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Sunrise and sunset from Monday August 21
It happened today - this day in history August 20
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Chetna Makan brings Indian street food to life in her new cookbook
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High tide at Southend Pier from Monday August 21 (BST)
It happened today - this day in history August 19
Michael Barrymore to receive "more than nominal damages" for unlawful arrest by Essex Police over case which ended his career
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
Southend councillor congratulates students on A-level results as initial figures put borough pass rate above national average
Police renew appeal as man remains in life-threatening condition after being found seriously injured in Southend
Southend High School for Boys celebrating record-breaking A-level results
Westcliff High School for Boys sees 'best ever' A-level results achieved by students
It happened today - This day in history August 17
UPDATE: Essex fire service believes hangar fire at Southend Airport started 'accidentally'
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Firefighters dealing with hangar fire at Southend Airport
South Essex College rated 'good' by inspectors
Guide dog puppies head to London Southend Airport as a vital part of their training
It happened today - this day in history August 16
YA picture special: Children play with toys and games at museum in Southend
Police in witness appeal after teenagers assaulted during attempted robbery in Leigh
Film review: The Dark Tower illuminates a titanic battle between good and evil
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
The Essex HMVA Military and Flying Machines Show wowed crowds at the weekend
Win tickets to see A Fox on the Fairway at Queen's Theatre, Hornchurch
Police investigating after teenage boy robbed in Southend alleyway
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
Pages from the past - this week in 1988
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High tide at Southend Pier from Monday August 14 (BST)
It happened today - this day in history August 12
Rare caterpillar found at RHS Garden Hyde Hall after 150 year absence from Essex
Anti-knife crime action day to be held in Southend tomorrow, says Essex Police
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
Officers and volunteers to host anti-knife crime event in Southend
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
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
Southend gas leak which closed road and saw residents evacuated was caused by 'third party damage'
It happened today - this day in history August 8
Win a week's leisure centre membership
Christmas Grinch, who laughed as he ransacked homes across Essex and east London last December, jailed for six years
It happened today - this day in history - August 7
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Keep your garden looking colourful for longer
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Sunrise and sunset from Monday August 7
It happened today - this day in history - August 5
Gennaro Contaldo shares his passion for fresh food and good cooking
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High tide at Southend Pier from Monday August 7 (BST)
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TRAFFIC: Broken down van causing delays on A13, near M25 junction
TRAFFIC: Collision involving two lorries blocking M25, warns Essex Council
Go-karting event held to raise money for Southend homeless charity
Westcliff electrician becomes thirteenth man sentenced in connection with attack that left football fan with permanent brain damage
Man arrested at Southend Airport on suspicion of preparing acts to commit terrorism
Fire safety review to be carried out in Southend
Film review: Maudie is an inspirational story of triumph against adversity
YA picture special: Children take part in 'wild beach' day in Chalkwell
Two men deny manslaughter in connection with death of man after alleged robbery in Hullbridge
Man jailed after running over pregnant shop worker in Leigh
Win one of two pairs of Carabao Cup tickets to Southend United vs Newport County
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
Win tickets to an A-Maize-ing Summer Spectacular at Marsh Farm
Police appeal after man stabbed 'a number of times' in Westcliff
How to copy the vertical planting trend
Sunrise and sunset from Monday July 31 (BST)
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Pages from the past - this week in 2007
Bake Off champ, Candice Brown, does comfort food perfectly in her first cookbook
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High tide at Southend Pier from Monday July 31 (BST)
Businessman behind rejected plans to redevelop Grand Hotel in Leigh to appeal and submit revised application
Man wanted over burglary and shoplifting offences in Basildon, says Essex Police
Man wanted over burglaries in Basildon, Westcliff and Southend
TRAFFIC UPDATE: Water main delays worsening on A127 in Rayleigh, says Essex Council
TRAFFIC: Delays on anticlockwise M25, warns Essex Council
TRAFFIC: Delays on A127 in Rayleigh due to burst water main
Trains cancelled on Greater Anglia's Southend Victoria and Chelmsford lines
Southend Council carrying out review into council tax discount and exemption claims
Drama society looks set to leave audiences in 'high spirits' this weekend in Canvey Island
Police appeal after woman allegedly raped in Southend
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Work starts on restoring Priory Park gates in Southend
Tory Essex Police commissioner to assume control of fire service in October
Parks and open spaces in Southend, Castle Point and Rochford receive Green Flag awards
Film review: The Big Sick is a small, perfectly formed gem
Basildon burglar jailed after spending spree with Brentwood victim's bank cards
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
Win a family ticket to BarleyFest this summer