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Updates as Boris Johnson holds Covid press conference

Fri, 2021-01-22 16:35
Prime Minister Boris Johnson is set to address the nation at 5pm. It is expected he will be joined by Chris Whitty and Patrick Vallance.
Categories: Essex News

Two new Covid-19 deaths announced at Braintree Community Hospital

Fri, 2021-01-22 16:07
ANOTHER two deaths linked to Covid-19 have been recorded at Braintree Hospital.
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Benefits cheat who claimed more than £20k handed suspended sentence

Fri, 2021-01-22 14:57
A woman who claimed more than £20k in benefits has been handed a suspended sentence.
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Boris Johnson to address the nation - what he might say

Fri, 2021-01-22 14:33
The Prime Minister’s briefing comes as the country continues to record high numbers of cases and record death tolls.
Categories: Essex News

Essex: Huge disruption to trains this weekend due to emergency repairs

Fri, 2021-01-22 13:02
Train services to Colchester, Clacton, Braintree, Harwich and Southend will be disrupted.
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Witham man given £200 for illegal football match breaching Covid rules

Fri, 2021-01-22 12:46
A man has been issued with a £200 fine for taking part in a football match, breaking lockdown regulations.
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Snow warning: Met Office issue yellow weather warning

Fri, 2021-01-22 12:38
A WEATHER warning has been issued for snow and ice across Essex.
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Met Office issues cold weather warning as snow forecast

Fri, 2021-01-22 11:22
Public Health England has issued a warning to keep warm as the Met Office forecast a spell of cold weather.
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Essex teen charged in connection with terrorism offences

Fri, 2021-01-22 11:07
A teenager accused of a neo-Nazi-inspired terrorist plot involving printed firearms has been given a trial date in the summer due to his young age and the "gravity" of the charges.
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Sir Bob Russell has done more than any current politician

Fri, 2021-01-22 11:00
Armchair critic Desmond McCarron (Gazette Letters, January 4, “Changes are needed to avoid gridlock”) had a pop at Sir Bob Russell, asking “what, if any, changes Sir Bob managed to help engineer on the parlous state of Colchester transport during his long stint in public office”.
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Should everyone who tests positive for Covid get £500 to self-isolate?

Fri, 2021-01-22 08:34
EVERYONE who tests positive for Covid could automatically be handed £500 to self-isolate.
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Melinda Hinchliffe has been nominated for community efforts

Fri, 2021-01-22 08:00
Do you know someone who has gone the extra mile during the pandemic?
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The Foresters Arms, in Harwich, was damaged by incendiaries

Fri, 2021-01-22 08:00
TODAY’S nostalgia spread features a real slice of history.
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Top tips for tonight's race meet at Chelmsford Racecourse

Fri, 2021-01-22 07:37
Here are the top tips for tonight's race meet at Chelmsford City Racecourse, courtesy of My Racing:
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Covid: £500 grant plan to encourage people to self-isolate

Fri, 2021-01-22 07:22
Everyone in England who tests positive for Covid-19 could automatically be given £500 as part of plans ministers are reportedly considering to boost quarantine compliance.
Categories: Essex News

Essex police officers coughed on, spat at or bitten during pandemic

Fri, 2021-01-22 07:00
Police in Essex have been coughed on, spat at or bitten hundreds of times during the Covid-19 pandemic, shocking new figures have revealed.
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Millard House Care home awarded for end-of-life care

Fri, 2021-01-22 07:00
STAFF at a care home are celebrating after receiving an award.
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Clacton care home's delight as it receives vital coronavirus jabs

Fri, 2021-01-22 07:00
A CARE home boss has said it is an “honour” to see some of his elderly residents be the first in the region to receive the coronavirus vaccine.
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Towie's Mick Norcross found dead

Thu, 2021-01-21 20:20
TOWIE star and Essex businessman, Mick Norcross, has been found dead, it was reported tonight.
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Part of A12 at Kelvedon closed due to broken down vehicle

Thu, 2021-01-21 17:32
Part of the A12 at Kelvedon has been closed due to a broken down vehicle.
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