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This week’s digital YA available now

This week’s digital edition of the Yellow Advertiser is now available at: https://www.yellowad.co.uk/digital-edition/

It happened today – this day in history – October 29

539BC: King Cyrus “the Great” of Persia marches into Babylon, freeing Jewish captives and allowing them to return home. 1390:

Police identify Walthamstow stabbing victim

A teenager who died from a stab wound in Walthamstow last week has been named. Bubacar Jabbie Dukureh, 17, who

Fire service uses smartphone app to find motorists trapped in Mountnessing flood water

Essex County Fire and Rescue Service firefighters used what3words, a free smartphone app to help locate three drivers who were

Southend introduces new local approach to tracing positive coronavirus cases

A new approach to local test and trace has started in Southend this week, as part of changes agreed nationally.

Amazon delivers special gift to children in Basildon and Thurrock University Hospital

Staff and patients at Basildon and Thurrock University Hospital received a special delivery when the team from Amazon in Basildon

It happened today – this day in history – October 28

969: Byzantine troops occupy Antioch. 1420: Beijing is declared the capital of the Ming dynasty. 1492: Christopher Columbus sights Cuba

Brentwood Centre closed as trust ceases trading

Brentwood Council issued the following statement this evening: “The Brentwood Leisure Trust  ceased trading today and closed the Brentwood Centre and community

Rower raises oar-some amount for Southend Hospital

To thank Southend Hospital for saving his life, and to highlight the importance of giving blood, Luke Golder has taken

It happened today – this day in history – October 27

939: Edmund I succeeds Athelstan as King of England. 1644: Charles I defeats parliamentary armies at the Second Battle of