Health experts say boozing goes up almost 40 percent over the festive season.
FIRE fighters tackled a small flat fire on Southchurch Avenue, Southend, earlier this evening.
A judge orders an Italian woman should undergo a forced Caesarean section because of fears she was at risk of rupture if she gave birth naturally.
LABOUR politicians have written to a Government minister to demand answers on the future of a South Essex bail hostel.
TWO MPs are to write to the Government to urge ministers to make cash available to ease youth employment in Basildon.
THE police helicopter swooped on Canvey to help catch a thief after a car was stolen from outside a home in Benfleet.
A MOTHER may have been responsible for killing her son and taking her own life by starting a car fire in Thorpe Bay yesterday, police say.
A lawyer for a woman forced to undergo a Caesarean section and give her baby up for adoption says she was just 34 weeks pregnant.
Politician Godfrey Bloom is branded a "wince-inducing gaffe machine" after winning the Plain English Campaign's Foot in Mouth award.
A road has been closed in Westcliff due to a gas leak this afternoon.
A netball coach who has devoted more than 40 years to the sport is among the three finalists for this year's BBC East Unsung Sporting Hero award.
Police and members of the public of the public help rescue a disabled driver whose car went through railings into an Essex river.
The decision to force a woman with bipolar disorder to undergo a Caesarean section and then give her baby up for adoption was "totally unreasonable," her lawyer says.
Plans for a new junction on the M11 have been unveiled by Essex County Council.
THIS is the moment a 60-year-old man had to be rescued from his car after it crashed into the River Can in Chelmsford city centre.
A man found dead and another seriously hurt with bullet wounds were related, it emerges.
A SHOOTING in Orsett on Tuesday afternoon involved a father and his son, the Gazette understands.
TRAINS between Southend to London are running late after a vehicle hit a bridge.
COASTGUARDS and police rescued two people after their yacht broke down.
Sarah’s life spiralled out of control after she lost custody of her son.