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3 hrs ago | Echo-news.co.uk

FOR the victims of flooded Essex, the past two summers have been devastating

Hundreds of families in Rochford , Rayleigh , and on Canvey have been faced with massive clean-up bills and, in the worst cases, been left homeless.

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Related Topix: United Kingdom, World News, Weather, Flood, Natural Disasters

6 hrs ago | Halstead Gazette

Right to spend a penny is losing council 19k a year

Terry Gandy is incensed Billericay Town Council is paying out A 20,000 a year for the automatic toilet, situated in a car park behind Iceland, which only an average of eight people use each day - generating just A 655 a year.

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10 hrs ago | Braintree and Witham Times

Get off of our land - Rayleigh residents' anger at council plans to build on community land

NEIGHBOURS are furious after learning of plans to build on land by their homes they thought had been given to the community in the Fifties.

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Mon Sep 01, 2014

Echo-news.co.uk

Homeless - " Michelle Telford with her daughter, Laura

Michelle Telford, her five children and her grandaughter fled the house in Maine Crescent, Rayleigh , after it was engulfed in flames.

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Braintree and Witham Times

Leading Dolly Parton tribute act heading to Thurrock

Sarah Jayne, who has been performing as Dolly Parton for more than 22 years, is set to take the stage at Circus Tavern, Meads Corner, Purfleet.

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Halstead Gazette

Dog owners are being invited to bring their pets along for a free health MOT.

Run by the PDSA, the PetCheck vehicle will be in the Discovery Centre Car Park, Great Notley Country Park on September 16, in the Earls Colne Parish Council office, Earls Colne on September 17, at the Templars Community office, Witham on September 18 and Tabor Avenue Park, Braintree on September 19, from 10am until 5pm at each location.

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South End Standard

ESSEX Police's response to an invasion of travellers in Southend and Canvey has been praised.

Police and Crime Commissioner Nick Alston and Castle Point MP Rebecca Harris commended the force's "prompt and vigorous" action against travellers which decided on Labworth Park in Canvey on Friday before moving to Southend on Sunday.

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Campaignseries.co.uk

A man accused of beating up controversial MP George Galloway has been remanded in custody.

Neil Masterson, 39, appeared at Hammersmith Magistrates' Court in west London charged with religiously aggravated assault against the Bradford West MP.

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Halstead Gazette

Residents asked for views on proposed Wickford development

Basildon Council wants to knock down two blocks of 1960s flats in Stevenson Way and Brook Drive, Wickford , and replace them with modern buildings.

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Braintree and Witham Times

Faith leader defends Islamic centre plan

AN ISLAMIC group is hoping to set up a new centre in a former Basildon call centre office - but insists it would not be a mosque.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

ABC15.com

Princess Diana died 17 years ago Sunday

A woman views floral tributes left in memory of Princess Diana, Princess of Wales on the gates of Kensington Palace on August 31, 2006 in London, England.

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Related Topix: World News, Princess Diana, United Kingdom, Greater London County, England

Halstead Gazette

Updated: Travellers leave Canvey

Police moved the travellers on at about 5pm and were seen following the caravans off the island and down Canvey Way.

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Thurrock Gazette

Woman badly burnt in chip pan fire

A WOMAN was left with severe burns to her face, arms and chest after she attempted to tackle a chip pan fire.

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Related Topix: Fire, United Kingdom,

Harwich and Manningtree Standard

Travel through the ages as you explore different location throughout Braintree and Bocking.

Braintree is steeped in history, from the Celtics of the 5th century to the Courtauld family in the mid 19th Century, but reminders of the town's interesting past can be hard to spot.

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Basildon Recorder

DRUNKEN yobs causing problems in Billericaywill be banned from all the town's pubs.

It comes after thug Wayne Earl, 30, was handed an antisocial behaviour order last month after a campaign of terror against publicans, punters and police officers.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

Hampshire Chronicle

Winchester woman prepares for London Trekathon

Vanessa Crookes, of Kings Worthy, will walk her second 26-mile one-day event following the London Moonwalk she took part in back in May. Ms Crookes sets off on Saturday, September 27, from the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in Stratford, ending up in Greenwich.

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ABC15.com

London streets busy despite terror threat level

The United Kingdom may have raised its terror threat level, but the streets of London don't appear to be fazed.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, United Kingdom, Greater London County, England, Terrorism

Halstead Gazette

Please help to find the man who did this to me

Darren Pidgeon, 27, from Rayleigh , released the graphic photographs in a desperate bid to catch the people who attacked him in Kingsmere, Thundersley.

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Harwich and Manningtree Standard

Halstead man creating a mosaic for entrance to Chelmsford Cathedral

A father-of-two is feeling honoured after being asked to create a mosaic for the entrance of Chelmsford Cathedral.

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East Anglian Daily Times

Ipswich: Rail travellers face major disruption on main line after...

Passenger services on the Ipswich to London rail line have been disrupted this morning after a person was hit by a train.

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