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East Beach closed on Easter Sunday as MoD carry out controlled explosion

Local News - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 18:03
EAST Beach was closed on Easter Sunday after seven pieces of Second World War ordnance were destroyed in a controlled explosion.
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Smith finds touch against Essex

BBC Essex - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 17:47
Skipper Graeme Smith makes 65 as Surrey reply to Essex's 306 all out with 217-6 on day three at The Oval.
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Free flow work starts tonight

Local News - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 16:36
Drivers are reminded advance construction work starts tonight, Tuesday, April 22, ahead of a new scheme aimed at improving journeys at the Dartford Crossing.
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Are you the good samaritan who saved disabled man from street mugging?

Local News - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 16:33
POLICE urgently want to hear from the good Samaritan who came to the aid of a disabled man as he was being robbed in the street. 
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Enid’s home sweet home for 68 years

Local News - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 16:00
A PENSIONER who has lived in the same home for nearly 68 years is the longest-standing tenant of a housing association.
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Basildon home prices highest rise in Essex

Local News - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 15:00
HOUSE prices have rocketed in Basildon, with the borough seeing the highest increase in the whole of Essex last year.
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VIDEO: Mystery of the missing rhea solved?

BBC Essex - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 14:39
The mystery of an escaped ostrich-like bird called a rhea has a new lead.
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Home 'wrong place' for suicidal teen

BBC Essex - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 13:23
Police were called 10 times in two months to a teenage girl before she was found hanged, an inquest hears.
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Henry to open his second burger bar

Local News - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 13:00
A SOUTHEND burger bar is set to open a second diner and cocktail bar in the heart of Leigh this summer.
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Fall at care home may have contributed to pensioner's death

Local News - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 12:21
A CARE home was accused of altering records about a dementia sufferer’s treatment and offered her husband £1,000 to stop complaining, an inquest was told.
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Southend flights diverted due to fog

Local News - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 12:00
FOUR Southend Airport-bound flights were diverted because of fog on Sunday night, leading to long delays for hundreds of passengers.
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Essex bring in Kiwi batsman Ryder

BBC Essex - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 11:58
Essex sign New Zealand batsman Jesse Ryder to play in all formats for the 2014 season, pending a visa application.
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Top 10 moments from Southend Shakedown

Local News - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 11:10
Huge crowds turned out on Southend seafront on Bank Holiday Monday as glorious sunshine beamed down for the 16th annual Southend Shakedown.
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Andrew targets £25k for medical equipment

Local News - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 11:00
A RETIRED businessman with a rare brain disease is raising money for a £25,000 piece of equipment.
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Train firm wants food bank donations from customers

Local News - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 10:00
A TRAIN operator has launched a food bank appeal at all of its stations.
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Work on free-flow crossing begins

BBC Essex - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 09:51
Work is due to begin on signs on the approaches to the Dartford crossing in preparation for a new system of collecting tolls.
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Save £700 with Essex County Council

Local News - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 09:00
HOUSEHOLDS can save up to £700 if they follow Essex County Council’s latest advice.
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Pixie Lott, Tinie Tempah & Ceelo Green among 14 acts added to V Fest 2014

Local News - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 08:20
POP stars including Pixie Lott, Tinie Tempah and Ceelo Green have been added to the bill of V Festival 2014.
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Commuters reporting delays at Essex train stations

Local News - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 08:07
COMMUTERS are facing delays at train stations across south Essex this morning.
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Thanks for saving my life after fall

Local News - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 08:00
A DEVASTATED ex-lorry driver has been told he will never walk again after he plunged 20ft into a brook and shattered his leg.
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