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Harlow has the fifth highest rate of new cases in England, with 923 positive tests in the past week.

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The murder of 12-year-old Linda Smith, who was strangled with her school scarf, remains unsolved, 60 years on.

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UK Power Networks says it is working to fix a fault on the electricity supply in the area.

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Scott Gilhooly died at his pub from stab wounds to the chest and neck.

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A "fascinating" Roman treasure is seen in a new light after its re-dating by experts.

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An RAF aircraft breaking the sound barrier causes a loud bang in skies across the East of England.

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Wilfred Jacob attacked Linda Vilika with so much force the knife he used broke.

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From lockdown life to vaccines and virus variants - our experts return to answer your questions.

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A health chief says care homes should stop all social visits in all but "exceptional circumstances".

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Robert Lewis stabbed his wife of 60 years, and then tried to stab and hang himself, his trial hears.

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Deliveries may be delayed in 28 areas due to "resourcing issues", the postal group says.

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Explore the data on coronavirus in the UK and find out how many cases there are in your area.

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Community News

Potholes Giving Local Drivers a Problem

Posted by Administrator : Wednesday 13th March 2013

LEAVING US IN A DITCH? Potholes are becoming more and more of a problem in Southend due to a lack of local maintenance funding and the changes in the UK weather. Potholes despite being seen as a miner problem they can affect so many drivers on a daily basis.

Getting On The Property Market

Posted by Administrator : Sunday 10th March 2013

EASIER SAID THAN DONE! The mortgage and property market looks to be improving slightly through better mortgage deals. However the market still lacks direction and combined with lack of incentives for new buyers and government cuts it looks like it could be a while before it rises.

Scams On The Rise

Posted by Administrator : Saturday 9th March 2013

KEEPING YOU ON YOUR TOES! It is important to keep up to date and on your toes when it comes to local fraud and scams. There are so many currently out there it is important you are aware of the more common and frequent ones.


Are You Insured? Are You Covered?

Posted by Administrator : Thursday 7th March 2013

BETTER SAFE THAN SORRY! In this day and age it seems as if everyone is trying to sell you insurance for everything such as pet insurance, phone insurance, laptop insurance and tablet insurance.

Keeping Our Local Parks Clean

Posted by Administrator : Sunday 3rd March 2013

GET THE MOST OUT OF LOCAL CLEAN UP’s. We all know it is awful when we see parks, beaches and riversides strewn with litter. It is bad for our children, us, our pets, plants, local wildlife and our Southend community.

The Local Transport Infrastructure

Posted by Administrator : Friday 1st March 2013

HOW DOES OUR LOCAL TRANSPORT COMPARE? For years people in the Southend community have made their feelings known when it comes to public transport.

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