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David Briffaut is having surgery after breaking his neck in an accident on a water slide in Spain.

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Kenneth Francis denies 15 counts of indecent assault and two counts of gross indecency.

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Isabella Mitchell was found at an address in Clacton-on-Sea on Monday afternoon.

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People living on a new estate near the Tiptree factory say low water pressure leaves them in a jam.

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Glenn Hoddle, Sol Campbell and Teddy Sheringham attended a service at Chelmsford Cathedral.

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The 17-year-old denies murder, saying he was acting in self-defence when he stabbed a man to death.

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Michael Strudwick had denied murdering Christy Walshe but changed his plea on the first day of his trial.

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Dr Mohammad Khan was caught when prescribing menopause medication to a pregnant woman.

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The victim, 58, whose body was found at a home in Jaywick, Essex, died of a head injury, police say.

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Leo Latifi, 9, was with his family at an after-school swimming club when the accident happened.

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The victim, 58, whose body was found at a home in Jaywick, Essex, died of a head injury, police say.

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Based on the real-life murder of Breck Bednar, the play aims to teach teenagers about online grooming.

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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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