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2 hrs ago | Guardian-series.co.uk
A road in Loughton has been closed by Essex police after a serious road accident involving a car and a pedestrian.
7 hrs ago | Echo-news.co.uk
NEIGHBOURS who rallied round to help one of Canvey 's oldest residents during the floods were praised in the House of Commons.
11 hrs ago | Maldonandburnham Standard
Joshua William Marlow, 22, from South Woodham Ferrers died after his motorbike was in collision with a Volkswagen Golf on the A132 in South Woodham Ferrers on Friday July 25. Joshua, who was born in Basildon and attended St Margaret's Church of England School in Bowers Gifford and King Edmunds in Rochford , was an apprentice mechanic who hoped to ... (more)
13 hrs ago | Harwich and Manningtree Standard
Manningtree, Mistley and Lawford parish councils have been asked to pay the upkeep costs for a car used by their two police community support officers.
17 hrs ago | East Anglian Daily Times
A seven-year-old girl came close to drowning in the sea at Walton-on-the-Naze yesterday as the coastguard issued a plea for people to take care in the water this weekend.
A national day of commemoration in the UK and Belgium will mark 100 years since Britain's entry into the First World War, part of an epic four-year project to mark the centenary of the Great War.
Councillor John Kent congratulated the borough's primaries for finally closing the gap between Thurrock pupils achieving the expected level in reading, writing and arithmetic at Key Stage Two and the national average.
A spokesman for Essex Police said: "The owners discovered their home had been ransacked and jewellery had been taken from a bedroom.
A landlady from St Albans and a bailiff have gone on trial accused of trying to evict tenants by conning them with fake court possession orders.
Suffolk and Essex are tourist meccas at this time of year so why not join the daytrippers and holiday makers and discover what the region has to offer - without breaking the bank.
The popular event, which includes a procession through the town centre and a huge fete at Northlands Park, was due to take place tomorrow.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Terrick Thompson, of Hythe Road, Thornton Heath , was sentenced to eight years and Curtis Mcpherson, from West Norwood, has been jailed for six years.
A fourth man has been charged with the murder of a 38-year-old who was fatally stabbed in north-west London.
Updated: Sun Jul 27, 2014 07:33 pm
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