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Basildon

Lee Maddin

Builder jailed in £2million drugs bust

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Gerry McCann

Catch them before Christmas: Essex Police's call to action over wanted men

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Stock image.

WEATHER WARNING: Temperatures to fall below freezing this weekend

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Sharing ideas – Rosemary Cunningham with Joy Phido and Hilda Mulenga at the Women in

We promote heart-centred businesses - it's not about money grabbing here!

Gary Wilmot stars in Dirty Rotten Scoundrels at the Cliffs Pavilion

I never planned to be in showbiz... I thought I should have a real job like a plumber or builder

Dank Kitchener aka DANK stands in front of his artwork

I helped make street art get as big as it is...some of my work is 80ft high!

Costa MD Christopher Rogers and Basildon mayor Don Morris

Costa Coffee to spend £36MILLION on new roasting plant...in Basildon

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Clune Reid's work will be featured in the Duh? Art and Stupidity exhibition

Rail link-up will help art lovers view gallery’s anniversary show

Two of the snakes found in the industrial unit

Shocked landlord uncovers poisonous snakes and £30k cannabis farm when trying to fix flooding

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Working together – the multi-disciplinary therapy team in the critcal care unit

A first for patients in Basildon Hospital's critical care centre

Back home - Reiss Beckford, Brinn Bevan and Max Whitlock returned to Basildon today

VIDEO AND PICTURES: World Championship heroes Max Whitlock, Brinn Bevan and Reiss Beckford return to South Essex Gymnastics Club

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Nick Alston

Alston: I refuse to back legal action over police cuts but believe council tax should rise 50p per week to save 300 officers

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Police arrest 20 people and seize 10 cars during car crime operation

Police arrest 20 people and seize 10 cars during car crime operation

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Sgt Jamie Edwards and police dog Rhianna with the haul of drugs

Man arrested on suspicion of possessing drugs and offensive weapon in industrial estate

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It's a pea-souper out there across south Essex...ten tips for driving in foggy conditions

It's a pea-souper out there across south Essex...ten tips for driving in foggy conditions

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Want to stay healthy? Spend time on an allotment, say Essex University researchers

Want to stay healthy? Spend time on an allotment, say Essex University researchers

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Take a look at our picture galleries - hundreds of pictures from sport  and events across Southend, Basildon and Essex

Take a look at our picture galleries - hundreds of pictures from sport and events across Southend, Basildon and Essex

Darren Kelly

Tributes paid to much-loved dad Darren killed in Pitsea stabbing

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Essex TV presenter Jodie Marsh was pelted with eggs in Jaywick's Brooklands estate

UPDATED: Jodie Marsh's shocked reaction after being pelted with eggs while filming documentary in Jaywick's Brooklands estate

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Nuclear power station at Bradwell moves a step closer

Nuclear power station at Bradwell moves a step closer

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A130 accident causing huge delays

A130 accident causing huge delays

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Nick Alston

VOTE: 'Householders should pay 50p a week more to fund 300 more officers', says police and crime commissioner

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Simon Cox tackled a trespasser who wandered onto school grounds

Brave headteacher tackles school trespasser

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Hundreds of Essex Police officers to be replaced by civilians, report says

Hundreds of Essex Police officers to be replaced by civilians, report says

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Police release E-fit of man wanted in connection with £20,000 candle theft

Police release E-fit of man wanted in connection with £20,000 candle theft

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VOTE:  Dad wins court battle after taking his daughter to Florida...but are fines for term-term holidays right?

VOTE: Dad wins court battle after taking his daughters to Florida...but are fines for term-time holidays right?

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HAVE YOU WON? Lotto results for Saturday, October 17

HAVE YOU WON? Lotto results for Saturday, October 17

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More average speed cameras for the A127 and other snippets of news you may have missed

More average speed cameras for the A127 and other snippets of news you may have missed

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WEEKEND FEATURE: The most scandalous element of the Jack the Ripper story is he didn’t exist...but nobody wants to hear that

WEEKEND FEATURE: The most scandalous element of the Jack the Ripper story is he didn’t exist...but nobody wants to hear that

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Daniel Wilson

Heartless burglar who stole war medals is jailed after he was arrested outside Cash Converters

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Chief executive Claire Panniker

Basildon Hospital lauded for its rapid turnaround from failing to good

Woman subjected to tirade of racial abuse as she walked home alone

Woman subjected to tirade of racial abuse as she walked home alone

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CCTV images: Police want to identify these man in connection with violent robberies

CCTV images: Police want to identify these men in connection with 4 violent robberies

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Basildon Crown Court

Family speak of trauma after hit-and-run driver caused dad to have brain injuries and then lied to police

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Horse is put to sleep after being 'dragged' and dumped in a field 

Horse is put to sleep after being 'dragged' and dumped in a field 

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Man tried to grab child's hand in Pitsea attempted abduction

Man tried to grab child's hand in Pitsea attempted abduction

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VOTE: Should we quit the EU?

VOTE: Should we quit the EU?

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Burglars steal 103-year-old antique lamp from grandparents' home

Burglars steal 103-year-old antique lamp from grandparents' home

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Do you recognise this man?

CCTV image: Police want to speak to this man after group of teenagers threatened with knife

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Heroin addict robbed newsagents at knifepoint hours after walking free from court

Heroin addict robbed newsagents at knifepoint hours after walking free from court

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Man charged with attempted arson at Stanford petrol station

Man charged with attempted arson at Stanford petrol station

Burglars take host of sentimental items from Wickford home.. and a dog basket

Burglars take host of sentimental items from Wickford home.. and a dog basket

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Kye Lewis

Teenage tearaway banned from hanging out with 5+ people in evenings after admitting 20 offences

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Thomas Love

Burglar jailed after ransacking 12-year-old boy's bedroom as he slept

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Councils to deal with antisocial behaviour and neighbourhood disputes

Councils to deal with antisocial behaviour and neighbourhood disputes

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David Belcher

Businesses warned to lock up charity boxes after "despicable" thieves snatch more than ten

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Complaints made about Essex Police go up by a quarter in a year

Complaints made about Essex Police go up by a quarter in a year

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Picture galleries: Outstanding snaps from our photographers

Picture galleries: Outstanding snaps from our photographers

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Accident causing delays on A130

UPDATED: Accident causing delays on A130

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Deputy chief constable Derek Benson

The future of Essex policing in these times of austerity - by the deputy chief constable

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