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Little Burstead man airlifted to hospital

Breaking Two men arrested on suspicion of attempted murder

The proposed Northwick Road development

Developers ready to start work on Canvey business parks

Flytipped rubbish off Blenheim Chase, Leigh

Flytippers making our lives a misery

Echo comment: Fat cats live by separate rules

Echo comment: Fat cats live by separate rules

The man was restrained by police in Leigh, on Wednesday afternoon

Leigh knifeman sectioned after making threats to public

A127 blocked following crash

UPDATED: A127 reopened following crash

Design guide to crack down on 'garish' Billericay shopfronts

Design guide to crack down on 'garish' Billericay shopfronts

Jailed- rapist Steven Norris

Brave victim sees violent rapist jailed for 10 years

Seeking justice – Jack Barnes and partner Cheryl Rich with their daughter Misty, two, and Mr Barnes’s son Jaden

Dad wrongly labelled a terrorist launches legal battle with Thurrock Council

Police arrest man in connection with Southend assault

Police arrest man in connection with Southend assault

Ray Howard with Kelly Hatton and Maz Robinson from Waterside Farm Leisure Centre

Local groups-in-need urged to apply for cash

Police release e-fit after man acts suspiciously with 13-year-old girl

Police release e-fit after man seen acting suspiciously with 13-year-old girl

The mayor and consort, ward councillor, Cllr Cathy Kent, and portfolio holder Cllr Jane Pothecary.

Thousands turn out for Grays' Big Lunch

Main road closed after accident

Main road closed after accident

Picture from the past: Downing Street visit in 1978

Picture from the past: Downing Street visit in 1978

Police hunt for suspects after man injured in Southend knife incident

Breaking Police hunt for suspects after man injured in Southend knife incident

Eight-year-old Ashley Palipana and his art exhibition

Eight-year-old Ashley shows art of giving

"Essex Police are not using Sarah’s Law enough to protect children"

"Essex Police are not using Sarah’s Law enough to protect children"

Blaze at garage containing cars and fireworks

Blaze at garage containing cars and fireworks

Council leader calls on government to make clear plans for potential new Thames Crossing

Council leader calls on government to make clear plans for potential new Thames Crossing

Basildon Council Phil Turner hopes devolution will lead to more investment in the A127

Could ‘super-council’ be the authority of south Essex’s future?

Happy: Staff at the London Road Surgery

£2million Wickford GP surgery plan is approved

Police appeal for help over missing man

UPDATED: Police appeal for help over missing man - FOUND

Angela Smith, now Baroness Smith of Basildon, was the town's MP for 13 years

Basildon baroness: Don't rush Lords reform because of drug scandal

Poland – headteacher Chris Birtles and deputy head Mary Ward with Polish speaking pupils from the school who helped to run the Polish stall, which offered regional food

In Pictures: St Thomas of Canterbury Catholic School Fete Special

FILL UP: Cheapest petrol prices around Grays

FILL UP: Cheapest petrol prices around Grays

Thurrock's new Community Connector Naguib Nuthoo

The Big Q&A with Thurrock's Community Connector: I’m fighting hate crime

FILL UP: Cheapest petrol prices around south Essex

FILL UP: Cheapest petrol prices around south Essex

Rev Brenda Gutberlet with Castle Point MP Rebecca Harris at a "Fit to Drive" campaign

It’s great Cassie’s Law has stopped 609 drivers

Purfleet Post Office to close after postmaster quits in robbery row

Purfleet Post Office to close after postmaster quits in robbery row

Jill Allen-King at Victoria Gateway

Blind campaigner suing Southend Council over controversial 'shared space'

Basildon in the dark

The man who oversaw Essex streetlight switchoff given £116,000 payoff

‘We need nursery to stay’ – Sammy Burridge with her son Mckenzie

Parents left upset after nursery shuts

Spencer Taylor was handed a suspended prison sentence at Basildon Crown Court (pictured)

Dad with bullets in his bedside drawer is spared prison

Police at a property in Chesham Drive, Laindon

Breaking UPDATED: Armed police search for man after woman shot in the eye

Picture by Dave Hogg

Man arrested after "waving machete"

Is sharing patient data a big deal?

Is sharing patient data a big deal?

Lucie Manna, with son Arthur, presenting equipment to Southend Hospital in memory of her dad

Hospital equipment in memory of dad

Unanimous support – Ray Howard

Oops! Council admits it forgot to apply for vital road extension

Echo comment: A dream of a deal on the railways

Echo comment: A dream of a deal on the railways

Ordeal – Keith Hayman with his bichon frise Lilly

Staffie attacked my dog in an alleyway

Planters – some of the children making their community better

Children spruce up Corringham village

Unrest – police in the road where the brawl took place

Armed cops called to neighbours’ fight

Mollie King - Operational Manager with Baby Bubo

Owls every weekend! Feathered remix video of David Zowie house track goes viral

Big crowds expected at Leigh festival

Big crowds expected at Leigh festival

Crews at the scene (Picture: Marisa Turmaine)

Emergency crews on scene as bus and motorbike crash in Pitsea

The winner of the Bafta is.. Camylle Tuliao

The winner of the Bafta is.. Camylle Tuliao

Police at Tilbury docks after the immigrants were discovered in a container

Two men to face retrial over immigrants being smuggled into Tilbury Docks

Purfleet lorry driver witnesses scores of migrants trying to storm Channel Tunnel

Purfleet lorry driver witnesses scores of migrants waiting to storm Channel Tunnel

'Mixed' recycling bins likely to go as new government rules kick in

'Mixed' recycling bins likely to go as new government rules kick in

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