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Hoax fire call-outs 'putting lives in danger'

Mon, 2021-02-22 06:00
ESSEX firefighters responded to more than 5,000 false alarms in a year, including more than 150 from malicious hoaxers putting lives in "serious danger".
Categories: Essex News

£36k raised in memory of brain tumour victim Jake Whiteside

Mon, 2021-02-22 06:00
THE family of a tragic teenager who died of a brain tumour are striding out in a walking fundraiser in his memory
Categories: Essex News

What is the South Africa variant of Covid-19?

Sun, 2021-02-21 13:19
People in part of Essex are being urged to take a coronavirus test when offered, after the South African variant was discovered there.
Categories: Essex News

Essex: Testing plea after South African variant found in Brentwood

Sun, 2021-02-21 13:13
Health bosses in Essex have urged people to get tested after a "highly transmissible" variant of Covid was found in the county.
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Covid Brentwood: South Africa variant found

Sun, 2021-02-21 12:29
Surge testing is being rolled out in an area of Essex after a case of the South Africa coronavirus variant was found.
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Covid fine: Woman visited parents 4 days after positive test

Sun, 2021-02-21 10:38
A woman who visited her parents day after testing positive for coronavirus has been fined.
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When is Easter this year? When do schools break up for Easter?

Sun, 2021-02-21 09:00
Easter is a time for family, fun and lots and lots of chocolate - even during lockdown.
Categories: Essex News

CDC release guide on Covid vaccine side-effects

Sun, 2021-02-21 08:00
A HEALTH authority has given out information on how to deal with potential side-effects from the Covid vaccine.
Categories: Essex News

Essex town named one of the most caring places in England

Sun, 2021-02-21 08:00
New research which analysed dozens of areas has found on part of Essex to be one of the 'most caring' towns and cities.
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How gay couple 'overcame barriers' to become foster carers

Sun, 2021-02-21 07:01
A GAY couple have spoken of how they had to overcome the barriers they faced after deciding to become foster parents.
Categories: Essex News

Covid: What Essex Police say about essential journeys

Sun, 2021-02-21 07:00
Police say they will hand out fines for people who refuse to follow rules about social gatherings and essential journeys.
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Hairdressers in England ‘could stay shut until April’

Sat, 2021-02-20 11:38
Hairdressers may remain shut until April, according to reports, as the government prepares to publish its roadmap out of lockdown restrictions.
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Sex crime: Sydney Jupp jailed 9 years for child attack

Sat, 2021-02-20 09:47
A MAN who indecently assaulted two children has been jailed for nine years.
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Discover secret beaches along the Essex coast

Sat, 2021-02-20 08:00
THE stunning expanse, the fragrance of sea brine, the crunch of sand and pebbles under your feet – seaside walks are one of the things which makes Essex great.
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Hospital patients with Covid halves in four weeks

Sat, 2021-02-20 07:58
THE Mid and South Essex Trust was caring for 371 coronavirus patients in hospital as of Tuesday, figures show.
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Gosfield facing seven mile diversion as road closures start today

Sat, 2021-02-20 07:00
Villagers are set for a more than seven mile diversion as roadworks get underway today.
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Mid Essex breast cancer targets 'being missed'

Sat, 2021-02-20 07:00
HUNDREDS of patients with suspected breast cancer were not seen on time at the Mid and South Essex Trust in December, figures show.
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Dog thefts in Essex have fallen since 2019, police reveal

Fri, 2021-02-19 18:13
DOG thefts have fallen in Essex this year, despite social media frenzy surrounding the thefts of pet pooches.
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Dead pony found at Crowsheath Wood nature reserve

Fri, 2021-02-19 18:00
The body of a dead pony was found in Billericay on Wednesday, leaving those who found it devastated at what they saw.
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Union to challenge Priti Patel 'bullying' ruling

Fri, 2021-02-19 16:05
A UNION representing senior public servants is set to go to court to challenge Boris Johnson's decision to stand by the Home Secretary following a bullying furore.
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