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Paloma finds faith in Jamie's cooking

Thurrock Gazette:

7:30am Thursday 18th September 2014

SOUL singer Paloma Faith was on Southend pier filming the next series of Jamie Oliver’s TV show.

Check it out – the hotel with no staff

Thurrock Gazette:

10:00am Wednesday 17th September 2014

FORMER fishermen’s cottages which were left to fall into disrepair are being transformed into a hotel so hi-tech it will not need any staff.

Tanker crew member taken to hospital with burns

Thurrock Gazette: Pier is closed to save cash...do you agree?

9:01pm Monday 15th September 2014

A CREW member aboard a tanker moored at Southend Pier was taken to hospital after suffering burns.

Tub gets too hot to handle - and bursts into flames

Thurrock Gazette:

8:25pm Monday 15th September 2014

A HOT tub got a little too hot for comfort when it burst into flames in a back garden.

Sexy seafront dining is here!

Thurrock Gazette:

10:00am Friday 12th September 2014

A CELEBRITY chef is hoping to “break the mould” as he prepares to open a new fine dining restaurant on Southend seafront.

Parents’ wait goes on for baby's inquest

Thurrock Gazette: County Hall in Chelmsford

7:00am Wednesday 10th September 2014

A FAMILY who have spent more than two years waiting for an inquest to be held into the death of their stillborn daughter will now have to wait another two months.

Christmas lights for Leigh to be extended

Thurrock Gazette:

10:00am Friday 5th September 2014

LEIGH Lights are to cover more of the town this year, but there will be no switchon ceremony.

Bleeding man drama at shopping centre

Thurrock Gazette: New stores set for Victoria Centre

6:00pm Thursday 4th September 2014

A MAN was found collapsed and bleeding at a Southend shopping centre.

Rekha wins samosa spot

Thurrock Gazette:

4:00pm Wednesday 3rd September 2014

A WOMAN who quit accountancy to be a full-time cook has won the privilege of selling her samosas at Jamie Oliver’s food festival.

Pub shut by traveller louts

Thurrock Gazette:

6:00am Wednesday 3rd September 2014

A PUB was forced to close after it was invaded by travellers who began helping themselves to punters’ drinks.

'Boris Island' flounders

Thurrock Gazette:

8:58am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

‘BORIS Island’ has been rejected by aviation chiefs as too expensive and economically harmful.

Council’s red light for eight new flats

Thurrock Gazette:

5:54pm Monday 1st September 2014

A CAR dealership should not be converted into flats, according to town councillors.

Time to get Southend's clocks fixed?

Thurrock Gazette:

8:00am Monday 1st September 2014

A BROKEN timepiece may be correct twice a day...but a retired mayoral chauffeur is on a crusade to get Southend’s working around the clock.

Turning the Ice Bucket Challenge on its head

Thurrock Gazette:

6:00am Monday 1st September 2014

A WOMAN has turned the ice bucket challenge on its head, by pledging to survive on a single bucket of water each day for a week.

Tories' shock at purple defection

Thurrock Gazette:

6:00am Saturday 30th August 2014

TORY MPs in south Essex have been warned “none of your seats are safe” after a Conservative swapped sides for Ukip.

Antony’s visit to site of his family tragedy

Thurrock Gazette:

7:00pm Friday 29th August 2014

A MAN paid a fact-finding visit to Shoebury Garrison after discovering his great grandfather died there in a freak accident.

My hell after baby born at 24 weeks

Thurrock Gazette:

1:00pm Friday 29th August 2014

A MOTHER has described ten weeks of hell as her first child struggled to survive after being born just 24 weeks into the 40-week pregnancy.

Man stabbed in Leigh

Thurrock Gazette:

3:28pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

A MAN was stabbed after attempting to intervene in an argument between a man and a woman.

Writer of hundreds of Echo letters dies

Thurrock Gazette:

1:00pm Thursday 28th August 2014

TOUCHING tributes have been paid to an avid Echo reader who wrote hundreds of letters for more than 30 years.

Car torched in playing field

Thurrock Gazette:

8:50am Wednesday 27th August 2014

A CAR was set alight in the middle of a playing field after being stolen.

£1m steak and lobster restaurant coming to Southend seafront

Thurrock Gazette:

8:00am Wednesday 27th August 2014

A £1MILLION steak and lobster restaurant from a Michelinstarred chef will be bringing “affordable luxury” to Southend seafront.

Freerunner, 11, to wow on Nickelodeon

Thurrock Gazette:

6:00am Wednesday 27th August 2014

A TALENTED young freerunner will be demonstrating his skills on TV after being nominated for a national award.

Car and lorry crash block roundabout

Thurrock Gazette:

8:40am Tuesday 26th August 2014

A CRASH between a lorry and a car has blocked a roundabout outside a supermarket.

Firefighters free child from climbing frame

Thurrock Gazette:

9:55pm Friday 22nd August 2014

A CHILD had to be freed from a climbing frame by firefighters after getting his leg stuck.

Show must go on for Joan Rivers despite Gaza jibes

Thurrock Gazette: Fire outside Cliffs Pavillion

7:00am Thursday 21st August 2014

THEATRE managers say the show will go on – in the face of calls to cancel a sold-out performance by comedian Joan Rivers over her inflammatory comments about Palestinians in Gaza.

