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One of the snakes died due to the cold weather but the other is "recovering", the RSPCA says.

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Head coach Hayden Mullins leaves Colchester United with the club 22nd in League Two..

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Shane Ralph of Thurrock Council says the same issues have come up again and again at Basildon.

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Vo Van Hong is given 15 years in prison for running a gang that trafficked some of the victims.

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A woman is charged with murder and a man with allowing the death of a child.

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Thurrock's director of public health says the district has the lowest level of vaccination uptake.

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Dennie Griffiths punched Matthew Bion as he tried to calm down an argument, court hears.

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Only six of 35 homes on a new development are considered affordable housing.

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On one occasion they used a petrol bomb to try to steal a cash machine, say police.

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Ofsted downgrades a primary school that was "outstanding" after its last report 15 years ago.

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Three hospitals have faced almost 300 obstetrics claims over a 10-year period.

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Men wanted for murder, drug trafficking and supplying guns are among those being sought.

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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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