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EXCLUSIVE: Vilson Meshi's death was not manslaughter and my client was framed, lawyer tells Pitsea car death trial
Michael Barrymore to receive "more than nominal damages" for unlawful arrest by Essex Police over case which ended his career
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Police 'increasingly concerned' for Rainham woman Claire Forrester, missing since last week, last seen in Romford
RAIL: c2c services diverted to/from Liverpool Street this weekend and next week
TRAFFIC: Delays approaching QEII bridge on M25
It happened today - this day in history August 18
Inspectors find problems at Knares doctors surgery, Basildon, for second year in a row
Palmer's College, Grays, secures 96 per cent A-level pass rate
Basildon Council refuses to say whether finance chief supports Felmores bail hostel relocation bid
Basildon care home celebrates positive report by inspectors, after last check identified legal breach
Basildon and Billericay dementia service to hold fundraising auction and quiz night next month
It happened today - This day in history August 17
Basildon drug fiends jailed after trying to dump 1.5 kilos of crack cocaine in a stream
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TRAFFIC: Delays on A13 at Stifford due to damaged lorry
Basildon Marks and Spencer to reopen at midday today after electrical fault forced closure
Tenants booted out of Basildon's Brooke House over 'antisocial behaviour, nuisance and drugs'
South Essex College rated 'good' by inspectors
Basildon's Marks and Spencer shut down by electrical fault
Guide dog puppies head to London Southend Airport as a vital part of their training
It happened today - this day in history August 16
Basildon publican hit with £110k bill as council claims he used leases to avoid paying business rates
TRAFFIC: A127 Basildon closed after collision. Air ambulance in attendance
PICTURES: Basildon Argos depot staff walk out on strike
Film review: The Dark Tower illuminates a titanic battle between good and evil
Essex Police seeks man over Wickford charity collection theft
UPDATED: Basildon's Nethermayne reopens as woman is taken to hospital after police incident
Yacht's interior destroyed by blaze in Leigh
Accident involving two vehicles causes disruption in Grays
TRAFFIC: Congestion in Canvey Island
c2c service from Laindon to Fenchurch Street will not stop at West Horndon and Upminster
TRAFFIC: Congestion on M11 from Loughton to junction four on A406
TRAFFIC: Disruption on A13 London-bound towards M25
c2c service from Leigh-On-Sea to Fenchurch Street cancelled
It happened today - this day in history August 15
EXCLUSIVE: I watched girl light the flare that killed Vilson Meshi, boy tells Pitsea manslaughter trial
TRAFFIC: Accident brings A127 to a standstill
The Essex HMVA Military and Flying Machines Show wowed crowds at the weekend
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It happened today - this day in history August 14
Five plants you need to create a therapeutic garden
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Sunrise and sunset from Monday August 14
It happened today - this day in history August 13
Try one of Nadiya Hussain's takes on Brit-style cooking with one of these delicious recipes
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High tide at Tilbury from Monday August 14 (BST)
It happened today - this day in history August 12
High tide at Southend Pier from Monday August 14 (BST)
Rare caterpillar found at RHS Garden Hyde Hall after 150 year absence from Essex
Van man attempts to accost boy in Loughton
Grieving son pays emotional tribute to father Gary Bassett, killed in alleged Basildon town centre attack
TRAFFIC: Broken down vehicle causing delays on A13 at Stifford
Southend boy, 15, avoids jail after being caught with 14-inch knife
TRAFFIC: Lane closure on A127 due to burst water main
It happened today - this day in history August 11
BREAKING: Essex Police locking up 'too many' children and mental health patients in cells, say Government inspectors
Councillors demand action for 'frightened' residents as water comes 'within a centimetre' of flooding Basildon homes
TRAFFIC: Basildon underpass closed due to flooding
Deputy Chief Constable at Essex Police faces hearing over claims he 'verbally and physically abused' colleagues
It happened today - this day in history August 10
EXCLUSIVE: Basildon Tories threaten vote of no confidence over council secrecy on Hovefields court case u-turn
Hundreds turn out for family festival in Radford Park, Laindon
VIDEO: Heavy rain causes problems for motorists across Essex
Pitsea manslaughter defendants 'tried to sell Vilson Meshi's phone and car key' after body was found, trial hears
See the likes of Ruth Madoc, Ray Quinn and Jon Robyns in The Wedding Singer at Cliffs Pavilion next week
Film review: A Ghost Story is an oddity that caresses the heartstrings and lingers in the memory
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It happened today - this day in history August 9
BREAKING: Travellers have set up unauthorised camp outside Pitsea's Eversley Centre, says Basildon Council
Basildon Olympic hero Max Whitlock helps celebrate new gym facilities for Pitsea's Eversley Leisure Centre
Monster trucks and stunt bikers draw crowds in Basildon
Man in stable condition after suffering stab wound in Rettendon, as man is charged with GBH
It happened today - this day in history August 8
Basildon Hospital's Polly Parrot children's appeal passes £250,000 fundraising milestone
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Christmas Grinch, who laughed as he ransacked homes across Essex and east London last December, jailed for six years
Man hospitalised with stab wound after 'altercation' at Rettendon Common, says Essex Police
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Sunrise and sunset from Monday August 7
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Gennaro Contaldo shares his passion for fresh food and good cooking
