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Tory Basildon Council leader accuses rivals of 'political spite' as they block plan for new hospital buildings
Essex cops hunt con-artist who stole from 83-year-old woman in Basildon
Trio plead 'not guilty' to all charges in Pitsea car fire death 'manslaughter' case
TRAVEL: c2c trains to be diverted this weekend and next week
EXCLUSIVE: Outpatient buildings set for town centre as council unveils plan for shopping parade at new Basildon Hospital reception
Essex Police Musical Society to stage fractured fairy tale, Into The Woods
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EXCLUSIVE: Former Secretary of State Eric Pickles slams Essex Council over refusal to publish Pitsea asbestos emails
Essex Police denies local car was used in Westminster terror attack
Extra armed police deployed in Essex 'until further notice' after Westminster terror attack as force calls for 'resilience' and 'compassion'
Essex Police pays tribute to PC Keith Palmer and other victims of yesterday's Westminster terrorist attack
EXCLUSIVE: Bin men at Pitsea waste plant WERE exposed to asbestos, secret report reveals
WESTMINSTER ATTACK: London mayor Sadiq Khan praises police and sends thoughts to victims as Met Police declares 'terrorist incident' at Westminster
WESTMINSTER ATTACK: Basildon peer Angela Smith says insiders on 'lockdown' at Parliament are getting information from the news
WESTMINSTER ATTACK: Basildon councillor locked inside Houses of Parliament after 'serious incident' at Westminster
WESTMINSTER ATTACK: Railways running out of London as normal
WESTMINSTER ATTACK: c2c remains 'in contact' with British Transport Police
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TRAFFIC: Car overturned at Fairglen Interchange
EXCLUSIVE: High Court date for Basildon Council over travellers alleged injunction breach in Wickford
More than 40 new houses for Pitsea town centre in new Basildon Council plans, but renewed Dipple Medical Centre put on hold
Essex Police seeks man with Basildon and Thurrock links over two missed court dates
Unexploded bomb safely removed from Railway Approach, Laindon
The Place, Pitsea, to hold free family fun day for Easter
Basildon Hospital appoints new managing director from Kettering
Forecasters predict showers, hail and thunder across Essex later today with maximum high of 10 degrees
c2c announces 7.52am Pitsea to Fenchurch Street will no longer stop at West Ham and Limehouse
Army and Navy flyover in Chelmsford to be closed for repairs from this Friday to next Monday
TRAFFIC: Delays between Chignal Road and Parkway, Chelmsford
TRAFFIC: Delays in Brentwood
TRAFFIC: Delays between Rettendon and Howe Green
c2c announces 7.29am Thorpe Bay to Fenchurch Street will not stop at Upminster
c2c announces early termination of 7.37am Leigh-on-Sea to Fenchurch Street at Benfleet
TRAFFIC: Congestion in Chelmsford
TRAFFIC: Delays in Canvey
TRAFFIC: Delays in Chelmsford on Essex Regiment Way
TRAFFIC: Delays London-bound at Stanford-le-Hope bypass
TRAFFIC: Congestion from Halfway House, West Horndon, towards M25
Man robbed of bike in broad daylight in Pitsea, says Essex Police
Six weeks of overnight roadworks start tonight at Basildon's Southernhay / Great Oaks junction
Services disrupted on c2c line after lorry hits bridge
Basildon Dogs Trust seeks new home for Jack Russell Terrier 'Chip', named after teacup from Beauty and the Beast
Billericay school children plant trees at Crays Hill in scheme to create new 2,000-tree woodland
Woman dead in Billericay after large Essex Police presence
Patients at Basildon Hospital celebrate Dame Vera Lynn's 100th birthday
Win tickets to see The Story of Bart at Walthamstow's pop up theatre, Mirth, Marvel & Maud
Essex Police investigating Basildon 'rogue trader' report
Man suffers 'life-threatening injuries' in Stanford-le-Hope road collision
Hundred-year-old engagement ring stolen in Pitsea burglary, says Essex Police
Friends and family raise thousands of pounds in memory of former YA reporter, Paul Peterson
Essex Police officer sacked after covering up evidence against men wanted over racist attack
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EXCLUSIVE: Sentencing of Westcliff paedophile deferred after case described as 'a mess' by Basildon judge
Wickford woman to appear in Channel 5 railway documentary
Elderly man's home ransacked and cash stolen in Wickford burglary
Essex Police hunting four masked robbers who stole moped at gunpoint in Brentwood last night
Essex Police releases pictures of jewellery stolen in Billericay burglary
TRAFFIC: Accident blocking Tye Common Road in Billericay
Essex Police staging St Patrick's Day 'tweetathon' to give 'insight into the demand facing police'
TRAFFIC: Delays on A127 through Rayleigh, warns Essex Council
TRAFFIC: Level crossing in Stanford-le-Hope is broken, warns c2c
TRAFFIC: Delays as broken down lorry blocks M25 at A127 turn-off
Dont Miss: YA chief reporter will discuss the week's biggest stories on Gateway 97.8 this afternoon
Tando’s dream comes true playing Michael Jackson's brother in television biopic
Exclusive Chief Constable Interview - Part 7: Did critical reports on Essex Police cost Stephen Kavanagh the Met Commissioner job?
