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Pictures - see what new £1.5million restaurant looks like

Pictures - see what new £1.5million restaurant looks like

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Unhappy – Ronald Coleman

Anger as gym axes its wet facilities in refurb

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Donna Harris – her house is infested with false widow spiders

Help! False widow spiders invade home

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Southend Council spends £1.3million on its roads - but where?

Southend Council spends £1.3million on its roads - but where?

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I get seasick, but I'm taking part in a year-long yacht race

I get seasick, but I'm taking part in a year-long yacht race

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Treat – NHS workers Sam Sewerin, Amanda Darke, Chloe Penn Gillam, Jenna Curry, Vanessa Mathers and Julie Webb enjoy their

The creme de la creme

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Roxanne Whitmore

Youngsters up for community awards

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Flying leap – Alex gets a bird’s eye view of a post box

Parkour's Alex jumps at the chance to teach youngsters

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Jacqueline Totterdell

Southend Hospital's former boss paid for six months - to do nothing

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Peter Grubb

Hundreds of revellers to descend on Shoebury for 'illegal party'

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Martin Terry

Car cruisers banned from Southend seafront by the courts

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Read about recycling – children from Tripple T youth group show off their Mo books, with illustrator John Bulley, author Anthony

Eco book aims for kids' cleaner future

In training – Robert West pounds the pavements in preparation for the Great North Run

Robert prepares to go that extra mile

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Two men charged in relation to indecent assault at railway station attack

Two men charged in relation to indecent assault at railway station

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Eddie Sawyer says people need to understand large people aren’t freaks

Too Fat For Love Eddie still seeking 'the one'

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Fed up – Steve Kirschner outside his home in Clifftown Parade

Burglar blamed for wave of vandalism

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The damage caused to the property in Blenheim Chase, Leigh

Car smashes into front of Leigh house causing serious damage

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An image of the man's bike

Two new bikes stolen from Southend garage

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Ballet at the hospital – patients meet the dancers.

Youth ballet stars put on show for children

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Rochford reservoir- credit Stacie Smith

Why Rochford folk often have smiles on their faces...

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Campaigning - Katie Seymouer with her duaghter Hattie, two, who has leukaemia

Toddler is face of new campaign to fight disease

Albert Williams was assaulted before he died, a post mortem examination has revealed

Murder investigation launched after fire death post mortem showed pensioner had been assaulted

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Pair arrested after man in 20s suffers serious facial injuries

Pair arrested after man in 20s suffers serious facial injuries

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Against the plans – Larry Norris and Carol Dutton

Villagers unite to battle solar farm

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Tragic - Kieron Callaghan

Kieron, 25, was trying his best to provide for two young families

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Councillor Stephen Aylen

Call for action over bus station yobs

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Really unhappy - member Paul Wallace is a squash champion and takes his son there

Members' anger as new firm buys LA Fitness in Thorpe Bay

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Landmark - Elise Thomas receives hamper from councillor Graham Longley for being 500th energy customer

Energy company hits landmark figure

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On a mission - author Olly Pike hopes a positive message comes across in his book, Prince Henry

Story for youngsters is designed to combat discrimination

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Underwater - a sonar shows the wreck on the estuary bed

A look at famous wreck on the 71st anniversary of her sinking

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CCTV images after a member of rail staff was assaulted and racially abused during a fracas at Leigh-on-Sea station.

UPDATED: Police appeal for help to identify pair who racially abused and assulted rail staff at Leigh

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Plans – dog owner Stephen Staddon, with his Weimaraner Casper, would like to set up a private

A place where we can go for walkies in peace

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Jim Worsdale - fond memories of Southend Pier

Fond memories of Southend Pier

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Carl Weighman - one man crime wave

Man who stole 86-year-old's handbag jailed

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Mission accomplished – Karl Cadman, second right, at one of the events in Hockley Woods

Parkruns prove to be a big hit

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Bern- the capital of Switzerland

Tickets to Switzerland from Southend airport are now on sale

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Turf warning - Rossi ice cream lady Rosa Neto

Ice cream wars? Rossi seller Rosa finds herself tailed and menaced by rival seller in van

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Renewed focus - Sue Hardy

Ambitious plans should see hospital finances improve

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Tragic - Albert Williams was bullied

Residents believe crime is on the rise in area because of fewer PCSO patrols

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Advice on the way ahead for GCSE students

Advice on the way ahead for GCSE students

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Come on Mark, help us to fight the mini-village

MP Mark Francois urged to join the fight to stop Rayleigh mini village

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Alan Bickford and Neil Cochran

£200-a-year energy bills for a new home

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Jane Mickleboro – holding the only photo she has of her brother who was adopted as a baby

Please help me find my long lost brother

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Work to start on pedestrian crossing in Southend

Work to start on pedestrian crossing in Southend

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Hundreds of homes to get flood protection in Southend

Hundreds of homes to get flood protection in Southend

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Ambulance crews called to collision between motorcyclist and car

Motorcyclist injured in collision

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Jim Worsdale remembers Barling's grim past

Grim memory of Barling

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‘We must stop more bars in Rayleigh'

‘We must stop more bars in Rayleigh'

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We are offering support and help- Councillor Martin terry at the bus station

Protests as rough sleepers bed down in town bus station

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Deraj Wilson-Aggarwal, with his father Naresh, who received part of his

Become a donor and save lives like we did...

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