THIS week the Echo asked its readers what the one thing is that you want to bring back to Essex.

There were almost 200 comments, with dozens and dozens of ideas of things readers want to see back in the county.

One of most popular answers included the Southend Airshow, which drew a crowd of thousands every year. However, it was cancelled back in 2013.

Here is a list of 15 things our readers want back – in no particular order:

  1. Southend Airshow.
  2. The Illuminations along Southend seafront.
  3. Keddies of Southend.
  4. Kursaal.
  5. A clean and safe high street.
  6. Woolworths.
  7. The grey hound stadium Southend.
  8. More green space.
  9. Never, never land along the cliffs.
  10. Buzzing nightlife in Basildon.
  11. Free parking.
  12. Championship football for Southend United
  13. Weekly rubbish collection.
  14. Common sense.
  15. TOTS.