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Jaywick care home for people with mental health issues criticised

Mon, 06/18/2018 - 20:08
Meadow View Care Home was deemed "inadequate" in all areas by Care Quality Commission inspectors.
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Jermaine McGlashan: Swindon Town sign winger after release by Southend

Mon, 06/18/2018 - 18:05
League Two club Swindon Town sign winger Jermaine McGlashan following his release by Southend United.
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Inquest hears Timothy Osborne drowned off Long Island

Mon, 06/18/2018 - 17:31
A businessman drowned while swimming off a beach in the USA which is known for its fatal riptides.
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Clacton student found racist abuse written on T-shirt

Mon, 06/18/2018 - 15:18
Racist abuse, including the n-word, was put on one student's T-shirt on the last day of term.
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Former Colchester school launches abuse damages fund

Mon, 06/18/2018 - 14:13
More than 70 former pupils claim compensation over abuse suffered at Oxley Parker School in Colchester.
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'Very smelly' cat stuck in Clacton car engine grille

Mon, 06/18/2018 - 11:37
The hungry and whiffy moggy could have been stuck for two days before it was spotted, rescuers say.
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Real-life 'Chicken Run' for stowaway hen using lorry

Sun, 06/17/2018 - 11:45
Ginger the hen escaped from a farm by using lorry destined for a Sainsbury's distribution centre.
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Southend stab victim 'would never hurt anyone'

Sat, 06/16/2018 - 18:49
Fabian Kacica died after a "disturbance" near Southend's library in May.
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Colchester stalking inquiry: Man accused over five cases

Sat, 06/16/2018 - 15:16
The man is also charged with sexually assaulting a woman who was waiting for a bus.
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Fan completes football ground challenge

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 18:58
A football supporter has completed a challenge to run around all 92 football league grounds.
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Tom Hopper: Southend sign Scunthorpe striker on three-year deal

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 18:23
Southend United sign Scunthorpe United striker Tom Hopper and goalkeeper Ted Smith agrees a new contract.
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Bouncy castle death pair jailed for three years

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 14:20
Two fairground workers' actions led to the death of child who was in the inflatable as it blew away.
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Safety check failure led to Ryanair crew member's leg break

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 14:08
Failure to carry out safety checks led to a trolley coming loose on a flight, a report finds.
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One-Day Cup: Yorkshire beat Essex to set up Hampshire semi-final

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 21:22
Yorkshire recover from losing early wickets to make 259-7, a score they defend to beat Essex in the One-Day Cup play-off.
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Bupa fined £3m in Legionnaire's disease care home death

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 15:32
The company admitted health and safety breaches after the death of Kenneth Ibbetson in 2015.
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County lines: Drug gang 'stabbed me in the face'

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 11:51
A man with poor eye sight and MS was targeted by a gang wanting to use his home for drug dealing.
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Thrive Partnership's academy trust to be dissolved

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 18:12
Two senior members of the trust, which ran two state secondary schools in Essex, were suspended earlier this year.
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Ryanair to fly from London Southend Airport in 2019

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 13:07
The low-cost airline will begin operating flights to eight countries from the airport next year.
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One-Day Cup: Nottinghamshire, Kent, Essex & Yorkshire aim for semi-finals

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 12:48
Defending champions Nottinghamshire face Kent and Essex host Yorkshire in the One-Day Cup play-offs on Thursday.
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Colchester cafe capitalises on board game resurgence

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 10:31
More than 450 games can be played at a cafe which hopes to provide an alternative to consoles.
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