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A car is stolen in Essex before being driven into London and crashing into an "innocent member of the public".

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The ambulance service said the person who left the message should "remember crews are there to save lives".

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The man accused of strangling backpacker Grace Millane says he was "in shock" when he found her body.

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Packages weighing 200kg were discovered in the back of a truck, the National Crime Agency said.

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Lib Dem Kevin McNamara apologises for the "deeply offensive" tweets sent in 2009 and 2010.

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The Met officer was filmed hitting a boy while making an arrest in east London in April.

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An inquest hears the 36-year-old man was struck by a vehicle that crashed into a smoking area.

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Homophobic, anti-Semitic and other racist messages were sprayed in red paint in Canvey Island.

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The forgotten story of Princess Dinubolu, whose beauty ambitions shocked Edwardian Britain.

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Slots at Gatwick, Bristol, Manchester, Birmingham and Stansted are bought as the travel firm is dismantled.

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The Duchess of Cambridge praises a charity for keeping family at the heart of its work.

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Eighteen of the minibus passengers - all aged between 60 and 80 - were taken to hospital.

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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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