Three horse and carts gave motorists a headache during the evening rush hour.
DRIVERS are facing a double-whammy of price hikes at the Dartford Crossing and will pay a whopping £2.50 in less than two years.
SOUTHEND’S Simon Hoult has decided to retire from semi-professional rugby after eight years at Warners Bridge.
Police are appealing for help from the public to find Jozef Horvath who was last known to be living in the Southend area.
IT is not every footballer who can boast scoring a hat-trick in a cup final — but Jamie Orchard and Alfie Phillips will be cherishing their goals for years to come.
MAX Crumpton has been selected in the England under 20 rugby squad for the forthcoming Junior World Championship in South Africa.
BILLERICAY School’s gym club overcame the odds to win a bronze medal at the national championships.
SOUTH Essex College were crowned British National Colleges champions after beating Manchester College 4-3 in a thrilling final at Burton Albion FC.
CAMERON Belford is waiting to discover if he has a future at Southend United.
CON artists are targeting motorists using the A127 as part of a scam. Several motorists have been flagged down in recent weeks on the A127 at the junction for the B148 at Dunton.
DOCK workers have staged another strike as part of an ongoing dispute with bosses.
A TEENAGER has been arrested in connection with an alleged shooting at a pub.
BOSSES at TSG are not going to be rushed with talented heavyweight Stav “Crazy Bear” Economou.
BENFLEET boxer Joe Honey was pleased as punch after proving a big hit Down Under.
STAV Economou may be the headline act at the Team Sure Grip gym at the moment but there are plenty of fighters waiting in the wings for their moment in the spotlight.
WICKFORD and Belhus both continued their unbeaten start to the season with victories on Saturday.
BILLERICAY walloped basement club Woodford Green by nine wickets as they finally got their season underway.
LEOPARDS Basketball team will begin next season with Essex at the front of their name.
BLUES boss Paul Sturrock has hit back at criticism of his team’s style of play.
A GROUP of GPs and hospital consultants has lost more than £790,000 after its private health clinic folded.
LITTER louts have been fined £22,725 by private enforcement officers in less than a month.
ROBBERS have been striking in parks across the Southend district - targeting young people.
SOUTHEND Airport has gone from being a pipe dream to driving the fortunes of the Eddie Stobart business empire in three years.
A BRIDGE over the troubled Sadlers Farm roadworks has finally opened two weeks late.
The charity needs 500 people to sign up and head to Southend seafront to be part of an attempt to break the record for most people simultaneously performing the renowned ‘Superman Dance’ by Black Lace.
CONCERNS have been raised about the service on offer at a £1.4million revamped train station.
FRIGHTENED workers are calling for buses to serve a busy retail park to prevent them having to walk through an underpass where a teenage girl was raped.
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