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Review: The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time at Cliffs Pavilion, Southend
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Police in Waltham Forest asked to respond to heart attack 999 calls
Met Police hunt knife-wielding robbers who attacked Ilford woman and stayed in her home for half an hour
Second man arrested on suspicion of murder over stab death of Liam Harman, 28, in Romford
TRAINS: 'Delays, cancellations and alterations' on c2c line until 9.30am due to fault between Shoeburyness and Thorpe Bay
TRAFFIC: Accident causing delays on anticlockwise M25 between Junctions 25 and 26
Four men arrested for allegedly carrying 'corrosive substance' after Leytonstone stop-and-search
Benfleet A127 car blaze was 'accident', says Essex fire service
TRAFFIC: Collision on A12
Former Rochford District Council chairman donates £8,000 to children's charity and scout groups
Essex policewoman given final written warning after taking false emergency leave
Basildon's Lee Chapel Primary School finally opens £1.6million swimming pool after years of fundraising
YA picture special: Play area re-opens in Hockley Woods after new equipment installed
Basildon's Festival Leisure Park launches community team to volunteer for local good causes
Brothers jailed for more than 22 years after committing sexual offences against boy in Rochford
Essex Police in knife crime crackdown as part of nationwide Operation Sceptre
Tory MP questions 'cost-cutting' plan to 'downgrade' two south Essex emergency departments - as it will increase cost of ambulance service
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time star Scott Reid talks to the YA ahead of the show's Southend run
Southend councillor James Courtenay discusses drive to encourage more Southend children to attend borough's grammar schools
Men jailed in connection with attack in Southend that left Cambridge United supporter with permanent brain damage
Film review: Dunkirk glisters in fragments that slot together to form a compelling and deeply moving narrative
Tributes paid to Basildon 'man of the people' Richard Llewellyn, as former Labour councillor is laid to rest following leukemia battle
Basildon and Pitsea Carnival and Festival to take place this Saturday
UPDATE: Missing Basildon woman found, says Essex Police
Basildon's most famous taxi driver, Ralph Morgan, has died
Essex Police hunting racist who attacked teenage girl in Basildon
Car stolen in Billericay burglary, says Essex Police
Robbers broke into Thurrock home, assaulted occupant and made off with cash and jewellery, says Essex Police
Basildon care company Ruby Rose celebrates good report from Care Quality Commission
Essex Police launches probe after robber in makeshift mask targets two stores - in Basildon and Wickford - in one day
Woman suffered serious sexual assault by two men in Thurrock last night, says Essex Police
Essex Police hunts man who fled car following Brentwood chase after Corringham robbery
Essex Police hunting crook who stole woman's bank card in Brentwood
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Traffic: Congestion on A1016 Westway in Chelmsford
Arrest made in connection with death of man in Romford
Traffic: Queues on A127 at Rayleigh Weir
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Sunrise and sunset from Monday July 17
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High tide at Tilbury from Monday July 17 (BST)
High tide at Southend Pier from Monday July 17 (BST)
TRAFFIC: M25 clockwise closed
Downton Abbey creator enjoys tour of Redbridge hospice where Churchill and Thatcher planted trees
Gardeners can paint their own plant pots at Hornchurch community arts group
Seasonal banners designed by pupils from four Havering primary schools to be unveiled
EXCLUSIVE: Basildon Council chief's 'retirement' announced at furious meeting last night after public and officers were kicked out
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Art trail held in Hockley
Basildon Council chief executive Bala Mahendran retires after councillors vote to 'restructure' management
Thurrock man ordered to attend rehab and sign Sex Offenders Register after being caught with child sex images
Two Essex Police officers guilty of 'gross misconduct' over unruly behaviour after night out in Norwich
Brentwood bathroom blaze was accident, rules Essex fire service
Woman wanted over two alleged thefts from Clinton cards, Southend, in three weeks
Man wanted by Essex Police after van stolen in Chelmsford burglary
Concerns for mystery woman's welfare after white van incident in Springfield, says Essex Police
Men wanted by Essex Police over Canvey Island burglary
Essex Police seeks man over assault in Chelmsford
Creatives clinch new space in 'beating heart of Walthamstow's cultural scene'
