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Burger off, cancer! Get grilling and hold a fundraising barbecue to help Cancer Research UK

Burger off, cancer! Get grilling and hold a fundraising barbecue to help Cancer Research UK

Children's charity Barnados estimates 11,000 families will struggle with cuts to tax credits

Children's charity Barnados estimates 11,000 families in Thurrock will struggle if tax credits are cut

Motorcyclist dies a week after serious crash in Grays

Motorcyclist dies a week after serious crash in Grays

Chelmsford's Central Park to host annual Essex Pride celebration

Chelmsford's Central Park to host annual Essex Pride celebration on Sunday

easyJet strike could ground flights from Southend Airport

UPDATED: easyJet strike could ground flights from Southend Airport

Natalie Phillips, Gwenda Leggett, Anita Phillips, Anne Poledniok and Grace Judd

Meet the family with 5 generations of ladies still alive

The Bam Bam Boogies and Team Traceur having a dance off.

Fun in the sun at The Fling Festival

Time is running out to sign up for this year's Race For Life in Hylands Park

Time is running out to sign up for this year's Race For Life in Hylands Park

Do you recognise this man?

E-fit issued in hunt to find Westcliff knifeman

Police helicopter up over Benfleet

UPDATED: Police helicopter up over Benfleet

Thurrock Council’s Road Safety Team worked alongside colleagues in Safer Essex Roads Partnership across the borough to promote safer driving on Thurrock’s roads.

Students pose tough questions to speeding drivers

Dean, 22, gave a talk about managing kidney failure.

Kidney failure patient gives talk about managing condition

Review: The Writtle Cards perform Enchanted Angels

Review: The Writtle Cards perform Enchanted Angels

Picture from the past: Wickford horticultural show in 1985

Picture from the past: Wickford horticultural show in 1985

PCC Nick Alston to host roadshow in Basildon

PCC Nick Alston to host roadshow in Basildon

Tide times: Week Commencing Monday 13th July 2015

Tide times: Week Commencing Monday 13th July 2015

Community groups encouraged to bid for share of £1.5million from Essex County Council

Community groups encouraged to bid for share of £1.5million from Essex County Council

Flights delayed in and out of Southend Airport

Flights delayed in and out of Southend Airport

Resident rescued from burning building in Shoebury

Resident rescued from burning building in Shoebury

Julie Parker, Sherry Waring, Rebecca Harris MP, Becky Tyler and Jane High

Local art group raises more than £800 for the community

Appalling – Alan White by some of the potholes

How can I safely walk down a road with 50 potholes?

Members at a previous party

Contact the Elderly needs your help to run vital new tea party friendship group

Pic: Echo reader Matt Cook

VIDEO: Man murdered in Westcliff

Helping thousands – Castle Point’s Citizens Advice Bureau

Castle Point’s Citizens Advice Bureau dismisses fears of shutdown

Support – Emma Simmonds with husband and helper Rob Simmonds, with donations to the charity

Canvey to get first homeless shelter

Dress to impress – Costume Party excitement

It’s Costume Party time at the Royal Opera House

Life-saving group of volunteers celebrate their 15th anniversary

Life-saving group of volunteers celebrate their 15th anniversary

Outrage at rubbish left on Southend's beaches

Outrage at rubbish left on Southend's beaches

Highways panel member Kerry Smith outside Great Berry Primary School

Safety hopes as 10 Basildon schools get new 20mph zones

Girl gets £468k compensation for blunder at birth

Girl gets £468k compensation for blunder at birth

Laura Davies had worked at the sanctuary for more than two years

UPDATE: Basildon man charged with murder of Pitsea animal sanctuary worker

Fire crews tackle Tilbury outbuilding blaze

Fire crews tackle Tilbury outbuilding blaze

VIDEO: More than 1,000 people take part in Southend Colourthon

VIDEO: More than 1,000 people take part in Southend Colourthon

VIDEO: Weather fails to dampen spirits at Castle Point Show

VIDEO: Weather fails to dampen spirits at Castle Point Show

Stab victim air lifted to hospital after collapsing at university campus

UPDATE: Man arrested in connection with Chelmsford stabbing

Off-duty police officer spots duo making weapon threats outside Vange shop

Off-duty police officer spots duo making weapon threats outside Vange shop

House prices for families are soaring

House prices for families are soaring

Councillor Rob Gledhill

Tory leader hits out at bin collection time change

Meals on wheels cost pledge

Meals on wheels cost pledge

Stab victim receives 'life changing' injuries after street brawl in Vange

Stab victim receives 'life changing' injuries after street brawl in Vange

Musical is a show of strength from talented young director

Musical is a show of strength from talented young director

Bridge damaged near Witham: trains cancelled between Chelmsford and Colchester

Bridge damaged near Witham: trains cancelled between Chelmsford and Colchester

Top hats – guild members show off their Ascot-inspired finery

Tea-time at the Co-op Guild

In search of the Great War’s children – Professor Mike Roper

It is only the children of the Great War who are alive to reveal the tale and their stories have gone unrecorded...until now

Wizzard

Can you give Wizzard a magic home?

Brushing up on skills – pupils see if they are cut out for hairdressing

Pupils get chance to try out careers

Bake-off organisers – Natasha Campan, Julie Rawson and Garry Murphy

Ready, steady, bake at Village Beach Festival!

Village Green festival isn’t all about the music

Village Green festival isn’t all about the music

Book lover Peter, 91, leads kids’ library club

Book lover Peter, 91, leads kids’ library club

"I’d love to get on a plane and see everyone reading my book" Chelmsford author Paul Bennett speaks about his new novel

"I’d love to get on a plane and see everyone reading my book" Chelmsford author Paul Bennett speaks about his new novel

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