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Murder arrest in Grays after woman in 80s found dead

Mon, 06/21/2021 - 19:45
Police say the suspect knew the victim, who was found unresponsive at a property in Grays.
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Forest Green Rovers: League Two club sign Opi Edwards and Ben Stevenson

Mon, 06/21/2021 - 16:30
League Two side Forest Green Rovers sign Colchester midfielder Ben Stevenson and ex-Bristol City player Opi Edwards.
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Tokyo 2020: GB name Laura and Jason Kenny in 26-strong cycling squad

Mon, 06/21/2021 - 00:01
Multiple Olympic champions Laura and Jason Kenny will lead the GB cycling team at this summer's Tokyo Games.
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Kent romp to big win over Essex - T20 Blast round-up

Sun, 06/20/2021 - 18:58
Ben Stokes and Joe Root are on the winning side for Durham and Yorkshire respectively, while Notts tie with Lancashire.
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Terrier stolen in Cornwall found 300 miles away in Essex

Sun, 06/20/2021 - 11:13
Lola's owner said the pet - stolen in Cornwall - was found when police stopped a motorhome in Essex.
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Essex ex-head teacher banned for indecent child images

Sat, 06/19/2021 - 13:44
Daniel Chapman - now known as Alexander Martin - discussed child sexual fantasies with other men.
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Essex-Gloucestershire rained off in Blast

Fri, 06/18/2021 - 22:13
Samit Patel lights up a damp night in the T20 Blast as he rescues Notts against Derbyshire, after Glamorgan beat Middlesex.
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Colchester sign Ipswich midfielder Alan Judge & re-sign striker Frank Nouble from Plymouth

Fri, 06/18/2021 - 17:24
Colchester United sign Ipswich Town midfielder Alan Judge and Plymouth Argyle striker Frank Nouble - both on a two-year deal.
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Colchester pub crash: Man jailed over musician's death

Fri, 06/18/2021 - 16:43
Guitarist Stuart McClung died after being hit by a car driven by Bandile Xozumti.
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Aldham murder trial: Donald Ralph had 'lad asking for money'

Thu, 06/17/2021 - 20:06
Donald Ralph was strangled to death in his bungalow of 50 years, jurors hear.
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Essex lorry deaths: Man arrested at petrol station in probe

Thu, 06/17/2021 - 17:40
Belgian authorities allege the man was a member of a people-smuggling network.
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Christian Eriksen: Charlie Edinburgh says defibrillators needed at all venues

Thu, 06/17/2021 - 16:57
The son of Justin Edinburgh, who died after a cardiac arrest, says more lives could be saved.
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Covid: Ryanair and Manchester Airports Group take legal action over travel traffic light system

Thu, 06/17/2021 - 00:18
There is anger in the travel sector over how the government has made decisions over the green list.
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Essex NHS mental health trust fined £1.5m over deaths of 11 patients

Wed, 06/16/2021 - 18:28
A judge says a "litany" of safety failings have been found over a prolonged period.
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Aldham murder trial: Donald Ralph 'strangled over drug debt'

Wed, 06/16/2021 - 17:27
An 83-year-old step-relative was beaten until he bled and then killed in his home, a court hears.
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Matt Quinn: Kent agree three-year contract with Essex pace bowler

Wed, 06/16/2021 - 15:08
Kent agree a three-year deal with Essex's Matt Quinn to begin in 2022, but he returns immediately on loan.
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Chigwell rabbi attack: Two deny assault and other charges

Wed, 06/16/2021 - 14:06
Rabbi Rafi Goodwin needed hospital treatment for head injuries.
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Covid: How have allotments helped people during the pandemic?

Wed, 06/16/2021 - 06:43
Plot-holders tell how growing their own has helped them deal with grief and sustain mental health.
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Colchester and Ipswich hospitals 'put mothers and babies at risk'

Wed, 06/16/2021 - 06:17
Two hospitals are told to improve their maternity services after whistle-blowers raised concerns.
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Tuesday's T20 Blast round-up

Tue, 06/15/2021 - 22:37
Birmingham Bears beat Northants to top North Group, while Sussex hammer Essex to maintain their 100% South Group winning record.
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