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Jaywick: £1million bridge connecting two holiday parks nears completion

Thu, 2021-01-21 07:00
THE installation of a £1million bridge which has proved controversial but will provide easier access between two caravan parks has now been completed.
Categories: Essex News

Waiting times for routine care hit record high at hospital trust

Thu, 2021-01-21 06:00
HUNDREDS of patients have waited a year for routine treatment at the trust which runs Colchester Hospital.
Categories: Essex News

Fuming Harwich councillor calls for 'dangerous' road to get proper repairs

Thu, 2021-01-21 06:00
A FUMING councillor has branded the lack of desire to properly repair a road as “disgusting and dangerous” for drivers and residents.
Categories: Essex News

Harwich councillor's delight after zebra crossing is given the green light

Thu, 2021-01-21 06:00
THE installation of a zebra crossing near a primary school has finally been given the green light, much to the delight of a dedicated councillor.
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Frinton beach hut goes on sale for a staggering £65k

Wed, 2021-01-20 18:00
THE eye-watering price tag of a slightly bland looking beach hut is testament to the rising popularity of staycations, according to one property expert.
Categories: Essex News

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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Nearly 200 student nurses to join south Essex hospitals in March

Wed, 2021-01-20 13:13
NEARLY 200 student nurses have been welcomed at Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust before they begin work placements in March.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Landlady is determined to make Kirby-le-Soken pub thrive again

Wed, 2021-01-20 08:00
A POPULAR village pub which was forced to close down as a result of the financial pressures of the coronavirus pandemic has been taken on by a new landlord.
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