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1 hr ago | South End Standard
Billericay Town Council had to cancel its full council meeting earlier tonight after 280 people flocked to Billericay Day Centre.
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5 hrs ago | East Anglian Daily Times
A Colchester man who was found hanged in his prison cell the day before he was due to be sentenced for rape committed suicide, an inquest has found.
10 hrs ago | South End Standard
The plans, which reveal where the new homes will be built over the next 15 years, are on display at the Mill Arts and Events centre in Rayleigh as well as other venues across the district.
10 hrs ago | Halstead Gazette
Halstead paramedic Dean Jay, 44, claims Essex County Council last year agreed to carry out improvements to the track at the rear of his home in Bois Field Terrace, Halstead.
14 hrs ago | Guardian-series.co.uk
A man who exposed himself near a children's play area was sentenced to 80 hours of unpaid work and fined A 260 this week.
16 hrs ago | Redhillandreigatelife.co.uk
A woman has been charged with conspiracy to burgle addresses, including in Redhill, in connection with a string of incidents involving Asian gold.
18 hrs ago | South End Standard
County Hall bosses issued the ban after claiming they had seen a big increase of people from outside the area, such as Southend Council residents, using their tips.
20 hrs ago | Echo-news.co.uk
Basildon Council is speaking to its lawyers and has threatened it could launch legal action against Essex County Council if the switch-off causes a crime increase.
A home in the borough comes in at an average of A 498,236 - an astonishing increase of 17.6 per cent on last year, and 1.2 per cent up from last month.
A DESPERATE need for help in Harwich has seen struggling families without any bedding and schoolchildren with holes in their shoes.
Dave Sperring, councillor for Trinity ward, in Rayleigh , will no longer be voting with the Conservative group on the council and says he will stand in May as an independent Conservative.
THE FIRM that owns the ailing Laindon Centre has been given a deadline of two years to sort out the dilapidated complex - or Basildon Council will step in.
SOUTHEND Road is now clear near the Ann Boleyn public house in Rochford following following an accident involving three vehicles.
Benfleet -based charity The Cascade Foundation has been carrying out a three-month pilot project in Doncaster Prison to provide education for inmates with dyslexia-related learning difficulties.
Mrs Abrehart, whose daughter Millie, nine, attends the school, said: "Everybody is moaning at the school and can't wait to sign it because something has to be done."
A DECISION is likely within threemonths on plans to build hundreds of homes on green belt land at Bowers Gifford.
Two fire crews from Saffron Walden, one from Newport and another from Harlow, were called to the fire on the Shire Hill Industrial Estate at about 2.50pm.