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Colchester nurse Rebecca Page hailed as lockdown hero

Fri, 2021-02-19 14:28
REBECCA Page is one in a million, juggling her job as a hard-working community nurse with bringing up two little ones - with a third on the way in July.
Categories: Essex News

Up to £10k in support for lockdown hit businesses now available

Fri, 2021-02-19 14:25
UP to £10,000 of much-needed financial support for struggling Braintree district businesses hit by the latest lockdown is now available
Categories: Essex News

Cat rescued from Essex balcony after 18 hours in the cold

Fri, 2021-02-19 13:08
Tiddles the cat had to be rescued from a balcony in Essex after getting stuck for 18 hours.
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James Cleverly MP backing surplus Covid jabs donation plans

Fri, 2021-02-19 13:02
BRAINTREE'S MP is backing plans which will see surplus vaccine doses donated to poorer nations.
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6 bits of data Boris Johnson will use for road map out of lockdown

Fri, 2021-02-19 12:40
This is what data Boris Johnson will use to devise the Government's road map out of lockdown.
Categories: Essex News

Essex firm helps get Nasa Perseverance rover to Mars

Fri, 2021-02-19 12:12
AN Essex firm has played a pivotal role in Nasa’s Mars Perseverance rover which has safely landed on the red planet.
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'Pollen bomb' set to explode across Essex this weekend

Fri, 2021-02-19 11:53
Rising temperatures across Essex could see a "pollen explosion" arrive over the weekend.
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Emergency services attend incident in Fullbridge near river

Fri, 2021-02-19 11:33
EMERGENCY services were deployed to Maldon this morning, according to eyewitnesses.
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Jessica Nunn braves the shave on coldest day of the year

Fri, 2021-02-19 11:20
A TEENAGER lost her long locks to raise more than £1,000 for good causes.
Categories: Essex News

Essex hospitals see big decrease in number of Covid patients

Fri, 2021-02-19 08:01
Both infection rates and hospitalisations due to Covid have fallen again in Essex – but residents have been warned not to “assume the pandemic is over”.
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10 coercive behaviours in relationships which are illegal

Fri, 2021-02-19 07:00
Hundreds of allegations of coercive, controlling behaviour were reported to Essex Police last year.
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Foot and mouth: Essex was at the centre of 2001 outbreak

Fri, 2021-02-19 07:00
MENTION foot-and-mouth disease and most people will have some recollection of the epidemic which swept the UK 20 years ago.
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WATCH: Essex property shut by police for illegal lockdown parties

Thu, 2021-02-18 17:57
A closure order has been issued for a house in Essex, where four illegal parties have been hosted during lockdown.
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Police rescue three men from refrigerated lorry

Thu, 2021-02-18 15:43
Three men were rescued from inside a refrigerated lorry after they told police in a call that they were suffocating and struggling to breathe.
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Long Covid: What is it and why are people not recovering?

Thu, 2021-02-18 13:20
The Government is facing calls to recognise long Covid as an occupation disease - but what is the mystery condition?
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Police search for missing Michael Underwood from Chelmsford

Thu, 2021-02-18 13:13
Police have issued a new appeal to help them find a man who has been missing since Monday.
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New ambulances take to roads in £50m investment boost

Thu, 2021-02-18 12:47
HUNDREDS more new ambulances are taking to the roads as part of a massive £50million investment.
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Covid vaccine calculator shows when you'll get jab

Thu, 2021-02-18 12:00
Millions of people across the UK have been given their first Covid vaccine  - but when will you get your jab?
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Covid outbreaks not caused by busy beaches

Thu, 2021-02-18 11:01
A SCIENTIFIC advisor to the government said there has never been a Covid-19 outbreak linked to a crowded beach.
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Covid: Plan to test secondary pupils twice a week

Thu, 2021-02-18 10:46
Parents could be asked to test their children twice a week as the Government draws up plans for a phased return to the classroom.
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