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Two men jailed over stabbing in Tilbury

Two men who admitted stabbing a man in his own home while two young children were upstairs have been jailed

Southend taxi drivers recruited to protect children from county lines and child exploitation

Taxi drivers across the borough of Southend are being trained to spot the signs of child exploitation in a programme

Demolition work restarts on Basildon’s East Square cinema project

Work has recommenced on the East Square Cinema project after the shock news that its main contractor fell into administration.

It happened today – this day in history – November 11

1640: Thomas Wentworth, Earl of Strafford, is impeached by the House of Lords on the evidence of John Pym and

Racist, homophobic and anti-Semitic criminal damage across Canvey Island

Police have been going door-to-door to reassure residents in Canvey after a spate of anti-Semitic, racist and homophobic graffiti in

Sunday Quiz

Who said this week that she is “happy being self partnered”? Who refused to be interviewed by Kay Burley on

Knifepoint robbery in Leigh-on-Sea

Police are appealing for information after a man was robbed at knifepoint in Leigh-on-Sea on Friday November 8. The victim,

Everyman Amos heads to Palace Theatre

Stephen K Amos is back on the road with his show EVERYMAN and will reach Southend’s Palace Theatre on Saturday

Sunday crossword

Across: 4. Fish (4) 5. Intensity (6) 6. Curse word (9) 7. Parody (4) 8. Catastrophe (9) 9. Commerce (5)

It happened today – this day in history – November 10

1483: Birth of German theologian Martin Luther. 1619: Rene Descartes has the dream that inspires his “Meditations on First Philosophy”.