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Daniel Chapman - now known as Alexander Martin - discussed child sexual fantasies with other men.

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Guitarist Stuart McClung died after being hit by a car driven by Bandile Xozumti.

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Belgian authorities allege the man was a member of a people-smuggling network.

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Donald Ralph was strangled to death in his bungalow of 50 years, jurors hear.

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There is anger in the travel sector over how the government has made decisions over the green list.

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Plot-holders tell how growing their own has helped them deal with grief and sustain mental health.

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The son of Justin Edinburgh, who died after a cardiac arrest, says more lives could be saved.

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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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What are the actions we can take to reduce our risk of catching the virus?

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Foreign holidays are possible, but travellers must follow strict rules on their return.

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Millions of people will be able to hug loved ones again from Monday. But can you minimise the risk?

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The BBC's David Shukman on how to navigate lockdown easing while keeping yourself and others safe.

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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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