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1 hr ago | Echo-news.co.uk

Brownies celebrate 100 years with party

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.

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5 hrs ago | Echo-news.co.uk

a Famous farmer spent the day at a top south Essex spot, promoting healthy eating to youngsters.

Adam Henson, presenter of BBC's Countryfile, was hand-picked to officially open the new polytunnel at Barleylands, in Barleylands Road, Billericay .

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9 hrs ago | BBC News

Police blamed over 1985 shooting

Police failures contributed to Dorothy "Cherry" Groce's death, whose shooting triggered the 1985 Brixton riots, a jury inquest has found.

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13 hrs ago | Newsday

'Jealous' man guilty of wife murder

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.

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15 hrs ago | Times-series.co.uk

Public sector workers strike over pay, pensions and cuts

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.

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15 hrs ago | Harwich and Manningtree Standard

A120 blackspot works start - " but only after saga of delays

The short term work will see the speed limit lowered to 50mph and average speed cameras installed between Hare Green, Pellens Corner and Horsley Cross.

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17 hrs ago | Halstead Gazette

PICTURES: Villagers welcome the Tour de France to the Braintree district

Thousands of people cheered and waved as the Tour de France travelled through the Braintree district on the third stage of the world famous cycling race.

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22 hrs ago | Echo-news.co.uk

Essex Marching Corps are off to Jersey's Battle of the Flowers

More than 50 members of the EssexMarching Corps will travel to Jersey for the Battle of the Flowers festival after the youth band were picked for the first time.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Echo-news.co.uk

Family's planning victory for girl, 3

A SICK little girl will get the help she needs after a heartfelt plea to build her a new bedroom melted the hearts of councillors.

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St.Petersburg Times

KGB files from the famous Mitrokhin archive - described by the FBI as ...

In accordance with the deposit agreement, the Churchill Archives Center is opening Mitrokhin's edited Russian-language versions of his original notes.

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The Independent

Fire door: South London fire caused by refracted sunlight from crystal doorknob

London Fire Brigade has urged homeowners to be more careful when it comes to leaving glass or crystal objects on sills exposed to sunlight Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature.

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Halstead Gazette

Schoolboy is praised for raising the alarm after bungalow fire

Firefighters received a call after Luke Quinn, 12, spotted smoke in Kingsbury Close, Marks Tey on his way home from school.

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Echo-news.co.uk

Hospital inspection body - failed in duty'

The House of Commons Public Accounts committee said the trust, which runs Basildon Hospital , had been in breach of regulatory standards for care quality since 2009, but that Monitor failed to appropriately challenge it until local MPs declared they has lost confidence in the trust's leadership.

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Cambridge Evening News

Cheffins' Property Auction hits record 4.5 million in Cambridge

Cheffins has broken its own property auction record with sales of more than 4.5 million at their end of June sale.

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Essexcounty Standard

Witham woman, 53, killed by train last night

Disruption to rail services continued this morning after a Witham woman died after being hit by a train last night.

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Echo-news.co.uk

Dumped rubbish is Felmores fire hazard

RUBBISH dumped in alleyways could put lives at risk if another blaze breaks out on a fire-hit estate, according to residents.

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Halstead Gazette

Plumber ordered to complete 150 hours of unpaid work after illegally carrying out work on gas boiler

A PLUMBER who carried out illegal and dangerous gas work at a family home has been ordered to complete 150 hours of unpaid work.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Newsday

Arrest in historic sex abuse inquiry

A 68-year-old man has been arrested by police investigating historic sex abuse at a private school in south-west London.

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Echo-news.co.uk

Now Bass backtracks over plans to block off busy road

County Hall has scrapped proposals to ban motorists turning right from Wash Road, near the Dunton Road junction, on to Noak Hill Road, Noak Bridge.

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Watford Observer

Watford schoolgirls and staff knit 60 blankets for Malawian babies

Watford schoolgirls have knitted 60 blankets for a church group to give babies in Malawi to help them survive infancy.

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