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Commuters 'boil' on trains with broken air con

Thurrock Gazette:

6:20pm Thursday 2nd July 2015

SOUTHEND commuters have been sweltering in sealed train carriages with no air conditioning.

Delays for departures and arrivals at Southend Airport

Thurrock Gazette:

5:48pm Thursday 2nd July 2015

SOUTHEND Airport is experiencing significant delays with easyJet arrivals and departures.

Homeless-on-Sea: Why rough sleepers are turning to the seafront

Thurrock Gazette:

7:00am Thursday 2nd July 2015

HOMELESS people are camping out on a Southend beach because they have nowhere else to go.

Road closed after serious motorbike crash

Thurrock Gazette:

8:41pm Wednesday 1st July 2015

A MAIN road in Leigh was closed in both directions following a serious road accident.

Road blocked after man collapses in heat

Thurrock Gazette:

3:10pm Wednesday 1st July 2015

A SEAFRONT road was closed after an elderly man collapsed and injured his head.

Gas works to close parts of main road

Thurrock Gazette: PA file photo dated 24/08/2004 of a gas ring burning. British Gas was Thursday July 28, 2005, named as Britain's greenest energy supplier for curbing polluting carbon dioxide and managing its climate change risks. See PA story ENVIRONMENT Gas. PRESS ASSOC

7:38pm Tuesday 30th June 2015

PARTS of a main road in Southend will be closed for four months to replace essential gas mains.

Armed police storm block of flats

Thurrock Gazette:

7:43pm Monday 29th June 2015

ARMED police stormed a block of flats in Southchurch and appeared to arrest a man inside.

Doctor told dying girl, 7, she had a tummy bug

Thurrock Gazette:

8:00am Tuesday 30th June 2015

A SEVEN-year-old girl was misdiagnosed with a stomach bug two days before she died from acute appendicitis.

Man charged after Grays assault

Thurrock Gazette: Essex Police have closed the road

8:55am Sunday 28th June 2015

A MAN has been charged with wounding with intent to inflict grievous bodily harm following an attack in Grays.

Former car showroom on fire

Thurrock Gazette:

1:35pm Saturday 27th June 2015

A DERELICT car showroom was set on fire yesterday.

Motorcyclist 'critical' after crash

Thurrock Gazette: Charity Christmas Shoping Evening for Essex Air Ambulance

1:08pm Saturday 27th June 2015

A MOTORCYCLIST is in a critical condition in hospital after being involved in a road accident.

Carer avoids prison for £4,000 swindle

Thurrock Gazette:

6:00am Friday 26th June 2015

A CARER who took more than £4,000 froman elderly woman to buy jewellery and a holiday has avoided jail.

Traders: Influx of clubbers are 'taking over' Rayleigh

Thurrock Gazette:

6:30am Thursday 25th June 2015

CONCERNED residents fear their town is being over-run by clubbers who have had nowhere to party since venues closed at Basildon’s Festival Leisure Park.

Ofsted: South Essex College still needs to make improvements

Thurrock Gazette: Big job  – South Essex College’s new boss Angela O’Donoghue

6:00pm Wednesday 24th June 2015

TOO many students at South Essex College are not finishing their studies and pass rates on some courses have declined, education watchdog Ofsted has warned.

Motorbike set on fire on victim's drive

Thurrock Gazette: Dunmow: Woman cut free from vehicle

8:48am Wednesday 24th June 2015

AN investigation has been launched after a motorbike was set on fire in front of a person’s home.

Firefighters called to bedroom blaze

Thurrock Gazette:

8:43am Wednesday 24th June 2015

THREE people suffered smoke inhalation after a bedroom caught fire.

Window smashed in huge Rayleigh brawl

Thurrock Gazette:

6:30am Wednesday 24th June 2015

A HUGE brawl broke out in Rayleigh town centre with a shop window being smashed in the fracas.

Road closed after man run over at crossing

Thurrock Gazette:

10:45am Tuesday 23rd June 2015

A ROAD was partly closed by police last night after a man was reportedly run over at a pelican crossing.

Bar is only one of its kind in the town centre

Thurrock Gazette:

1:00pm Tuesday 9th June 2015

ANEW sushi bar – the only one in Southend town centre – has opened.

Blind teenager excels in robotics thanks to specialist school

Thurrock Gazette:

8:00am Friday 5th June 2015

A TEENAGER from Rayleigh has become the face of a national campaign empowering young blind people.

Group that helps the homeless issues SOS to find a new home

Thurrock Gazette:

7:30am Friday 5th June 2015

A GROUP that helps Southend’s homeless is desperately looking for a new shelter after their “home”

Paving our way to a bleak future - the decline of front gardens

Thurrock Gazette:

6:17pm Wednesday 3rd June 2015

ACCORDING to the Royal Horticultural Society three times as many front gardens – some 4.5 million of them – are now paved over compared to a decade ago.

City-bound flight lands at Southend Airport after fault

Thurrock Gazette:

11:13am Wednesday 3rd June 2015

A PLANE had to make an emergency landing at Southend Airport this morning.

Trio guilty of manslaughter in Southend killing

Thurrock Gazette:

3:14pm Monday 1st June 2015

A WOMAN and two teenage boys have been found guilty of manslaughter after a man was fatally stabbed in Southend.

Murder jury told it may pass majority verdict

Thurrock Gazette:

1:04pm Friday 29th May 2015

A JURY deliberating a murder trial has been told it no longer needs to reach a unanimous verdict.

