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The funniest April Fools' jokes in Essex – were you caught out?

Thu, 2021-04-01 12:06
PRANKSTERS across Essex have conjured up some rather creative April Fool’s jokes to trick people with this morning.
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When snow could hit Essex during Easter weekend

Thu, 2021-04-01 11:53
The Easter bank holiday is nearly upon us so we have taken a look at what the weather has in store for the next four days.
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Chelmsford City Racecourse: Top tips for today's race meet

Thu, 2021-04-01 11:04
Here are the top tips for this evening's race meet at Chelmsford City Racecourse, courtesy of Betfair.
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Probe as two female police officers allege being raped by colleague

Thu, 2021-04-01 09:31
The Metropolitan Police are investigating allegations that two female officers were raped by a male colleague.
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Colchester crash: Teenager fears she 'may never walk again' after crash

Thu, 2021-04-01 06:00
A BRAVE teenager who suffered devastating injuries in a hit-and-run crash may never walk unaided again.
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Tourism chiefs call for September bank holiday in UK

Thu, 2021-04-01 05:00
A new bank holiday should be introduced in September to help the tourism industry in the UK recover from Covid.
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Richard Okorogheye: Police searches in Essex after confirmed sighting of missing student

Wed, 2021-03-31 21:21
POLICE investigating the disappearance of student Richard Okorogheye are conducting searches in Essex after a new confirmed sighting last placed him in the area.
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Transgender Day of Visibility: Essex Police fly flag at headquarters in solidarity

Wed, 2021-03-31 19:33
THE transgender flag has been flying outside Essex Police's headquarters today to mark International Transgender Day of Visibility.
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Essex Police issue warning over catalytic converter thefts

Wed, 2021-03-31 18:25
POLICE are advising residents on how to reduce the risk of having their catalytic converters stolen.
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John Doak has sentence cut after killing son by shaking him

Wed, 2021-03-31 17:29
A father who was jailed for the manslaughter of his son, nearly 20 years after he shook him as a baby, has had his sentence reduced by the Court of Appeal.
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Teen, 16, dies after falling from railway viaduct in Spring Road, Ipswich

Wed, 2021-03-31 17:17
A teenager has died after falling from a railway viaduct in Spring Road, Ipswich.
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UK to be hotter than Marbella with ‘chance’ of hitting record March temperature

Wed, 2021-03-31 15:18
The nation’s hottest ever March temperature of 25.6C (78F), was recorded in 1968 at Mepal in Cambridgeshire.
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Essex weather: Temperatures to drop over Easter weekend

Wed, 2021-03-31 15:17
As Easter weekend fast approaches, forecasters have revealed what weather we can expect to see over the bank holiday.
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Essex drug dealer who hid £1.6m of cocaine in armchairs jailed

Wed, 2021-03-31 14:31
An Essex drug dealer who concealed £1.6 million, or 20kg, of cocaine within an armchair has been locked up.
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Government says shops can be turned into houses

Wed, 2021-03-31 12:00
New rules allowing commercial premises in England to be converted into homes are to come into force.
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Essex recycling centres set for Easter Bank Holiday weekend rush

Wed, 2021-03-31 11:24
Essex County Council has warned recycling centres may have to be temporarily closed by police if they get too busy over the Easter Bank Holiday.
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Ryanair boss predicts lift in restrictions on flights by summer

Wed, 2021-03-31 09:30
THE boss of leading airline Ryanair believes “all Covid restrictions” will be removed on summer holidays to European countries by the summer.
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Diversion route after A12 closed at Sandon after crash

Tue, 2021-03-30 17:24
Part of the A12 remains closed this evening after a crash involving a van and a motorcycle.
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A12 CLOSED near Boreham after van and motorbike crash

Tue, 2021-03-30 15:53
The A12 has been closed this afternoon as the air ambulance has landed at a crash involving a van and a motorbike.
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Matt Hancock: Travel is permitted under 'stay local' rules

Tue, 2021-03-30 13:38
The Health Secretary has said it is "absolutely fine" for people to travel to see friends outside after a police chief revealed the new ‘stay local’ message was not legally enforceable.
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