ruby, Meg & Trev. read more

  • Doreen Rose

    Doreen ROSE It is with great sadness that we announce the death of Doreen our beloved Mum, Nana, Sister and friend. Now back in the arms of Den her loving Husband. Cremation will take place on Friday 31st October at 11.20am at the Crematorium Southend. All welcome to celebrate Doreen's life. Flowers welcome; donations to Harwood House. read more

  • Kenneth Frank Westell

    Kenneth Frank WESTELL 09/10/1935 14/10/2014 Our Beloved Husband, Father and Granddad Passed peacefully aged 79 years. Funeral 2.00pm, 31/10/2014, Southend Crematorium. Flowers to Mayer 01702436000 read more


    Steven John GLENISTER 7th February 1957 - 19th October 2014 Passed away peacefully at home following an illness bravely bourne. Funeral service will be held at Southend Crematorium on Tuesday, 4th November at 3.20 pm. Family flowers only. Donations to Macmillan Cancer Support C/o J W Tate & Son, 20 North Street, Rochford, SS4 1AB read more

  • christina mcchlery

    Christina Hannah McCHLERY Passed away peacefully on 17th October 2014 aged 81 years. She will be sadly missed by her close friends. Funeral service at Southend Crematorium South Chapel on Tuesday, 4th November at 3.00 p.m. Donations in memory of Christina may be made to Essex Horse and Pony Protection Society and sent C/o F P Guiver & Sons Ltd, 641 Southchurch Road, Southend SS1 2PN Tel 01702 467426 read more

  • Gary Paul Evans

    Gary Paul EVANS Passed away on 3rd October 2014. Aged 55 years. He will be missed by all who knew him Funeral will be held at Southend Crematorium on 7th November at 12.00 noon All Family and friends welcome. Family flowers only. Donations if desired to Pancreatic Cancer Research. All enquiries to Co-op Funeral Care. Southend. read more


    John HORREX Sadly passed away on the 12th October 2014. Funeral service will be held at Southend Crematorium on Thursday the 6th November at 1.20pm. Family flowers only, donations welcome for Fair havens C/o J.W.Tate and Sons of Rochford 01702 544396 read more

  • Dorothy Iris Scottow

    Dorothy Iris SCOTTOW Sadly passed away on 13th October 2014 Aged 90 years. Loving Wife to John (deceased) Beloved Mother to Rosalind, Brian and Jane. "Little Nan" to Joanne, Claire, Hannah, Christopher, Luke and Jade. Great Nan to Noah. Funeral to take place at Southend Crematorium 5th November 2014 at 11.00am. All welcome. Family flowers only, donations to Essex Air Ambulance C/o F P Guivers & Sons Ltd 641 Southchurch Road Tel 01702 467426 read more


    Bernice HAZEL Sadly passed away on 24th October 2014, Aged 81 years. Funeral service shall take place at Southend Crematorium on Friday, 7th November at 12.20 pm. Flowers or donations to Cancer Research UK C/o J W Tate & Son, 20 North Street, Rochford, SS4 1AB read more


    John Henry RAWSON Sadly passed away on the 25th October 2014 aged 84 years He will be dearly missed by his Wife Margaret, Sons Mark and James, Wendy and Clementina and Granddaughter Florence Service will take place at Basildon Crematorium on Monday, 10th November at 2pm All who knew John are welcome Family flowers only please. Donations in John’s memory to Carers Choices, c/o S. Stibbards & Sons 4 Commonhall Lane, Hadleigh SS7 2RN 01702 558717 read more

  • john hollis

    HOLLIS John James (The Cake Man) Passed away on 28th October, aged 91 years. Reunited with Edna, much loved Dad, Grandad and Great Grandad. Will be sadly missed by all his Family and friends. Grateful Thanks to the staff at Parklands Nursing Home. Funeral service at Southend Crematorium on Tuesday, 11th November at 11.20 am. Family flowers only. Donations in his memory to The British Heart Foundation Enquiries to Abbey Funeral services, 01702 557191 read more


    Brenda May CHALWIN Aged 88 years. Much loved Mum, Nan and Granny-Nanny. Passed away peacefully on 22.10.2014. Funeral to be held at Southend Crematorium on Wednesday, 12th November at 11.40 am. All welcome. Family flowers only. Donations if desired to Essex Air Ambulance or Great Ormond Street Hospital C/o J W Tate & Sons, 74 North Road, Westcliff-on-Sea, SS0 7AH read more

  • Christopher CARPENTER

    Christopher George CARPENTER Sadly passed away 8th October 2014. Will be greatly missed by all those who knew him. Funeral service to take place at Southend Crematorium in the South Chapel on Friday 24th October 2014 at 2.20pm. All family and friends are welcome. Flowers c/o S. Stibbards & Sons Ltd, 1032 London Road, Leigh on Sea, Essex SS9 3ND. 01702 474389 read more

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