Abandoned car set alight in woods

Thurrock Gazette:

9:06am Friday 29th May 2015

A CAR was set alight in woods near the Fairglen Interchange.

Teenager found guilty of 'vicious' murder in York Road

Thurrock Gazette:

3:41pm Thursday 28th May 2015

A TEENAGER is facing life imprisonment after being convicted of the “vicious” murder of Hassan Mohammed Ibrahim in Southend.

Jury to decide fate of teenagers and woman in stabbing case

Thurrock Gazette:

4:39pm Wednesday 27th May 2015

A JURY has begun deliberating the fate of two teenage boys and a woman accused of murder and conspiracy to cause grievous bodily harm.

Jury out on York Road murder case

Thurrock Gazette:

2:04pm Tuesday 26th May 2015

A JURY is deciding the fate of a man who has admitted stabbing another to death.

Why we should let swarming bees be

Thurrock Gazette:

12:00pm Sunday 24th May 2015

SWARMS of honey bees have been spotted all over south Essex, one causing a particular stir last week when it massed on a bicycle chained up at Victoria Circus.

Estuary landmark set to come down: Grain power station to be demolished

Thurrock Gazette:

9:00am Monday 25th May 2015

A LANDMARK of the seafront skyline is set to be demolished by the end of next year.

We’re getting wed ...all thanks to you!

Thurrock Gazette:

2:00pm Friday 22nd May 2015

TWO short months ago, Jade Weedon and Lewis Collins found they had won a £12,000 wedding courtesy of the Echo after years of heartbreak.

Former bank may become a nursery

Thurrock Gazette:

8:00pm Friday 22nd May 2015

AN empty bank could be transformed into a day nursery for up to 60 children if plans submitted to the council are approved.

Another crash in shared space zone

Thurrock Gazette:

6:00pm Thursday 21st May 2015

A COUNCIL minibus carrying adults with learning difficulties crashed into a car after more confusion in Southend's shared space zone.

Convict on the run in Southend

Thurrock Gazette:

3:55pm Thursday 21st May 2015

A MAN wanted for burglaries and motor thefts across Southend is on the run.

Selfie-on-Sea! Al Murray tweets live from the Cliffs

Thurrock Gazette:

1:26pm Wednesday 20th May 2015

COMEDIAN Al Murray tweeted a 1,500-strong selfie from his performance at the Cliffs Pavilion on Tuesday.

Nowhere to go, so Lollipops to close

Thurrock Gazette:

10:00am Tuesday 19th May 2015

A PRESCHOOL which has served a community for more than 20 years will finally close because it can’t find a new home.

Choirs are preparing for their Proms appearance

Thurrock Gazette:

9:00am Tuesday 19th May 2015

Southend Choirs have a long association with the BBC and are currently preparing for their latest appearance at the BBC Proms in September. Reporter PAUL NIZINSKYJ finds out more. For an organisation with no small reputation in the music world, the Southend Boys’ and Girls’ Choirs operate in a surprisingly humble fashion.

Blues’ £1m payday for a Wembley win

Thurrock Gazette:

6:00am Tuesday 19th May 2015

SOUTHEND United could earn a cool £1million by wining at Wembley and becoming a League One club next season.

Fans scream for ice cream and TV’s Joey

Thurrock Gazette:

6:00am Tuesday 19th May 2015

JOEY Essex mania came to Southend as hundreds of fans turned out to the opening of a new ice cream parlour.

Superheroes traverse hospital tower for charity

Thurrock Gazette:

5:21pm Monday 18th May 2015

DARING superheroes abseiled down the Southend Hospital tower to raise money for charities close to their heart.

Lifeboat helps sailors' capsized dingy

Thurrock Gazette: The Dinas Powys branch of the RNLI is holding a coffee morning

9:31am Monday 18th May 2015

A MAN and a woman were saved by a volunteer lifeboat crew after their dingy capsized off Southend Pier.

Fermenting wood chippings set light to shed

Thurrock Gazette:

9:00am Monday 18th May 2015

A SHED caught fire after fermenting wood chippings it was storing went up in flames.

Can you help find Stephen?

Thurrock Gazette:

8:43am Monday 18th May 2015

A CCTV image of a man who has been missing for a week has been issued in the hopes someone has seen him.

UPDATED: Police investigating suspected arson in Basildon

Thurrock Gazette:

8:35am Monday 18th May 2015

FIREFIGHTERS were called to the same bin shed in Basildon twice in one night following arson attacks.

Broken down lorry causes queues

Thurrock Gazette: Cars were gridlocked back to Rayleigh Weir (file picture)

8:29am Monday 18th May 2015

A BROKEN down lorry is causing rush hour blues for commuters on the A127.

Thugs rob service station at knifepoint

Thurrock Gazette: police-tape-W1200.jpg-pwrt2.jpg

3:12pm Sunday 17th May 2015

POLICE are appealing for witnesses following an armed robbery at a service station in Basildon.

Man in fifties missing for a week

Thurrock Gazette:

1:08pm Sunday 17th May 2015

POLICE are appealing for help in tracing a 58-year-old man missing from his home in Wickford.

UPDATED: Man arrested following sexual assault

Thurrock Gazette:

4:38pm Saturday 16th May 2015

A MANHUNT has been launched after a woman was sexually assaulted in Laindon.

Motorbike and two bicycles stolen from garage

Thurrock Gazette: Essex Police closed the station as part of £2.5million cuts.

11:24am Saturday 16th May 2015

WITNESSES are being called to come forward after a motorbike and two bicycles were stolen from a garage.

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