READER PIC: Flooding in Southend

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10:58am Saturday 20th September 2014

THIS photo was taken just past the Kursaal at about 10pm last night. It was deeper than this but I couldn't take a picture sooner due to it raining so hard. One N-reg clio tried to drive through and broke down mid way and had to be pushed out by local residents. The fire service also turned up to help those with houses in the flood!

Breaking news Updated: Flash flooding hits homes and businesses

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

10:50am Saturday 20th September 2014

HOMES and businesses have been flooded and some left without power after extreme rainfall battered Southend.

Sam not slack with physique

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

10:00am Saturday 20th September 2014

A CORRINGHAM man is celebrating after gaining three trophies at the Natural Physique Association competition.

Nine people rescued after storm hits Southend

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

8:21am Saturday 20th September 2014

Firefighters rescued nine people trapped by flood water and were called to more than 30 incidents after a storm hit Southend. 

Robust security sees 42% fall in antisocial behaviour

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

8:00am Saturday 20th September 2014

NO-NONSENSE security guards who have the power to tackle troublemakers have led to a drop in antisocial behaviour at a notorious tower block.

Honk if you hate gridlock!

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

7:00am Saturday 20th September 2014

CAMPAIGNERS held roadside protests at two congestion hotspots they fear will suffer endless gridlock if plans for hundreds of new houses go ahead.

Awards for Seevic students

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

7:00am Saturday 20th September 2014

MORE than 50 students were honoured for their academic achievements in an awards ceremony.

Candidates for Thurrock Council's by election announced

Maldon and Burnham Standard: LIVE: Full Thurrock Council meeting

7:00am Saturday 20th September 2014

THE candidates for Thurrock Council's by election in October have been announced.

Jordi wants to prove he’s got the X Factor

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

6:30am Saturday 20th September 2014

THE future looks bright for Canvey boy Jordi Whitworth as his boyband Overload dominates the X Factor.

£2,000 payout for injury while feeding a police horse

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Essex Police closed the station as part of £2.5million cuts.

6:00am Saturday 20th September 2014

POLICE officers and civilian staff have been paid thousands of pounds for a range of claims including fingerprint dust causing asthma and injuries while feeding a police horse.

1,700 join tributes on Facebook to tragic Joss

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

6:00am Saturday 20th September 2014

TRIBUTES have continued to pour in for a Canvey teenager who died suddenly.

Woman drove Karen and tot to hospital after he scalded himself with tea at park picnic

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

6:00am Saturday 20th September 2014

A YOUNG mum who ran screaming into the street after her toddler was burnt with scalding tea wants to find the good Samaritan who stopped to help, so she can thank her.

Flash floods cancel trains

Maldon and Burnham Standard: There is disruption on the Greater Anglia service to Southminster

7:44pm Friday 19th September 2014

HEAVY flooding has cancelled a number of trains between Southend and London.

Police release new picture of missing Tilbury teen

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Jessica Pittaway

5:37pm Friday 19th September 2014

A NEW photo has been issued of a teenager from Tilbury missing from her home for more than three weeks.

Residents invited to Walking for Health training course

Maldon and Burnham Standard: LIVE: Full Thurrock Council meeting

4:48pm Friday 19th September 2014

RESIDENTS are invited to take part in a Walking for Health training course.

Woman treated for smoke inhalation following kitchen fire in Tilbury

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

4:38pm Friday 19th September 2014

A WOMAN had to be treated for breathing in smoke following a kitchen fire.

Triple jumper Jonathan Edwards to visit Southend

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

4:00pm Friday 19th September 2014

TRIPLE jumper Jonathan Edwards will be the guest of honour at South Essex College’s graduation ceremony next month.

Thurrock is on the look out for the borough's most talented musicians

Maldon and Burnham Standard: LIVE: Full Thurrock Council meeting

3:11pm Friday 19th September 2014

THE Thurrock Music Education Hub is on the lookout for the borough’s most talented young musicians.

Jupiter Ray is heading to Stanford

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

3:00pm Friday 19th September 2014

A POPULAR four-piece band are heading to Stanford-le-Hope.

Colin stands as independent

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

3:00pm Friday 19th September 2014

THE chairman of a community group has announced he will be running in the Canvey East ward by-election as an independent candidate.

Let the music play on

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

2:00pm Friday 19th September 2014

YOUNGSTERS have vowed to carry on playing their instruments after starring on TV.

Free-flow tolling at Thurrock-Dartford crossing delayed until late November

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Dartford Crossing

1:26pm Friday 19th September 2014

THE introduction of free-flow tolling at the Thurrock-Dartford river crossing has been delayed.

Council house tenant evicted for dishonestly claiming 'holiday home'

Maldon and Burnham Standard: LIVE: Southend Council budget

1:02pm Friday 19th September 2014

A COUNCIL tenant has been evicted and ordered to pay £7,000 after keeping a second tenancy secret.

How Environment Agency is helping council with flood problem

Maldon and Burnham Standard: We are less than happy with More Than service

1:00pm Friday 19th September 2014

THE Environment Agency said it would co-operate with Castle Point Council’s investigation into flooding.

