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Dagenham & Redbridge v Southend United

5 hours 31 min ago
Live coverage of Saturday's National League game between Dagenham & Redbridge and Southend United.
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Port Vale v Colchester United

5 hours 46 min ago
Live coverage of Saturday's League Two game between Port Vale and Colchester United.
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Electric Palace cinema in Harwich given £151,000 grant

5 hours 48 min ago
The 107-year-old venue is closed until 2022 because of ongoing restoration.
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Southend-on-Sea: Major sewage leak cancels town's fireworks display

8 hours 31 min ago
Sewage has spilled after a "significant blockage" in a pipe in Southend-on-Sea.
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Jimmy Greaves: Mourners pay tribute at football great's funeral in Essex

Fri, 10/22/2021 - 17:38
Friends, family members and team-mates gather at the funeral of former England striker Jimmy Greaves, who died aged 81 last month.
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Sir David Amess: Community falls silent to remember MP

Fri, 10/22/2021 - 13:45
Conservative MP Sir David was stabbed to death at a constituency surgery a week ago.
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Train carriage to become Waltham Abbey primary school library

Fri, 10/22/2021 - 11:48
"We need to create a love of reading and what better way than a really exciting train," says head.
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Stan Collymore: Former striker in Southend talks over head of football operations role

Fri, 10/22/2021 - 08:46
Former striker Stan Collymore is set to become head of football operations at Southend United, BBC Essex reports.
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Oil spill causes long delays on M25 in Essex

Fri, 10/22/2021 - 07:33
National Highways warns drivers of "significant disruption" on the anti-clockwise side in Essex.
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Sir David Amess: Ali Harbi Ali charged with murder of MP

Thu, 10/21/2021 - 13:23
North Londoner Ali Harbi Ali, 25, has been charged with murder and preparing terrorist acts.
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Colchester man dies after pet dog bite; another faces limb loss

Thu, 10/21/2021 - 13:12
Barry Harris dies from a cardiac arrest and his brother-in-law is to lose his lower legs.
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Essex floods: Fire crews called to more than 120 incidents

Thu, 10/21/2021 - 12:07
Southend seafront, already affected by a "sewage" leak, and parts of the A127 are flooded.
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AFC Sudbury v Colchester United FA Cup tie on BBC

Thu, 10/21/2021 - 11:00
AFC Sudbury's FA Cup first-round tie with Colchester United will be shown live on BBC Two - along with St Albans City's match with Forest Green Rovers.
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Essex Police: Thirteen county lines disrupted after raids

Thu, 10/21/2021 - 09:54
Fifty five arrests are made and 6kg of drugs are seized along with £118,000, police say.
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Terror threat against MPs raised to substantial - Patel

Wed, 10/20/2021 - 21:23
Home Secretary Priti Patel says police will change their plans to "properly" reflect the situation.
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Kevin Maher: Southend United appoint former player as manager

Wed, 10/20/2021 - 19:58
Southend United appoint club legend Kevin Maher as their new manager on a two-and-a-half-year deal.
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Southend-on-Sea: Sewage leak spills into sea

Wed, 10/20/2021 - 17:48
A local business owner says the smell is "rancid" and he has been forced to close his arcade.
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'Amess amendment' for last rites at crime scenes

Wed, 10/20/2021 - 17:46
Plans for legal rights to ensure Catholic priests can administer the last rites at crime scenes.
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Sir David Amess: Culture secretary finds city status letter

Wed, 10/20/2021 - 17:40
The culture secretary tweets a just-opened letter from the MP about one of his favourite causes.
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East of England: Roadmap for economic growth revealed

Wed, 10/20/2021 - 14:31
Removing railway bottlenecks and boosting rural business are among plans to help the area grow.
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