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Maldon crash: Drug-driver jailed for fleeing after hitting girl

8 hours 45 min ago
The four-year-old "looked like a doll" as she flew through the air, her mother said.
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Dozens offer one-eyed French bulldog Ugly Betty new home

10 hours 43 min ago
More than 30 people contact the RSPCA overnight to adopt the "affectionately named" Ugly Betty.
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Missing cat Quincey back with family after 12 years

10 hours 55 min ago
Wayward tom Quincey, who disappeared in 2006, is reunited with his owner's daughter.
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The Vine Brentwood: Owner wants to reopen fatal attack bar

Tue, 08/20/2019 - 20:24
Paul Wallington died after being assaulted outside the The Vine in Essex on Christmas Eve.
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County Championship: Leaders Essex bowl out Kent for 40 to win by three wickets

Tue, 08/20/2019 - 19:18
Essex skittle Kent for just 40 on their way to winning a remarkable game at Canterbury, where 26 wickets fell on day three.
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Southend Central Museum repairs will cost more than £195,000

Tue, 08/20/2019 - 19:10
Southend Central Museum on Victoria Avenue in the town is to undergo extensive repair.
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Dream Lodge Group creditors 'to recoup 5% of £25.6m debt'

Tue, 08/20/2019 - 14:23
Creditors will get back just a fraction of what they are owed by Dream Lodge Group, say administrators.
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Great Saling: Murder arrest after woman, 41, stabbed

Tue, 08/20/2019 - 14:10
A 42-year-old man is arrested on suspicion of the murder of a woman in Great Saling, Essex.
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One-eyed French bulldog Ugly Betty needs new home

Tue, 08/20/2019 - 13:28
The RSPCA admits Ugly Betty's "unusual looks" may put some people off the one-eyed pooch.
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Grimsby Town v Colchester United

Tue, 08/20/2019 - 12:56
Live coverage of Tuesday's League Two game between Grimsby Town and Colchester United.
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Southend United v Peterborough United

Tue, 08/20/2019 - 12:53
Live coverage of Tuesday's League One game between Southend United and Peterborough United.
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Essex dad's pollution superhero tale for life-limited son

Tue, 08/20/2019 - 08:54
He hopes the children's book will create a legacy for his son, 5, who has a degenerative condition.
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County Championship: Essex progress against Kent halted by rain

Mon, 08/19/2019 - 17:42
Essex reach 32-1 by the end of day two at Canterbury, with their reply to Kent's 226 all out halted by rain.
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Horse dies on M25 near Dartford Crossing

Mon, 08/19/2019 - 16:30
The road was closed for several hours when at least 15 horses were seen on the busy motorway.
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Colchester's Kane Vincent-Young and Spurs' Anthony Georgiou join Ipswich Town

Mon, 08/19/2019 - 16:30
Ipswich Town sign right-back Kane Vincent-Young from Colchester and winger Anthony Georgiou on loan from Tottenham Hotspur.
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Costa Coffee: Employees call £200 deductions for training 'unfair'

Mon, 08/19/2019 - 15:21
Thirteen Costa Coffee employees criticise a franchise manager's handling of multiple stores in Essex.
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Driver jailed for New Year's Eve cyclist death

Mon, 08/19/2019 - 14:58
Ravinder Matharu was on the phone to his girlfriend when he struck a 43-year-old, police say.
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Essex cyclist tops 174mph in speed challenge

Mon, 08/19/2019 - 14:04
Neil Campbell was pulled along a runway by a Porsche, then released to go through a timing gate.
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US silicone death: Briton Donna Francis extradited

Mon, 08/19/2019 - 11:47
Donna Francis is accused of killing Kelly Mayhew in a "botched butt enhancement" procedure in 2015.
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County Championship: Mohammad Amir and Sam Cook reduce Kent to 125-6

Sun, 08/18/2019 - 19:14
Sam Cook and Mohammad Amir each take three wickets as Essex put themselves in a strong position against Kent, despite rain on day one.
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