Parents in Thurrock urged to check whether they are eligible for free childcare

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

11:33am Friday 19th September 2014

PARENTS across Thurrock are being urged to check whether they are eligible for free childcare on offer to two-year-olds in the borough.

Bas Vegas winners set to fly off to Oz

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

11:00am Friday 19th September 2014

A LUCKY south Essex couple are all set to jet across the world on the holiday of their dreams after winning a competition.

Charity cyclists ride to Belgium

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

10:00am Friday 19th September 2014

RUSSELL Holman, from Grays, took part in a Grays-to-Bruges charity bike ride with ten friends.

Motorbike destroyed by fire

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

9:20am Friday 19th September 2014

A MOTORBIKE has been destroyed by fire.

Who needs Hollywood when there’s Canvey?

Maldon and Burnham Standard: James McAvoy in Filth. Picture: PA Photo/Lionsgate

9:00am Friday 19th September 2014

FIRST Vogue, then Prada, now Silent Witness!

Wheelchair user is conned out of £6k

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

8:30am Friday 19th September 2014

A DISABLED man was conned out of £6,000 as he tried to buy an electric wheelchair online.

Death of a woman who sued hospital for misdiagnosis

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

8:00am Friday 19th September 2014

A WOMAN who sued Southend Hospital after A&E doctors repeatedly failed to spot her cervical cancer has died.

Bid for Thurrock's first parish council has begun

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

7:30am Friday 19th September 2014

RESIDENTS are being urged to take part in a survey which will decide on the borough’s first parish council.

Pole in field leaves boy, 9, concussed

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

7:00am Friday 19th September 2014

A MUM has described the terrifying moment her little boy fell unconscious after hitting his head on part of a metal pole.

Dogwalker terrified by man wielding golf club

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Essex Police have closed the road

6:00am Friday 19th September 2014

A terrified woman had a golf club swung at her by a man who tried to kick her puppy.

Brave Chloe battles back after breaking her back in 18ft fall

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

6:00am Friday 19th September 2014

A GIRL who broke her back after falling 18ft out of a tree is walking again after undergoing gruelling surgery.

Patient dies after superbug infection

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Basildon Hospital

6:00am Friday 19th September 2014

A PATIENT died at Basildon Hospital after developing clostridium difficile (c-diff) during a spike in cases of the superbug.

Two crews called to kitchen fire

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Parked cars are delaying fire crews in Ongar (file image).

8:12pm Thursday 18th September 2014

Two crews were called to a kitchen fire in Grays.

Plans to replace one bungalow with 19 homes rejected

Maldon and Burnham Standard: 20 homes could be built in place of one bungalow

7:44pm Thursday 18th September 2014

PLANS to build 19 homes on a site occupied by one derelict bungalow in Stanford-le-Hope have been deferred.

Islanders voice fury at flooding

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

6:00pm Thursday 18th September 2014

DOZENS of residents attended a council meeting to share their flooding experiences as Castle Point Council prepares to hand over evidence to the Government.

Drivers escape serious injury in three vehicle accident

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Pic credit: East of England Ambulance Service Trust

5:50pm Thursday 18th September 2014

Drivers escaped serious injury in a three vehicle accident on the A127. 

Tills swiped in Pitsea smash and grabs

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

5:30pm Thursday 18th September 2014

RAIDERS smashed their way in two Pitsea businesses before swiping the tills.

Nomination deadline for Thurrock Education Awards extended

Maldon and Burnham Standard: LIVE: Full Thurrock Council meeting

5:07pm Thursday 18th September 2014

THE nomination deadline for the Thurrock Education Awards has been extended until the end of the month.

Community wildlife haven in Hadleigh destroyed

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

5:00pm Thursday 18th September 2014

VANDALS destroyed a wildlife haven created by volunteers.

New world record set in Thurrock for longest line of fanfare trumpeters

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

4:55pm Thursday 18th September 2014

A NEW world record for the longest line of fanfare trumpeters was set during a marching brass event in Thurrock.

Delays expected as seven months of work on Nethermayne, Basildon, starts today

Maldon and Burnham Standard: We'll solve hospital traffic misery

4:20pm Thursday 18th September 2014

SEVEN months of roadworks begin today, bringing delays to two of Basildon’s busiest roads.

Teen run over after gang attack outside kebab shop

Maldon and Burnham Standard: webpix police generic

4:17pm Thursday 18th September 2014

A GANG attacked a teenager before running over his foot outsider a kebab shop.

Yard blaze closes A127 for five hours

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

4:00pm Thursday 18th September 2014

NEIGHBOURS rallied together to push a van away from a huge blaze with their bare hands.

Hospital bid to halve victims of killer sepsis

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Basildon Hospital is ordering its security staff to issue the £40 fines in a bid to stop people parking inconsiderately.

3:00pm Thursday 18th September 2014

BASILDON Hospital has set itself the target of halving the number of patients who die from one of the UK’s biggest killers – sepsis.

Su switched on to boost hospice cash

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

2:00pm Thursday 18th September 2014

A RADIO presenter has raised more than £5,000 for a hospice by taking on challenges and putting on events all year.

Former paediatric clinic is set to go under the hammer

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

1:20pm Thursday 18th September 2014

A FORMER Westcliff health centre is being sold at auction with a guide price of £150,000.






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