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3 hrs ago | Halstead Gazette

Fire fighters tackle blaze after lightning strikes house

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

Dorchester raid probe pair remanded

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.

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10 hrs ago | Echo-news.co.uk

'I'm taking this knife to barbecue'

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.

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15 hrs ago | Echo-news.co.uk

UPDATED: Lane reopened after accident partially closes A13 at Sadlers Farm

A SINGLE vehicle accident closed a lane of the Londonbound A13 between Sadlers Farm and the Pitsea Flyover this morning.

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19 hrs ago | Echo-news.co.uk

Excitement builds for tomorrow's Canvey Carnival

Up to 3,000 people are expected to line the streets to enjoy the parade packed with colourful floats from noon.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

Harwich and Manningtree Standard

Countryside celebration set to be spectacular

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.

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Guardian-series.co.uk

Bloomfield and Low reach Ladies Essex County Pairs quarter-finals

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.

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Enfield Independent

Just the Ticket: July 11, 2014

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.

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Echo-news.co.uk

Pensioner jailed over huge illegal tip

A PENSIONER has been jailed for six months for refusing to clean up a huge illegal rubbish dump he admitted running.

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Brentwoodweeklynews.co.uk

Three men charged after 126 cannabis plants were found in house

Three men are due to appear in court later this month after they were charged with drug offences in Brentwood.

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Gazette-news.co.uk

Traffic chaos in Colchester

Police and paramedics were called to Ipswich Road, at the junction with Severalls Lane, just before 3.20pm today after two cars collided.

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East Anglian Daily Times

Essex/Suffolk: Four men in court in connection with telephone frauds

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.

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Maldonandburnham Standard

Four fire crews were called to the scene of a house fire that saw the roof catch completely on fire.

The roof was reported to be 100 per cent alight and heavily smoke-logged, with the smoke affecting two more houses.

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Basildon Recorder

Chelsea Football Club's billionaire owner behind jet fuel centre plans

CHELSEA FC owner Roman Abramovich is involved in the plans to bring a state-of-the-art waste-to-jet fuel centre to Thurrock, the Gazette has learned.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

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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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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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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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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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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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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