READERS who subscribe to the Basildon and Southend Echo can enjoy their first month for just £1, receive a 10 per cent discount code for Chococo and enter a prize draw to win a luxury chocolates hamper.  

A digital subscription is the best way to read digital news online, as subscribers have unlimited access to news articles, with fewer ads and interruptions. 

New subscribers will receive a discount code to save 10 per cent on all treats at handcrafted chocolate retailer Chococo until the end of April. 

All new and existing subscribers can also enter a prize draw to win one of three luxury hampers collectively worth £200 from Chococo. 

As well as unlimited access to articles and fewer ads, subscribers can also enjoy monthly savings on big brands such as Argos and Sainsbury's through the Newsquest rewards scheme, as well as puzzles that you can play online.  

By paying for a subscription you will be contributing to the long-term future of the Echo. 

Readers can subscribe for just £1 for the first month if they join before midnight April 11, 2023.  

After the one-month trial period, the monthly subscription will renew at £4.99 per month. 

During the sale readers can also choose to save 15 per cent off an annual subscription, at just £44.20, saving £11.69 over the year. 

Visit the subscribe page for further details. 

Existing subscribers can enter the prize draw here using their subscriber email address on our competitions page

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