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The Foreign Office says it is supporting the family of a British woman in hospital.

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Academics call for veterans to find out if fishing can help with post-traumatic stress disorder

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Protesters speak out against plans for up to 1,000 homes on MOD land in Colchester

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Protesters who want a fuel duty cut drove slowly on major roads across the country.

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Mick Woods' death on the Henneage mental health ward in Colchester came after 'neglect'

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A witness sees Sam Thompson drinking whiskey from the drinks trolley and "necking" wine.

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When Ben Raemers killed himself at the top of his game, it left many skateboarders asking questions.

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The sister of the only British victim of the Paris terror attacks reflects on the 10-month trial.

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England Lions call-up Jake Lintott, Adam Hose, Benny Howell, Will Smeed, Stevie Eskinazi and Rehan Ahmed for two ODIs against South Africa.

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Essex produce a remarkable display of hitting as they beat Glamorgan by 69 runs to maintain hopes of a T20 home quarter-final.

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England batter Danni Wyatt helps Southern Vipers begin their defence of the Rachael Heyhoe Flint Trophy with a rain-affected victory over Central Sparks.

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Birmingham Bears, Somerset, Essex and Hampshire reach T20 Blast quarter-finals, and Lancashire progress despite losing to Worcestershire.

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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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