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Southend United v Bradford City

6 hours 9 min ago
Live coverage of Saturday's League One game between Southend United and Bradford City.
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Mansfield Town v Colchester United

6 hours 21 min ago
Live coverage of Saturday's League Two game between Mansfield Town and Colchester United.
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Braintree Town v Havant & Waterlooville

6 hours 23 min ago
Live coverage of Saturday's National League game between Braintree Town and Havant & Waterlooville.
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Take a trip on the historic Southend cliff lift

16 hours 7 min ago
A cliff lift built in 1912 that takes tourists from the clifftop to the seafront has reopened.
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T20 Blast: Notts Outlaws & Sussex Sharks claim final two T20 quarter-final spots

Fri, 08/17/2018 - 22:06
Defending T20 Blast champions Notts Outlaws and Sussex Sharks win their final group games to secure the last two quarter-final spots.
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Hunt for Westcliff-on-Sea man who kept caiman and snakes at home

Fri, 08/17/2018 - 19:00
Lee Thompson is convicted in his absence of keeping a caiman and snakes in poor conditions at home.
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Measles warning at RiZE Festival after Essex outbreak

Fri, 08/17/2018 - 15:57
Young people aged 18-25 who have not had the MMR jab are particularly at risk.
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Ryanair: 'Tinkerbell' thrown off flight at Stansted

Fri, 08/17/2018 - 15:24
A man dressed as the Peter Pan fairy was taken off the plane to Poland by armed officers, police say.
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Tiptree joins race to build fruit-picking robots

Fri, 08/17/2018 - 14:44
It is a job better-suited to humans, but fruit growers say fewer people want to do it these days.
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Essex building site fire smoke seen from Canary Wharf

Fri, 08/17/2018 - 13:10
Workmen were reportedly seen on scaffolding at the time the fire took hold.
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Nine cows killed in crash on A12 near Witham

Fri, 08/17/2018 - 12:56
The dual carriageway was shut for more than five hours after the crash, early on Friday.
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T20 Blast: Kent beat Somerset to qualify for quarter-finals

Thu, 08/16/2018 - 22:27
Kent Spitfires qualify for the T20 Blast quarter-finals with a thrilling victory over Somerset, while Yorkshire and Sussex also win.
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Clacton car wash workers treated 'like slaves'

Thu, 08/16/2018 - 20:13
A witness said accommodation provided by the Leshi brothers was "not fit for humans".
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Colchester shopkeeper 'told off' over thief poster

Thu, 08/16/2018 - 19:56
James Callaghan says he was trying to help by printing off photos of a suspected thief.
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Sam Barratt: Southend United winger out "long-term" with knee injury

Thu, 08/16/2018 - 17:24
Southend United winger Sam Barratt is set to be out "long-term" after picking up a knee injury in training.
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Jet2 plane divert row couple cleared of endangering aircraft

Thu, 08/16/2018 - 14:59
The "foul-mouthed" row began when the man was texting another woman and led to the flight being diverted.
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Sir Rod Stewart auctions furniture in Essex sale

Thu, 08/16/2018 - 08:50
A leopard print armchair and a figure of a banjo player are being sold in Sir Rod's "clear out".
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Colchester burglar like character from "bad Hollywood movie"

Wed, 08/15/2018 - 19:12
Conor Ashton drew pentagrams on victims' walls and dubbed himself the 'Rampaging Stalker'.
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Jet2 plane divert row couple 'carried on Gran Canaria holiday'

Wed, 08/15/2018 - 15:46
The couple's argument led to the plane to Las Palmas being diverted to Faro in Portugal, a court hears.
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'Arguing couple' diverted Jet2 Gran Canaria flight

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 21:17
The court heard the flight from Stansted to Gran Canaria was diverted and the couple removed from the plane.
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