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Coronavirus: Your photos of what 100 days of lockdown life means to you

Wed, 07/01/2020 - 17:42
From baking to DIY haircuts, people from the East of England have shared their lockdown life.
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Roydon workshop fire: Seven vehicles destroyed

Wed, 07/01/2020 - 14:16
An investigation into what caused the blaze is due to take place today.
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Coronavirus has 'wasted my entire body' says ex-Papworth patient

Wed, 07/01/2020 - 08:51
A mental health nurse talks about his recovery from coronavirus after 60 days in intensive care.
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EasyJet plans to close bases and cut staff

Tue, 06/30/2020 - 18:14
The airline says it is consulting on plans to close bases at Stansted, Southend and Newcastle.
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Sol Campbell: Southend United manager leaves by mutual consent

Tue, 06/30/2020 - 14:39
Former England defender Sol Campbell leaves his role as manager of Southend United by mutual consent.
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Basildon primary school teaches all pupils on site before summer

Tue, 06/30/2020 - 14:02
By staggering their return, it has made sure all its pupils have been taught on site for four weeks.
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County cricket: 1 August start as delayed season given green light

Mon, 06/29/2020 - 18:14
The delayed 2020 county season will begin on 1 August, the England and Wales Cricket Board confirms.
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Coronavirus: How Southend hopes to 'bounce back'

Mon, 06/29/2020 - 17:52
Businesses in Southend are getting ready for an influx of tourists as lockdown is eased.
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Chigwell care home reunites families from behind screen

Sun, 06/28/2020 - 00:21
A home builds a summerhouse to enable relatives to see each other for the first time since March.
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Police disperse Leigh-on-Sea crowd after reports of bottles thrown

Sat, 06/27/2020 - 14:34
A dispersal order is in place after a large crowd had to be moved on by Essex Police.
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Essex lorry deaths: Man admits offence linked to people-smuggling

Fri, 06/26/2020 - 19:40
The bodies of 39 Vietnamese nationals were found in a lorry trailer in Essex in October 2019.
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M25 Essex closure causes long delays after lorry fire

Fri, 06/26/2020 - 15:11
The lorry containing pallets of wood caught fire on Friday morning.
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Coronavirus: What could local lockdowns look like in England?

Fri, 06/26/2020 - 07:25
Parts of the country could introduce them if cases of Covid-19 spike, but how might they work?
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Coronavirus: 'What life without a leisure centre means for us'

Thu, 06/25/2020 - 13:29
The closure of leisure centres has cost a council £310,000 and disrupted fitness regimes.
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Coronavirus: UK councils fear bankruptcy amid Covid-19 costs

Thu, 06/25/2020 - 09:34
A BBC investigation reveals the scale of the financial challenges facing local authorities.
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Essex lorry deaths: Ronan Hughes appears in court charged with manslaughter

Wed, 06/24/2020 - 17:48
Ronan Hughes was extradited from Ireland to the UK over the deaths of 39 Vietnamese migrants
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Airports giant Swissport set to halve its UK workforce

Wed, 06/24/2020 - 13:19
More than 4,500 jobs could be lost at the ground handling firm due to coronavirus effects on air travel.
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Southend United: Mark Milligan among five players released by relegated club

Wed, 06/24/2020 - 12:35
Southend release former Australia midfielder Mark Milligan, Luke Hyam, Sam Mantom and two others after relegation.
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John 'Goldfinger' Palmer murder unsolved five years on

Wed, 06/24/2020 - 02:00
The "contract killer" who spied on and shot the Essex gangster remains at large, police say.
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Epping murder: Man found stabbed to death in street

Wed, 06/24/2020 - 00:36
A murder investigation is launched into the death of the man, who is believed to be in his 30s.
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