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Greg Halford: Southend United defender extends contract

Mon, 01/18/2021 - 18:07
Southend United defender Greg Halford extends his deal until the end of the season.
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In Pictures: The view inside the Essex Covid-19 mass vaccination centre

Mon, 01/18/2021 - 16:17
As the NHS rolls out the Covid-19 vaccine, BBC News photographed inside an Essex centre.
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Colchester: Murder arrest after death of woman

Mon, 01/18/2021 - 13:16
A 21-year-old man is under arrest after a woman in her 20s died in the early hours of Sunday.
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Covid: Essex NHS trust headquarters becomes mass vaccination hub

Mon, 01/18/2021 - 08:27
The headquarters of an Essex NHS trust offers vaccinations to priority groups from Monday.
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Essex dog walker captures cliff collapse at Naze beach

Sun, 01/17/2021 - 17:14
"It was really strange to see it happen in front of me," says Lee Chamberlain.
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TikTok clip of great-grandad receiving vaccine goes viral

Sun, 01/17/2021 - 12:00
The 55-second clip shows Reg Davies, 84, leaving his home for the first time since March.
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Masters snooker 2021: Stuart Bingham beaten by Yan Bingtao in semi-final

Sat, 01/16/2021 - 18:34
Chinese debutant Yan Bingtao recovers to stun defending champion Stuart Bingham 6-5 and reach the final of the Masters in Milton Keynes.
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Colchester United 1-1 Cambridge United

Sat, 01/16/2021 - 17:16
An Greg Taylor own goal denies Cambridge a third straight league win following a 1-1 draw at Colchester.
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Grimsby Town 0-0 Southend United

Sat, 01/16/2021 - 17:13
Grimsby and Southend play out a goalless draw at Blundell Park in their battle at the bottom of League Two.
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Covid-19: Harlow Council closes playgrounds

Sat, 01/16/2021 - 15:30
Harlow has the fifth highest rate of new cases in England, with 923 positive tests in the past week.
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Linda Smith: 'Tremendous obstacles' in 1961 child murder case

Sat, 01/16/2021 - 07:34
The murder of 12-year-old Linda Smith, who was strangled with her school scarf, remains unsolved, 60 years on.
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Masters snooker 2021: Ronnie O'Sullivan beaten by John Higgins

Fri, 01/15/2021 - 22:52
World champion Ronnie O'Sullivan is beaten 6-3 by John Higgins in a remarkable Masters quarter-final.
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Dogs get electric shocks on Essex pavement

Fri, 01/15/2021 - 17:29
UK Power Networks says it is working to fix a fault on the electricity supply in the area.
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Braintree pub landlord stabbing: Man admits murder

Fri, 01/15/2021 - 14:12
Scott Gilhooly died at his pub from stab wounds to the chest and neck.
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Masters snooker 2021: Stuart Bingham through but Kyren Wilson out

Thu, 01/14/2021 - 23:33
Defending champion Stuart Bingham ease past Shaun Murphy 6-3 to reach the semi-finals of the Masters.
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Colchester: 'Incredible' gem 'possibly worn by high-ranking Briton'

Thu, 01/14/2021 - 14:11
A "fascinating" Roman treasure is seen in a new light after its re-dating by experts.
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Essex mental health trust told safety 'needs to improve'

Thu, 01/14/2021 - 06:11
An inspection took place at an NHS trust that admitted offences relating to 11 patient deaths.
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Masters snooker 2021: Ronnie O'Sullivan beats Ding Junhui with stunning comeback

Wed, 01/13/2021 - 17:25
Seven-time champion Ronnie O'Sullivan launches a stunning comeback from 5-3 down to beat Ding Junhui 6-5 in the first round at the Masters.
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Sonic boom: RAF home-schooling lesson after Typhoon intercepts plane

Wed, 01/13/2021 - 10:38
The air force video explains why homes were shaken in the East of England on Tuesday.
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Covid-19 and lockdown three: Your questions answered

Tue, 01/12/2021 - 20:33
From lockdown life to vaccines and virus variants - our experts return to answer your questions.
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