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Drunk set fire to a woman's flat door after she refused to sleep with him

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 15:00
A DRUNK set fire to a woman’s front door after she refused to have sex with him.
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Police claim first success in boy racer crackdown

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 14:00
POLICE are celebrating their first successful move in the fight against boy racers in Canvey.
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Friends take on the Gauntlet to help Little Havens

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 13:00
A GROUP of friends is celebrating after completing a gruelling mud challenge which saw them raise £3,000 for Little Havens Hospice.
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Benfleet man arrested for drink driving following three-vehicle crash on A127 at Rayleigh Weir

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 12:53
A 62-year-old man from Benfleet has been arrested on suspicion of drink driving following a three vehicle pile up on the A127 this morning.
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Tyres worth £100k stolen

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 12:52
MORE than £100,000 worth of tyres have been stolen from a depot in a double sting.
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Police search for alleged meat thief

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 12:08
A MAN is alleged to have stolen £50 worth of meat from a Benfleet Co-Op.
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My cake creation won a gold medal, but web acclaim is the icing on the cake

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 12:00
A CAKE decorator’s creation has gone global – with more than 28million people admiring her five-tiered masterpiece online.
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Can Basildon be a business hotspot?

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 11:56
Basildon Council wants to build on Basildon’s strong enterprise standing and build it into the commercial hotbed for the South East. The Echo asked two leading politicians if they think this is achievable?
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Pupils win business challenge in Essex

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 10:00
DELIGHTED pupils have been crowned winners of a tough business challenge.
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Rochford fears possible merger with Wickford

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 09:00
ROCHFORD Council fears overdevelopment in Wickford could lead to it merging with Rawreth.
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Porter Steve's national role

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 08:00
AN inspirational hospital porter has been taking centre stage to share his experiences of the NHS.
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The headstone hunter

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 07:00
JEANE Trend-Hill’s hobby is anything but conventional. The 47- year-old visits cemeteries across Europe – to take photographs of tombstones.
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Commuters: "Greater Anglia investment just tinkering around edges"

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 06:00
PASSENGERS in Essex have labelled the decision to keep Greater Anglia in charge “controversial”.
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Man found guilty of killing his mum

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 05:00
A STUDENT has been cleared of murdering his mum, but has been found guilty of knifing her to death.
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Trash fire spreads to outbuildings

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 19:05
FIRE FIGHTERS have tackled a blaze at two outbuildings tonight after a rubbish fire spread out of control.
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"We're going to start policing our own streets"

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 17:35
A RESIDENT has set up a crimefighting web community after being burgled because he says the police are too overstretched to deal with it.
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Ten tonne rubbish fire classed as deliberate

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 17:32
A RUBBISH fire was started deliberately in Billericay this afternoon.
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Rayleigh MP visits Wallasea Island bird sanctuary project

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 17:12
RAYLEIGH and Wickford MP Mark Francois recently visited the project to turn Wallasea Island into one of the largest bird sanctuaries in Europe.
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Youth orchestra hits high notes

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 17:00
YOUNG musicians have won praise for a performance which turned the Southend Youth Orchestra into a roaring success.
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Cyclist involved in crash with car

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 16:50
A CYCLIST in his fifties has been involved in a crash with a car this afternoon.
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