Coroner attributes death of Ilford man found in his home to fentanyl
Two relatives found dead in Upminster home, one in 'suspicious circumstances', died of stab wounds
Rochford scout group holds event to mark opening of hall extension
Serco staff at Leytonstone hospital 'regularly getting home late, tired and sore' launch fresh strikes over pay
Ilford treatment centre nurses Romford foster carer with 'very unusual' affliction back to health
'Significantly decomposed' state of electrician's body found in Woodford Green home prevents coroner finding cause of death
Ninety females in Waltham Forest recorded as suffering female genital mutilation at some point, according to latest NHS figures
'Disgraceful' closure of Dagenham job centre 'an appalling tax on the unemployed', critics warn
Covert sting on 'dangerous drivers' in Barking sees car seized, penalties fixed and prohibitions issued
Essex Wildlife Trust raise issue of dog fouling on Two Tree Island as part of awareness day
Waltham Forest and Redbridge transport links 'often neglected', Labour MP claims
Redbridge boasts lowest rate of child smokers in the UK
Redbridge trader hits back after council defends 'experimental' parking scheme blamed for sales decline
EXCLUSIVE: Essex Council accused of child abuse 'cover-up' as legal action uncovers £350K in 'monetary settlements'
Anglia in Bloom judges visit Rayleigh to inspect competition entries
Almost 2,500 runners take part in Southend Half Marathon
Councillors reject plans to redevelop hotel in Leigh
Murder investigation launched following stabbing of 28-year-old man in Romford
End of treatment bell rung by Westcliff boy in remission after 18 month cancer battle
Numeracy wizards from Barking and Dagenham College seal awards for teaching
Dry Street 'Phase Two' to go ahead despite only TWO councillors supporting it, as most of planning committee abstains after hearing residents' concerns
YA picture special: Children at school in Southend create games for fellow pupils to try at enterprise fair
Southend hosts US diving team ahead of World Diving Championships
Suspicious circumstances surround death of one of two relatives found in Upminster address
Social media outrage forces Romford hospice to cancel balloon launch over pollution fears
Srebrenica survivor reveals her story at memorial service in Barking town square
Upminster college confirms it is 'business as usual' following 'false rumours of school closure' on social media
Staff and students at 'outstanding' Walthamstow primary seal award for improved results and management
TRAFFIC: Delays between London Road and Fairglen Interchange
TRAFFIC: Delays between Rayleigh Weir and Progress Road
TRAFFIC: Congestion in Canvey Island
TRAFFIC: Delays between Rettendon Turnpike and Howe Green
Largely cloudy day across Essex with light rain, drizzle and some bright spells, forecasters predict
TRAFFIC: Delays between Rayleigh Weir and Fairglen Interchange
'Disgraceful' closure of Hornchurch job centre will hit sick, unemployed and disabled claimants, union warns
Three hundred star-walkers take on 10k challenge around Romford town centre for charity
Tories 'concerned about inflation eroding workers' pay', says MP for Hornchurch and Upminster
'High energy show' with 'breathtaking dance moves' paying tribute to Little Mix coming to Hornchurch theatre
Issues surrounding food quality and mealtime practices at Romford hospital will be addressed, vows health trust
All-girl quartet Soda Pop! perform S Club 7 song for NSPCC's Childline in Romford
Teenager suffers fractured skull and is sprayed with 'noxious substance' in Wanstead attack
Traffic: Queues on A130 at Rettendon Turnpike
Traffic: Congestion on Somnes Avenue, Canvey
Traffic: Queues on A127 at Rayleigh Weir
Seven steps to growing perfect pumpkins in time for Halloween
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Cookery writer, Annie Bell, dispels the myths about dairy products in her new book
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High tide at Southend Pier from Monday July 10 (BST)
'Be Magnificent' at the Walthamstow art school where Sir Peter Blake and Ian Dury taught and studied
Upminster primary school clinches artsmark for promoting creativity across the curriculum
Young athletes conquer hoops, hurl wellington boots and get dressed up while racing in Romford sports day
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Police release CCTV image of man they want to speak to in connection with Westcliff arson
Countess of Wessex visits unit that treats unborn babies at Southend Hospital
TRAFFIC: Debris on A1114 Baddow Bypass, Chelmsford, has been cleared, says Essex Council
TRAFFIC: Debris in road at A1114 Baddow Bypass in Chelmsford, warns Essex Council
Essex firefighters unable to determine cause of grass fire beside M25, near Lakeside
Trains cancelled on Greater Anglia Essex to London lines, due to 'defect' at Liverpool Street
