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2 hrs ago | East Anglian Daily Times

Suffolk/Essex: Region's parks fly the flag for high quality green...

Parks across Suffolk and Essex have been judged as being among the best in the country as part of an accreditation scheme recognising high-quality green spaces.

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6 hrs ago | Echo-news.co.uk

Man suffers head injuries after midnight attack in Laindon

The 31-year-old victim was hit over the back of the head by two men as he was walking in Durham Road in Laindon on Friday, July 18. While he was on the ground he struggled against the two men and they ran off empty handed in the direction of Thornton Drive.

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8 hrs ago | Dunmow Broadcast

Thaxted hit by flash floods after heavy storms

The storms continued throughout the early hours. Here's a picture taken by Lowie Bingham at about 5am, above the post office in Thaxted.

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12 hrs ago | Basingstoke Gazette

Alresford woman whose babies drowned in bath sentenced for heroin offences

A WOMAN whose two children drowned in the bath in Alresford 15 years ago has been punished for being involved in the supply of heroin.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

IcNetwork

'North Wales is crying out for investment and you're...

'North Wales is crying out for investment and you're spending A 1bn on the M4': MP condemns Welsh Government priorities The government in Cardiff Bay is making the mistakes of Westminster and ignoring the north of the country, claims Hywel Williams The Welsh Government is wrong to spend nearly A 1bn on an upgrade to the M4 when North Wales is ... (more)

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Guardian-series.co.uk

Collision between car and pedestrian closes road

A road in Loughton has been closed by Essex police after a serious road accident involving a car and a pedestrian.

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Echo-news.co.uk

Neighbours help Bill,103, during Canvey floods

NEIGHBOURS who rallied round to help one of Canvey 's oldest residents during the floods were praised in the House of Commons.

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Maldonandburnham Standard

a Grieving family have paid tribute to their son who died in a crash on the A132.

Joshua William Marlow, 22, from South Woodham Ferrers died after his motorbike was in collision with a Volkswagen Golf on the A132 in South Woodham Ferrers on Friday July 25. Joshua, who was born in Basildon and attended St Margaret's Church of England School in Bowers Gifford and King Edmunds in Rochford , was an apprentice mechanic who hoped to ... (more)

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Harwich and Manningtree Standard

PARISH PCSOs could be forced to travel by bus if villagers don't stump up the cash for their car.

Manningtree, Mistley and Lawford parish councils have been asked to pay the upkeep costs for a car used by their two police community support officers.

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East Anglian Daily Times

Walton-on-the-Naze: Girl, 7, has to be resuscitated by her father after nearly drowning

A seven-year-old girl came close to drowning in the sea at Walton-on-the-Naze yesterday as the coastguard issued a plea for people to take care in the water this weekend.

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The Baltimore Sun

Britain arrests two in suspected female genital mutilation case

British police have arrested two people in London on suspicion of conspiracy to carry out female genital mutilation and placed a young girl in the care of social services, a police statement said on Saturday.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Romsey Advertiser

Commemorations for the start of WW1

A national day of commemoration in the UK and Belgium will mark 100 years since Britain's entry into the First World War, part of an epic four-year project to mark the centenary of the Great War.

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Thurrock Gazette

Council leader invokes Blair over school improvement

Councillor John Kent congratulated the borough's primaries for finally closing the gap between Thurrock pupils achieving the expected level in reading, writing and arithmetic at Key Stage Two and the national average.

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Gazette-news.co.uk

Burglars target homes across Tendring

A spokesman for Essex Police said: "The owners discovered their home had been ransacked and jewellery had been taken from a bedroom.

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Stalbans Review

St Albans landlady in court accused of conning tenants

A landlady from St Albans and a bailiff have gone on trial accused of trying to evict tenants by conning them with fake court possession orders.

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East Anglian Daily Times

Suffolk/Essex: Can you entertain the children during the summer...

Suffolk and Essex are tourist meccas at this time of year so why not join the daytrippers and holiday makers and discover what the region has to offer - without breaking the bank.

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Dunmow Broadcast

Police arrest another man in connection with phone scam which hit Uttlesford

A man has been charged in connection with a major investigation into a telephone scam which has hit the Uttlesford area.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Echo-news.co.uk

Basildon and Pitsea Carnival re-scheduled

The popular event, which includes a procession through the town centre and a huge fete at Northlands Park, was due to take place tomorrow.

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Echo-news.co.uk

Fire as battle to oust travellers heats up

A HUGE pile of rubbish by an illegal travellers' site was torched - as Lakeside shopping centre bosses struggled to get the group to move on.

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Andover Advertiser

Lightning causes travel disruption

Services between London Paddington and Reading, Swindon, Bristol and South Wales were "severely disrupted" due to signalling problems in the Twyford area between Reading and Maidenhead caused by an earlier lightning strike.

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