Essex

County cricketers agree 'support package' to help first-class game

BBC Essex News Feed - Wed, 04/08/2020 - 16:31
County champions Essex are among clubs to put players on furlough after a "support package" is agreed to help the first-class game.
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Barry Hearn 'in good spirits' after suffering 'minor heart attack'

BBC Essex News Feed - Wed, 04/08/2020 - 13:13
World Snooker Tour and Professional Darts Corporation chairman Barry Hearn is "up and well" after suffering a heart attack on Sunday.
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Ben Stokes: Wisden name England all-rounder leading cricketer in world

BBC Essex News Feed - Wed, 04/08/2020 - 08:49
Ben Stokes becomes the first Englishman since 2005 to be named Wisden's leading cricketer in the world.
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Coronavirus: Ignoring Covid-19 advice is 'lottery with death'

BBC Essex News Feed - Tue, 04/07/2020 - 17:54
The family of Anne Blythe make an emotional appeal after her death with coronavirus.
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Southend stabbing: Fourth murder charge over Lee Chapman death

BBC Essex News Feed - Tue, 04/07/2020 - 12:28
Tyrel Thompson is accused of killing Lee Chapman, 26, who was stabbed to death on a street.
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Princess Alexandra Hospital security guard charged with rape

BBC Essex News Feed - Tue, 04/07/2020 - 11:15
Nicholas Bell, 22, is charged with raping a woman at the Princess Alexandra Hospital in Essex.
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Coronavirus: 'Astrophotography helps me cope with the lockdown'

BBC Essex News Feed - Tue, 04/07/2020 - 08:08
An astronomy photographer says stargazing in his back garden helps him to "switch off".
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The shop where you can still buy huge bags of pasta

BBC Essex News Feed - Tue, 04/07/2020 - 00:08
Wholesalers are opening their doors to members of the public keen to buy supplies in bulk.
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Coronavirus: Town halls consider council tax payment help

BBC Essex News Feed - Tue, 04/07/2020 - 00:02
One council warns it would be impossible to keep services going if relief was applied "across the board".
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Coronavirus: Ambulance service wants 1,000 new workers

BBC Essex News Feed - Mon, 04/06/2020 - 17:05
The East of England Ambulance Service needs drivers, cleaners and clinical staff to help "urgently".
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Coronavirus: High street pharmacists 'needlessly put at risk'

BBC Essex News Feed - Mon, 04/06/2020 - 04:27
Staff dispensing medicines say they urgently need more protective gear to guard against coronavirus.
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Coronavirus: 'I know my life will not be saved in this pandemic'

BBC Essex News Feed - Mon, 04/06/2020 - 01:49
Lucy Watts has a life-limiting condition and fears her life will not be saved if there is a shortage of ventilators.
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Corornavirus: Tributes paid to 'caring' midwife Lynsay Coventry

BBC Essex News Feed - Mon, 04/06/2020 - 01:06
Lynsay Coventry, 54, is the first serving NHS midwife in England whose death has been confirmed.
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Coronavirus: Public urged to follow 'mission-critical' rules

BBC Essex News Feed - Sun, 04/05/2020 - 19:01
The health secretary criticised "unbelievable" behaviour after people packed into sunny public parks.
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Coronavirus lockdown: How are our pets coping with us?

BBC Essex News Feed - Sun, 04/05/2020 - 07:50
We rely on our pets to be there for us, but now we are with them all the time... how are they coping?
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Coronavirus: Closed visitor gardens create virtual tours

BBC Essex News Feed - Sun, 04/05/2020 - 01:12
People who are at home can still get a glimpse of garden attractions even though they are closed.
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Coronavirus: 'I missed out on furlough payments by a day'

BBC Essex News Feed - Sun, 04/05/2020 - 00:32
Thousands of people who started new jobs are not eligible for the government's 80% wage grant.
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Coronavirus: 'We're on our knees' says nurse

BBC Essex News Feed - Sat, 04/04/2020 - 19:14
A nurse posted a video to a Facebook group after a long and difficult shift in ICU amid the coronavirus pandemic.
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Nurse deaths 'inevitable' from coronavirus

BBC Essex News Feed - Sat, 04/04/2020 - 16:56
Nursing chiefs raise fears about protective equipment following the deaths of two nurses.
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Southend United: Deal struck for long-awaited new stadium

BBC Essex News Feed - Fri, 04/03/2020 - 13:26
All political party leaders and the club agree to new proposals that include 1,300 homes.
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