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School out of special measures

A BASILDON school has been taken out of special measures, but told it must still make improvements.
Ofsted inspectors who visited in July said 'determined and assured' leadership had sparked 'rapid improvements in teaching'.
Pupils we... read on

HOUSEBOUND pensioners will be forced to pay an extra £60 per year for Meals on Wheels. read on...
FOUR heart and lung specialists have been jailed for defrauding Basildon Hospital. read on...
IN 2010, if your child fell over and snapped their leg, East of England Ambulance Service would have reached you in under 10 minutes. read on...
Pic by Martin Dalton saved as train FUN: The picturesque Epping to Ongar railway line with Alex Wilde

FOR one weekend in September, families and friends, enthusiasts and anyone with an interest in railways can see and ride on an historic tube train which will once again be operating to and from Ongar. read on...





Oxford exam frustrates Blues

Southend United’s winless run frustratingly stretched to five games as lowly Oxford United fought back to earn a share of the spoils in front of a disgruntled Roots Hall crowd.

After witnessin... read on

TWO goals in a sensational opening seven minutes helped West Ham United end their home hoodoo and set them on the way to a noteworthy3-1 Barclays Prem... read on
Johnstone's Paint Trophy, Southern Area, 1st Round

Southend only had themselves to blame after crashing out of the Johnstone's Paint Trophy at... read on

Southend's unbeaten away run was ended after they were sunk by two-second half goals from Lewis Alessandra and Reuben Reid at mid-table Argyle last Sa... read on
IT was a case of Wembley dreams and nightmares as many of the regions non-league clubs competed for a place in the first qualifying round of the FA Cu... read on



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