Physics teacher given ultrasound scan on students' tour of Romford hospital's radiology department
Flex your putters at Theydon Bois Golf Club for a Romford charity
EXCLUSIVE: Basildon Council 'cover-up' claim after almost 10,000 litres of 'missing' diesel not reported to police
Union calls for new laws as workers in Essex, Southend and Thurrock suffer real terms wage cuts since 2007
Essex Police releases photographs of jewellery stolen in Laindon burglary
Safety lessons given to Rochford schoolchildren at event
Redbridge man who 'weaponised' car and 'deliberately drove' into three victims jailed
Essex Police confirm missing mother and children found in Torquay
Forty firefighters battle for seven hours to extinguish mystery blaze at Thurrock scrap yard
Met confirm victim who died in Chingford blaze was male
Four Barking and Dagenham schools scoop awards for projects boosting pupils' mental health
Residents of Walthamstow tower block told to stay put in fire - despite cladding failing safety checks
Rainham reception pupils begin new step on educational journey with sweet treats
Staff and volunteers from different religious backgrounds come together for special Eid lunch at Basildon Hospital
Death-defying motorcyclists meet birds of prey at Steam and Cider Fair in Old Dagenham Park
Barking and Dagenham Council puts the brakes on nuisance boy racers
Polynesian singing, Dancing Day Trippers and indoor rowing tasters for Fairlop fair-goers
Redbridge hero whose scheme protects vulnerable residents from bogus callers clinches award
Around 15,000 revellers enjoy coffee, conversation and culture at Leyton Carnival
Basildon Council's Labour 'leader' unveils plan to cut deficit by axing management jobs
Suspect vehicle pursued by police in Ilford area known for drug use hospitalises motorcyclist
'Innovative projects' boosting pupils' mental health earn five Waltham Forest schools awards
Man admits drugs offence after Essex Police raid finds cannabis worth more than £1million in Bulphan, Thurrock
Dog show raises money for Southend Hospital appeal
Rochford District Council submits plan to Government to reduce air pollution in Rayleigh
Film review: Spider-Man: Homecoming spins an impressive web of rites-of-passage drama
Essex Police widens search for mother and children who went missing from Canvey
RSPCA launches probe to find owner who dumped two tiny hamsters by Basildon roadside
Two men arrested after two women died in Basildon collision
East London drug dealer jailed after being caught in Basildon with stash of crack and heroin
YA picture special: Children at school in Hullbridge take part in sports day
Car stolen during burglary at Billericay property
Essex Police seeks man over robbery of 72-year-old Canvey man in Pitsea
Basildon man jailed for sexually abusing vulnerable child over an eight-year period
Essex Police seeks three men for questioning over alleged harassment incidents in Basildon
Defibrillator stolen as teen burglars caused 'five-figure sum' of damage at Aveley FC, says Essex Police
Havering triathlete to run, swim and cycle his way to be best of the best in Tennessee world championships
Police still appealing to find missing mother and children last seen on Canvey
Things look rosy for Romford hospice as BBC2's Gardeners' World team films on site
Council's failure to deal with air pollution is to blame for new Thames crossing coming to Thurrock, claims Tory MP
Essex Police launches recruitment drive for new PCs to fill vacant jobs
Two women dead and third critical after Stanford le Hope road accident
TRAFFIC: Congestion in Brentwood
Explosion outside Dagenham address was not terror-related, police confirm
Early cloud across Essex will give way to sunny intervals this afternoon, forecasters predict
TRAFFIC: Broken down vehicle blocks lane between Fairglen and Nevendon Interchanges
Train fault between Ilford and Liverpool Street could delay Greater Anglia services by up to 10 minutes
TRAFFIC: Delays between Great Leighs and Essex Regiment Way
TRAFFIC: Congestion between Rayleigh Weir and Fairglen Interchange
Signal system fault between Barking and Upminster may delay c2c services by 10 minutes
Food in Romford hospital was 'appalling, with little nutritional value at all', inspectors find
Two killers imprisoned for 27 years for manslaughter of Elm Park man stabbed 13 times
Loft area in Leytonstone flats entirely damaged by fire
Collier Row pupils use maths skills to make villages, fairgrounds and money boxes
Romford pupils explore Kenyan and Sri Lankan wildlife, cultures and landscapes for 'Global Citizenship Week'
Upminster pupils confront land and sea dangers in 'Junior Citizens' scheme
Governor of the Bank of England gives Romford teen 'some useful career advice' at charity tree-planting
Win tickets to see the Chicago Blues Brothers at Queen's Theatre, Hornchurch