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Two fires on Canvey

Two fires on Canvey

Echo comment: Sentence mustn’t be a licence to kill

Echo comment: Sentence mustn’t be a licence to kill

Crash outside Southend school

Crash outside Southend school

Fire at new Festival Leisure Park nightclub

Fire at new Festival Leisure Park nightclub

St Clere's school bus involved crash, one child taken to hospital as a precaution

UPDATE: St Clere's school bus involved in crash, two children taken to hospital as a precaution

Police at the station car park (Picture: James Morrison)

Police storm Leigh car park in search for gun: Four men arrested

Police operation in Westcliff

updated: Two people arrested following raid by armed cops in Westcliff

Firefighters carry out special rescue exercise on Canvey

Firefighters carry out special rescue exercise in Benfleet

This photograph of Southend MP Sir David Amess dressed as a knight is brilliant

This photograph of Southend MP Sir David Amess dressed as a knight is brilliant

Picture from the past: Britain's first ever heart-swap patient returns home

Picture from the past: Britain's first ever heart-swap patient returns home

A TV presenter has deemed his recent experience at Southend Airport as ‘wonderful.’

A TV presenter has deemed his recent experience at Southend Airport as ‘wonderful.’

Shirley Reilly Chair of STRF

Shirley O’Reilly volunteers her time to help build closer communities in Southend

Accident blocks A127 outside lane.

UPDATE: Car and motorbike crash on A127

Glebe Primary School, Rayleigh.

‘Let our kids drink juice in the classroom’

A127 accident blocks outside lane

UPDATE: Three vehicle crash blocks A127

‘Superb’ renovation – warden of St Mary’s Church, in Benfleet, Terry Babbage is delighted with the results of the work

Historic church gets ‘beautiful’ new look

Flame of Hope award – George and Iris Hanson

Our fundraising in memory of Paul

£15million Southend seafront regeneration put back a year

£15million Southend seafront regeneration put back a year

CGI from Randall Watts

Revealed: What Southend's two notorious tower blocks will look like when turned into luxury flats

Huge loss – Carrie’s parents John and June Taylor

7/7 bombing victim’s mum recalls the awful events of fateful day

Animal sanctuary worker Laura Davies was stabbed multiple times

Pitsea murder suspect appears in court

Police helicopter lands near Hadleigh Caste as officers hunt two men

UPDATED: Police helicopter lands near Hadleigh Castle

Police presence: Car stationed in Caroline's Close

Residents 'living in fear of violence' after further armed police incident in Southend

Echo comment: We want trippers, not their garbage

Echo comment: We want trippers, not their garbage

Train cancelled after points fail

Train cancelled after points fail

Rivals blame each other as progress stalls on plan to move bail hostel

Rivals blame each other as progress stalls on plan to move bail hostel

Woman and baby homeless after Southend flat fire

Woman and baby homeless after Southend flat fire

Motorcyclist dies a week after serious crash in Grays

Motorcyclist killed in Grays road collision named locally as Zach Smallcombe

easyJet strike could ground flights from Southend Airport

UPDATED: easyJet strike could ground flights from Southend Airport

Natalie Phillips, Gwenda Leggett, Anita Phillips, Anne Poledniok and Grace Judd

Meet the family with 5 generations of ladies still alive

Do you recognise this man?

E-fit issued in hunt to find Westcliff knifeman

Police helicopter up over Benfleet

UPDATED: Armed police arrest men after police chase in Benfleet

Dean, 22, gave a talk about managing kidney failure.

Kidney failure patient gives talk about managing condition

Picture from the past: Wickford horticultural show in 1985

Picture from the past: Wickford horticultural show in 1985

PCC Nick Alston to host roadshow in Basildon

PCC Nick Alston to host roadshow in Basildon

Serving up a treat - volunteer Sally Niculae and staf member Alison Mullins dish out hotdogs and burgers

Carers rewarded for their dedication

Road in Hockley partially blocked after an accident this morning

Road in Hockley partially blocked after an accident this morning

Tide times: Week Commencing Monday 13th July 2015

Tide times: Week Commencing Monday 13th July 2015

RNLI volunteer lifeboat crew head to Leigh after reports of a women injured on a boat

RNLI volunteer lifeboat crew head to Leigh after reports of a women injured on a boat

Flights delayed in and out of Southend Airport

Flights delayed in and out of Southend Airport

Resident rescued from burning building in Shoebury

Resident rescued from burning building in Shoebury

Julie Parker, Sherry Waring, Rebecca Harris MP, Becky Tyler and Jane High

Local art group raises more than £800 for the community

Appalling – Alan White by some of the potholes

How can I safely walk down a road with 50 potholes?

Helping thousands – Castle Point’s Citizens Advice Bureau

Castle Point’s Citizens Advice Bureau dismisses fears of shutdown

Support – Emma Simmonds with husband and helper Rob Simmonds, with donations to the charity

Canvey to get first homeless shelter

Outrage at rubbish left on Southend's beaches

Outrage at rubbish left on Southend's beaches

Highways panel member Kerry Smith outside Great Berry Primary School

Safety hopes as 10 Basildon schools get new 20mph zones

Girl gets £468k compensation for blunder at birth

Girl gets £468k compensation for blunder at birth

Laura Davies had worked at the sanctuary for more than two years

UPDATE: Basildon man charged with murder of Pitsea animal sanctuary worker

VIDEO: More than 1,000 people take part in Southend Colourthon

VIDEO: More than 1,000 people take part in Southend Colourthon

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