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Sun shelter will soon open as a restaurant

Locals don't want sun shelter restaurant to become a beach pub

Fomenting wood chippings set light to shed

Fermenting wood chippings set light to shed

One of the vehicles at Kent Elms Corner

Crash blocks main road in and out of Southend

Neighbour to stand trial, accused of blackmailing neighbour

Neighbour to stand trial, accused of blackmailing neighbour

Trainee adviser Abbey Adams with trainer Mark Ringsted

Free advice available for any problem

Doug Lawson

Big Interview with new principal of Basildon Academies

Storehouse - festive party

Generous donations pour in for homeless charity

Teddy bear fan - Jena Pang with some of his bears

Collector Jena Pang puts 100 vintage toy bears up for auction

Police investigate washing tablet heist

Police investigate washing tablet heist

A127 chaos as broken down vehicle blocks road

UPDATED: A127 chaos as broken down vehicle blocks road

Ian Cowling, Trevor Poole and Vernon Creek in front of the plane

WWI plane on show in Southend

£3,700 windfall - the Sue Ryder charity shop with their cheque

Omega watch made famous by Buzz Aldrin moonwalk given to shop

Fire crews tackle shed and garage blaze

Fire crews tackle shed and garage blaze

Essex University staff set to take industrial action over pensions dispute

Essex University staff set to take industrial action over pensions dispute

Lost without my iPad - Yazmin Woodford with her mother Pauline Cornish

Girl depends on specialist apps and device to communicate

James Cottis, left, poses for a selfie with Eastenders actor Danny Dyer

EastEnders star Danny Dyer's family day in Southend

Three-vehicle crash sparks rush hour A127 jams

Crash sparks rush hour A127 jams

Starting the clean-up operation again- Harry Prigmore outside the Las Vegas arcade

Southend seafront traders: We must have an inquiry over flooding

Peacemaker stabbed in side

Man stabbed in Leigh

The fire service had to be called to release a child stuck in playground equipment

Firefighters free child from climbing frame

Leigh Town Council leader Richard Herbert at Strand Wharf

Why town council has been sitting on £74k

Alishah Assrafally with headteacher Gemma Ackred

Dad died while I studied...but I got top grades

Ashley Dalton

No one can ever call me a "right tit" again

Jailed: Roger Phipps

Pensioner jailed over huge illegal tip

Southend murder update: Victim named

Southend murder update: Victim named

easyJet flights grounded

updated: Flights to Europe cancelled

Police release CCTV images of attempted break in to Grand Hotel

Police release CCTV images of attempted break in to Grand Hotel

Search for bombs underway

Search for bombs underway

Carol Bianco at Southend Swimming and Diving Centre

Disabled woman to risk life in swimming challenge

Councillors Eddie Dray and Jack Larman

Congestion-busting plan for Rayleigh

Crashes in Benfleet and Hadleigh cause traffic delays

Crashes in Benfleet and Hadleigh cause traffic delays

Cancelled gigs - Wilko Johnson

Concern grows for Dr Feelgood guitarist

Harlequin offices in Basildon

Investment group confident of building holiday resorts one year on from administration woe

Controversial: Russell Brand

Russell Brand claims he "dodged Essex train fare"

Heartbroken: Mum Karen Glover with Tahlia

"Angel" killed by common slapped cheek bug

Dave Walkre - ready to abseil 154ft

Quadruple bypass won't stop my 154ft challenge

The ambulance was manned by two trainee paramedics

Mum treated by student paramedics bled to death

Shima, The Broadway, Leigh

Four workers arrested after immigration raid at restaurant

Police probe glazing firm shut down

Police probe glazing firm shut down

Antonia Waite

Sun shelter's £300,000 cafe revamp

Charity needs more toiletries for hospital

The scene on Tuesday morning

Woman arrested over Leigh stabbing released without charge

Fire damaged jewellery found in Leigh

Fire damaged jewellery found in Leigh

Lucy Hennessy

Lucy is off to States for world balloon sculpture contest

Rochford man held in international £50million fraud probe

Rochford man held in international £50million fraud probe

Residents evacuated following fire at Westcliff church

Residents evacuated following fire at Westcliff church

Village Green headliner revealed as Beth Orton

Village Green headliner revealed as Beth Orton

Volunteers wanted for families in need

Volunteers wanted for families in need

We’re crying out for more one-way roads

We’re crying out for more one-way roads

Businessmen ready to unveil new £1.5m bar

Businessmen ready to unveil new £1.5m bar

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