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High tide at Tilbury from Monday August 7 (BST)
High tide at Southend Pier from Monday August 7 (BST)
Man 'crushed by car' in Basildon, says ambulance service
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MANSLAUGHTER TRIAL: Hooded figure seen searching Vilson Meshi's car minutes before prosecutors believe he was killed
TRAFFIC: Broken down van causing delays on A13, near M25 junction
TRAFFIC: Dumped insulation causing delays on M25 between A127 and A13
TRAFFIC: Collision involving two lorries blocking M25, warns Essex Council
UPDATE: Boy, 14, left in 'critical' condition after Basildon bus collision, is now 'conscious and stable', says Essex Police
COURT: Manslaughter trial hears about secret life of Vilson Meshi - man found dead in car in Pitsea
Basildon suspects wanted: Up to £2,000 reward for each man
Dedham man Lloyd Deacon to face trial in January for alleged Basildon murder of Gary Bassett
Man arrested at Southend Airport on suspicion of preparing acts to commit terrorism
Essex Police concerned for welfare of woman missing from Basildon since yesterday
Basildon Council vows to fight after travellers ask High Court for judicial review over Hovefields
UPDATE: Child in critical condition with serious head injury after Basildon bus collision, say paramedics
PICTURES: Two children 'seriously injured' in collision with First 100 bus outside Basildon train station
Dedham man due in court on murder charge over Basildon death of Gary Bassett
Film review: Maudie is an inspirational story of triumph against adversity
Essex fire service investigating caused of Basildon shed blaze which spread to house yesterday
Second Basildon town centre restaurant - the Roadhouse diner - shuts down
EXCLUSIVE: Did Essex Council fail to report paedophiles to police? Campaigners slam refusal to answer questions.
Two men deny manslaughter in connection with death of man after alleged robbery in Hullbridge
Secret police bug captured boy's parents discussing Pitsea death of Vilson Meshi, prosecutor claims at manslaughter trial
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Broken down freight train between Dagenham Dock and Barking disrupts London-bound c2c services
TRAFFIC: Delays between Rettendon Turnpike and Howe Green
Largely dry day across Essex although some showers likely to develop
Gas mains replacement works may cause delays in Ilford
Popular Basildon fish bar, Hilton's, has suddenly closed down
Man dies after attack in Basildon town centre on Friday, says Essex Police
Thurrock sandwich bar prosecuted over catalogue of illegal hygiene breaches
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CONFIRMED: Man in 'life-threatening condition' after 'brutal' attack in Basildon town centre
Bake Off champ, Candice Brown, does comfort food perfectly in her first cookbook
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High tide at Tilbury from Monday July 31 (BST)
High tide at Southend Pier from Monday July 31 (BST)
UPDATED: Reports of serious assault in Basildon town centre
UPDATED: Two blocks of flats in Pitsea found to have flammable cladding after tests in wake of Grenfell Tower
Man wanted over burglary and shoplifting offences in Basildon, says Essex Police
Basildon man wanted by Essex Police over several burglaries
Man wanted over series of Basildon burglaries, says Essex Police
Man wanted over burglaries in Basildon, Westcliff and Southend
Essex Police releases images of man wanted over serious sexual assault in Basildon
TRAFFIC: Accident on Laindon Link, Basildon, blocking road, warns highways department
TRAFFIC: Accident on Broadmayne, Basildon, causing delays, warns Essex Council
TRAFFIC: Delays on anticlockwise M25, warns Essex Council
Trains cancelled on Greater Anglia's Southend Victoria and Chelmsford lines
Heart unit at Basildon Hospital launches new keyhole surgery for most common form of heart disease
'Disappointment' as Basildon Council DROPS its High Court case over illegal developments at Wickford traveller site
Basildon Council criticises Braintree and Colchester councils for failing to take their fair share of gypsies and travellers
Basildon Hospital Radio's future secured by two donations for new equipment
Council to help Basildon Hospital provide new 'intermediate' accommodation off-site, to free up blocked beds for serious cases
Basildon man jailed for burglaries, car thefts and fraud in Romford and Thurrock
Basildon man sentenced to 15 days 'rehab' after woman-beating conviction
EXCLUSIVE: Basildon man launches social media campaign to 'embarrass' Essex Council over health hazards outside train station
Police, firefighters, teachers and nurses will get priority access to Basildon Council's new build homes
Drama society looks set to leave audiences in 'high spirits' this weekend in Canvey Island
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EXCLUSIVE: South Essex College still planning Basildon town centre campus - but may share building with NHS
Tory Essex Police commissioner to assume control of fire service in October
Film review: The Big Sick is a small, perfectly formed gem
Young Basildon footballers become first English team to triumph in German tournament for 50 years
Essex Police seeks rightful owners of toolkits found inside stolen car in Basildon
Basildon burglar jailed after spending spree with Brentwood victim's bank cards
Audition for a new play to be staged at Basildon's Towngate Theatre later this year
Police approach family of missing Chingford woman after body discovered in Epping
Forecasters predict a dry and mostly cloudy day across Essex with some sunshine
Horse on the loose slows traffic in both directions on Stanford-le-Hope bypass
Basildon's St Luke's Hospice seeks superheroes for fundraising Billericay fun run next month
YA PICTURE SPECIAL: Thousands flock to Basildon and Pitsea Carnival before bad weather puts a dampener on proceedings
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