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The lovely Lisa needs a new home! Can you help?

The lovely Lisa needs a new home! Can you help?

Photo by Gabriella Clarke

New colouring cafe deemed a success after every seat filled during official launch

Fire service issues safety advice after kitchen fire in Great Warley

Fire service issues safety advice after kitchen fire in Great Warley

Roger Hirst

County councillor stands down to concentrate on bid to become next crime commissioner

Crash on A12 blocks Londonbound carriageway

Wickford man named as pedestrian killed on A12

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Justine

Double lung transplant survivor who climbed volcano and sailed across oceans is eyeing up another world record

Mum battling cancer is dancing her worries away to raise money for charity and bring a smile to your face

Video: Mum battling cancer is dancing her worries away to raise money for charity and bring a smile to your face

Preparing for the start of the Town Cup on a breezy day on the River Crouch photo by Sue Pelling

Enjoy arts and culture in Essex this weekend

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Pilot nicknamed "Biggles" jailed for 19 years for smuggling £33.5million of cocaine into Britain

Brentwood "mastermind" behind £33.5million cocaine smuggling operation jailed for 24 years

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A pilot nicknamed Biggles was at the centre of a plot to smuggle £33.5 million worth of cocaine

Pilot nicknamed Biggles at centre of drugs plot led by Brentwood resident

Council warning over scam council tax arrears letter

Council warning over scam council tax arrears letter

Essex County Council pledges to upgrade its creaking road network

Essex County Council pledges to upgrade its creaking road network

Make sure the elderly or vulnerable are cared for this winter

Make sure the elderly or vulnerable are cared for this winter

New Rush hairdressing salon will deliver 'beautiful hair at affordable prices'

New Rush hairdressing salon will deliver 'beautiful hair at affordable prices'

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Victoria Fenner, Philip George, David Cant and Suzanne Revett

Staff at Birkett Long raise more than £11,000 for charity close to their hearts

Weekend of chaos on Essex’s trains

Weekend of chaos on Essex’s trains

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Avoid any nasty surprises this Valentine's Day by checking the hygiene ratings of restaurants before you dine out

Avoid any nasty surprises this Valentine's Day by checking the hygiene ratings of restaurants before you dine out

New 'Colour Me In, Cafe' launches today in Brentwood

New 'Colour Me In, Cafe' launches today in Brentwood

The girls team

Ten years of success for relay swimmers at Brentwood School

Signs of a stroke? You must act F.A.S.T urges ambulance service

Signs of a stroke? You must act F.A.S.T urges ambulance service

The lovely Katie

Katie the gorgeous greyhound needs a home

The Slug and Lettuce in Chelmsford

Taste test at The Slug and Lettuce: More than just a pub

Brentwood Theatre has a busy month ahead with shows for all the family

Brentwood Theatre has a busy month ahead with shows for all the family

Ford redundancy announcement could put Essex jobs at risk

Ford redundancy announcement could put Essex jobs at risk

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Pc Simon Newman and his police dog Studs

Police dog and handler assist in speedy arrest of man charged with driving offences

The festival last year

Popular 3Foot Festival and adult-only Fling Festival to return to Hylands Park this summer

New service launches to help promote long-term health, well-being and independence

New service launches to help promote long-term health, well-being and independence

Ford redundancy announcement could put Essex jobs at risk

Ford redundancy announcement could put Essex jobs at risk

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Martin Fry of ABC

Four more exciting acts announced to play at this summer's Brentwood Festival

Celebrations at Brentwood School as football team shoot through to cup finals

Celebrations at Brentwood School as football team shoot through to cup finals

Dougal is a 'big friendly pussy cat' according to owner Hannah Butcher

Is pet cat Dougal the 'beast of Broomfield'?

The events take place all over Essex

Enjoy a night of movie magic under the stars with the Essex Outdoor Cinema this summer

Concerns over future of county’s hospitals

Concerns over future of county’s hospitals

County hopes recruits from Wales and the North will fill 148 vacancie s

County hopes recruits from Wales and the North will fill 148 vacancies

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David Burch, policy director at Essex Chambers of Commerce

'Government must treat our railways as seriously as HS2'

Nick Alston, Essex’s crime commissioner

160 PCSOs set to lose jobs amid police cuts

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A train from Sheffield to Shenfield cost £50... so I flew via Germany to save money

A train from Sheffield to Shenfield cost £50... so I flew via Germany to save money

Tony Hadley

Tony Hadley announced as one of the headliners for this year's Brentwood Festival

Police and ambulance crews at Southend Airport

Update: Greater Anglia rail services resume after body on track at Southend Airport station

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Route three is the Government's preferred choice

Essex County Council back new Thames crossing plans

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Update: Stolen Range Rover is found but nine-week-old puppy Pickle is still missing

Update: Stolen Range Rover is found but nine-week-old puppy Pickle is still missing

Don't forget to sign up for the Essex Energy Switch - the deadline is next week!

Don't forget to sign up for the Essex Energy Switch - the deadline is next week!

New Thames crossing set to be a tunnel and run between Tilbury and East Tilbury

New Thames crossing set to be a tunnel and run between Tilbury and East Tilbury

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The show will go on! Defiant staff and supporters of theatre plan fundraising evening after break-in

The show will go on! Defiant staff and supporters of theatre plan fundraising evening after break-in

Nine-week-old puppy stolen from home after burglary

Nine-week-old puppy stolen from home after burglary

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Part of M25 northbound closed between Upminster and Brentwood

Part of M25 northbound closed between Upminster and Brentwood

Pickle has been stolen

Have you seen Pickle? Thieves steal tiny puppy during burglary

Ride for Helen is back! Saddle up and raise some money for a worthy cause

Ride for Helen is back! Saddle up and raise some money for a worthy cause

Candy and Minty

Rescued ponies settle in at Remus Memorial Horse Sanctuary

Holocaust survivor shares his inspiring story with prisoners

Holocaust survivor shares his inspiring story with prisoners

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