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No proof found of Essex fire chief officer misconduct

BBC Essex - Mon, 01/23/2017 - 16:37
No evidence of misconduct is found against a chief fire officer who has been suspended on full pay for nearly two years, it has emerged.
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Gunman jailed for 'utter nightmare' mansion raid

BBC Essex - Mon, 01/23/2017 - 15:38
A gunman who shot a businessman he wrongly believed was a drug dealer is jailed for 20 years.
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Man charged after police car containing dog is taken

BBC Essex - Mon, 01/23/2017 - 14:18
A man is charged over the alleged assault of a police officer whose car was taken with a police dog in the back.
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Southend United: Winding-up petition against League One club dismissed

BBC Essex - Mon, 01/23/2017 - 13:52
A winding-up petition brought against Southend United is dismissed after they pay the debt owed to HM Revenue & Customs.
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Dean Saunders death: Prison ombudsman finds 'weaknesses'

BBC Essex - Mon, 01/23/2017 - 12:39
"Too little" was done to protect a prison inmate who electrocuted himself, a report finds.
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Southend United groundsman sacked after Bolton Wanderers postponement

BBC Essex - Mon, 01/23/2017 - 12:20
Southend United sack their head groundsman after Saturday's game against Bolton was postponed because of a frozen pitch.
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Frankie Kent: Colchester United defender named EFL Young Player of the Month

BBC Essex - Mon, 01/23/2017 - 09:00
EFL Young Player of the Month Frankie Kent reveals how being late almost ended his career at Colchester before it began.
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Ronnie O'Sullivan: Masters champion 'felt so vulnerable' in final

BBC Essex - Mon, 01/23/2017 - 00:51
Ronnie O'Sullivan says he felt "under the most extreme pressure" before fighting back to win a record seventh Masters title.
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Ronnie O'Sullivan beats Joe Perry to win record seventh Masters title

BBC Essex - Sun, 01/22/2017 - 22:03
Ronnie O'Sullivan fights back to beat Joe Perry 10-7 and secure a record seventh Masters title.
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Ronnie O'Sullivan in 12th Masters final to play Joe Perry

BBC Essex - Sun, 01/22/2017 - 00:14
Defending champion Ronnie O'Sullivan overcomes a split cue tip to beat Marco Fu 6-4 and reach the Masters final against Joe Perry.
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Exeter City 3-0 Colchester United

BBC Essex - Sat, 01/21/2017 - 18:44
Exeter City boost their play-off hopes with a victory over fellow League Two play-off hopefuls Colchester United.
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Forest Green Rovers 1-1 Braintree Town

BBC Essex - Sat, 01/21/2017 - 13:11
National League title-chasers Forest Green lose further ground on leaders Lincoln City after a 1-1 draw at home to Braintree.
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Southend United P-P Bolton Wanderers

BBC Essex - Sat, 01/21/2017 - 10:57
Southend United's game against Bolton Wanderers in League One is called off because of a frozen pitch.
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Chelmsford Morris group's 'fit, mildly eccentric men' plea

BBC Essex - Sat, 01/21/2017 - 00:34
A decades-old Morris dancing group says it desperately needs "fit, mildly eccentric men" to join in order to keep going.
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Dean Saunders inquest: Jury finds serious failings in case

BBC Essex - Fri, 01/20/2017 - 19:01
Mental health services and the prison system "let down" an inmate who electrocuted himself, a jury finds.
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Tommy O'Sullivan: Colchester United sign Cardiff City midfielder

BBC Essex - Fri, 01/20/2017 - 11:57
League Two side Colchester sign Cardiff midfielder Tommy O'Sullivan for an undisclosed fee on a deal until June 2018.
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Chelmsford mirror beam fire leaves couple homeless

BBC Essex - Fri, 01/20/2017 - 09:15
An elderly couple was left homeless after a fire was started by the sun being reflected into their house by a mirror, it emerges.
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Masters 2017: Ronnie O'Sullivan beats Neil Robertson, Fu beats Allen

BBC Essex - Thu, 01/19/2017 - 21:29
Defending champion Ronnie O'Sullivan beats Neil Robertson 6-3 to reach the semi-finals of the Masters at Alexandra Palace.
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Rebecca Gallantree: World champion diver retires

BBC Essex - Thu, 01/19/2017 - 10:53
World champion Rebecca Gallantree retires from diving after competing in three Olympic Games.
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Violence at Chelmsford Prison has 'increased sharply'

BBC Essex - Thu, 01/19/2017 - 09:53
A report says there has been a sharp rise in bullying, violence and self-harm at Chelmsford Prison despite "considerable efforts" from staff.
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