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Passengers praise the new Elizabeth line service to Essex but a local business questions its worth.

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How former England captain Sir Alastair Cook was bowled by a schoolboy while playing for a Young Farmers team.

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West Ham United defender Kurt Zouma admits kicking and slapping his pet cat in a video that also showed him saying "I swear I'll kill it".

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Robert Lowe, 43, was on the wrong side of the road when he crashed into the victim's car.

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The 8.2bn project says more land is needed in Thurrock for the route which will link Kent and Essex.

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The loss of another branch of Lloyds will make "life very hard" for some people, a priest says.

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Essex take the final wicket they need early on day four to complete an innings victory over Lancashire.

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Central Sparks and Southern Vipers maintain their 100% records in the Charlotte Edwards Cup by each recording their third successive win.

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Danny Dignum, who challenges for the WBO interim middleweight title this Saturday in Las Vegas, hopes he can become an "unknown world champion".

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Lancashire collapse to 32-5 in their first innings on a rain-hit second day against Essex.

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A final-ball overthrow helps Western Storm beat Sunrisers in the Charlotte Edwards Cup at Chelmsford.

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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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