IN the inaugural running of the British Colleges Track & Field Championships, Seevic Athletics Academy returned with a bag full of medals.
THE country’s best divers will look to secure their place at the London Olympics during trials at the British Gas Diving Championships starting today.
EMERGENCY repairs are being carried out after a busy road in Benfleet collapsed.
THERE were a number of gold medal-winning performances from local athletes at the Eastern Championships at a wet and windy Cambridge.
BARRY Corr has agreed to commit his future to Southend United.
A NEW swish £220,000 tapas bar has opened to rave reviews despite concerns a town is now saturated with places to drink.
HAYLEY McLean and Gemma Kersey both won their first senior national medals at the England AAA Championships.
FASHION will sashay its way down the catwalk in aid of a good cause tonight at a special event raising money for Lupus UK.
IT was a successful day for FitzWimarc School boys at the Essex Schools’ Multi-Event Championships.
WHEN a group of students at South Essex College were tasked with a production module, they decided they weren’t going to do things by halves.
CAMPAIGNING residents have given up their fight to stop a new Sainsbury’s being built in their road after the superstore managed to secure a booze licence.
THE Queen’s Jubilee coupled with a wet Bank Holiday failed to dampen shoppers’ spirits across south Essex.
OUR pundits take a look at who is likely to succeed at Euro 2012, which starts today.
CONMEN tricked their way into the home of a couple in their 80s. The two men knocked at the couple's home in Pound Lane, Bowers Gifford at 1pm on Wednesday.
FORMER West Ham defender Kenny Brown has been appointed assistant manager at Concord Rangers.
THOUSANDS of motorists will have to contend with more delays on Sadlers Farm as Essex County Council admitted it will miss the new deadline.
VIEWS of the estuary could be blocked by walls of concrete needed to protect thousands of homes from flooding.
A car transporter carrying seven vehicles went up in flames on Thursday night.
A CHARITY seven-a-side football tournament has been arranged by Shrimperzone. com, a Southend United fans’ website.
A FOOTBALLER who was partially paralysed after a fight outside a nightclub is to finally leave hospital after eight months.
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVE THAT Lee James Boosey Of Bridgman House, Sun Street, Waltham Abbey. Essex. EN9 1EL, has applied to the Judge at Southend County Court, for a Bailiffs Certificate.
A NEW ice cream parlour has been opened in Leigh by the great grandchildren of Massimiliano Rossi, who helped set up the famous brand.
A FORMER graduate of South Essex College has landed her dream job, after setting up her own company selling vintage clothing.
POLICE have said they are homing in on a gang of armed street robbers after they struck again.
MILBOURN Elsie Eliza Sadly passed away on 25th May at Southend Hospital. Funeral service to take place at St Nicholas Parish Church, Great Wakering on Wednesday, 13th June at 3pm. C/o Co-Operative Funeralcare, 28 High Street, Great Wakering.
MIDDLETON Roy Passed away peacefully 22nd May 2012, aged 74 years He will be dearly missed by all his Family and friends. Funeral service to take place at Basildon Crematorium on Wednesday 6th June 2012 at 11.20am. All Welcome. Flowers in Roy’s memory Enquires c/o S. Stibbards & Sons Ltd, 22 Canvey Road, Canvey Island, SS8 0LW. Tel (01268) 683136
Eyvind IVERSENFormerly of The Knowle Basildon Beloved Husband of Janette. Cherished Father, Grandfather, Brother and Step-Father. Passed away on 22 May 2012 after a short illness. Funeral at Ingaway Evangelical Church, 13th June 2012 at 1.30pm. Burial at Pitsea Cemetery.
SHUTTLEWORTH Olive May 21/06/1922 - 21/05/2012 Much loved Mother, Nana and Great Grandmother passed away at Mountdale Nursing Home. She will be missed by her Family and many friends in the Battlesbridge and Rawreth areas where she spent her life. Her funeral will take place on Thursday, 7th June at Southend Crematorium at 3.20pm. Family flowers only please, but donations if desired to Cancer Research UK, care of A R Adams Funeral Directors of Rayleigh. 01268 743102
PLUMSTEAD Violet Aged 90 years. Passed away peacefully on 21st May 2012. Wife of the late Edgar, Mother of Sylvia, John, Roger and Elizabeth. Sadly missed by all. Funeral to take place at Trinity Methodist Church, Westcliff on Tuesday, 12th June at 11.00 am. Followed by burial at Sutton Road Cemetery at 12.15 pm. No dark colours. Flowers or donations for Southend Hospital c/o J W Tate & Son, 74 North Road, Westcliff-on-Sea, SS0 7AH
Betty Eileen SLATER Sadly passed away at home on 18th May 2012. Aged 81 years. She will be sadly missed by all her Family and friends. Funeral service at Southend Crematoruim, West Chapel on Monday, 11th June at 2.00 pm. Flowers or donations for the RNIB or British Heart Foundation gratefully received c/o F P Guiver & Sons Ltd, 641 Southchurch Road, Southend-on-Sea, SS1 2PN Tel:01702 467426
Barbara LAGDEN Died peacefully at home with her Family beside her on 31st May, aged 83. Beloved Mother of Andrew, Philip, Toby and Julie. Funeral service to take place at Southend Crematorium, Sutton Road at 11.40am on Monday 11th June 2012. Flowers or donations c/o Stibbard & Sons, 74, Ness Road, Shoeburyness. 01702 293400
