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Brundle and Pentney join Braintree

BBC Essex - 26 min 37 sec ago
Braintree Town sign former Bristol City defender Mitch Brundle and keeper Carl Pentney from Chelmsford City.
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Star Wars name passport rejected

BBC Essex - 1 hour 46 min ago
A woman who added "Skywalker" as a middle name is told by passport officials that her signature infringes a trademark.
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England gymnasts win double gold

BBC Essex - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 17:59
England's men and women win gold in the gymnastic team finals as Scotland's men and Wales's women also claim medals.
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Osagie rails against disqualification

BBC Essex - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 15:37
Harlow's Andrew Osagie criticises Wales' Joe Thomas after he is disqualified in the heats of the Commonwealth Games 800m.
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Parade dropped due to lack of band

BBC Essex - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 14:39
A World War One centenary parade is cancelled as no marching band could be found, despite an eight-month search.
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Car crashes into petrol station shop

BBC Essex - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 14:11
Two people are cut free after their car crashes into a petrol station shop on the A12.
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New powers 'protect abuse victims'

BBC Essex - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 13:56
A police force, criticised for its handling of domestic violence, uses new protection powers more than 50 times in two months.
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Murder police seek Facebook woman

BBC Essex - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 20:30
Police investigating the murder of a man found dead in an Essex park with 102 knife wounds want to talk to a woman mentioned on his Facebook page.
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Marine Crime

Essex Police News Feed - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 18:50
Successful prosecution and crime prevention advice.
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Cancelled music festival 'a debacle'

BBC Essex - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 18:07
A council that withdrew permission for a music festival with just two days' notice calls the organisation of the event a "debacle".
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Meet Judd and Williams - the next generation

BBC Essex - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 16:52
Jess Judd, from Essex, and Jodie Williams are determined to make their mark at Glasgow 2014, as BBC Sport's Tom Fordyce finds out.
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Rain, hail and lightning cause chaos

BBC Essex - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 14:47
Lightning strikes, hail, torrential rain and flash flooding cause homes to be evacuated and bring road and rail transport to a standstill.
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The secret to transforming a failing hospital

BBC Essex - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 02:09
How did Basildon Hospital do it?
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Captain Cook gets to feel loved again

BBC Essex - Sun, 07/27/2014 - 23:54
Although his wait for a Test hundred goes on, England captain Alastair Cook enjoys an "amazing reception" at the third Test.
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Pettini hits century in easy Essex win

BBC Essex - Sun, 07/27/2014 - 18:40
Mark Pettini hits an unbeaten century as Essex cruise to an eight-wicket win over Worcestershire in their opening One-Day Cup game.
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Trott wins cycling gold for England

BBC Essex - Sun, 07/27/2014 - 18:34
England's Laura Trott wins gold in the women's points race at the Commonwealth Games, with Wales' Elinor Barker claiming silver.
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World record ice cream eating bid

BBC Essex - Sun, 07/27/2014 - 15:38
The organisers of a world record ice cream eating attempt in Essex apply to the Guinness Book of Records for recognition of their feat.
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Sea defences built to last 100 years

BBC Essex - Sun, 07/27/2014 - 07:35
Work is due to start this week on a £36m coastal defence in Essex designed to protect 3,000 homes and businesses for 100 years.
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Man charged over underpass rape

BBC Essex - Sat, 07/26/2014 - 18:00
A man is charged in connection with a rape in an Essex underpass that left the victim needing hospital treatment for head injuries.
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Festival pulled hours before start

BBC Essex - Sat, 07/26/2014 - 14:28
A music festival expecting thousands of visitors is pulled hours before it is due to begin over safety fears.
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