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Museum to share experience with archaeology students

Thurrock Gazette:

1:58pm Friday 27th March 2015

SOUTHEND Museum is teaming up with a local college to give the next generation of archaeologists hands on experience of the profession.

Roundabout works to finish next week

Thurrock Gazette:

12:42pm Friday 27th March 2015

AFTER almost six months of disruption, roadworks on one of Southend’s busiest roundabouts are due to finish next week.

Council's new waste contractor revealed

Thurrock Gazette: Bromley binmen strike: Veolia Environmental Services and Unite union in crunch talks

12:09pm Friday 27th March 2015

VEOLIA has been chosen as Southend Council’s waste contractor for the next fifteen and a half years.

A127 Tesco roadworks to be finished next week

Thurrock Gazette:

7:30am Friday 27th March 2015

AFTER almost six months of disruption roadworks on one of Southend’s busiest roundabouts will be finished next week.

Town council wants your views

Thurrock Gazette: Entertainment plan – Leigh Community Centre

6:30pm Wednesday 25th March 2015

A TOWN council has launched an online survey to better meet the needs of its residents.

Let’s work together to save our heritage

Thurrock Gazette:

6:30am Wednesday 25th March 2015

COUNCILLORS and residents are joining forces in an effort to preserve the architectural character of Leigh.

Plans for 50-acre solar farm are set for refusal

Thurrock Gazette:

6:00pm Tuesday 24th March 2015

PLANS to build a 50-acre solar farm on green belt land have been recommended for refusal by council officers.

Strand Wharf plan gets the go-ahead

Thurrock Gazette:

6:30am Tuesday 24th March 2015

A £140,000 plan to revamp an area of Old Leigh has been approved by Southend Council.

Escape-artist cat was living with neighbour

Thurrock Gazette:

6:00am Tuesday 24th March 2015

A WANDERING cat which went missing for nearly six months has been found – just half a mile away.

Nightclub victim "has no feeling in face"

Thurrock Gazette:

1:36pm Monday 23rd March 2015

A RENEWED appeal has been made for information after a man suffered broken eye sockets in an assault outside a Southend nightclub.

What makes Leigh so great?

Thurrock Gazette:

4:00pm Friday 20th March 2015

With Leigh being named the fourth best place in the country to live by the Times last week, we asked people living and working there what made the town special for them.

Leigh shop receives noise complaint as band plays

Thurrock Gazette:

4:00pm Sunday 22nd March 2015

A RECORD store has said it received its first official complaint in nearly 40 years after a rock band performed inside the shop.

London's first service to wine region of Slovenia to fly from Southend

Thurrock Gazette:

10:21am Thursday 19th March 2015

FLIGHTS to a region of Slovenia famed for its wine are to start from Southend Airport this summer.

Government pays out £56,000 for flood efforts

Thurrock Gazette: South Essex Floods August 2013

7:01pm Wednesday 18th March 2015

A COUNCIL has been rewarded with more than £56,000 from the Government for its work supporting flood victims.

I’m feline just fine after my TV pitch

Thurrock Gazette:

4:30pm Tuesday 17th March 2015

A CAT fan has television producers purring with a pitch for her own TV show.

Bar's £40,000 revamp is a hit

Thurrock Gazette:

1:30pm Friday 13th March 2015

AN Old Leigh pub’s £40,000 revamp is proving popular with customers, one of its managers has said.

Leigh's first outdoor gym gets official opening

Thurrock Gazette:

9:00pm Wednesday 11th March 2015

LEIGH'S first outdoor gym officially opens on Saturday.

Careless driver in crash fined £160

Thurrock Gazette:

7:20pm Wednesday 11th March 2015

A CARELESS driver who caused an accident which resulted in a man being taken to hospital with a broken leg has escaped with a £160 fine.

Campaigner Linda wants to be an MP

Thurrock Gazette: Legal challenge - Linda Kendall

7:00am Wednesday 11th March 2015

A COMMUNITY campaigner is preparing her bid to stand for Parliament.

Traders’ like Pickles' plan for parking ticket ‘grace’

Thurrock Gazette: Government minister Eric Pickles on a visit to The Northern Echo offices in 2011

6:00am Tuesday 10th March 2015

TRADERS are celebrating after a Government minister ordered councils to “end the war onmotorists” by restricting the use of spy cars and giving people more grace over parking tickets.

Train christened Alternative City of Culture

Thurrock Gazette:

9:39pm Monday 9th March 2015

SOUTHEND’S ambition to be the “Alternative” City of Culture has been backed by a local train operator.

Step-free access may be coming to Kent Elms

Thurrock Gazette: The A127 at Kent Elms Corner

9:34pm Monday 9th March 2015

ANYONE who has struggled to get over the bridge at Kent Elms Junction will be pleased to know the council is considering a ground level crossing.

Fire service wants your views on reform

Thurrock Gazette: ESSEX: Four year fire dispute ends

8:48pm Monday 9th March 2015

YOUR views are wanted on the fire service’s five-year reform of its services.

Deal signed for council's first energy company in 60 years

Thurrock Gazette:

8:01pm Monday 9th March 2015

A COUNCIL owned energy company will soon come into being for the first time in more than 60 years.

