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Essex thumped by Worcestershire in One-Day Cup

Thu, 07/29/2021 - 21:13
Worcestershire trounce Essex by a record 182 runs, Leicestershire lose to Warwickshire and Gloucestershire beat Durham with two balls to spare in the One-Day Cup.
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Tokyo Olympics: Matthew Coward-Holley takes shooting bronze for Great Britain

Thu, 07/29/2021 - 09:11
Matthew Coward-Holley claims Great Britain's 17th medal of the Tokyo Olympics with bronze in the men's trap shooting final.
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Fenwick Colchester: Child, 5, critical after department store incident

Wed, 07/28/2021 - 15:47
The boy suffered a serious head injury at the department store on Tuesday morning.
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Tokyo 2020: Tom Daley knitted diving tribute tops Essex postbox

Tue, 07/27/2021 - 12:50
Yarn-bomber Kathleen Shannon says a gold medal was quickly made after his "amazing" win on Monday.
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Clacton: The seaside resort that began life as farmland

Mon, 07/26/2021 - 06:33
How one man's vision created a classic British resort from a scrap of land by the sea.
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One-Day Cup: Alastair Cook helps Essex win as Yorkshire & Worcestershire chase big totals

Sun, 07/25/2021 - 21:29
Former England captain Alastair Cook guides Essex to victory while Haseeb Hameed also shines with the bat in the One-Day Cup.
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Rings stolen from woman's finger in Chelmsford hospital

Sun, 07/25/2021 - 09:45
The gold, ruby and diamond bands were replaced with low value "tin" rings, police say.
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Tokyo Olympics: Great Britain's Max Whitlock reaches pommel horse final

Sat, 07/24/2021 - 12:51
Great Britain's defending champion Max Whitlock reaches the pommel horse final at the Tokyo Olympics with a score of 14.900.
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Essex campaigner to launch 'women's safety charter'

Sat, 07/24/2021 - 08:27
Karen Whybro says women in Chelmsford still feel unsafe walking around.
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Essex PC sacked for starting road-rage incident while off-duty

Fri, 07/23/2021 - 19:50
Essex police officer Jonathan Miles was abusive to a driver he followed round a roundabout.
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Southend Airport: Light aircraft crash-lands on runway

Fri, 07/23/2021 - 19:16
An eyewitness says the light aircraft's landing gear collapsed on landing at about 14:00 BST.
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Essex lorry deaths: Man ordered to pay £3k to families

Fri, 07/23/2021 - 14:45
Alexandru-Ovidiu Hanga made £83,552 from crime but just £3,000 is available, the Old Bailey hears.
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Championship return fixtures confirmed

Fri, 07/23/2021 - 11:10
Somerset's bid for a first County Championship title will resume against Nottinghamshire when the second phase of the competition gets under way.
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Essex beat Hampshire in One-Day Cup

Thu, 07/22/2021 - 19:59
Durham break records while Essex, Glamorgan, Leicestershire and Surrey start their One-Day Cup campaigns with wins.
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Mick Norcross: Former Towie star took his own life, inquest rules

Thu, 07/22/2021 - 18:19
Mick Norcross was in danger of losing his home and struggled in lockdown, his inquest hears.
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Covid: Targeted vaccinations set for Harlow and Epping Forest

Thu, 07/22/2021 - 16:04
A number of initiatives are planned for west Essex due to lower vaccination rates.
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Covid: Colchester care home 'lost 29 residents to virus'

Thu, 07/22/2021 - 15:37
Staff worked tirelessly to follow stringent infection control measures, the operator says.
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Tokyo Olympics: Ben Maher on 'pressure' of fourth Games and upcoming wedding

Thu, 07/22/2021 - 15:06
Great Britain's 2012 gold medallist Ben Maher shares his show jumping secrets with BBC Look East before his fourth Olympics in Tokyo.
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Covid: Chelmsford beer and cider festivals cancelled

Thu, 07/22/2021 - 13:56
Organisers of the winter and summer beer and cider festivals hope to put on an alternative event.
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Work begins on £400m Rivenhall waste incinerator plant

Wed, 07/21/2021 - 18:12
The facility will be "more environmentally friendly than landfill", says developer.
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