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It happened today – this day in history – May 27

1564: Death of Protestant religious reformer John Calvin aged 54. 1679: The Habeas Corpus Act (strengthening a person’s right to

Havering elects new mayor

Havering has a new Mayor for 2022/2023 following the Annual Council Meeting on Wednesday May 25. Councillor Trevor McKeever, ward

Basildon MP withdraws support for Boris

Basildon and Billericay MP John Baron has withdrawn his support for Prime Minister Boris Johnson in the wake of the

Six charged in Southend drug investigation

Six men have been charged as part of an investigation into the sale of drugs in the Southend area. The

Dance favourite and EastEnders star to appear in Strictly Ballroom: The Musical

Based on Baz Lurhmann’s award-winning worldwide film phenomenon, Strictly Ballroom: The Musical is heading out on a brand-new UK and

Redbridge’s green fingered community helps get the borough blooming for spring

Local gardening enthusiasts who took part in a Redbridge Council led community planting initiative have helped bring the borough to

Extra police powers authorised after disturbances in Leigh-on-Sea

Additional stop and search powers have been granted to officers in Leigh-on-Sea following a number of reported incidents of disorder

Man pleads guilty to manslaughter of father of two in Leigh-on-Sea

A man has admitted causing the death of father of two Philip Mersh in Leigh-on-Sea last year. Forty-three year-old Mr

Further arrest in connection with death of man at Lakeside shopping centre

Detectives investigating the death of Michael Ugwa in Thurrock have made a further arrest. Mr Ugwa, 29, was subjected to

Appeal for information after cyclist injured in Southend collision

Police are appealing for witnesses to a collision in Southend which left a cyclist with serious head and facial injuries.