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Essex Police denies local car was used in Westminster terror attack
Extra armed police deployed in Essex 'until further notice' after Westminster terror attack as force calls for 'resilience' and 'compassion'
Essex Police pays tribute to PC Keith Palmer and other victims of yesterday's Westminster terrorist attack
EXCLUSIVE: Bin men at Pitsea waste plant WERE exposed to asbestos, secret report reveals
WESTMINSTER ATTACK: London mayor Sadiq Khan praises police and sends thoughts to victims as Met Police declares 'terrorist incident' at Westminster
WESTMINSTER ATTACK: Basildon peer Angela Smith says insiders on 'lockdown' at Parliament are getting information from the news
WESTMINSTER ATTACK: Basildon councillor locked inside Houses of Parliament after 'serious incident' at Westminster
WESTMINSTER ATTACK: Railways running out of London as normal
WESTMINSTER ATTACK: c2c remains 'in contact' with British Transport Police
Film review: Life is a formulaic, yet entertaining, battle for survival
TRAFFIC: Car overturned at Fairglen Interchange
EXCLUSIVE: High Court date for Basildon Council over travellers alleged injunction breach in Wickford
More than 40 new houses for Pitsea town centre in new Basildon Council plans, but renewed Dipple Medical Centre put on hold
Essex Police probe Southend road collision which knocked motorist off his scooter
Pair from Southend and Chelmsford died in car after modifications caused carbon monoxide poisoning, inquest rules
Essex Police seeks man with Basildon and Thurrock links over two missed court dates
Murder investigation launched after man dies following Hullbridge robbery
YA picture special: Pupils at The Deanes participate in experiments to celebrate Science Week
Unexploded bomb safely removed from Railway Approach, Laindon
Plans to extend entrance to Southend Pier submitted as part of multi-million pound investment
Pre-school in Leigh first to win Southend gold award for work developing young children's language and communication skills
Students at Hornchurch college learn art of planning festivals and organising events
Marathon runners conquer 13.1 miles of Brentwood countryside to raise money for Saint Francis Hospice
The Place, Pitsea, to hold free family fun day for Easter
Basildon Hospital appoints new managing director from Kettering
Forecasters predict showers, hail and thunder across Essex later today with maximum high of 10 degrees
c2c announces 7.52am Pitsea to Fenchurch Street will no longer stop at West Ham and Limehouse
Army and Navy flyover in Chelmsford to be closed for repairs from this Friday to next Monday
TRAFFIC: Delays between Chignal Road and Parkway, Chelmsford
TRAFFIC: Delays in Brentwood
TRAFFIC: Delays between Rettendon and Howe Green
c2c announces 7.29am Thorpe Bay to Fenchurch Street will not stop at Upminster
c2c announces early termination of 7.37am Leigh-on-Sea to Fenchurch Street at Benfleet
TRAFFIC: Congestion in Chelmsford
TRAFFIC: Delays in Canvey
TRAFFIC: Delays in Chelmsford on Essex Regiment Way
TRAFFIC: Delays London-bound at Stanford-le-Hope bypass
TRAFFIC: Congestion from Halfway House, West Horndon, towards M25
Man robbed of bike in broad daylight in Pitsea, says Essex Police
Six weeks of overnight roadworks start tonight at Basildon's Southernhay / Great Oaks junction
Services disrupted on c2c line after lorry hits bridge
Basildon Dogs Trust seeks new home for Jack Russell Terrier 'Chip', named after teacup from Beauty and the Beast
Billericay school children plant trees at Crays Hill in scheme to create new 2,000-tree woodland
Woman dead in Billericay after large Essex Police presence
Patients at Basildon Hospital celebrate Dame Vera Lynn's 100th birthday
Win tickets to see The Story of Bart at Walthamstow's pop up theatre, Mirth, Marvel & Maud
Essex Police investigating Basildon 'rogue trader' report
Man suffers 'life-threatening injuries' in Stanford-le-Hope road collision
Hundred-year-old engagement ring stolen in Pitsea burglary, says Essex Police
Essex Police seeks Chelmsford man over assault report
Review: Worst Wedding Ever at Queen's Theatre, Hornchurch
Man in critical condition following robbery in Hullbridge
Friends and family raise thousands of pounds in memory of former YA reporter, Paul Peterson
Essex Police officer sacked after covering up evidence against men wanted over racist attack
Essex Police release CCTV image of woman wanted over Brentwood purse theft
Police launch murder investigation after fatal shooting in Barking
Traffic: Queues on A1016 Westway in Chelmsford
