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1 hr ago | Echo-news.co.uk

Basildon and Pitsea Carnival re-scheduled

The popular event, which includes a procession through the town centre and a huge fete at Northlands Park, was due to take place tomorrow.

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5 hrs ago | Echo-news.co.uk

Fire as battle to oust travellers heats up

A HUGE pile of rubbish by an illegal travellers' site was torched - as Lakeside shopping centre bosses struggled to get the group to move on.

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9 hrs ago | Andover Advertiser

Lightning causes travel disruption

Services between London Paddington and Reading, Swindon, Bristol and South Wales were "severely disrupted" due to signalling problems in the Twyford area between Reading and Maidenhead caused by an earlier lightning strike.

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9 hrs ago | Romsey Advertiser

Criminal fails to return to prison

Police are appealing for help tracing Leon Brown, who was serving a six-and-a-half year sentence for firearms offences at Hollesley Bay in Suffolk.

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14 hrs ago | Newham Recorder

Teenagers found guilty of Queen's Market trader murder

Two teenagers who stabbed a Queen Street market trader in broad daylight after he tried to retrieve a stolen watch have been convicted in connection with his murder.

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18 hrs ago | Croydon Guardian

Teenagers jailed for knifepoint robbery crime spree

Terrick Thompson, of Hythe Road, Thornton Heath , was sentenced to eight years and Curtis Mcpherson, from West Norwood, has been jailed for six years.

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19 hrs ago | Newsday

Fourth man charged over stab murder

A fourth man has been charged with the murder of a 38-year-old who was fatally stabbed in north-west London.

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23 hrs ago | East Anglian Daily Times

Motorists queued on the A12 at Marks Tey after seven car pile-up for almost four hours

A seven car pile-up on the A12 in the rush hour caused 12 miles of tailbacks and hours of misery for motorists.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Echo-news.co.uk

Updated: Police want to speak to this man about Basildon underpass rape

Nathan Morgan, 23, is wanted for questioning after a 26-year-old woman was attacked as she walked home from a night out with friends.

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Enfield Independent

A new project to give free advice to help businesses go green has been launched.

'Retrofit London' is a new business support project for small and medium sized enterprises located in Enfield, Haringey, Waltham Forest and Lewisham to help them access energy saving and carbon reduction markets.

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Essexcounty Standard

Move from Essex County Hospital to Colchester General Hospital is one step closer

THE trust which runs Colchester's hospitals will invest A 1.1million to help transfer services from Essex County Hospital to Colchester General Hospital.

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Evening News

East Anglia: Jobs axed at Unipart Automotive goes into administration

Nearly 1,250 people, including more than 100 in the East of England, have been made redundant following the appointment of administrators at Unipart Automotive, one of the UK's largest independent suppliers of car parts.

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Gazette-news.co.uk

Flooding after pipe bursts in Stanway

An Anglian Water spokesman said: "We're very sorry that a burst water main on Winstree Road, Colchester this afternoon has caused disruption to customers and has resulted in a number of properties being off water.

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Oxford Times

A former Carmel College teacher has been charged with a series of sexual offences.

Trevor Bolton, 77, of Kestrel Way, Clacton-on-Sea, Essex, was arrested on June 6 last year on suspicion of four counts of indecency with a child and five counts of indecent assault on a male.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

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Fire brigade called to 100 Bromley children stuck in cars - and child with head in potty

Since 2001 around 100 children in Bromley have had to be rescued from vehicles after being trapped inside, figures show.

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Gazette-news.co.uk

Hero Leonard was my dad's brother

THE nephew of a decorated war hero from Dedham, killed in 1944, has contacted the Gazette to pass on a wealth of fascinating information about his relative.

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Poster shows Forest Hill's Timothy Spall as painter JMW Turner

The star, who was born in Battersea and now lives in Forest Hill, is set to appear at the iconic London painter JMW Turner in director Mike Leigh's biopic Mr Turner.

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Gazette-news.co.uk

Church given reprieve after demolition plans temporarily halted

The Essex MP has ordered an informal inquiry into Church of England plans to demolish St Peter's Church, in Birch.

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Times-series.co.uk

Times Series: A verdict of death by road traffic collision was reached at Salisbury Coroners' Court

Dr Clive Richards, of Friars Avenue, Whetstone, was killed after falling from his bike in Archway Road, near Highgate tube station, in August 2013.

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Richmond and Twickenham Times

Cyclist killed by dust cart in Richmond named as IT specialist Henry Lang

A cyclist who was killed after being hit by a dust cart in Richmond has been named as Henry Lang.

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