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Picture from the past: Leighway Badminton Club

Picture from the past: Leighway Badminton Club

Valerie Howells with one of her sheep

Help me find the dog which mauled my sheep

Mike Le Surf

Labour candidate: Party needs to change

Picture from the past: Prittlewell Priory's full-scale restoration

Picture from the past: Prittlewell Priory's full-scale restoration

Picture from the past: Farmer celebrates new flock

Picture from the past: Farmer celebrates new flock

POLL: The EU - should we stay in or come out?

POLL: The EU - should we stay in or come out?

Ministers vow to crack down on legal highs

Ministers vow to crack down on legal highs

Picture from the past: Free ticket to ride for 1,000,000th Southend Travel Card holder

Picture from the past: Free ticket to ride for 1,000,000th Southend Travel Card holder

TODAY'S ECHO: Win an all-inclusive holiday to the Bahamas

TODAY'S ECHO: Win an all-inclusive holiday to the Bahamas

Driving licence changes: All you need to know before Monday

Driving licence changes: All you need to know before Monday

Grays delivery driver robbed at knifepoint after being lured to false address

Grays delivery driver robbed at knifepoint after being lured to false address

From nappy changes to the football pitch - Casey Stoney gears up for the start of the World Cup

From nappy changes to the football pitch - Casey Stoney gears up for the start of the World Cup

Overhead shot from the police helicopter NPAS Boreham of the rescue

UPDATED: Huge rescue operation as two boys get stuck in mud at Wat Tyler Park in Pitsea

Crash blocks Basildon road

Crash blocks Basildon road

Cute story: Duckings freed from sewer...with IPad recording of mother's quack

Cute story: Ducklings freed from sewer...with iPad recording of mother's quack

Grayson and the Julies

Turner Prize winner Grayson Perry has dedicated his latest work to all “ordinary Essex women”

Police appeal after two men attacked by gang in Laindon

Police appeal after two men attacked by gang in Laindon

Rhys and her brave boy Finley

My boy has been so brave, he deserved to fly in a helicopter with Spiderman

Police appeal after hammer attack

Police appeal after hammer attack

24-hour rail strike confirmed for later this month

24-hour rail strike confirmed for later this month

I lost my mum to multiple sclerosis...I was in shock when I heard my husband had the same condition

I lost my mum to multiple sclerosis...I was in shock when I heard my husband had the same condition

Colin Maclaine celebrateshis win in Castle Point

AT-A-GLANCE: Local election results in Southend, Basildon, Rochford, Castle Point and Thurrock

Sir Bob Russell

General Election: Essex seats at a glance - Lib Dems lose Colchester

'Scumbags' broke in to stroke victims house and stole a car and cash

'Scumbags' broke in to stroke victims house and stole a car and cash

A romantic holiday turned into a nightmare when Theresa Barham was admitted to a horror movie hospital

A romantic holiday turned into a nightmare when Theresa Barham was admitted to a horror movie hospital

Warning after five horses found running on A127

Warning after five horses found running on A127

Can you help police find missing Kameliya

Updated: Missing Kameliya Dimitrova found safe and well

Man robbed of £140 on his way to work

Man robbed of £140 on his way to work

Ukip group leader Linda Allport-Hodge

Ukip group leader apologises for four-letter outburst at Basildon Council rival

Gardening helps retired estate agent's recovery after stroke

Gardening helps retired estate agent's recovery after stroke

Man suffers neck and shoulder injuries in Wickford crash

Man suffers neck and shoulder injuries in Wickford crash

Basildon Council meets for last time before elections

As-it-happened: Basildon Council meets for last time before elections

Firefighters tackle Laindon church fire

Firefighters tackle Laindon church fire

No trains between Laindon and Pitsea this weekend

No trains between Laindon and Pitsea this weekend

Picture: Essex County Fire and Rescue Service

Blaze destroys empty bungalow

Do you know anything about this stolen fishing gear?

Do you know anything about this stolen fishing gear?

Men break in to Basildon home and threaten occupants with a knife

Men break in to Basildon home and threaten occupants with a knife

Man who sparked three day man hunt after attacking partner avoids jail

Man who sparked three day man hunt after attacking partner avoids jail

Carjacker jailed for 30 months for smashing woman in to lamppost

Carjacker jailed for 30 months for smashing woman in to lamppost

Community pub boarded up for second time in two years

Community pub boarded up for second time in two years

Thieves steal from charity workers' handbags

Thieves steal from charity workers' handbags

Slow moving traffic on eastbound A127 after crash

Slow moving traffic on eastbound A127 after crash

Artist impression of the revamped Hollywood Bowl

Major refurbishment project starts at Basildon bowling alley

Firefighters work through the night to put out workshop blaze

Firefighters work through the night to put out workshop blaze

Mo stepping down as Basildon mayor

Mo stepping down as Basildon mayor

Police appeal after assault in Pitsea

Police appeal after man attacked in Pitsea and left with serious head injuries

Grateful – Hollie Tillbrook and mum Denise Bennett

Found - the man who saved Hollie

Save Langdon Hills Action Group spokesman Charles Shearer was pleased with Thurrock Council's concessions

Councillors asked to register opposition to Langdon Hills ranger cuts

Basildon Ukip candidate backs Nigel Farage's HIV treatment views

Basildon Ukip candidate backs Nigel Farage's HIV treatment views

Teen charged with cannabis possession after police called to disturbance

Teen charged with cannabis possession after police called to disturbance

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