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Echo comment: Find the remedy, before it is too late

Echo comment: Find the remedy, before it is too late

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The blazing bungalow at Brook Drive, Fobbing

Firefighters tackle bungalow blaze in Fobbing

Charity's pleas ignored as Basildon Council's cabinet approves advice funding changes

Charity's pleas ignored as Basildon Council's cabinet approves advice funding changes

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Yvonne Blücher - Southend Hospital chief nurse is hoping to encourage some new recruits to join her

Hospital's bid to recruit more nurses

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Thurrock and Kent residents unite behind petition against second Thames Crossing

Thurrock and Kent residents unite behind petition against second Thames Crossing

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The Mayflower - set for a revamp?

Old Leigh pub set to expand - if council grant permission

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Two lorry accident causes gridlock in West Thurrock

Bridge closure and accident cause gridlock in West Thurrock

Have you been offered puppy Ralph? Police appeal for information after Dachshund is stolen during burglary

Have you been offered puppy Ralph? Police appeal for information after Dachshund is stolen during burglary

BA planes on the runway at Southend Airport - Photograph courtesy of Simon Murdoch

British Airways planes diverted to Southend Airport as storm Imogen hits Essex

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A pilot nicknamed Biggles was at the centre of a plot to smuggle £33.5 million worth of cocaine

Pilot nicknamed Biggles at centre of drugs plot led by Brentwood resident

Noak Bridge post office to close for revamp

Noak Bridge post office to close for revamp

Burglars stole shotgun from gun cabinet in Wickford home

Burglars stole shotgun from gun cabinet in Wickford home

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Darren Rolfe

Man and woman jailed for sexual offences against children

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Phone company's £1,000 donation to Southend homeless charity

Phone company's £1,000 donation to Southend homeless charity

Canvey businesses calling for crime clampdown after multiple break-ins over last two months

Canvey businesses calling for crime clampdown after multiple break-ins over last two months

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Police searching for high-value bikes and power tools after garage burgled

Police search for high-value bikes and power tools after garage burgled

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QE2 bridge closed due to strong winds

QE2 bridge closed due to strong winds

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Web fundraiser for poorly Canvey girl £4,000 in just one week

Web fundraiser for poorly Canvey girl raises £4,000 in just one week

The travellers' caravans can be seen at the far end of Grays Beach car park

Council under fire after travellers pitch up at Grays Beach

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Five men arrested and man in critical condition after quad bike accident

Five men arrested and man in critical condition after quad bike accident

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Gang of four steal hundreds of pounds from man by pinning him to the floor

Gang of four steal hundreds of pounds from man by pinning him to the floor

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Kent Elms in Westcliff

Lane closures on the A127 in Southend as borough gets new LED lights - while Essex is left in darkness

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"I don't need a TV licence because my aerial only works in good weather": Dodgers' worst excuses revealed

"I don't need a TV licence because my aerial only works in good weather": Dodgers' worst excuses revealed

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Children at Southend library for the Harry Potter night. Slytherin House

A truly magical night as Southend library is transformed into scenes from Harry Potter

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What you’ve been reading: 10 most borrowed library books

What you’ve been reading: 10 most borrowed library books in Essex

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Firefighters free man trapped in vehicle with spinal injuries

Firefighters free man trapped in vehicle with spinal injuries

Accident causing delays at Rayleigh weir

UPDATED: Accident causing delays at Rayleigh weir

Alan Crystall outside Southend Hospital

Southend Hospital's deficit set to spiral to £17.6million

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Wonky veg boxes come to Shoebury Asda

Wonky veg boxes come to Shoebury Asda

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Mick Norcross secures freehold of The Grand in Leigh

Mick Norcross secures freehold of The Grand in Leigh

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The real Dad’s Army – members of the Coalhouse Fort Home Guard platoon in the Second World Wa r

Down Memory Lane - Life on the home front

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Barbara Withers with Julie Abery, who set up a fundraising page after hearing about the burglary

Grandmother, 80, describes how adrenaline kicked in when she was confronted by knife-wielding burglar in her home

c2c boss admits extra passengers caused by London stops

c2c boss admits extra passengers caused by London stops

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Estranged teenage sweethearts reunited after 20 years apart

Estranged teenage sweethearts reunited after 20 years apart

Tide times: Week Commencing Monday 15th February 2016

Tide times: Week Commencing Monday 15th February 2016

A Southend fan attacks Colchester fans during Saturday's derby

VIDEO: Trouble flared between Colchester and Southend fans during Essex derby

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The Fobbing bungalow destroyed by a fire

Mice may have caused fire that destroyed Fobbing bungalow

Canvey teacher Jade Tibbs, who has appeared on The Voice

Canvey teacher Jade Tibbs moves a step closer to stardom on The Voice

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New GP service for care home patients only to begin in Southend

New GP service for care home patients only to begin in Southend

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Thank you Gwyneth and Jessica... healthy stars going gluten-free brings price down for coeliacs like me who don’t have a choice

Thank you Gwyneth and Jessica... healthy stars going gluten-free brings price down for coeliacs like me who don’t have a choice

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Failings – Norris Ryan died after being readmitted to Basildon Hospital

Care home and hospital failed former teacher, says coroner

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The Thorpedene schoolchildren (in blue) take part in the video call with Tim Peake

Southend pupils among select few to speak to British astronaut Tim Peake on International Space Station

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Flipping brilliant! Pancake Day ousts Valentine’s Day as UK’s favourite festival in February

Flipping brilliant! Pancake Day ousts Valentine’s Day as UK’s favourite festival in February

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Reporter Dominic Bareham hands over the cheque to Bob Craven, from the Tram Stop Shelter project

Wheelchair users will have easier access to Southend beach thanks to Echo money

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Experience counts – nurse Suzanne Reynolds was worried when she noticed baby Jacob was sitting with his head tilted. Inset: Hannah Tiplady with a now recovered Jacob

Nurse who saved the life of ill tot ‘used experience’

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Air Ambulance lands at school

UPDATE: Woman died after suffering a cardiac arrest in Noak Bridge

Basildon road blocked after accident

UPDATE: Man suffers serious head injuries after Basildon road accident

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Park homeowners claim they are unfairly missing out on Government aid to keep them warm over winter

Retirement park home owners claim they are missing out on winter fuel support

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Groups failed to spot sick child’s neglect

Groups failed to spot sick child’s neglect

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Norris Ryan died on New Year's Eve in 2014

Failure to treat pressure sores led to former teacher's death, inquest rules

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