• Southend ready for 'massive opportunity' against Belsize Park

    BLUE Newton wants Southend Saxons to make the most of the ‘massive opportunity’ facing them this weekend. Saxons take on Belsize Park at Warners Bridge. And Newton is determined to help ensure Southend get back to winning ways. “It’s massive

  • Young girl taken to hospital after being hit by a taxi

    A YOUNG girl was taken to hospital after being hit by a taxi this morning in Shoebury. Both the police and ambulance service were in attendance at approximately 9am. A spokesperson for Essex Person gave a statement on the incident. They

  • A look at this weekend's non-league action

    NATIONAL League South strugglers Billericay Town are offered the opportunity to move out of the relegation zone on Saturday if victorious, however they face stiff opposition as fourth placed Oxford City stand in their way. Jody Brown’s side are

  • Why do newspapers cover inquests and how do they work?

    Reporting on inquests is one of the most difficult jobs faced by any journalist, but there are important reasons why local newspapers attend coroner’s court hearings and report on proceedings. Reporters are acutely aware that they are often dealing

  • Child in hospital after being hit by car

    A CHILD is in hospital after being hit by a car this morning in Shoebury. The emergency services were in attendance at approximately 9am this morning. The young girl has since been transferred to Southend Hospital for assessment and treatment

  • Demetriou enjoying new found feel-good factor at Blues

    JASON Demetriou is keen to continue a new found feel-good factor at Southend United. The Shrimpers head into tomorrow’s FA Trophy clash at Dagenham & Redbridge after securing back to back wins for the first time this season. And Demetriou feels

  • Coach Cleare cannot wait to see Rochford back in action

    RUGBY: Rochford Hundred’s head coach Danny Cleare cannot wait to see his side back in action this weekend. After four weeks on the sidelines, Rochford host Bury St Edmunds in National Two South. And Cleare is looking forward to Hundred’s first

  • This common Covid symptom is rarely linked to Omicron cases

    A loss of taste and smell has long been associated with Covid-19 and a common symptom of the virus responsible for a global pandemic. The rise in Omicron cases in the UK forced Boris Johnson into warning the current infection rate is the “fastest

  • The best spas in the UK to rest and recuperate in 2022

    Are you looking for a spa break experience that will ease the Winter blues? Or perhaps treatments to boost your New Year health goals? From an Indian head massage and saunas to full body treatments, even just a moment of pampering can boost your

  • Graham Thomas Edward Crispin

    Crispin Graham Thomas Edward Passed away suddenly on Wednesday 15th December 2021, aged 68 years. Funeral service to be held at Southend Crematorium on Wednesday 19th January 2022 at 3.40pm Family Flowers only, but donations if desired to the Royal

  • Reginald James Main

    Reginald James Main 24th August 1929 - 24th December 2021 aged 92 years Beloved Husband to his late Wife Maureen, devoted Father to Andrew and Julie, loving Grandfather and Great Grandfather. Much loved and sadly missed, shared between heaven and our

  • Joan Burrell

    Joan Burrell Passed away 23rd December 2021 aged 92 years after a long battle with dementia. A much loved Wife, Mum and Grandma who will be greatly missed. Funeral service to be held at Southend Crematorium, South Chapel on Wednesday 26th January 2022

  • Enid Doreen Watson

    Enid Doreen Watson formerly known as Enid Doreen Brock Passed away peacefully on Monday 6th December 2021, aged 95. Funeral service to be held at South Chapel, Southend Crematorium on Tuesday 18 January 2022 at 3pm. All enquiries c/o W Thorp & Son, 62

  • Pamela Juliana McKay

    Pamela Juliana McKay 6th May 1938 - 15th January 2021 Remembering a much loved Sister and Sister in Law of Jim, Aunt and Great Aunt. Our dearest Pam, A smile, a special face, in our hearts a special place, memories are a gift to treasure, ours of you,

  • Pamela Juliana McKay

    Pamela Juliana McKay 6th May 1938 - 15th January 2021 Darling Pam Remembering you is easy, I do it everyday Missing you is heartache, that never goes away. Love Sam (SLB) xxx

  • Margaret Rose Jennings

    Margaret Rose JENNINGS Passed away peacefully in Southend Hospital on Sunday 26th December 2021, aged 88 years. She will be greatly missed by Husband Frederick, Sons Timothy & Peter and by all who knew her. Funeral Service at Southend Crematorium, West

  • Anthony Joseph (Tony) McEvoy

    McEvoy Anthony Joseph (Tony) Died peacefully at home on 4th January 2022 Dearly loved brother and good friend to so many. His funeral will take place at Southend Crematorium on Monday 31st January at 10.40am. Family flowers only. Donations will be very

  • Wendy Pauline Pettett

    Pettett Wendy Pauline Passed away peacefully on Wednesday, 15th December 2021 aged 55 years. She will be sadly missed by all her family and friends. Funeral service to be held at Southend Crematorium on Monday, 17 January 2022 at 12:40pm. Donations if

  • Cedric Temple Huskisson

    Temple Huskisson Cedric Passed away peacefully at Southend hospital, 07/11/21. A lovely kind friend who will be sadly missed by us. You will always be in our heart Cedric xx May you rest in peace now xx

  • Joyce Evelyn Bruce

    BRUCE Joyce Evelyn Passed away peacefully at home on Tuesday, 28th December 2021 aged 96 years. Sadly missed by family and friends. Funeral service to be held at Southend Crematorium on Thursday, 20 January 2022 at 12:20pm. Donations if desired to Cancer