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2 hrs ago | Thurrock Gazette
The decision was announced this morning in Parliament with Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin saying Option B, which would have connected the A2 with the A1089, had 'the weakest case.'
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4 hrs ago | Romsey Advertiser
Hundreds of primary schools in England are failing to give their pupils a decent education in reading, writing and arithmetic, official figures suggest.
4 hrs ago | Maldonandburnham Standard
Groundworker Sion Evans, 41, was involved in a car accident in Lower Burnham Road, Althorne, about ten years ago, which left him with multiple injuries and in a coma for about a month.
HOPES of saving the Deanes school are fading fast after a motion for the closure to be stopped was voted down by Essex county councillors.
THURROCK is once again in the bottom three for the percentage of its pupils attending good or outstanding primary schools, Ofsted's annual report has revealed.
A couple have mistakenly received hundreds of calls for a mental health service as their company number is almost exactly the same.
A PLUMSTEAD couple who ran Britain's first sex call centre from a Greenwich flat have been jailed for a total of four years and four months.
Children from similar backgrounds and of similar abilities can end up with different prospects just because of where they were born and the quality of the school they attended, according to the watchdog's annual report.
Chris Foster, 34, was attacked without warning as he smoked a cigarette with a friend outside a pub on Borough High Street in London.
Councillors have identified 11- and-a-half acres of land south of Daws Heath Road, in Thundersley, and six acres of land north of Eastwood Old Road, to be included in Castle Point Council's updated Strategic Housing Land Availability Assessment.
The pieces, worth a combined A 33,000, were taken after a suspect stormed the exhibitionist gallery in Blenheim Crescent, Notting Hill, London, between 3am and 3.30am on Monday.
Three murderers were sentenced to life imprisonment on one day. The minimum terms set were 18, 27 and 40 years.
From play equipment in parks to renovating halls, the authority has published the list of towns and villages that will benefit from its Community Initiatives Fund.
Basildon Council's development control and traffic management committee gave the green light for work to start at The Triangle in Langdon Hills this evening.
DARTFORD Council leader Jeremy Kite has revealed his hopes for the announcement about the Lower Thames Crossing expected on Thursday morning .
Gendrihs Kuplovs-Oginskis, 44, of Central Avenue, Southend-on-Sea admitted the charge which related to the collision on the B1024 in Earls Colne.
A group of friends from Burnham who make up the Seven Freerun group have been running classes in Burnham for the last year and are now looking into expanding, including sessions in Maldon and South Woodham Ferrers.