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Changes must be made at one of England's biggest NHS trusts following a watchdog inspection.

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Race was "a positive advert" for Southend as it hopes to host the UK depart of a Tour De France.

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No trains will run between Shenfield and Colchester between 25 and 29 December.

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A project is celebrating hair stories of black women in Essex and preserving their history.

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People could have to pay to park at nine sites, including a country park, that are currently free.

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Six major routes are among those singled out for development in a regional blueprint for the future.

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A man, whose wife later died, says they were waiting in the "freezing cold" vehicle at a hospital.

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Public health officials say they have been made aware of a case linked to the Covid variant.

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"The South African variant has probably pushed people a little bit," says a vaccination nurse.

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The authority is facing a number of issues including a 2m legal bill and police investigation.

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Police say there is no immediate threat to the public after a 37-year-old man was arrested.

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Police footage shows officers arriving at a gym that stayed open despite lockdown rules.

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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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