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56 min ago | Harwich and Manningtree Standard

Ambulance prize for charity supporter

Peter Brown, of Harwich, won A 2,992 in the Superdraw which is funded by supporters of the charity paying A 1 per week to be entered into a prize draw.

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5 hrs ago | Cambridge Evening News

Council claim new homes will not 'exacerbate' flooding risk after ...

A councillor has called on Uttlesford District Council to review the affect of new homes on flooding following the extensive damage in Thaxted on Monday.

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9 hrs ago | The Daily Record

Eastbourne Pier fire: Live updates as blaze rips through landmark building

It is built on cast iron screwpiles with wooden decking, apart from a section in the middle which was replaced with concrete slabs after the Second World War.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Echo-news.co.uk

Thurrock UKIP leader steps down

THE leader of Thurrock UKIP, Councillor Robert Ray, has confirmed he is standing down from his role as group leader.

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East Anglian Daily Times

Tasers and baton rounds used by police during armed stand-off ...

Police officers fired tasers and baton rounds during an armed siege in Colchester yesterday after a man shot at them with an air gun.

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Gazette-news.co.uk

Can you help find killers?

More than 100 detectives are working to solve the murders of Nahid Al-Manea and Jim Attfield but the public can help also.

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Braintree and Witham Times

Three women will appear in court after being reported for offences at Braintree's largest care home.

Lorna Hortilano, 44, of Hammond Place, Braintree, has been reported for two offences under the Protection of Harassment Act 1997 and one offence under the Mental Capacity Act 2005 in connection with an investigation into care staff at the Old Deanery Care Village on Deanery Hill.

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BBC News

The dead dog that changed colour twice

From the Victorian era until after World War Two, charity collection dogs were a popular sight in British train stations.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Wandsworth Guardian

Proposal to close hospital's mental health services and cut beds

Health bosses want to close mental health services at Queen Mary's Hospital, which treats 500 patients a year, and reduce inpatient beds across south-west London by 10 per cent.

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Romford Recorder

Court: Former-bus driver charged with deaths of couple hit in Western Road, Romford

A 57-year-old man appeared in court today accused of causing the death of two elderly men while driving a double-decker bus in Romford.

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Echo-news.co.uk

Flooding meeting a success, say councillors

MP Rebecca Harris and councillors met with the Environment Agency, Anglian Water and Essex County Council's Emergency Planning team to talk about the problems.

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Evening Sun

Why Bradley Cooper pulled shift at Burger King

The actor practiced his cooking skills Sunday at London's Leicester Square branch of Burger King, according to WENN.

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Surreycomet.co.uk

Fraudster gang jailed after 'inside man' at Royal Marsden cancer hospital helped them run A 642k scam

A pack of fraudsters led by a Carshalton couple swindled a cancer hospital out of so much money unpaid bills almost caused catastrophic effects for patients.

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Times-series.co.uk

Man murdered wife before torching house and killing himself

A "delusional" husband who murdered his wife before setting their home alight was convinced his family had devised a plot to kill him, an inquest heard today.

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The Washington Post

Lonely Londoners looking to open up to strangers

In this Thursday, July 17, 2014 photo, Polly Akhurst, right, and David Blackwell, co-founders of Talk To Me London, pose during an interview with the Associated Press, in London.

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Newham Recorder

Man in court charged with cemetery murder at Manor Park

Police on the scene of a murder investigation at City of London Cemetery and Crematorium in Manor Park, Newham after a man was found with an injury to his neck.

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Guardian-series.co.uk

Man charged in connection with shopkeeper killing case

Police have charged a seventh man in connection with the death of a businessman killed trying to defend his livelihood.

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Andover Advertiser

Sunnier outlook for rainy regions

The sun will make a welcome return across the country over the next couple of days as areas hit by flash floods continue the clear-up.

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This is Local London

Community calls for police action following stabbing

Police were called to Higham Hill Road in Walthamstow at around 11pm after a 20-year-old shop worker was stabbed in the lower back at the junction with Gloucester Road.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

ABC News

Photos: Eid Celebrations Mark the End of Ramadan

People ride on Bumper cars during an Eid al-Fitr celebrations in Burgess Park, July 28, 2014 in London, England.

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