Traffic: Lane blocked by broken down vehicle on A130 near Howe Green
Traffic: Congestion on A127 at Rayleigh Weir
Traffic: Queues on Somnes Avenue, Canvey
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EXCLUSIVE: Sentencing of Westcliff paedophile deferred after case described as 'a mess' by Basildon judge
Wickford woman to appear in Channel 5 railway documentary
Elderly man's home ransacked and cash stolen in Wickford burglary
Met Police launches fresh appeal over 20-year-old Ilford nightclub murder
Essex Police hunting four masked robbers who stole moped at gunpoint in Brentwood last night
Essex Police releases pictures of jewellery stolen in Billericay burglary
Met Police release CCTV image of man wanted over attempted rape in Dagenham
Met Police release CCTV of man wanted over serious assault in Romford
Met Police searching for girl, 16, missing from home in Redbridge
TRAFFIC: Accident blocking Tye Common Road in Billericay
Essex Police staging St Patrick's Day 'tweetathon' to give 'insight into the demand facing police'
Leigh-on-Sea house fire caused by toy charger, says fire service
TRAFFIC: Delays on A127 through Rayleigh, warns Essex Council
TRAFFIC: Level crossing in Stanford-le-Hope is broken, warns c2c
TRAFFIC: Delays as broken down lorry blocks M25 at A127 turn-off
Man who killed a pregnant neighbour in arson attack at block of flats in Westcliff is detained in hospital
Dont Miss: YA chief reporter will discuss the week's biggest stories on Gateway 97.8 this afternoon
Tando’s dream comes true playing Michael Jackson's brother in television biopic
Mum and baby found dead in Brentwood
Essex Police seeking four men over Chelmsford attack which left young man unconscious
Exclusive Chief Constable Interview - Part 7: Did critical reports on Essex Police cost Stephen Kavanagh the Met Commissioner job?
Crimewatch Wickford wins two gongs at Essex Police and Crime Commissioner Awards
Basildon man hospitalised with head injuries after being attacked with metal chain by gang
Witness appeal after attack in Loughton
Film review: Beauty and the Beast delivers a deliriously happy ever after
Lola has nine piglets - first animal to start the baby boom at Lee Valley Park - park celebrates 40 years
TRAFFIC: Congestion on M25
YA PICTURE SPECIAL: Children at Basildon's Whitmore Primary School go 'around the world in 48 hours'
Nick Butterworth advises Romford pupils on how to write the perfect story
Plans approved to build an extension to Runnymede Pool and make it a health and fitness hub
Family of Romford pensioner who died from illness caused by asbestos should make claim, coroner urges
Drivers to no longer be able to pay for parking by cash in Barking and Dagenham from next month
Multi-million pound project in Redbridge to create new public pool and leisure facilities
Yellow Advertiser chosen for 'Power of News' exhibition after reports sparked historic child sex probe by Essex Police
Waltham Forest College students' water pump could secure £30,000 investment and mentorship
Potential closure of Leytonstone job centre could force claimants to travel almost four miles to the nearest branch
Celebration held to mark resident's 100th birthday at care home in Thundersley
Exclusive Chief Constable Interview - Part 6: Should Essex Police stop prosecuting child sex image offenders?
YA picture special: Children at primary school in Westcliff take part in Viking Day
Digital artwork in Westcliff raising awareness about living with dementia
Man jailed after breaking into Southend pub, threatening man with knife and stealing charity boxes and alcohol
Public donations 'transform' treatment of children and babies at Basildon Hospital with new equipment
Man to appear at Chelmsford court, charged with murder over Rettendon stab death
Water should be restored to 'majority' of Basildon homes within one hour as engineers tackle burst main in Pitsea, says water company
Three Basildon authors to appear at Essex Book Festival in Chelmsford this weekend
Hornchurch primary school pupils master the roads as they learn how to cycle safely
Romford hospice receives nearly £130,000 from Children in Need to support child bereavement services
Shift station manager from Leyton stars in Channel Five documentary about East Coast Main Line
Officers issue fresh appeal to anyone who may have been abused by sex offender at Walthamstow school
Tilbury double murderer Ali Qazimaj to serve minimum of 35 years as hunt for second victim's body continues
Exclusive Chief Constable Interview - Part 5: Why are untrained Essex Police officers handling fraud and child sex offences?
