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Covid: New temporary mortuary for Essex to open in Chelmsford

Wed, 2021-01-20 17:02
A NEW temporary mortuary is set to open as the numbers of deaths from Covid-19 in Essex continue to rise.
Categories: Essex News

Essex County Council: Council tax rise to support social care

Wed, 2021-01-20 17:00
HOUSEHOLDS will pay on average an extra £19.80 in council tax to help support adult social care in Essex.
Categories: Essex News

Disruption to trains between London and Braintree

Wed, 2021-01-20 16:44
THERE is big disruption on the rails this afternoon due to a track defect at Ingatestone.
Categories: Essex News

Police searching for wanted man with ties to Halstead

Wed, 2021-01-20 16:40
POLICE are appealing for information to find a man after he failed to show up at court.
Categories: Essex News

Firefighters rescue 200kg pig trapped in mud

Wed, 2021-01-20 15:58
Firefighters have rescues a 200kg pig which was trapped in mud.
Categories: Essex News

Priti Patel says she wanted UK border shut last March

Wed, 2021-01-20 15:22
HOME Secretary Priti Patel told Tory supporters that she argued for the UK border to be shut to international visitors last March when the pandemic first emerged.
Categories: Essex News

Harwich Valley complex is 'stealth development’ says campaigner

Wed, 2021-01-20 14:09
A CONCERNED resident and furious campaigner fears a fresh planning application could “open the flood gates” for hundreds of homes but not much else if it is approved.
Categories: Essex News

Mistley's under-threat pub The Anchor Inn saved for villagers

Wed, 2021-01-20 14:08
A VILLAGE’S last remaining pub could now be run by members of the community after an application put forward to convert it into homes was refused.
Categories: Essex News

Bitter blow as Parkeston park benches trashed by yobs

Wed, 2021-01-20 14:06
A FUMING councillor has said it “feels like a kick in the teeth” to see park benches which he spent months campaigning for destroyed.
Categories: Essex News

Victoria Square regeneration: New toilets revealed in Braintree town centre

Wed, 2021-01-20 13:47
Plans for new public toilets in a town centre have been given the go-ahead.
Categories: Essex News

When will lockdown end in England?

Wed, 2021-01-20 12:53
Priti Patel said the UK has a “long way to go” before coronavirus restrictions can be eased.
Categories: Essex News

How many people have died with Covid in Braintree?

Wed, 2021-01-20 11:47
AN interactive map has shown how many people have died with Covid in each area of the Braintree district.
Categories: Essex News

Essex County Council warns Beaulieu Station plan may be at risk

Wed, 2021-01-20 11:31
A new train station for Chelmsford could be scrapped because of “ongoing and unsubstantiated budget pressure”, Essex County Council (ECC) has warned.
Categories: Essex News

Dorothy Hosein steps down as head of ambulance trust in special measures

Wed, 2021-01-20 11:26
The chief executive of the East of England Ambulance Service NHS Trust has stepped down following a period of ill health.
Categories: Essex News

Essex Postman: 'Please be understanding of Covid delivery delays'

Wed, 2021-01-20 11:07
A hardworking postman is urging residents and MPs to be more understanding of the impact of Covid on deliveries.
Categories: Essex News

Arts aficionado Dorian Kelly on the future of Colchester

Wed, 2021-01-20 11:00
Arts aficionado Dorian Kelly has come up with ten ways to ‘save’ Colchester. He believes we should trumpet and celebrate all that is special about our town, especially its rich history. Here are his first five suggestions.
Categories: Essex News

Lawford-based Ivan worked at QB Ltd in Colchester

Wed, 2021-01-20 11:00
IT'S amazing how things change.
Categories: Essex News

Police find woman on bridge over A120 after taking alleged overdose

Wed, 2021-01-20 10:42
A YOUNG woman was found by police on a bridge after allegedly taking an overdose.
Categories: Essex News

Essex MPs rebel in anti-genocide trade deals bid

Wed, 2021-01-20 09:29
Boris Johnson suffered a major Commons rebellion as Tory rebels - including three Essex MPs - narrowly failed in their bid to outlaw trade deals with countries that are committing genocide.
Categories: Essex News

Essex Police fine people who travelled 45-miles for fast food

Wed, 2021-01-20 09:21
Essex Police has issued fines to people who travelled 45 miles for their fast-food fix.
Categories: Essex News