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Cancer support centre is so crucial

Cancer support centre is so crucial

Judith McMahon – calling for the reinstatement of the CCTV camera in Stanley Road

Residents call to reinstate CCTV camera after street brawl

easyJet offers new winter sun flights to Lanzarote

Another holiday destination announced from Southend Aiport

Save our bank - angry customers outside the doomed branch

Elderly customers faced with three-mile journey to nearest bank

School boys dubbed mini Ant and Dec through to round two of Disney channel cookery competition

School boys dubbed mini Ant and Dec through to round two of Disney channel cookery competition

Blood appeal - Mum Vicki with Jack who is battling two serious illnesses

Dad of seriously ill tot begs people to give blood

Police vehicles block Southchurch Road following accident

Southend road closed due to accident

Ray Woodcock - world record holder for the highest bungee jump

Rayleigh grandfather smashes own world record jump

Suggest next step for retired Beecroft building

Suggest next step for retired Beecroft building

Large police presence in Stanley Road, Southend

UPDATED: Police helicopter launched over fight in Southend

Beauty team – MD Jacqui Dallimore and Megan Harris with spa staff Danielle Coleman, Charli Simmonett, Megan Anderton, Sam Palmer, Sam Smith and Colette Hopkins

Long awaited hotel spa plans to give lift off next month

Iconic landmark – walk along Southend Pier back to the Pavilion in 1931, from the Southend – the Way We Were DVD

The Way We Were: Southend History DVD goes on sale

Crowds descend on Leigh for action-packed weekend of music and dance

VIDEO: Crowds descend on Leigh for action-packed weekend of music and dance

The event in Southend

VIDEO: Thousands honour Armed Forces at south Essex events

Martin Terry

Southend to get all-night, super-bright LED streetlights in £13.5m project

Ron Woodley

Southend, Castle Point, and Rochford to become Essex super city?

Judith McMahon at Southchurch Hall gardens

Southend's parks in line for major restoration boost?

Imran Khan from Super Pizza

Southend Council to meet to discuss forcibly buying Roots Hall land

Southchurch Hall restoration on the way?

Southchurch Hall restoration on the way?

Fix it - Stephen Campion with the petition where residents have not only signed, written how they feel about the situation

Woodgrange Estate residents say broken security doors ignored

Terence Wilson

Brave coppers who disarmed knife-wielding woman are lauded

Ambulance crews at the scene of a crash in Chalkwell

UPDATED: Two taken to hospital after Chalkwell crash

NHS nurse struck off

Woman banned from nursing after colleagues reported missing pills

Visit - Tony Cottee with James Hodge and Yvonne Curtis, senior play specialist of the Neptune Unit at Southend Hospital

Ex-footballer Tony Cottee brightens the day of a lad with broken arm

Daredevil - Ray Woodcock prepares to jump

Ex-cabbie jumps into the record books with 465ft plunge

Delays likely after A127 crash

Delays likely after A127 crash

In the picture - schoolboy Mitchell Rogers with artis Jamie Gledhill and the Arts Council's Paul Glinkowski

Community group's pioneering netpark concept

Lexus crashes into Westcliff shops.

Man is charged after Lexus wrecks shops

Concerns - councillor David Norman outside derelict former college

Developer wants to build more than 150 homes

Children's charity warns of rise in cases of sexual abuse of children

Children's charity reveals shock rise in sex offences against children

Armed Forces to be honoured at annual event

Armed Forces to be honoured at annual event

Roadsweeping lorry demolishes the side of a home in Rayleigh

UPDATED WITH VIDEO: Runaway lorry crashes into Rayleigh home

Southchurch Park lake is choked with weeds

Council work to drain lake could sink 67-year-old group

Celebrations as the winning paintings are unveiled.

The 125 Railway celebration competition comes to a head as winners paintings are unveiled

Military precision – members of the 44th East Essex Regiment of Foot (2nd Battalion) re-enactors

NOSTALGIA: We’re fighting the French at Waterloo...although we’re all best of friends now

Celebrate Essex’s role in Magna Carta at county's historic sites

Celebrate Essex’s role in Magna Carta at county's historic sites

VOTE: How do you feel about Southend health chiefs sharing your records?

VOTE: How do you feel about Southend health chiefs sharing your records?

Ruben Caruana

Live music and more at Rochford pub's summer festival

Eddie Piller

I’ve DJed at some amazing parties...for Pele, Weller and even Sty Stallone's Hollywood bash

Tales of the trenches from soldiers from Benfleet and Canvey still have an emotional impact 100 years later

Tales of the trenches from soldiers from Benfleet and Canvey still have an emotional impact 100 years later

changed man - Des Hannon now craves curry and onions

Dad who suffered brain damage says: I must have been a boring git

Just the ticket - Independent Martin Terry says it's a win-win situation

Free evening parking 'boosts trade in Southend by 30 per cent'

Sir David Amess

Consultants paid £343,000 in six months to save money at Southend Hospital...but it's still £9.8m in the red

NHS wants to share patients details

NHS launches scheme to share patient information

Southend Airport

Southend Airport looks to grow as funding is on the radar

Witham flats conversion where workers were said to be exposed to deadly asbestos

Workers were exposed to deadly fibres druing office conversion

New energy company proves popular

New energy company proves popular

Sir David Amess criticises hospital management

Hospital chief says MP turned down offer of meeting to discuss overspend

Big plans - Sir David is determined to ensure Southend continues to thrive

Dynamic growth must be rewarded, says MP for Southend West

Southend Council appoints new leisure contractor

Council signs up new firm to run town's leisure centres

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