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A MAN who was found collapsed in public toilets in Southend on Friday died shortly afterwards.
A TECHNICAL hitch is delaying flights across the UK.
BURGLARS have stolen nearly £70,000 of cars, jewellery and cash from Wickford homes in the space of three days – and police say their neighbours could be next.
RESIDENTS at a care home were left in bed throughout the day and referred to by their room number rather than their name, a watchdog has revealed.
A PETITION launched by former Echo reporter to investigate the causes of food bank use and hunger in the UK has received nearly 100,000 signatures in four days.
ABOUT 15 shop staff will be jobless for Christmas after Blockbuster said it is shutting both its south Essex stores.
A POST-MORTEM has revealed the victims of a car fire in Thorpe Bay burned alive following confirmation by police it was the result of a murder-suicide.
COMEDIAN Russell Brand has cancelled the latest leg of his world tour tonight in Southend due to illness.
THE workers at Qinetiq defence testing site in Shoebury did the Movember fundraising month proud, growing an inspiring array of moustaches in aid of a men’s health charity.
DETERMINED officers are limbering up to run two miles a day to raise money in memory of a fallen colleague.
A CHARITY shop selling high-quality “shabby chic” furniture will make a huge difference to people’s lives in Leigh.
Police are appealing for witnesses after a man indecently exposed himself to three separate women in Southend on the same day.
FREE parking and a packed programme of events will lure shoppers tomorrow as part of a national campaign to support small businesses.
WICKFORD will be the focus for the first attempt of a Small Business Saturday by Basildon Coucnil.
A CRASH involving three cars is causing tailbacks on the A13.
FORMER Essex police officer Hannah Notley has been jailed for four months for failing to investigate an alleged rape.
A WOMAN is in hospital with serious injuries after being hit by a car in Westcliff.
WITH only 20 days until Christmas, plenty of people are getting into the spirit by adorning their homes with festive lights, but one Southend effort will take some beating.
The Queen and the Prince of Wales are among those who have paid tribute to South Africa's first black president Nelson Mandela who has died at the age of 95. The world learnt of his death as royalty, celebrities and fans were watching the royal premiere of a film chronicling his incredible life.
THE police response to the flood alert was “unprecedented” according to the county’s top cop.