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The Fobbing bungalow destroyed by a fire

Mice may have caused fire that destroyed Fobbing bungalow

Essex County Council pledges to upgrade its creaking road network

Essex County Council pledges to upgrade its creaking road network

Canvey teacher Jade Tibbs, who has appeared on The Voice

Canvey teacher Jade Tibbs moves a step closer to stardom on The Voice

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New GP service for care home patients only to begin in Southend

New GP service for care home patients only to begin in Southend

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Thank you Gwyneth and Jessica... healthy stars going gluten-free brings price down for coeliacs like me who don’t have a choice

Thank you Gwyneth and Jessica... healthy stars going gluten-free brings price down for coeliacs like me who don’t have a choice

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Make sure the elderly or vulnerable are cared for this winter

Make sure the elderly or vulnerable are cared for this winter

Failings – Norris Ryan died after being readmitted to Basildon Hospital

Care home and hospital failed former teacher, says coroner

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The Thorpedene schoolchildren (in blue) take part in the video call with Tim Peake

Southend pupils among select few to speak to British astronaut Tim Peake on International Space Station

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New Rush hairdressing salon will deliver 'beautiful hair at affordable prices'

New Rush hairdressing salon will deliver 'beautiful hair at affordable prices'

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Flipping brilliant! Pancake Day ousts Valentine’s Day as UK’s favourite festival in February

Flipping brilliant! Pancake Day ousts Valentine’s Day as UK’s favourite festival in February

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Reporter Dominic Bareham hands over the cheque to Bob Craven, from the Tram Stop Shelter project

Wheelchair users will have easier access to Southend beach thanks to Echo money

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Victoria Fenner, Philip George, David Cant and Suzanne Revett

Staff at Birkett Long raise more than £11,000 for charity close to their hearts

Experience counts – nurse Suzanne Reynolds was worried when she noticed baby Jacob was sitting with his head tilted. Inset: Hannah Tiplady with a now recovered Jacob

Nurse who saved the life of ill tot ‘used experience’

Air Ambulance lands at school

UPDATE: Woman died after suffering a cardiac arrest in Noak Bridge

Basildon road blocked after accident

UPDATE: Man suffers serious head injuries after Basildon road accident

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Park homeowners claim they are unfairly missing out on Government aid to keep them warm over winter

Retirement park home owners claim they are missing out on winter fuel support

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Find out more about the Chelmsford Ballet Company's upcoming production of Sleeping Beauty in High Chelmer Shopping Centre tomorrow

Find out more about the Chelmsford Ballet Company's upcoming production of Sleeping Beauty in High Chelmer Shopping Centre tomorrow

Norris Ryan died on New Year's Eve in 2014

Failure to treat pressure sores led to former teacher's death, inquest rules

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Groups failed to spot sick child’s neglect

Groups failed to spot sick child’s neglect

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Amy and her nan Diana.

Southend recruitment consultant to run marathon for nan who died of cancer

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RECIPES: Fabulous Baker Brothers share their beer bread recipes

RECIPES: Fabulous Baker Brothers share their beer bread recipes

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North Thameside Ladies with Southend mayor Andrew Moring

Landladies raise £11,000 for charities

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Way to go? This home in Redgrave Road, Vange, is believed to be the first house built as part of Basildon new town

Are new towns the answer to housing?

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Weekend of chaos on Essex’s trains

Weekend of chaos on Essex’s trains

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Thugs hold knife against man and steal his £2,500 designer watch

Thugs hold knife against man and steal his £2,500 designer watch

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Author visits Chelmsford Waterstones for book signing

Author visits Chelmsford Waterstones for book signing

Recognise this treasure trove jewellery recovered from suspected thieves?

Recognise this treasure trove of jewellery recovered from suspected thieves?

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Residents meeting to take place in Orsett this weekend to discuss new Thames crossing plans

Thames crossing action group to meet in Orsett this weekend to discuss proposals

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Former Thurrock councillor Terry Brookes

Fomer Thurrock councillor Terry Brookes re-bailed following arrest on suspicion of possession of child porn

Singing teacher to audition on The Voice

Singing teacher to audition on The Voice

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Sadie Hasler: Veganuary may sound like a complaint you’d go to a lady doctor about, but I’m doing it

Sadie Hasler: Veganuary may sound like a complaint you’d go to a lady doctor about, but I’m doing it

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Man taken to hospital after being knocked down by car

Man taken to hospital after being knocked down by car

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Councillors recommend 3.99 per cent hike in council tax

Councillors recommend 3.99 per cent hike in council tax

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Musical maestro Piers Adams, with pupils from West Leigh and Bournes Green Junior Schools

IN PICTURES: Musical maestro gives recorder masterclass to school children

Claire Thompson, a South Essex teacher, felt "like a new person" after her course

St Luke's Hospice offers last few places on free HOPE course for people living or recovering from cancer

Basildon Magistrates' Court

Man charged with attempted murder following stabbing

Firefighters called out to chemical spill

Firefighters called out to chemical spill

Galleywood Theatre Group brings cheer to young patients at Broomfield Hospital with pantomime visit

Galleywood Theatre Group brings cheer to young patients at Broomfield Hospital with pantomime visit

The dent to Mitchell Russell's Renault Clio

Driver left with £1,000 repair bill after yobs jump on car and damage bonnet

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Sporting fun – coach Laura Kavanagh and Stifford Clays Primary headteacher Anthony Peltier with the participating pupils

Stifford Clays school offers help to disabled youngsters with Paralympic-style competition

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World champion: Max Whitlock

Snooker champion Stuart Bingham and gymnastics star Max Whitlock to be granted "the freedom of Basildon"

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Chelmsford Crown Court

Security guard stabbed himself during tussle with knife, murder accused claims

Darren Pidgeon in September 2015

Acid attack victim says we need to stop access to products to stop attacks

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Margaret Seaman, Dave Seaman, Tim Vaughan, Elisa Vaughan, Katty Phillips and Quinn Phillips, with the flowers

Florist donates cost of "five-legged dog" floral tribute to Battersea Dogs Home

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Canvey seafront car park will expand to cope with more visitors

Canvey seafront car park will expand to cope with more visitors

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Man arrested on suspicion of attempted murder of couple after knife attack in Basildon home

Man charged with attempted murder of couple after knife attack in Basildon home

Boy 12 suffers head injury after crash

UPDATED: 12-year-old boy injured after crash in Thundersley

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Taxi driver stabbed and robbed by customer he collected from Chelmsford station

Taxi driver stabbed and robbed by customer he collected from Chelmsford station

Man dies after crash in Salisbury Avenue, Westcliff

UPDATED: Man dies after crash in Westcliff

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Margaret Seaman, Dave Seaman, Tim Vaughan, Elisa Vaughan, Katty Phillips and Quinn Phillips, with the flowers

Row breaks out over "five-legged dog" funeral flowers

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