Crimewatch Wickford wins two gongs at Essex Police and Crime Commissioner Awards
Basildon man hospitalised with head injuries after being attacked with metal chain by gang
Film review: Beauty and the Beast delivers a deliriously happy ever after
TRAFFIC: Congestion on M25
YA PICTURE SPECIAL: Children at Basildon's Whitmore Primary School go 'around the world in 48 hours'
Yellow Advertiser chosen for 'Power of News' exhibition after reports sparked historic child sex probe by Essex Police
Exclusive Chief Constable Interview - Part 6: Should Essex Police stop prosecuting child sex image offenders?
Public donations 'transform' treatment of children and babies at Basildon Hospital with new equipment
Man to appear at Chelmsford court, charged with murder over Rettendon stab death
Water should be restored to 'majority' of Basildon homes within one hour as engineers tackle burst main in Pitsea, says water company
Three Basildon authors to appear at Essex Book Festival in Chelmsford this weekend
Exclusive Chief Constable Interview - Part 5: Why are untrained Essex Police officers handling fraud and child sex offences?
Three men released without charge as post-mortem finds Rettendon man was killed by stab wound to the neck
Disruption to Greater Anglia train services due to speed restriction between Brentwood and Harold Wood
Traffic: Congestion on A130 at Rettendon Turnpike
Essex Police hunt Billericay con-artist who stole from women aged 68 and 91
Basildon drug-dealers jailed after using lottery tickets to package Class A drugs
Fire caused by faulty dishwasher 'destroys' kitchen in Basildon home
Essex Police campaign urges child sexual exploitation victims to come forward
Costa opens Europe's biggest coffee roasting plant in Basildon
Exclusive Chief Constable Interview - Part 4: Is Essex Police doing enough to tackle gangs?
Laindon man charged over double road death in Basildon last March
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Devastated and terrified - injured pedigree dog in agony and limping - dumped from a van by two men
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Exclusive Chief Constable Interview - Part 3: Why is Essex Police failing to secure countywide cooperation with other agencies?
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Exclusive Chief Constable Interview - Part 2: Is Essex Police giving taxpayers value for money?
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Basildon Council insists it is doing 'all it can' to prevent 'new Dale Farm' in Wickford
Exclusive Chief Constable Interview - Part 1: Is Essex Police the UK's 'most improved' force?
Essex Police launches probe after man allegedly threatened by gunman in Vange, Basildon
Essex Police seek man in CCTV over Wickford Land Rover theft
UPDATE: c2c and TFL accepting Greater Anglia train tickets as disruption continues
TRAVEL: 'Defective track' will cause delays and cancellations 'all day' on Greater Anglia train line
EXCLUSIVE: More trees face the chop in Basildon's Dry Street, so potential buyers can visit developer's sales centre
Film review: A menagerie of hulking beasts is unleashed in Kong: Skull Island
EXCLUSIVE: Basildon councillor blasts 'cover-up' as Essex Council refuses to release correspondence about Pitsea asbestos risk
Essex Police release CCTV image of man wanted over Basildon stabbing
TRAFFIC: Congestion in Chelmsford
TRAFFIC: Delays in Brentwood
TRAFFIC: Delays between Rayleigh Weir and Fairglen Interchange
TRAFFIC: Congestion in Canvey Island
Forecasters predict dry and bright day across Essex with a maximum high of 14 degrees
c2c announce cancellation of 7.01 service from Grays to Fenchurch Street
EXCLUSIVE: New owner of Basildon's 'Trafford Bowl' car park unveils plans for the site
YA PICTURE SPECIAL: Basildon's Millhouse Primary School celebrates World Book Day
As we celebrate International Women’s Day, Crystal Horwood, managing director of Property and Commercial Enterprises Ltd (PACE), talks about the hidden workplace battle that needs to be addressed
As part of International Women's Day, the owner of Curtain World Direct shares the story of how she stepped into her father's shoes
As we celebrate International Women's Day, discover how a chance opportunity led to a Hornchurch mum opening Girls Allowed Gyms
Kelly & Victoria's Floral Designs share the story of their success on International Women's Day
Basildon mayor to auction shirt signed by Olympic gymnast Max Whitlock for charity
Traffic: Congestion on A130 at Rettendon Turnpike
Win tickets to see Worst Wedding Ever at Queen's Theatre, Hornchurch
Essex Police probing possible link between three phone thefts in Basildon and Brentwood in one hour
Essex Police issues CCTV of pair wanted over Basildon pushchair theft
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Essex Police hunting Pitsea crook who posed as council gardener
Essex Police investigating hit-and-run in Ashlyns, Pitsea, last week
UPDATE: c2c 'safety inspection' causing delays
Essex Police hunting Billericay con-artist who targeted four OAPs in four hours
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