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Dale Austin

Well-wishers replace man's stolen belongings after thieves raid his home during hospital visit

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A still from the video

WATCH: Sneak thief crawls on hands and knees to steal purse while oblivious victim sits nearby

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A13 eastbound accident blocks one lane

A13 eastbound accident blocks one lane

Huge emergency operation rescues man trapped in mud in the sea

Huge emergency operation rescues man trapped in mud in the sea

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Police investigate incident in Sutton Road

UPDATED: Man sustains serious head injury in alleged Southend assault

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The damaged car in red. Pic from Robin Cotgrove

Car bursts into flames in busy Morrisons car park

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Tories increase majority on Castle Point Council

Tories increase majority on Castle Point Council

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Four arrested after car fails to stop in Basildon

Four arrested after car fails to stop in Basildon

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Dave Blackwell, Nick Alston and Ray Howard met to discuss policing issues on Canvey

Islanders told: Canvey is a low crime area

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Revamped Hadleigh Park to open later this month

Revamped Hadleigh Park to open later this month

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Man cut free from car after Benfleet crash

Man cut free from car after Benfleet crash

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Traffic concerns – councillors Peter Greig, Neville Watson and Dave Blackwell at the site

Homes plan for former pub car park set for refusal again

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Dog found collapsed and starved in Canvey alleyway

Dog found collapsed and starved in Canvey alleyway

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Appeal – Father Leslie Drake and church warden Terry Babbage at St Mary’s Church, in Benfleet

Ancient church needs £20,000 to warm up

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Benfleet man reported missing from his home

UPDATE: Missing Benfleet man found at Southend Hospital

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Southend Hospital failed to meet targets after being swamped with patients

Failure to meet Government target will likely attract hefty fines for hospital

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Ukip: Sadlers Farm is a waste of taxpayers' cash

Ukip: Sadlers Farm is a waste of taxpayers' cash

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Independents – Liz Swann, Colin Letchford and Joan Liddiard

Councillors claim Canvey Independent Party has "lost its way" as they quit group

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Four-vehicle accidents blocks Canvey Way

Four-vehicle accident blocks Canvey Way

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Attempted armed robber makes gun threat on Canvey

Woman threatened with gun in robbery on Canvey

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Police want to trace owner of jewellery found in Benfleet

Police want to trace owner of jewellery found in Benfleet

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I hate heights, but I’ll climb mountains in my aunt’s memory

I hate heights, but I’ll climb mountains in my aunt’s memory

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Bill Sharp called for the decision to be taken again

Tories clash on green belt home plans

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Cabbies and restaurants to be given sex exploitation awareness training

Cabbies and restaurants to be given sex exploitation awareness training

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Man hospitalised after being stabbed in the buttock in brawl

Man hospitalised after being stabbed in the buttocks during brawl

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Burglar jailed after admitting three-week crime spree

Burglar jailed after admitting three-week crime spree

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A flight with a difference as Gavin jumps from 13,000 feet for children's charity

A flight with a difference as Gavin jumps from 13,000 feet for children's charity

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Councillors Neville Watson and Dave Blackwell are worried about possible future expansion

Expansion fears for Canvey hazardous chemical storage sites

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Headteacher hopes academy conversion will boost struggling Canvey school

Headteacher hopes academy conversion will boost struggling Canvey school

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The Admiral Jellicoe, in High Street, Canvey

Parents left children alone in car while getting drunk at pub

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Air ambulance landing in Thundersley (Picture: SiFocusUK Photography)

UPDATE: Man suffers suspected broken leg in Thundersley crash

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Graffiti in The Chase, Benfleet

Police appeal for information about graffiti vandal

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Rare bees could scupper Canvey industrial estate plan

Rare bees could scupper Canvey industrial estate plan

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Man will stand trial for GBH

Man will stand trial for GBH

Dave Blackwell believes pubs cannot be realistically saved unless they are well-used

MP: Give protected status to pubs to save Canvey landmarks

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Fears of future applications as lapdancing club is granted licence

Fears of future applications as lapdancing club is granted licence

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Ten-year-old Emma's bravery helped mum and brother after horror road accident

Ten-year-old Emma's bravery helped mum and brother after horror road accident

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Burglars target Canvey cafe twice within a week

Burglars target Canvey cafe twice within a week

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Councillor Alan Bayley believes his alternative suggestion for the junction is cheaper and safer

Dangerous junction is being redesigned

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Councillor Neville Watson believes standards will improve

Governors sacked in bid to improve Canvey school

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Bravery medal presented to naval veteran by Russian government

Bravery medal presented to naval veteran by Russian government

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Councillor Norman Smith is disappointed the cottage could not be saved

400-year-old cottage could be demolished after it is ruled 'not of historical interest'

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Students question shadow minister

Students question shadow minister

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CCTV pictures released as police investigate indecent exposure on train

CCTV pictures released as police investigate indecent exposure on train

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Three-vehicle crash blocks A127 near Rayleigh Weir

Three-vehicle crash blocks A127 near Rayleigh Weir

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Money pledged in attempts to revamp Canvey skatepark

Money pledged in attempts to revamp Canvey skatepark

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Car and bike in Canvey crash

UPDATED: Man suffers chest injuries in Canvey crash

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Newsagent fights off attempted robber who tried to take money and cigarettes

Newsagent fights off attempted robber who tried to take money and cigarettes

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BMX rider Dan Skarott called on the council to find the funds needed

Canvey skatepark under threat because it is too expensive to repair

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Two-vehicle accident blocks Canvey road

Two-vehicle accident blocks Canvey road

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