Council's drive to stamp out empty homes

Thurrock Gazette:

7:36pm Monday 9th March 2015

EMPTY homes worth £115million have been brought back into use over the last decade, a council report reveals.

Councils nail stolen bike dealer

Thurrock Gazette: Southend Council leader Ron Woodley

7:08pm Monday 9th March 2015

A STING operation devised by two councils helped catch a man selling bikes stolen from a school.

What a start to Spring! South Essex enjoys the first of the season's sunshine

Thurrock Gazette:

6:00am Monday 9th March 2015

TRADERS had a bumper start to the season this weekend as crowds flocked to the seasided to catch some spring sun.

Man missing from home for more than a week

Thurrock Gazette:

4:49pm Sunday 8th March 2015

A ROCHFORD man has been missing from his home for more than a week.

Staff at Canvey Co-op threatened with pistol in armed robbery

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

10:51am Sunday 8th March 2015

A MANHUNT has begun after two men conducted an armed robbery on a Canvey store.

Skate park’s safety called in to question

Thurrock Gazette: Inadequate Leigh skate park

5:00pm Monday 9th March 2015

THE safety of a popular skate park has been called into question.

Feelgood factor is still thriving in south Essex

Thurrock Gazette:

1:30pm Monday 9th March 2015

AS I speak to Kevin Morris, who has been Dr Feelgood’s drummer since 1982, he is enjoying the sunshine over the Thames Estuary at his home near the Cliffs Pavilion in Westcliff.

Forum up for another prize

Thurrock Gazette: Forum: The new library in Southend is one of the town's libraries missing books

10:00am Monday 9th March 2015

THE Forum in Southend has been shortlisted for another award.

Do you know this man?

Thurrock Gazette:

1:29pm Friday 6th March 2015

POLICE want to identify this man in connection with theft of vodka from a supermarket.

Helen, 71, to walk the length of the country

Thurrock Gazette:

11:00am Friday 6th March 2015

A WOMAN in her seventies says she is walking from John O’Groats to Lands End to show others you are never too old for a challenge.

Runaway horse found loose on main road caught by quick thinking residents

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

3:50pm Thursday 5th March 2015

RESIDENTS teamed up with police officers to help corral an escaped horse back into its paddock.

Ex-Southend Council finance officer charged with money laundering

Thurrock Gazette:

1:30pm Thursday 5th March 2015

A FORMER senior finance officer at Southend Council has appeared in court charged with money laundering and defrauding the council of more than £44,000.

End in sight for £400,000 pub refurb

Thurrock Gazette:

6:00pm Thursday 5th March 2015

A £400,000 REFURBISHMENT of one of Old Leigh’s traditional pubs is nearing completion.

Cat rescued from flat fire

Thurrock Gazette:

9:32pm Wednesday 4th March 2015

A CAT was rescued from a kitchen fire in a first floor flat.

12-year-old to show terrier Ciel at Crufts

Thurrock Gazette:

10:00am Wednesday 4th March 2015

A GIRL aged 12 will be showing her dog at Crufts – despite only starting to enter competitions 18 months ago.

Fine dining restaurant switches to Italian cuisine

Thurrock Gazette:

8:00am Monday 2nd March 2015

A FINE dining restaurant has rebranded and reopened as an Italian – as its sister restaurant goes up for sale.

Free parking plan to boost shops ‘keeps customers away’

Thurrock Gazette:

6:00am Monday 2nd March 2015

PARKING changes brought into Leigh to boost trade could be having the opposite effect, traders claim.

Spanish flights delayed at Southend Airport

Thurrock Gazette: EasyJet to fly from Southend Airport

9:41pm Wednesday 25th February 2015

TWO flights to Spain have been significantly delayed.

Blaze at sheltered housing

Thurrock Gazette:

9:37pm Wednesday 25th February 2015

A WOMAN in her nineties was treated by paramedics after her flat in sheltered housing caught fire.

Car on fire halts traffic

Thurrock Gazette:

8:35pm Wednesday 25th February 2015

A BLAZING car has caused traffic chaos on the A1245.

Police appeal for witnesses after sexual assaults

Thurrock Gazette: Essex Police have closed the road

6:41pm Wednesday 25th February 2015

POLICE officers have renewed an appeal for any witnesses to two sexual assaults to come forward.

Southend MP joins calls to ban wild animals at circuses

Thurrock Gazette:

4:45pm Wednesday 25th February 2015

A SOUTHEND Member of Parliament has delivered a petition to Downing Street calling for a ban on wild animals in circuses.

Search is on for lost fields

Thurrock Gazette:

7:00pm Monday 23rd February 2015

A CAMPAIGN has been launched to find Essex’s “lost” playing fields to prevent them being built over.

Eight people charged after nightclub brawl

Thurrock Gazette: Essex Police have closed the road

2:20pm Friday 20th February 2015

EIGHT people have been charged with affray following a brawl in a Southend nightclub.

"Missing" teenager now in hospital

Thurrock Gazette: Southend Hospital

1:26pm Friday 20th February 2015

A MISSING teenager was taken to hospital after the police helicopter and dogs were called out to find him.

Help find Essex's playing fields

Thurrock Gazette:

5:00am Thursday 19th February 2015

A CAMPAIGN has been launched to find Essex’s “lost” playing fields to prevent them being wrongfully built over.

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