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Essex drugs arrests after county lines crackdown

Tue, 06/18/2019 - 18:00
Twenty people are arrested during a series of police raids at properties across Essex.
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Ben Quartermaine: Mum hopes pupils learn lesson of sea death

Tue, 06/18/2019 - 17:48
Ben Quartermaine's mother says more should be done to warn children of the dangers of the sea.
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Danny Collinge: Colchester United sign former Stuttgart defender

Tue, 06/18/2019 - 16:21
League Two side Colchester United sign former Stuttgart defender Danny Collinge on a two-year contract.
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Nut allergy man 'thrown off' Turkish Airlines flight

Tue, 06/18/2019 - 14:42
Josh Silver says he was escorted off a Turkish Airlines flight after telling crew he had a nut allergy.
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Prison workout 'turned inmate's life around'

Tue, 06/18/2019 - 13:43
LJ Flanders has published a book of workouts which can be performed in prison cell-sized spaces.
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Marie Curie and Mariah Carey cake mix-up 'was a joke'

Tue, 06/18/2019 - 13:22
Colleagues baked a cake of the scientist instead of singer Mariah Carey as part of an ongoing joke.
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Essex murder inquiry: Beverley O'Connor's death in Burnham-on-Crouch 'not suspicious'

Tue, 06/18/2019 - 12:05
A "sparkling, lovely character" was found at home at the bottom of the stairs, an inquest hears.
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'Skatey McSkateface' wins public vote for Southend skate park

Tue, 06/18/2019 - 09:58
The council is defending its decision to name the skate park following a vote on social media.
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Essex students 'demand change' to sex complaint policy

Tue, 06/18/2019 - 04:09
The University of Essex will have "changes in place" for the new academic year, a spokesman says.
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Clacton murder trial: Man 'threatened to burn down flat'

Mon, 06/17/2019 - 19:51
Seth Stollery and Freya Parker-Magowan are accused of murdering Paul Gillett.
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Beatles movie: Star's 'amazing' time on Yesterday with Ed Sheeran and Danny Boyle

Mon, 06/17/2019 - 18:54
Yesterday's star talks of working with Ed Sheeran and Danny Boyle.
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County Championship: Essex bowl Hampshire out for 88 to complete innings win

Mon, 06/17/2019 - 15:59
Simon Harmer claims match figures of 12-61 as Essex crush Hampshire by an innings inside two days at Chelmsford.
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Michael Barrymore: 'Happy to meet Lubbock's dad'

Mon, 06/17/2019 - 13:50
Terry Lubbock's son Stuart, 31, was found dead in a swimming pool at the entertainer's Essex home.
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Leo Latifi locker fall death: Lego tribute planned by pupils

Mon, 06/17/2019 - 13:22
Classmates of Leo Latifi, 9, plan to build a Lego memorial in a school garden.
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Open-top bus parade for Sunday league stars Duckpond FC

Mon, 06/17/2019 - 13:04
Duckpond FC went the extra mile to celebrate winning the league, splashing £4,000 on a celebration.
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House fire started by sun reflecting off bedroom mirror

Mon, 06/17/2019 - 12:07
The homeowner is treated for smoke inhalation after trying to tackle the blaze.
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The family-of-four living off grid

Mon, 06/17/2019 - 01:11
Two former vets from Essex and their children are showing others how it is possible to live self-sufficiently.
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County Championship: Simon Harmer takes 5-23 as Essex hurt Hampshire title hopes

Sun, 06/16/2019 - 19:19
Essex spinner Simon Harmer takes 5-23 to help bowl out Hampshire for 118 before reaching 147-3 at the close.
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Duckpond FC celebrates league win with open top bus tour

Sun, 06/16/2019 - 14:17
A Sunday League football team continues its tradition of open top bus celebrations through Harwich.
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Southend Pier £14m upgrade 'a priority' for new council

Sun, 06/16/2019 - 07:35
The 1.3-mile structure will get a new pavilion and upgraded railway.
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