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It happened today – this day in history – October 9

768: Charlemagne and his brother Carloman I are crowned Kings of The Franks. 1192: Richard I leaves Jerusalem in disguise.

Newly qualified nurses graduate with special badge ceremony

Over 60 nurses and midwives have celebrated their achievements with a special graduation ceremony held at Queen’s Hospital, Romford. The

Fertility fayre coming to Wickford

Bourn Hall is hosting a free Fertility Fayre on Saturday October 26 at its state-of-the-art clinic in Wickford, ahead of

Cashpoint stolen from Budgens in Stock

Police are investigating a burglary in which a cash machine was stolen from a village shop. Officers were called shortly

Basildon MP gets a taste of Japanese culture

Stephen Metcalfe MP attended Basildon’s 11th Kodosai Japanese Cultural Event, marking the role of Japanese culture in Basildon’s wider community

It happened today – this day in history – October 8

1769: Captain James Cook lands in Poverty Bay, New Zealand. 1856: The Second Opium War begins. 1862: Otto von Bismark

Leopards mauled by Loughborough Riders

Leopards’ coach Thomas Baker was disappointed with another slow start as his side went down 94-66 at Loughborough Riders, on

Rape investigation after woman is attacked in Pitsea

Detectives are investigating following reports that a woman was raped in Pitsea shortly after midnight on Saturday October 5 and are

Appeal after man injured in Canvey collision

Police are appealing for witnesses to a collision involving a car and a pedestrian in Canvey. A white Vauxhall Astra

Stars come out in Brentwood

A father and son duo are bringing a galaxy of showbiz stars to Brentwood to make it the premier entertainment destination in