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Real-life 'Chicken Run' for stowaway hen using lorry

Sun, 06/17/2018 - 11:45
Ginger the hen escaped from a farm by using lorry destined for a Sainsbury's distribution centre.
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Southend stab victim 'would never hurt anyone'

Sat, 06/16/2018 - 18:49
Fabian Kacica died after a "disturbance" near Southend's library in May.
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Colchester stalking inquiry: Man accused over five cases

Sat, 06/16/2018 - 15:16
The man is also charged with sexually assaulting a woman who was waiting for a bus.
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Fan completes football ground challenge

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 18:58
A football supporter has completed a challenge to run around all 92 football league grounds.
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Tom Hopper: Southend sign Scunthorpe striker on three-year deal

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 18:23
Southend United sign Scunthorpe United striker Tom Hopper and goalkeeper Ted Smith agrees a new contract.
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Bouncy castle death pair jailed for three years

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 14:20
Two fairground workers' actions led to the death of child who was in the inflatable as it blew away.
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Safety check failure led to Ryanair crew member's leg break

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 14:08
Failure to carry out safety checks led to a trolley coming loose on a flight, a report finds.
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One-Day Cup: Yorkshire beat Essex to set up Hampshire semi-final

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 21:22
Yorkshire recover from losing early wickets to make 259-7, a score they defend to beat Essex in the One-Day Cup play-off.
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Bupa fined £3m in Legionnaire's disease care home death

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 15:32
The company admitted health and safety breaches after the death of Kenneth Ibbetson in 2015.
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County lines: Drug gang 'stabbed me in the face'

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 11:51
A man with poor eye sight and MS was targeted by a gang wanting to use his home for drug dealing.
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Thrive Partnership's academy trust to be dissolved

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 18:12
Two senior members of the trust, which ran two state secondary schools in Essex, were suspended earlier this year.
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Ryanair to fly from London Southend Airport in 2019

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 13:07
The low-cost airline will begin operating flights to eight countries from the airport next year.
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One-Day Cup: Nottinghamshire, Kent, Essex & Yorkshire aim for semi-finals

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 12:48
Defending champions Nottinghamshire face Kent and Essex host Yorkshire in the One-Day Cup play-offs on Thursday.
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Colchester cafe capitalises on board game resurgence

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 10:31
More than 450 games can be played at a cafe which hopes to provide an alternative to consoles.
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HMP Chelmsford inmate back in cell after roof incident

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 08:37
The prisoner was on the roof of HMP Chelmsford for more than 24 hours.
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Man injured in crash receives hundreds of birthday cards

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 06:17
A man who lost touch with his friends after a crash normally received only a handful of cards.
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Kindertransport child refugee who fled Nazis to retrace journey

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 18:46
The 80th anniversary of the rescue of 10,000 children from Nazi Europe is to be remembered.
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Ryan ten Doeschate: Essex captain given two-match suspension

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 14:16
Essex's Ryan ten Doeschate is suspended for two games by the England and Wales Cricket Board for disciplinary breaches.
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Michael Turner: Southend United defender signs contract extension

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 13:40
Southend United defender Michael Turner signs a one-year contract extension, with the option of another year.
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Pilot describes how aircraft parachute saved his life

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 13:32
A pilot describes how his engine failed and only the plane's parachute system saved his life.
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