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Park homeowners claim they are unfairly missing out on Government aid to keep them warm over winter

Retirement park home owners claim they are missing out on winter fuel support

Norris Ryan died on New Year's Eve in 2014

Failure to treat pressure sores led to former teacher's death, inquest rules

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Air Ambulance lands at school

Air Ambulance lands at school

RECIPES: Fabulous Baker Brothers share their beer bread recipes

RECIPES: Fabulous Baker Brothers share their beer bread recipes

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Amy and her nan Diana.

Southend recruitment consultant to run marathon for nan who died of cancer

North Thameside Ladies with Southend mayor Andrew Moring

Landladies raise £11,000 for charities

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Way to go? This home in Redgrave Road, Vange, is believed to be the first house built as part of Basildon new town

Are new towns the answer to housing?

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Thugs hold knife against man and steal his £2,500 designer watch

Thugs hold knife against man and steal his £2,500 designer watch

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Recognise this treasure trove jewellery recovered from suspected thieves?

Recognise this treasure trove of jewellery recovered from suspected thieves?

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Former Thurrock councillor Terry Brookes

Fomer Thurrock councillor Terry Brookes re-bailed following arrest on suspicion of possession of child porn

Singing teacher to audition on The Voice

Singing teacher to audition on The Voice

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Sadie Hasler: Veganuary may sound like a complaint you’d go to a lady doctor about, but I’m doing it

Sadie Hasler: Veganuary may sound like a complaint you’d go to a lady doctor about, but I’m doing it

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Man taken to hospital after being knocked down by car

Man taken to hospital after being knocked down by car

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Musical maestro Piers Adams, with pupils from West Leigh and Bournes Green Junior Schools

IN PICTURES: Musical maestro gives recorder masterclass to school children

Basildon Magistrates' Court

Man charged with attempted murder following stabbing

Firefighters called out to chemical spill

Firefighters called out to chemical spill

The dent to Mitchell Russell's Renault Clio

Driver left with £1,000 repair bill after yobs jump on car and damage bonnet

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World champion: Max Whitlock

Snooker champion Stuart Bingham and gymnastics star Max Whitlock to be granted "the freedom of Basildon"

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Margaret Seaman, Dave Seaman, Tim Vaughan, Elisa Vaughan, Katty Phillips and Quinn Phillips, with the flowers

Florist donates cost of "five-legged dog" floral tribute to Battersea Dogs Home

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Chelmsford Crown Court

Security guard stabbed himself during tussle with knife, murder accused claims

Darren Pidgeon in September 2015

Acid attack victim says we need to stop access to products to stop attacks

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Canvey seafront car park will expand to cope with more visitors

Canvey seafront car park will expand to cope with more visitors

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Man arrested on suspicion of attempted murder of couple after knife attack in Basildon home

Man charged with attempted murder of couple after knife attack in Basildon home

Boy 12 suffers head injury after crash

UPDATED: 12-year-old boy injured after crash in Thundersley

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Man dies after crash in Salisbury Avenue, Westcliff

UPDATED: Man dies after crash in Westcliff

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Margaret Seaman, Dave Seaman, Tim Vaughan, Elisa Vaughan, Katty Phillips and Quinn Phillips, with the flowers

Row breaks out over "five-legged dog" funeral flowers

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Love beer and bread? Brothers’ recipes are just what you knead

Love beer and bread? Brothers’ recipes are just what you knead

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Basildon town centre regeneration: "New homes are a must if East Square leisure plan is to succeed"

Basildon town centre regeneration: "New homes are a must if East Square leisure plan is to succeed"

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Teacher recruitment "crisis" leaves Essex with major staff shortage

Teacher recruitment "crisis" leaves Essex with major staff shortage

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South Essex gang unit arrests London man on suspicion of drug offences

South Essex gang unit arrests London man on suspicion of drug offences

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Rescued foal Violet, now hoped to make a full recovery

Injured foal ‘Violet’ rescued after being found with wounded leg in Tilbury

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Man arrested for GBH after women suffer serious facial injuries has been released on bail

Man arrested for GBH after women suffer serious facial injuries has been released on bail

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Ambulance bosses call for sensible use of 999 after busiest ever January

Ambulance bosses call for sensible use of 999 after busiest ever January

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Missing Shelbie Potter found in Basildon

Missing Shelbie Potter found in Basildon

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Park storage container transformed to become wildlife haven

Park storage container transformed to become wildlife haven

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Pensioner's fears over her fire-risk tumble dryer

Pensioner's fears over her fire-risk tumble dryer

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Martin Richardson, owner of Southend's Happidrome, has been flooded out twice in the last three years

Millions of pounds to be spent on Southend's drains

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The application was approved despite concerns raised by Canvey Independent Party councillors

Green light for Canvey business park which could create 500 new jobs

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Police helicopter circles Benfleet

UPDATED: Police helicopter hunts knife wielding Canvey man

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Poignant – Chris Green, in front of a photo of Danny, holds up the book he has written charting his young son’s battle with brain and spinal cancer

Dad’s book is a homage to brave son’s cancer fight

With the Jade Goody effect dwindling will Smear for Smear campaign push more women to get checked out?

With the Jade Goody effect dwindling will Smear for Smear campaign push more women to get checked out?

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Footballer Stacey will cycle to Holland in aid of cancer charity

Footballer Stacey will cycle to Holland in aid of cancer charity

Strand Wharf, in Old Leigh

Work on Leigh wharf delayed

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Warning – Dame Helen Mirren is starring an anti-drink-driving advert set to be broadcast on Sunday

Helen Mirren calls drink drivers "pillocks" in new ad

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Hospital under fire for pressuring patients to leave beds

Hospital under fire for pressuring patients to leave beds

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Echo comment: Hospital bed crisis must be solved

Echo comment: Hospital bed crisis must be solved

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Artwork – Alyshia Willis with her exhibition at the South Essex College gallery

South Essex College art students put their work on display

Correction: Essex Way Surgery

Correction: Essex Way Surgery

Essex's £300m highways spend includes commitment to LED lighting

Essex's £300m highways spend includes commitment to LED lighting

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Cancer deaths fall by 10 per cent but number of cases still on the rise

Cancer deaths fall by 10 per cent but number of cases still on the rise

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