Betty Diana HUNT Died peacefully at home 1st June 2012. Sadly missed by many friends, and loving Family Chris, Debbie, Lisa & partners. Beloved Nan to all Hunt, Cavin & King families. Funeral at Southend Crematorium West Chapel, 12th June 2pm. Family flowers only. Donations: Marie Curie Cancer Care, C/o Stibbards & Sons, 74 Ness Road, Shoeburyness SS3 9DG (01702)293400
Derek Edward ELLIOTT 11.01.1932 - 29.05.2012 It is with great sadness that we announce Derek's passing He will be deeply missed by loving Wife Pat, his Children, Grandchildren, Great Grandchildren, Family and friends But will remain forever in our hearts and minds. Funeral to be arranged
Norman GUBB'Nobby'Unexpectedly passed away on 26th May 2012. Loving Husband to Avril, Father to Garry, Suzann, Stephanie and Graham. Loving Grandad and Great Grandad and a true friend to all. The light has gone out. Funeral to take place at Basildon Crematorium on Monday, 18th June at 4.00 pm. Family flowers only, donations gratefully received for the Family's chosen charity c/o S Stibbards & Sons, Canvey Island, Tel:01268 683136
Lynda WHITE Nee RIXON Passed away peacefully on 28th May 2012 at Fairhavens Hospice Funeral to be held at Southend Crematorium on Monday 11th June at 10.40am Family flowers only, donations if desired to Fairhavens Hospice c/o T Cribb & Sons, 61 High Road, Benfleet, SS7 5LH Tel: 01268 795695
Rose Lilian MORRIS Passed away peacefully in Broomhills Care Home on 24th May 2012 aged 77 years She will be sadly missed by all her Family and friends Funeral service at Sutton Road Cemetery Church on Monday 11th june 2012 at 11.45am followed by burial Flowers or donations for The British Heart Foundation are gratefully received c/o F.P. Guiver & Sons Ltd, 641 Southchurch Road, Southend, SS1 2PN Tel: 01702 467426
TURNER Herbert John 10.08.1933 25.05.2012 Herbie sadly passed away leaving beloved Wife Shirley and Family on 25th May. Funeral to be held at Basildon Crematorium on Monday 11th June at 12 noon. Family flowers only please, donations if desired to Breath Easy Basildon. Funeral Directors S Carter & Sons of Wiickford
Adelaide Mary TOLLERFIELD Passed away 23rd May 2012 aged 86 years She was well known for her tireless charity work for the RNIB Funeral service to take place on Monday 11th June at 12.20pm at Southend Crematorium All who knew Adelaide are welcome Family flowers only please but donations welcome to RNIB (Talking Books for the Blind) c/o Tanner's Funeral Directors, 26 East Street, Prittlewell, Southend on Sea, SS2 6LH
Gordon JONES Retired local builder Passed away 27th May 2012, aged 78 years. Sadly missed by Rita, Gary, Michelle, Ross, Danielle and Max. Funeral service to take place at Southend on Sea Crematorium on Wednesday 13th June at 3.20pm. All friends welcome. Enquiries c/o: A R Adams Ltd, 117 High Street, Rayleigh.
Barry Charles TEAGER Passed away 1st June 2007 Your photo stands in pride of place, A lovely smile lights up your face; You always seem to be so near, How i wish, Barry, you were still here. Always in our thoughts Love Sylvie and all your Family
John WEBSTER June 8th 1997 Loved and remembered on your 15th Anniversary. Win x
Ray SINGLETON 21.01.1941 - 09.06.2006 Gone from our lives, but never from our hearts. Love you always Lyn, Gary, Neil and Family.
Leslie Thomas HAGON 08.06.1927 - 11.10.2009 Those we love don't go away But walk beside you every day Love always Your Wife May and Family x x x x
BATCHELOR Trevor Douglas10th June 2005 A dearly missed Son, Brother, Dad, Uncle and Grandad. A daily thought, A silent tear, A constance wish that you were here An empty place no one can fill We miss you Trev and always will Mum, Dad, Sandra and Kevan
PHILIP 03.05.1973 - 09. 06.1983 You came from within me and there you will stay, Deep in my heart forever and a day, I wish you peace as you sleep high above and I know you feel how much you are loved love eternal your Mum xxx
THANKS TO Gill, Phil, Marilyn, Ian, Danny, John, Bess and all who helped prepare food and decorate the street, donate gifts and time, also thanks to all neighbours, Family and friends for making Sunnymede Close Jubilee party the best, and for raising £155.60 for Havens Hospice. And here is to the next one ! Love Bess
Roy MIDDLETON Passed away at home on 22nd May 2012 Funeral service to take place at Basildon Crematorium on Wednesday 6th June at 11.20am All who knew Roy are welcome to attend Enquiries to S Stibbards & Sons, Canvey Island Tel 01268 683136
Han & Rick To our wonderful friends, We wish you a happy wedding day on Tuesday 5th June 2012. Lots of Love and best wishes in your married life together. Mindy, Nathan and Lilia xxx
Linda ANGLISSWishing you a wonderful 70th Birthday All our love Ray, Michael, Kerry, Gavin, Kirstie, Justin, Sophie, Hannah, Chloe, Georgia & Louis x 70
PICKERING Patricia Anne (Pat) Passed away peacefully at Southend University Hospital on Friday 25th May, aged 70 years Beloved Wife, Mother, Grand Mother & Great Grand Mother. She will be sadly missed by all Family & friends. Service to take place at Southend Crematorium on Monday 11th June at 3.20pm No Black & No Flowers Donations to Cancer Research C/o Co-Operative Funeralcare 28 High Street, Great Wakering Essex SS3 0EQ