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The director of public health says doorstep inquiries could begin "on the ground next week".

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The independent report says there was no single source of transmission leading to the 15 deaths.

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The bus driver is assisting police with its inquiries, Essex Police said.

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Gary Radley, 62, has motor neurone disease and asked his sons to perform at his bedside.

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The charity supporting wounded veterans says its income dropped by a third as demand for support rose.

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Rules on accessible buses come into force at the end of year but operators say there are not enough.

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Many people have been going to a test centre in Southend without an appointment, a councillor says.

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Maisie, 11, speaks about how a new app funded by the NHS helped her cope as she started a new school.

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A Cornish metal detectorist tracks down the paddleboarder in Essex who lost the camera six weeks ago.

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The defendants were paid $22,000 by one victim for the illegal journey to Britain, state media report.

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A court ruling protecting 320 sites in a town from unauthorised caravan encampments ended this year.

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Explore the data on coronavirus in the UK and find out how many cases there are in your area.

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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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