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3 hrs ago | Echo-news.co.uk

Rochford Tories accused of 'gagging' their rivals

Conservative councillors on Rochford District Council voted in favour of removing the right of ordinary councillors to refer decisions made by the cabinet to full council for further discussion.

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6 hrs ago | East Anglian Daily Times

A12 reopens in Essex collision between Daimler and Mercedes

The A12 has reopened in Essex after a crash involving two luxury cars closed it for more than three hours during rush hour.

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10 hrs ago | Romford Recorder

Travel: Weekend Tube engineering works close parts of Piccadilly,...

There is a relatively minor programme of planned closures on the Tube and Overground network this weekend - but they could still affect your journey.

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14 hrs ago | Basildon Recorder

Grant rushes to the aid of woman who collapsed by road

A MAN came to the aid of a young woman after he spotted her collapsed at the side of a busy road.

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18 hrs ago | Wimbledon Guardian

Merton shares its World War One family stories ahead of centenary

War as portrayed by WWI soldier and former Wimbledon holiday resident Wilfred Owen in his celebrated poem, "Anthem for Doomed Youth".

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

Echo-news.co.uk

If your road's on the list, it'll be goodbye potholes

MORE than 140 crater-pocked roads across south Essex will benefit from A 17.5million of repair work announced in a new Essex County Council programme.

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BBC News

Man arrested in Syria terror inquiry

A 23-year-old man has been bailed after being arrested on suspicion of raising money for terrorism in Syria.

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This is Local London

Students to look at challenges faced by ex-offenders

Angelina Karaivanova, 21, and Ivanka Zapryanova, 23, International Business students at Middlesex University, in The Burroughs, Hendon, helped organise 'Secure Estate of Mind'.

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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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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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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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