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Godfrey Tshuma, 61, from Essex, was accused of attacking a six-year-old girl in South Africa.

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A judge orders the arrest of a defendant after hearing he has flown out of the country.

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A body found in water is confirmed as that of Valentin Kachanov who went missing in February.

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What do people in one of 2016's most pro-Brexit areas think about the upcoming European Elections?

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A new fast train service from Norwich to London reaches its destination two minutes early.

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Customers will be able to post parcels in the same way as letters, as long as postage is pre-paid.

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Braintree Town boss Danny Searle quits after four months in charge of the club, who have been relegated from the National League.

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Gas cylinders were removed from the unit as crews "poured water on it from above", the fire service said.

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Dan Humphries arrives at the final with sons Liam and George - the 11th round they have been to.

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Notorious fraudster John "Goldfinger" Palmer was shot six times outside his Essex home in 2015.

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What happened to the babies born to black American soldiers and white British women during World War Two?

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The BBC has tracked the killings to uncover the stories of those who have lost their lives.

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Community News

Potholes Giving Local Drivers a Problem

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.

Getting On The Property Market

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.

Scams On The Rise

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.

 

Are You Insured? Are You Covered?

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.

Keeping Our Local Parks Clean

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.

The Local Transport Infrastructure

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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