RUMOURS about rioting in Essex have again been dispelled by police, as off-duty officers are called in to help their colleagues in the capital.
STUART Bingham continued his incredible form with a thumping 5-1 win over Tom Ford to book his spot at the Shanghai Masters, The man from Vange rattled in breaks of 103, 107 and 111 on his way to victory in a final qualifying round match at a quite…
A CORTEGE of vintage motors took a “courageous” woman to her final resting place.
YOBS trashed five cars during a wrecking spree in Wickford and caused nearly £1,500 damage. The vandals struck in Lucerne Walk, Fanton Chase, Station Avenue, Bridge Road and Fanton Walk.
I can’t help but think the law in this country has gone stark raving mad.
The story and image about HGV drivers who flout weight rules and use side streets as rat runs (July 20) appeared to imply our truck was breaking highways rules by using a road with a 7.5ton limit.
The chairman of West Leigh Residents’ Association, Les Sawyer, has given the proposal for a Havens Hospice at Belton Way his full backing.
I am glad to see the Tax Office has been rapped for sending crude and menacing letters to taxpayers who owe it money.
I have been campaigning for the safety of children using the paddling pools on Concord Beach, Canvey, for some time and welcome the secure future for the old pool provided by Canvey Town Council (Aug 1).
The Olympic test event has been and gone without any major hitches, but one question remains – what does the Olympics bring to Castle Point?
A WOMAN died in a house fire after not putting a cigarette out properly, an inquest heard.
ESSEX all-rounder Graham Napier believes he and his men had to curb some of their natural instincts to craft a draw from their match against Glamorgan.
A BUSINESSMAN who spent years gaining two shops in prime seafront locations has now ditched his ice cream parlour and restaurant plan.
A BOY has received serious arm and back injuries after being mauled by a Rottweiler on Southend seafront.
THERE was disappointment for our two track athletes gunning for a place in Great Britain’s World Championships squad at the Crystal Palace Grand Prix.
GREAT Wakering manager Ryan Wilkinson was disappointed with his side’s performance as they were held to a 3-3 draw at Southminster.
CRAIG Edwards refused to be too hard on his injury-ravaged Billericay side as they went down 3-0 at home to Conference South heavyweights Dover Athletic.
CONCORD'S young keeper James Dudley impressed in their 1-0 win at Southern League One outfit Uxbridge on Saturday.
SOUTHEND Manor got their season off to a flier with a thumping 4-1 win at home to Clapton.
CANVEY suffered a 3-1 friendly defeat to the team who ended their FA Cup dreams last year.
BLUES boss Paul Sturrock heaped praise on winger Ryan Hall following Saturday's 1-0 win over Hereford.
BILEL Mohsni’s hunger for success secured Southend United a 1-0 opening day win over Hereford, despite the Frenchman fasting for Ramadan.
A MAN suffered serious head injuries after apparently falling from a moving coach.
A MAN threatened to burn down an ambulance station because he could no longer stand the sound of sirens, a court heard.
AN Army sergeant who put his life on the line to save two badly injured soldiers in Afghanistan has said he was “just doing his job”.
PEOPLE danced in the streets of Canvey on Saturday as the town held its first carnival in eleven years.
Basildon is the cheapest place to live for London commuters, a new study has revealed.
Rail operator c2c named one of its trains in support of Southend’s bid for city status.
ESSEX police officers were called in to help their colleagues in London deal with rioters.
A KNIFE-wielding robber forced a man to hand over his phone and cash during a terrifying attack.
TRAVELLERS and campaigners are planning a protest march to Dale Farm against the planned eviction of the illegal site.
EXPERTS from the United Nations have called upon the Government to step in over the eviction of Dale Farm.
CHART topping pop acts sent thousands of fans crazy in Billericay on Saturday.
Gwendoline SARGENT 7th August 2009 Dear Mum and Nan two years has gone by and still we cry, The memories we treasure are as beautiful as you. Forever in our hearts and thoughts. Carol, Margaret and Families xxxx
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Emily HICKSON 25.10.1926 - 01.08.2011 Passed away in her sleep on Monday 1st August after several years of illness. She was a wonderful Sister and Aunt to all the Family. God Bless You Em. Brother Con and Family Special thanks to Anita and Neil and…
Violet Edith MELHUISH (nee Pipe) 28.04.1917 - 23.07.2011 Passed away peacefully, sadly missed by Daughter Janet and Grandaughters Geraldine and Hazel. Beloved Wife of the late Charles (Taffy) and Mother to the late Jean. Funeral service to take…
Martin and Stacey Congratulations on the birth of your Son Brandon George Rybak 13.07.11. from the proud Grandparents Linda and Alex, Ray and Eileen