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3 hrs ago | Halstead Gazette
Fire fighters were called to a tackle a house fire after lightning struck, causing a fire in the loft space involving two properties.
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7 hrs ago | Messenger Newspapers
Two men charged over a smash and grab raid by a moped gang on Mayfair's Dorchester Hotel were remanded in custody Two men charged in connection with a smash and grab raid by a moped gang on the Dorchester Hotel have been remanded in custody, police said.
10 hrs ago | Echo-news.co.uk
A MAN caught by police at a railway station with a carving knife in his backpack, claimed he was on his way to his mothers for a barbecue.
15 hrs ago | Echo-news.co.uk
A SINGLE vehicle accident closed a lane of the Londonbound A13 between Sadlers Farm and the Pitsea Flyover this morning.
The 2014 Tendring Show is being held at Lawford House Park and this year's theme is The Tendring Farm with open air demonstrations of how farmers in the areas are diversifying with everything from green energy to glamping.
The pair enjoyed a convincing win over Wanstead Central in the County D Area Final and will now play for a place in the County semi-finals at Great Baddow on July 9. Bloomfield and Low were part of the victorious Ladies Essex County Fours side who reached the County quarter-finals, along with Doris Stock and Janet Carrington.
Lonborough Festival Opera presents this bold "baroque Star Wars" which was Handel's first London triumph, and includes the famous Cara Sposa and Lascia ch'io pianga.
A PENSIONER has been jailed for six months for refusing to clean up a huge illegal rubbish dump he admitted running.
Three men are due to appear in court later this month after they were charged with drug offences in Brentwood.
Police and paramedics were called to Ipswich Road, at the junction with Severalls Lane, just before 3.20pm today after two cars collided.
Four men are due to appear in court today after being charged in connection with a series of telephone frauds in Essex and neighbouring counties.
The roof was reported to be 100 per cent alight and heavily smoke-logged, with the smoke affecting two more houses.
The girls, all aged seven to ten, from Brownies packs in Billericay , Basildon , Rayleigh , Castle Point, Southend East and Southend West, joined together at Grove Wood School, Rayleigh, to mark the big day.
Adam Henson, presenter of BBC's Countryfile, was hand-picked to officially open the new polytunnel at Barleylands, in Barleylands Road, Billericay .
Police failures contributed to Dorothy "Cherry" Groce's death, whose shooting triggered the 1985 Brixton riots, a jury inquest has found.
A husband who stabbed his wife more than 30 times after he claimed she attacked him with a knife has been found guilty of her murder.
North Finchley library worker Cathy Yilmaz, is joined by fellow public sector workers outside North Finchley Library this morning Library staff, binmen and teaching assistants are among dozens of public sector workers taking part in a day of strike action over pay, pensions and cuts today.
Updated: Sat Jul 12, 2014 04:23 pm
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