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One man hopes the fortunes of the dilapidated seaside village featured in a US political poster can still be turned around.

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Beverley Nash is one of 32 breast cancer patients taking part in a charity fashion show.

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Robert Knight pushed his terminally ill mother from a care home fire escape.

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The 31-year-old father of two young children died from head injuries in a disturbance outside a bar.

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Halwest Muradi is charged with rape, attempted rape and sexual assault.

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Judith Bishop, 46, is convicted of knifing her victim in the face and head, leaving him "for dead".

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Reality television star Lewis Bloor is accused of marketing coloured diamonds to investors.

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The 55-year-old pilot was completing test flights to renew his aircraft's permit to fly, a report says.

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Ellis Challis, 15, lost her limbs after illness as a child but is now a rising swimming star.

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Footage at two crossings shows vehicles dodging barriers and ignoring flashing lights at high speed.

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Luis Jordan is accused of killing Daniel Adger who died after being attacked in South Ockendon.

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A London council has a rethink after people were housed in a converted office block.

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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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