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Still too hot for trains! Second day of cancellations to Essex services

Still too hot for trains! Second day of cancellations to Essex services

Burning car closes lane on A13

Burning car closes lane on A13

BENEFITS fraudsters were paid more than £200,000 last year, figures published by Castle Point Council reveal.

Fraudsters con council out of £220,000

Road closed after serious motorbike crash

Road closed after serious motorbike crash

Echo comment: Southend seafront housing needs a balance

Echo comment: Southend seafront housing needs a balance

Do you know this man? Police want to identify him following BMW theft in Rayleigh

Do you know this man? Police want to identify him following BMW theft in Rayleigh

Police appeal after suspected robbery ends in crash

Police appeal after suspected robbery ends in crash

Good Samaritan stabbed in Westcliff as he tried to help two women

Good Samaritan stabbed as he tried to help two women in Westcliff

Tommie-Khai McBride

Police launch manhunt for missing Grays woman and two year-old son

Essex Police launches new scheme in bid to protect treasured belongings

Essex Police launches new scheme in bid to protect treasured belongings

Community "relieved" as extra runway is not recommended for Stansted Airport

Community "relieved" as extra runway is not recommended for Stansted Airport

Road blocked after man collapses in heat

Road blocked after man collapses in heat

Suspected fuel thieves caught in Basildon

Suspected fuel thief caught in Basildon

Creative visit – Jackie Doyle-Price, MP for Thurrock, Andrea Stark, chief executive of High House Production Park, Steve Cox, assistant chief executive of Thurrock Council and minister Mark Francois

Thames Gateway Minister Mark Francois visits South Essex Economic Powerhouse

Host David Dimbleby

BBC Question Time to be broadcast from Grays on Thursday

Stampede Stunt Co putting on a fantastic Jousting tournament. Robin Hood Country Show at Garons Park, Southend

Robin Hood Country Show: What's on and where this weekend

Appeal for witnesses after scooter rider fractures shoulder in crash

Appeal for witnesses after scooter rider fractures shoulder in crash

Waterside farm roundabout

Police appeal for witnesses after Canvey crash

One in 150 drivers fined since Dartford Crossing barriers removed

One in 150 drivers fined since Dartford Crossing barriers removed

Help for Heroes will be raising money this weekend in Asda Tilbury

Help for Heroes will be raising money this weekend in Asda Tilbury

Campaign- raising awareness of sepsis at Basildon Hospital

Basildon Hospital aims to raise awareness of killer infection

Fun – some of the street performers who took part in the fayre

Fun and a run at Horndon Feast and Fayre

Opening time – mayor Andrew Sheldon, with Castle Point MP Rebecca Harris, cuts the ribbon at the ceremony

Church celebrates plans to build community centre in Thundersley

Puppy buyers urged to be vigilant to help clamp down on illegal trade

Puppy buyers urged to be vigilant to help clamp down on illegal trade

Issuing fines- the traffic wardens in Basildon

Fundraisers’ shock at £70 parking fines at Basildon's Race for Life

Too hot for trains! Essex services cancelled due to high temperatures

Too hot for trains! Essex services cancelled due to high temperatures

Teenagers tied up and robbed at knifepoint after men force their way into Basildon home

Teenagers tied up and robbed at knifepoint after men force their way into Basildon home

Gas works to close parts of main road

Gas works to close parts of main road

Health advice issued for hot weather

Health advice issued for hot weather

Echo comment: Leigh property boom is not a surprise

Echo comment: Leigh property boom is not a surprise

Burglar drove stolen car past victim's house...as police officer was taking owner's statement

Burglar drove stolen car past victim's house...as police officer was taking owner's statement

Twelve arrested as traffic police crack down on foreign criminals

Twelve arrested as traffic police crack down on foreign criminals

Ian Ingram was last in contact with his family at 12.55am today and said he was on his way home from White House Chase, Rayleigh.

FOUND: Police search for man, 30, missing from his Canvey home

10 tips to keep your pets safe during the heatwave

10 tips to keep your pets safe during the heatwave

Domestic abuse victim: Abusive son made me feel like a battered wife

Domestic abuse victim: Abusive son made me feel like a battered wife

Wheelie bin collections brought forward to 6am over the summer

Wheelie bin collections brought forward to 6am over the summer

Ambulance services urges people to stay safe and take precautions in the warm weather

Ambulance services urges people to stay safe and take precautions in the warm weather

School team- Dan Gee with Jane O’Reilly, director of sixth form, and her assistant Rob Altman

School pioneering employabity plan

Thurrock Council to expand Homelink service to replace closing mobile library service

Thurrock Council to expand Homelink service to replace closing mobile library service

Cricket player taken to hospital after on-field brawl

Cricket player taken to hospital after on-field brawl

Malaika Adams died from acute appendicitis

Doctor told dying girl, 7, she had a tummy bug

Tidy – Dave Blackwell is a member of the St Katherine’s group

I’ll keep graveyard tidy vows Sharon

VIDEO: Faulty petrol pump sparks outrage

VIDEO: Faulty petrol pump sparks outrage

Unfair– coach driver and company co-owner Lawrence Bourne

Driver fined £2,000 for catching two illegal immigrants clinging to his coach

Recovering – the male swan and cygnet

Dog attack kills a swan and cygnets

Positive attitude – Jodie Burdett

Mum, 32, urges other women to check themselves for lumps after her cancer diagnosis

Euro MP: I'm backing Yvette Cooper as next Labour leader

Euro MP: I'm backing Yvette Cooper as next Labour leader

Armed police outside Christchurch Court

Armed police storm block of flats

Echo comment: Parking shortage? Reach for the skies

Echo comment: Parking shortage? Reach for the skies

Firefighters tackle shop fire in Chadwell St Mary

Firefighters tackle shop fire in Chadwell St Mary

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