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Flipping brilliant! Pancake Day ousts Valentine’s Day as UK’s favourite festival in February

Flipping brilliant! Pancake Day ousts Valentine’s Day as UK’s favourite festival in February

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Reporter Dominic Bareham hands over the cheque to Bob Craven, from the Tram Stop Shelter project

Wheelchair users will have easier access to Southend beach thanks to Echo money

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Experience counts – nurse Suzanne Reynolds was worried when she noticed baby Jacob was sitting with his head tilted. Inset: Hannah Tiplady with a now recovered Jacob

Nurse who saved the life of ill tot ‘used experience’

Air Ambulance lands at school

UPDATE: Woman died after suffering a cardiac arrest in Noak Bridge

Basildon road blocked after accident

UPDATE: Man suffers serious head injuries after Basildon road accident

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Park homeowners claim they are unfairly missing out on Government aid to keep them warm over winter

Retirement park home owners claim they are missing out on winter fuel support

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Groups failed to spot sick child’s neglect

Groups failed to spot sick child’s neglect

Norris Ryan died on New Year's Eve in 2014

Failure to treat pressure sores led to former teacher's death, inquest rules

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Amy and her nan Diana.

Southend recruitment consultant to run marathon for nan who died of cancer

RECIPES: Fabulous Baker Brothers share their beer bread recipes

RECIPES: Fabulous Baker Brothers share their beer bread recipes

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North Thameside Ladies with Southend mayor Andrew Moring

Landladies raise £11,000 for charities

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Way to go? This home in Redgrave Road, Vange, is believed to be the first house built as part of Basildon new town

Are new towns the answer to housing?

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Thugs hold knife against man and steal his £2,500 designer watch

Thugs hold knife against man and steal his £2,500 designer watch

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Recognise this treasure trove jewellery recovered from suspected thieves?

Recognise this treasure trove of jewellery recovered from suspected thieves?

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Residents meeting to take place in Orsett this weekend to discuss new Thames crossing plans

Thames crossing action group to meet in Orsett this weekend to discuss proposals

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Former Thurrock councillor Terry Brookes

Fomer Thurrock councillor Terry Brookes re-bailed following arrest on suspicion of possession of child porn

Singing teacher to audition on The Voice

Singing teacher to audition on The Voice

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Sadie Hasler: Veganuary may sound like a complaint you’d go to a lady doctor about, but I’m doing it

Sadie Hasler: Veganuary may sound like a complaint you’d go to a lady doctor about, but I’m doing it

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Man taken to hospital after being knocked down by car

Man taken to hospital after being knocked down by car

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Councillors recommend 3.99 per cent hike in council tax

Councillors recommend 3.99 per cent hike in council tax

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Musical maestro Piers Adams, with pupils from West Leigh and Bournes Green Junior Schools

IN PICTURES: Musical maestro gives recorder masterclass to school children

Claire Thompson, a South Essex teacher, felt "like a new person" after her course

St Luke's Hospice offers last few places on free HOPE course for people living or recovering from cancer

Basildon Magistrates' Court

Man charged with attempted murder following stabbing

Firefighters called out to chemical spill

Firefighters called out to chemical spill

The dent to Mitchell Russell's Renault Clio

Driver left with £1,000 repair bill after yobs jump on car and damage bonnet

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World champion: Max Whitlock

Snooker champion Stuart Bingham and gymnastics star Max Whitlock to be granted "the freedom of Basildon"

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Sporting fun – coach Laura Kavanagh and Stifford Clays Primary headteacher Anthony Peltier with the participating pupils

Stifford Clays school offers help to disabled youngsters with Paralympic-style competition

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Darren Pidgeon in September 2015

Acid attack victim says we need to stop access to products to stop attacks

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Margaret Seaman, Dave Seaman, Tim Vaughan, Elisa Vaughan, Katty Phillips and Quinn Phillips, with the flowers

Florist donates cost of "five-legged dog" floral tribute to Battersea Dogs Home

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Chelmsford Crown Court

Security guard stabbed himself during tussle with knife, murder accused claims

Canvey seafront car park will expand to cope with more visitors

Canvey seafront car park will expand to cope with more visitors

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Man arrested on suspicion of attempted murder of couple after knife attack in Basildon home

Man charged with attempted murder of couple after knife attack in Basildon home

Boy 12 suffers head injury after crash

UPDATED: 12-year-old boy injured after crash in Thundersley

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Man dies after crash in Salisbury Avenue, Westcliff

UPDATED: Man dies after crash in Westcliff

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Margaret Seaman, Dave Seaman, Tim Vaughan, Elisa Vaughan, Katty Phillips and Quinn Phillips, with the flowers

Row breaks out over "five-legged dog" funeral flowers

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C2C still defending its new timetables despite claims overcrowding is still an issue

C2C still defending its new timetables despite claims overcrowding is still an issue

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Love beer and bread? Brothers’ recipes are just what you knead

Love beer and bread? Brothers’ recipes are just what you knead

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Basildon town centre regeneration: "New homes are a must if East Square leisure plan is to succeed"

Basildon town centre regeneration: "New homes are a must if East Square leisure plan is to succeed"

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Teacher recruitment "crisis" leaves Essex with major staff shortage

Teacher recruitment "crisis" leaves Essex with major staff shortage

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South Essex gang unit arrests London man on suspicion of drug offences

South Essex gang unit arrests London man on suspicion of drug offences

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Rescued foal Violet, now hoped to make a full recovery

Injured foal ‘Violet’ rescued after being found with wounded leg in Tilbury

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Man arrested for GBH after women suffer serious facial injuries has been released on bail

Man arrested for GBH after women suffer serious facial injuries has been released on bail

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Ambulance bosses call for sensible use of 999 after busiest ever January

Ambulance bosses call for sensible use of 999 after busiest ever January

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Missing Shelbie Potter found in Basildon

Missing Shelbie Potter found in Basildon

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Park storage container transformed to become wildlife haven

Park storage container transformed to become wildlife haven

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Pensioner's fears over her fire-risk tumble dryer

Pensioner's fears over her fire-risk tumble dryer

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Martin Richardson, owner of Southend's Happidrome, has been flooded out twice in the last three years

Millions of pounds to be spent on Southend's drains

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Signs of a stroke? You must act F.A.S.T urges ambulance service

Signs of a stroke? You must act F.A.S.T urges ambulance service

Costa Coffee is coming to Grays

Costa Coffee set to open in Grays

The application was approved despite concerns raised by Canvey Independent Party councillors

Green light for Canvey business park which could create 500 new jobs

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