HAVING worked with a number of stars and celebrities, tennis coach Jon Lee is now focusing on helping south-east Essex players shine on court
SCRUM-HALF Ricki Gould is seeking more success for Southend Saxons in their latest ‘cup final’ against Sutton & Epsom at Warners Bridge this weekend.
ROCHFORD Hundred will be seeking revenge against Norwich when they take to the field for their final home game of the London Two North East season tomorrow.
CHRIS Dudman is eager to help Westcliff move up to sixth in the National Three London & SE standings with a win against Shelford this weekend.
THURROCK’S director of rugby Dean White expects the club to be buzzing for this weekend’s clash with Saffron Walden.
STATISTICAL preview of Southend United's clash at AFC Wimbledon
ECHOSPORT chats to AFC Wimbledon supporter Ray Armfield (pictured above) ahead of tomorrow’s game with Blues.
BLUES boss Phil Brown believes he is facing three selection dilemmas at AFC Wimbledon tomorrow.
TWO men will appear in court tomorrow charged with drugs and driving offences.
BASILDON United will be looking for revenge when they welcome Redbridge to the Stuart Bingham Stadium tomorrow.
POLICE are hunting a woman who assaulted a teenage girl in the street, leaving her with bruises to her head.
A MAN in his 80s is being assessed after driving into a ditch.
A FITZWIMARC School pupil will travel to Rockingham this weekend to compete in the Junior Saloon Car Championships.
AWARDS that recognise inspirational members of the community are celebrating ten years of success.
BOWERS & Pitsea will be looking to get their play-off bid back on track when they travel to relegation-threatened Soham Town Rangers.
GREAT Wakering Rovers head into tomorrow’s clash with Waltham Abbey knowing that a defeat will effectively see them drop into the Essex Senior League.
A woman was left with injuries to her skin and mouth after an attacker sprayed an unknown fluid in her face before stealing her handbag.
WITH mental health issues becoming an increasing problem, one south Essex charity has been hard at work over the last 15 years offering much-needed support.
A man has been taken to hospital after being clipped by the wing mirror of a bus.
CONCORD Rangers will be looking to record an important win to pull them further clear of the National League South drop zone.
ROSS Connolly cannot wait to race at the home of British motorsport.
BILLERICAY Town’s hopes of breaking into the Ryman Premier League play-off places go on when they travel to Dulwich Hamlet.
DANNY Heale believes that 55 points will be enough to secure Canvey Island’s Ryman Premier League status.
EAST Thurrock United travel to Weston-super-Mare with the pressure off, but will be hoping to surpass the 50 point mark with another win.
FORMER Concord Rangers midfielder Ben Greenhalgh thinks the Beach Boys are not in danger of being relegated from the National League South.
ONE of Britain’s leading drugs barons, who oversaw a £31m cocaine dealing empire from his Spanish bolt-hole, has been jailed for 18 years.
A WOMAN has denied a charge of causing grievous bodily harm after a woman suffered facial injuries when she was struck with a stiletto.
SOUTHEND United striker Nile Ranger heads to AFC Wimbledon this weekend looking to secure the best scoring run of his career.
A MAN has been charged with making a hoax bomb threat to a mosque just hours after an Islamist terror attack on Westminster that left five people dead and dozens injured.
TWO heroic prison officers have won awards after they saved the life of a security guard.
PHIL Brown will become just the 10th manager in Southend United’s league history to celebrate a fourth year in charge when the Shrimpers take on AFC Wimbledon tomorrow.
SOUTHEND United striker Nile Ranger is desperate to fire the Shrimpers to promotion in order to repay the faith the club have shown in him.
POLICE are urging people to be cautious after a burglar posing as a gardener stole a pensioner's handbag.
A MAN who met Pc Keith Palmer has said his murder "sent a shiver down my spine" as he shared a photo of himself and his daughters with the officer outside the Houses of Parliament.
A NEW 12-sided £1 coin starts to enter circulation next week, as the old "round pound" will not be around for much longer.
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A TIDAL paddling pool once closed for being unsafe is set to reopen this spring, with a “considerable amount” of upgrades.
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Police are appealing for information after a man was stabbed close to Guildford Road, Southend, at around 4.30am today, Friday, March 24. Officers received a call that a 33-year-old man, from London, was banging on the door of the…
A COMMUNITY pulled out all the stops to transform the home of a little boy who has terminal cancer.
A bearded dragon that was dumped down a Basildon alleyway and left to die is recovering after she was rescued by the RSPCA.
A MAN has appeared in court charged with causing two people actual bodily harm during an alleged knife attack.
REVELLERS will be able to get a taste of a new £1million bar before it opens its doors to the public next month.
A DRIVER who was arrested after a cyclist was left with a serious head injury following a crash near a busy road has been charged with drugs offences.
A MAN has denied raiding a KFC restaurant - and stealing a till.
A DETERMINED pensioner, who used the same parking space for three years, has won a three-month battle to get a parking fine overturned.
FAMILY, friends and fellow traders lined the seafront to pay their respects to a much-loved chip shop owner who passed away earlier this year.
POLICE are carrying out a week-long operation aimed at “bringing Hullbridge back to normality” after a gunpoint robbery resulted in a man’s death.