Helping Keep The Southend Community Local
Sun August 9, 2020
- World War Two: Pilot's daughter thanks man who found dog tag in Essex - The tag was found 40 years ago, but social media has now helped track down a late pilot's relative.
- Separated twins' parents thank Colchester nurses for pictures - The premature babies were treated in hospitals 60 miles apart but an app kept their parents updated.
- Ten hurt in 'unnecessary' plane evacuation at Stansted - Disembarking passengers "could have been sucked into the engine", a report finds.
- Coronavirus in the UK: How many confirmed cases are there in your area? - Key graphics explaining how coronavirus has spread in the UK and the government's response.
The tag was found 40 years ago, but social media has now helped track down a late pilot's relative.
The premature babies were treated in hospitals 60 miles apart but an app kept their parents updated.
Disembarking passengers "could have been sucked into the engine", a report finds.
Key graphics explaining how coronavirus has spread in the UK and the government's response.
People who have been in close contact with someone found to have Covid-19 are now being traced.
Museums, galleries and cinemas are added to the places where face coverings should be worn in England.
About 200 groups of medical researchers around the world are working on a vaccine for Covid-19.
Social distancing and lockdown rules are changing in England - but what can you now do?
Feroze Khushi makes 66 in his second first-class game as Essex progress to 253-7 on day one against a weakened Surrey.
Plans for a salary cap in League One and League Two are "unlawful and unenforceable" says the Professional Footballers Association.
Southend United defender John White signs a new deal to remain with the League Two club until 31 January 2021.
The 2019-20 EFL season will live long in the memory, not surprisingly given it lasted over a year. BBC Sport looks back at the highs and lows.
Posted by Administrator : Wednesday 13th March 2013
LEAVING US IN A DITCH? Potholes are becoming more and more of a problem in Southend due to a lack of local maintenance funding and the changes in the UK weather. Potholes despite being seen as a miner problem they can affect so many drivers on a daily basis.
Posted by Administrator : Sunday 10th March 2013
EASIER SAID THAN DONE! The mortgage and property market looks to be improving slightly through better mortgage deals. However the market still lacks direction and combined with lack of incentives for new buyers and government cuts it looks like it could be a while before it rises.
Posted by Administrator : Saturday 9th March 2013
KEEPING YOU ON YOUR TOES! It is important to keep up to date and on your toes when it comes to local fraud and scams. There are so many currently out there it is important you are aware of the more common and frequent ones.
Posted by Administrator : Thursday 7th March 2013
BETTER SAFE THAN SORRY! In this day and age it seems as if everyone is trying to sell you insurance for everything such as pet insurance, phone insurance, laptop insurance and tablet insurance.
Posted by Administrator : Sunday 3rd March 2013
GET THE MOST OUT OF LOCAL CLEAN UP’s. We all know it is awful when we see parks, beaches and riversides strewn with litter. It is bad for our children, us, our pets, plants, local wildlife and our Southend community.
Posted by Administrator : Friday 1st March 2013
HOW DOES OUR LOCAL TRANSPORT COMPARE? For years people in the Southend community have made their feelings known when it comes to public transport.
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