Patio heater catches fire

Thurrock Gazette:

9:21pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

A PATIO heater caught fire after a faulty hose led to a gas leak.

Dinghy floated out to sea rescued

Thurrock Gazette:

8:48pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

A GROUP of young people was rescued by lifeboat after their dingy began drifting out to sea.

Mattress on fire behind garages

Thurrock Gazette:

9:49pm Monday 18th August 2014

FIREFIGHTERS were called to extinguish a mattress which caught fire behind some garages.

Pacemaker won't stop Wolf from climbing Snowdon

Thurrock Gazette: Mentes said the views from the top were 'amazing'

4:00pm Monday 18th August 2014

A BRAVE group aged from six to 72 are going on a family outing with a difference, climbing Mount Snowdon in aid of charity.

Dad died while I studied...but I got top grades

Thurrock Gazette:

11:00am Monday 18th August 2014

A DETERMINED young woman whose father died while she was studying was overwhelmed as she received top grades in her A-levels.

Why town council has been sitting on £74k

Thurrock Gazette:

5:00pm Monday 18th August 2014

A NEW £74,000 public space is set to be created in Old Leigh to reflect the area’s maritime history.

SEVEN mattresses dumped in skate park

Thurrock Gazette:

5:00pm Friday 15th August 2014

SEVEN mattresses were dumped in a skate park after being stolen from a nearby recycling centre.

Social worker suspended over extreme porn

Thurrock Gazette: Basildon Crown Court heard on Tuesday Mrs Hall did not tell the Department of Work

10:00am Friday 15th August 2014

A SOCIAL worker who was caught with extreme porn on his computer has had his suspension increased because he is “in denial” about his actions.

Sinatra to Monroe and the real ‘King’s Speech’... Ron has really seen it all

Thurrock Gazette:

11:00am Friday 15th August 2014

Ron Fidgeon spent half a century living and working in New York City after serving as a policeman in Palestine – experiences which got him close to Frank Sinatra and Marilyn Monroe and the real “King’s Speech,” he tells PAUL NIZINSKYJ.

What Sienna left at Number 10

Thurrock Gazette:

1:00pm Thursday 14th August 2014

A BROWNIE met the Prime Minister at No 10...and gave him a present for his daughter.

Bride-to-be dies days after 'big day'

Thurrock Gazette: The hospital

8:30am Thursday 14th August 2014

A BRIDE-TO-BE died two days after she was supposed to be married after contracting pneumonia in both lungs.

I’m so grateful to hairdresser who helped to restore my hair

Thurrock Gazette:

6:00am Friday 15th August 2014

A YOUNG woman praised the help she received from a hairdresser after her shoulder- length hair fell out.

My holiday is ruined!

Thurrock Gazette:

6:03pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

A GIRL has had her family holiday ruined after breaking her ankle at Chalkwell Fair.

Community gets tight-knit for war commemoration

Thurrock Gazette:

5:56pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

A COMMUNITY joined together to knit 100 poppies to mark 100 years since the start of the First World War.

Burglars make off with six foot Persian rugs

Thurrock Gazette: Figures released following freedom of information request

3:41pm Sunday 10th August 2014

A GOLD watch and three cashmere rugs were stolen from a home on Canvey.

Updated: Four arrested as man suffers head injuries in pub brawl

Thurrock Gazette: Figures released following freedom of information request

8:30am Monday 11th August 2014

A MAN has been left with serious head injuries after a brawl spilled out of a pub into the street.

Pupils set eyes on China

Thurrock Gazette:

6:32pm Saturday 9th August 2014

PUPILS from Wickford are taking part in a sports summer camp 5,000 miles away – in China.

"Tweet Your Feet" campaign branded success

Thurrock Gazette: A scene posed by models from a video used by police in an anti-domestic abuse campaign

6:10pm Saturday 9th August 2014

ESSEX Police and county council are hailing their online domestic abuse campaign an “overwhelming success.”

Flooding shuts Eastgate shops

Thurrock Gazette: Plans to turn tower block to flats rejected

5:20pm Saturday 9th August 2014

SHOPS have been forced to close after an overnight downpour caused flooding in Basildon.

Rape suspect cleared

Thurrock Gazette: Scene – Cluny Square, where six males were arrested

3:51pm Saturday 9th August 2014

A MAN has been released from bail with no further action after being arrested on suspicion of rape.

Fancy earning £1,000? Report a knife crime

Thurrock Gazette: The knife used in the attack

11:54am Saturday 9th August 2014

WITNESSES to knife crime in south Essex can now claim £1,000 for bringing criminals to justice.

Couple made homeless in suspected arson attack

Thurrock Gazette: Parked cars are delaying fire crews in Ongar (file image).

11:03am Saturday 9th August 2014

A COUPLE have been made homeless following a suspected arson attack at a block of flats in South Ockendon on Saturday morning.

Abigayle realises acting ambition in just two weeks

Thurrock Gazette:

12:00pm Sunday 10th August 2014

A MUSICAL theatre student has landed herself a professional role – just two weeks after graduating.

Coastguard called on missing child

Thurrock Gazette: Busy weekend for coastguard in Thames estuary

10:51am Friday 8th August 2014

SOUTHEND Coastguard was called out to find a missing three-year-old child.

A hard Grays night...

Thurrock Gazette:

6:00am Friday 8th August 2014

ONE of the most successful Beatles tributes acts has got a ticket to ride to Grays.

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