Three men released without charge as post-mortem finds Rettendon man was killed by stab wound to the neck
Traffic: Queues on A1016 Westway in Chelmsford
Disruption to Greater Anglia train services due to speed restriction between Brentwood and Harold Wood
Traffic: Congestion on A130 at Rettendon Turnpike
Traffic: Queues on A127 at Rayleigh Weir
Essex Police hunt Billericay con-artist who stole from women aged 68 and 91
Commonwealth Day commemorated in Romford with flag raising ceremony
Essex Police release photo of man wanted over Chelmsford assault
Basildon drug-dealers jailed after using lottery tickets to package Class A drugs
Tennis tykes given masterclass in Romford fitness centre by Judy Murray
Fire caused by faulty dishwasher 'destroys' kitchen in Basildon home
Pensioner from Walthamstow who raped and abused five victims in his foster care jailed for 16 years
Essex Police seeking man with Grays and Purfleet ties over alleged drugs offences
Russell Kane to play comedy fundraiser on behalf of Woodford Green hospice next month
Fire at Leytonstone building destroys two flats and roof as six people flee for their lives
You're Hired! Ex-Apprentice candidate Paul Sullivan advises aspiring entrepreneurs at Barking and Dagenham College
Pupils in Havering to suffer unless government increases funding for schools, insists Tory councillor
OFSTED downgrades Havering Sixth Form College from 'good' to 'requires improvement' following inspection
Romford MP lobbies government for extra bank holiday in June to commemorate Queen's sapphire jubilee
Rainham fraudster jailed for 16 months for scamming pensioners in carbon credits crime worth £1.7 million
Essex Police campaign urges child sexual exploitation victims to come forward
Fundraising page generates thousands of pounds for charity after being created to 'raise' money for columnist Katie Hopkins
Costa opens Europe's biggest coffee roasting plant in Basildon
Exclusive Chief Constable Interview - Part 4: Is Essex Police doing enough to tackle gangs?
Laindon man charged over double road death in Basildon last March
Food blogger Jack Monroe wins libel case against columnist Katie Hopkins
Brentwood Council to crack down on fly-tippers after crooks dump seven-tonne road block
Win a family night's stay at Norfolk's Dunston Hall
Man, 19, dies of stab wounds in Chelmsford
Devastated and terrified - injured pedigree dog in agony and limping - dumped from a van by two men
Sunrise and sunset from Monday March 13
Exclusive Chief Constable Interview - Part 3: Why is Essex Police failing to secure countywide cooperation with other agencies?
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Exclusive Chief Constable Interview - Part 2: Is Essex Police giving taxpayers value for money?
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High tide at Tilbury from Monday March 13 (GMT)
High tide at Southend Pier from Monday March 13 (GMT)
Waltham Abbey police station to be put on the open market for sale
Motorcyclist seriously injured in Westcliff collision
Police appeal to trace driver of car that ran over girl's foot in Southend
Basildon Council insists it is doing 'all it can' to prevent 'new Dale Farm' in Wickford
Dagenham scouts clinch £10,000 donation from charity competition to improve meeting hall
Racism shown the red card at Dagenham and Redbridge FC's home ground
Volunteers sought for clean up of Oldchurch Gardens next Friday
Female Network Rail graduates inspire Romford girls to take up careers in engineering
Former Voice and X Factor star performs for Hornchurch students and leads presentation about online safety
Exclusive Chief Constable Interview - Part 1: Is Essex Police the UK's 'most improved' force?
Adults with learning disabilities subject of new art campaign in Southend
Elderly man in critical condition after collision with taxi in Southend
Essex Police launches probe after man allegedly threatened by gunman in Vange, Basildon
TRAVEL: 'Severe delays' on Central Line after train derails at White City
Essex Police seek man in CCTV over Wickford Land Rover theft
TRAFFIC: Delays on A127 through Southend
UPDATE: c2c and TFL accepting Greater Anglia train tickets as disruption continues
No injuries after car crashes into house in Romford
TRAVEL: 'Defective track' will cause delays and cancellations 'all day' on Greater Anglia train line
Picture of the day by Martin Dalton
TRAFFIC: Accident on M25 slip road
'Inadequate' Thurrock medical practice put in special measures over 'unsafe' prescription habits
EXCLUSIVE: More trees face the chop in Basildon's Dry Street, so potential buyers can visit developer's sales centre
Film review: A menagerie of hulking beasts is unleashed in Kong: Skull Island
Number of apprentices at Southend Hospital nearly trebles in last year
Police appeal to trace man who exposed himself to woman walking dog on Canvey
Ex West Ham United stars to speak at fundraising event for children's hospice
EXCLUSIVE: Basildon councillor blasts 'cover-up' as Essex Council refuses to release correspondence about Pitsea asbestos risk
Essex Police release CCTV image of man wanted over Basildon stabbing
TRAFFIC: Congestion in Chelmsford
TRAFFIC: Delays in Brentwood
TRAFFIC: Delays between Rayleigh Weir and Fairglen Interchange
