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Crows 'terrorise' staff at Essex Police headquarters

Fri, 06/05/2020 - 19:16
A warning sign is put up advising visitors to "keep calm and keep walking" at Essex Police's HQ.
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Jeremy Bamber bid for evidence dismissed by High Court

Fri, 06/05/2020 - 17:45
Murderer Jeremy Bamber claimed a silencer, undisclosed by the prosecution, could clear his name.
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Rivenhall incinerator gets final go-ahead

Fri, 06/05/2020 - 17:12
Permission is given to operate the incinerator, with a 35 metre (114ft) high chimney at Rivenhall.
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Coronavirus: Dad of quadruplets leaves Harlow hospital after six weeks

Fri, 06/05/2020 - 15:44
His wife says she thought he was going to die after he was put into a coma with coronavirus.
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Clacton stranded whale death cause may never be known

Fri, 06/05/2020 - 15:22
Coronavirus restrictions meant a full examination of the carcass could not be done.
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Voter ID trials ruled lawful by appeal judges

Fri, 06/05/2020 - 13:47
Neil Coughlan from Essex mounted a legal challenge to the pilots undertaken at the last election.
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Coronavirus: Southend nurse who contracted Covid-19 'has no regrets'

Thu, 06/04/2020 - 17:57
Felix Khor came out of retirement to help and thanked staff who "persevered and saved my life".
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Water shortages: Demand in East up 20% during dry May

Thu, 06/04/2020 - 16:38
Anglian Water says people have been washing their hands more often and using more water for DIY.
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Black families in Essex receive racist letters

Thu, 06/04/2020 - 16:12
Police are investigating after two households received racist letters threatening to kill people.
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Liam Taylor murder: Two men arrested over Writtle pub death

Thu, 06/04/2020 - 14:58
Liam Taylor died from stab wounds and another man was injured outside a village pub in January.
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Coronavirus: Princess Alexandra Hospital faced 'overwhelming demand'

Thu, 06/04/2020 - 06:16
An Essex hospital has had 205 deaths of patients who have tested positive for Covid-19.
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Virtual Commons row to return to Parliament

Wed, 06/03/2020 - 16:24
But Boris Johnson signals at PMQs that older and shielding MPs should be allowed to vote by proxy.
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Nude sunbather mistaken for dead body near railway line in Essex

Wed, 06/03/2020 - 11:04
Rail workers spotted a pair of feet "but no signs of life" within the railway boundary in Essex.
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Murder bid arrest after van hits house in Clacton

Wed, 06/03/2020 - 06:30
The electricity was turned off for a few homes in the area and engineers are on site after the crash.
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Southend United given suspended points deduction for late payment of wages

Tue, 06/02/2020 - 17:28
Southend United are given a suspended three-point deduction for late payment of wages to some players.
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Tyrell Robinson accused of sexual activity with a child

Tue, 06/02/2020 - 13:53
Former Bradford City player Tyrell Robinson appears by video link at Bradford Magistrates' Court.
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Coronavirus: 'Strava art' keeps parkrunners motivated

Mon, 06/01/2020 - 16:44
The parkrun regulars said plotting routes to create animal shapes had encouraged them to keep running.
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Police launch 'hate crime' probe into letters in Basildon

Sun, 05/31/2020 - 18:03
Officers say "unpleasant" letters were sent to two homes in the same road on Saturday.
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War memorial in Purfleet vandalised in 'despicable attack'

Sun, 05/31/2020 - 16:11
Heads were snapped off the 'Tommy silhouettes' in Purfleet during the night.
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Coronavirus: Essex bikers' lockdown ride-bys 'make people smile'

Sun, 05/31/2020 - 10:30
Group founder Steve Maples says they "want to give something back to the community".
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