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Castle gets underfloor heating

BBC Essex - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 12:55
A Norman castle is re-opening with underfloor heating after a year of refurbishment work which has cost £4.2m.
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Blazing rubbish - Fire crews called to extinguish blaze at Southend recycling centre

Local News - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 12:49
FIRE crews were called to a Southend council recycling centre this morning to extinguish a blaze of rubbish.
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How Danny’s fund helped Lilybet take her first steps back to recovery

Local News - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 12:00
FOR any parent, nothing ever quite beats seeing your child taking their first few tentative steps.
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England places up for grabs - Cook

BBC Essex - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 10:26
Captain Alastair Cook says there are places to be won in the England Test side to face Sri Lanka in June.
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Transsexual crippled with pain from botched sex change operation made false police report

Local News - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 10:00
A TRANSSEXUAL who complained to police she was being abused by yobs after having a sex change operation has pleded guilty to wasting police time.
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11 arrested in drug raids

Local News - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 09:00
POLICE have raided drug dens across the borough in response to tip-offs about suspicious activity.
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VIDEO: Trust apology over pregnancy death

BBC Essex - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 08:55
A pregnant woman died after an ambulance crewed by untrained staff delays getting her to hospital in Southend.
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New Bishop of Brentwood "excited" about the job

Local News - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 08:48
THE Brentwood Diocese has named its new Bishop - a former scientist and teacher.
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Sea defence concerns after bad winter weather

Local News - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 08:30
ISLANDERS are worried about the state of Canvey’s sea defences after finding signs of damage to its seawall.
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Site of flats for vulnerable youngsters revealed

Local News - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 08:00
VULNERABLE young people will get a new home in Westcliff thanks to help from volunteers who slept rough in temperatures of -4C.
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Quadruple bypass won't stop my 154ft challenge

Local News - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 07:00
AFTER undergoing gruelling heart surgery most people would be taking it easy.
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Hospital's whopping agency bill revealed

Local News - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 06:30
A WHOPPING £29million has been spent on agency staff by Southend Hospital in the past four years, the Echo can reveal.
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Flybe cancels flights from Southend Airport

Local News - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 06:00
FLYBE has cancelled flights from Southend Airport to Cologne after only a week as rival Ryanair announced flights from Stansted.
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Flash mob celebrate 20 years at the top

Local News - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 05:30
SOUTHEND YMCA celebrated its 20th anniversary by staging a “flash mob” event in the town’s High Street.
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Gunman beats up milkman in 3.30am robbery

Local News - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 05:00
A MILKMAN was hit over the head by a man armed with a gun.
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Mum ‘beaten in front of her tot’

Local News - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 05:00
A NEW mum was attacked in front of her baby by her ex-boyfriend so brutally she required emergency surgery to stop bleeding on the brain, a court has heard.
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New business park could be built on Canvey fields

Local News - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 05:00
A HUGE business park could be built on Canvey if plans are given the green light.
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Trust 'sorry' over pregnancy death

BBC Essex - Mon, 04/14/2014 - 19:19
An ambulance trust apologises after student paramedics sent to the Essex home of a 38-year-old pregnant woman, failed to realise she was bleeding to death.
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Sam is chosen to represent Scouts around the world

Local News - Mon, 04/14/2014 - 19:00
A CANVEY teenager is travelling across the globe to fly the flag for Castle Point Scouts.
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Shrine director appointed bishop

BBC Essex - Mon, 04/14/2014 - 18:08
The director of a major Catholic shrine in Norfolk is appointed Bishop of Brentwood covering Essex and east London.
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