TRAFFIC: Congestion in Canvey Island
Forecasters predict dry and bright day across Essex with a maximum high of 14 degrees
c2c announce cancellation of 7.01 service from Grays to Fenchurch Street
East London hospital trust emerges from special measures thanks to staff members' efforts
Butcher fined more than £2,500 by Barking and Dagenham Council for failing to prove they were lawfully getting rid of waste
Cultural projects in Waltham Forest benefit from £25,000 grant as council seeks to boost borough's artistic credibility
House-hunters living in Waltham Forest to benefit from 45 new affordable homes
Waltham Forest Council embark on apprenticeships drive
Photography students at Barking and Dagenham College channel Pablo Picasso for charity postcard initiative
Wanstead residents invited to contribute to new consultation about parking changes on high street
Interview: Retiring Southend Council chief executive Rob Tinlin looks back over his career
Thurrock nursery saved after Horndon on the Hill Primary School offers it a new home
Children at pre-school in Leigh dress up as their favourite book characters to mark World Book Day
EXCLUSIVE: New owner of Basildon's 'Trafford Bowl' car park unveils plans for the site
RSPCA appealing for information after spate of reported cat deaths from poisoning on one road in Shoeburyness
YA PICTURE SPECIAL: Basildon's Millhouse Primary School celebrates World Book Day
YA picture special: Children at school on Canvey take part in book exchange
Council warns Rochford residents to make sure their waste is not fly-tipped
Kelly & Victoria's Floral Designs share the story of their success on International Women's Day
As we celebrate International Women’s Day, Crystal Horwood, managing director of Property and Commercial Enterprises Ltd (PACE), talks about the hidden workplace battle that needs to be addressed
As part of International Women's Day, the owner of Curtain World Direct shares the story of how she stepped into her father's shoes
As we celebrate International Women's Day, discover how a chance opportunity led to a Hornchurch mum opening Girls Allowed Gyms
Basildon mayor to auction shirt signed by Olympic gymnast Max Whitlock for charity
Plans approved to transform historic Southend pub into flats and restaurant
Hornchurch theatre announces 'Beauty and the Beast' as 2017 panto
EXCLUSIVE: Growing anti-social behaviour in Romford Town Centre attributed to rising population
Havering commuters to soon benefit from improved rail infrastructure as Network Rail scheme hits halfway point
Police appeal for information after man attacked in Shoeburyness
Police release e-fit of man they want to speak to following robbery in Southend
Husband marks 45th wedding anniversary with wife in Romford hospice shortly before she dies
Quizzers and Eggheads raise more than £10,000 for Romford hospice
Police operation set-up to crackdown on anti-social behaviour and drug-related crime in Basildon town centre
Essex Police probe launched as would-be robber 'pats down' female victim before speeding off in South Ockendon
Canvey man pleads guilty to five offences following police pursuit through Chelmsford
Traffic: Congestion on A130 at Rettendon Turnpike
Traffic: Queues on A1016 Westway in Chelmsford
Traffic: Congestion on A127 at Rayleigh Weir
Traffic: Queues on Somnes Avenue, Canvey
Havering and Redbridge residents face limited access to central London via district line this weekend
EXCLUSIVE: Teaching staff in Havering facing redundancies and pay cuts due to falling schools budget, whistleblower alleges
BB gun assault in Redbridge that took place in November 2016 remains unsolved as police renew appeal for information
Wally, Batman and Power Rangers help mark World Book Day at Romford primary school
Win tickets to see Worst Wedding Ever at Queen's Theatre, Hornchurch
French mimes and African drums spread the gospel of diversity at Drapers' Academy in Romford for Multicultural Week
Essex Police release CCTV image of man wanted over Thurrock Council office theft
More than 100 dodgy drivers snared by Essex Police roads operation in Brentwood
Essex Police releases CCTV of pair wanted over Brentwood car break-in
Essex Police probing possible link between three phone thefts in Basildon and Brentwood in one hour
Essex Police issues CCTV of pair wanted over Basildon pushchair theft
Police appeal after shopkeeper threatened with knife during attempted robbery in Southend
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Essex Police hunting Pitsea crook who posed as council gardener
Essex Police hunting Chelmsford ski mask pizza thieves
Essex Police investigating hit-and-run in Ashlyns, Pitsea, last week
UPDATE: c2c 'safety inspection' causing delays
TRAFFIC: Accident blocking A1114 Baddow Bypass in Chelmsford
Essex fire service praises 'first class' postman who reported fire in Bulphan, Thurrock
c2c train services disrupted due to 'safety inspection'
Essex Police hunting Billericay con-artist who targeted four OAPs in four hours
Met Police releases CCTV from Woodford Green burglary
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High tide at Southend Pier from Monday March 6 (GMT)
High tide at Tilbury from Monday March 6: (GMT)