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Epping Forrest nursery had cot next to live sockets, Ofsted finds

4 hours 58 min ago
Scribbles Day Nursery says the baby room was shut for cleaning at the time of the inspection.
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Rochford: Public inquiry held into second bid at housing development

5 hours 9 min ago
A developer is appealing the council's rejection of plans for 662 homes near Rochford, Essex.
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Tendring housing plan to provide nearly 9,000 homes passed

6 hours 27 min ago
The plan is "not a magic wand" that would prevent objections to planning applications in the future, says council leader.
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The Olympic rifle shooter who now photographs dogs in mid-air

7 hours 6 min ago
An Olympic rifle shooter is putting his quick reactions to a different use as a dog photographer.
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The Grays tower block residents who want their old cladding back

9 hours 37 min ago
"It is a damp, cold hellhole," says one resident of the tower blocks where cladding was removed.
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Harry Potter: Manningtree boy sets character quotes world record

9 hours 50 min ago
Eli Chmelik, 11, identifies the most Harry Potter characters from their film quotes in a minute.
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Mark Cavendish: The Tour de France comeback for 'cycling's greatest sprinter'

18 hours 4 min ago
Mark Cavendish's enthralling comeback at last summer's Tour de France brought him level with a cycling legend. Will he be back this year?
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Boris Johnson authorised Afghan animal evacuation, leaked email suggests

Wed, 01/26/2022 - 18:50
Boris Johnson has previously dismissed as "nonsense" claims he intervened to help an animal charity.
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Chelmsford parking charge hike will not hit footfall say council

Wed, 01/26/2022 - 18:22
A council announced an increase of 50p for stays of more than two hours this year.
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Coronavirus: Case rates in Essex

Wed, 01/26/2022 - 18:13
The latest number of cases of Covid-19 across Essex.
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Jack Monroe hails inflation-measure shake-up

Wed, 01/26/2022 - 17:05
The food poverty campaigner had complained that official figures failed to reflect price rises for the poorest.
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Covid: Christmas cards arrive weeks late after Chelmsford outbreak

Wed, 01/26/2022 - 14:45
One resident says cards are still being delivered to her home in "dribs and drabs".
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Simon Harmer: South Africa recall Essex spin bowler after six years

Wed, 01/26/2022 - 09:44
Essex spin bowler Simon Harmer is named in South Africa's Test squad for next month's tour to New Zealand.
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Alopecia: 'Within six weeks I was completely hairless'

Wed, 01/26/2022 - 06:26
Sophie Hitchen, who had alopecia, says she wants to offer support to others with the condition.
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Aldershot Town 1-1 Southend United

Tue, 01/25/2022 - 22:41
An 87th-minute strike from Harry Cardwell earns Southend a draw against Aldershot.
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Harlow Council 'sorry' over handling of racism complaint

Tue, 01/25/2022 - 20:27
A businesswoman complains over alleged references to "ethnic" food business by council officer.
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Banksy: Season's Greetings owner says artwork 'trapped'

Tue, 01/25/2022 - 18:33
The owner of the Banksy mural in Port Talbot wants to move it to Ipswich.
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Drill music artist B-Levelz jailed for drug dealing

Tue, 01/25/2022 - 18:01
Olusogo Ajewole boasted in his music about getting young people to sell drugs for him.
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Essex women's running group talk about safety fears

Tue, 01/25/2022 - 17:42
A women's running club talks about safety in the wake of high profile murders such as Sarah Everard.
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Harlow hospice gets creative over staffing amid nursing shortage

Tue, 01/25/2022 - 17:22
St Clare's Hospice is encouraging other healthcare workers to consider a move into palliative care.
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