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Child abuse police face inquiry

Child abuse police face inquiry

SIX POLICE officers are being investigated for allegedly committing crimes while they were probing child abuse complaints.

The Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) announced last week that the officers were being investigated for alleged illegality, including perverting the course of justice.

Choose the best landmark in Essex

Choose the best landmark in Essex

THIS week, in association with Radio Essex, your YA is launching a new feature where we ask readers to nominate their choice for the county's best.

Blues welcomed home after promotion

Blues welcomed home after promotion

Thousands of Southend United football fans flocked to the seafront to hail their heroes as the Shrimpers paraded the Sky Bet League Two play-off trophy.

ELECTION RESULT

Basildon & Billericay John Charles Baron – Con 22,668 Gavin Dominic Callaghan – Lab 10,186 George Konstantindis – UKIP 8,538 Martin Adam Thompson – Lib Dem 1,636

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ELECTION BULLETIN

The counters are filtering in to the main hall at Waterside ready for the first ballot boxes to arrive.

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Eagles complete remarkable turnaround

Jesse Ryder provided a batting master class as Essex Eagles eased passed Hampshire and honed in on a place in the NatWest T/20 Blast quarter-finals.     Essex’ recent T/20 form has seen them rise from the foot of the table to genuine challengers for a place in the last eight.

Billericay get goal ace Manor

Ryman League Premier Division outfit Billericay Town have significantly increased their fire-power with the signing of Lewis Manor from Essex Senior League Bowers & Pitsea.

Hammers land French ace Payet

West Ham United have confirmed the signing of exciting French international Dimitri Payet from French Ligue 1 outfit Olympique de Marseille.

Brown agrees Blues deal

Brown agrees Blues deal

Southend United manager Phil Brown has signed a new three-year deal to remain at Roots Hall.

GOING UP!

GOING UP!

JOE Pigott grabbed a last-gasp leveller and goalkeeper Daniel Bentley saved spot-kicks from Matt Bloomfield and Sam Wood as Southend United clinched a place in Sky Bet League One after a dramatic play-off final penalty shootout victory over Wycombe Wanderers at Wembley Stadium on Saturday.

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