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10 High Street stores of 1976 that have disappeared

BBC Essex - 11 hours 15 min ago
Dixons, founded in Southend in 1937, is just one of the famous names to vanish from the high street.
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Braintree Town 3-0 Altrincham

BBC Essex - Sat, 04/30/2016 - 19:41
Part-time Braintree Town secure a National League play-off place by beating Altrincham, whose relegation is confirmed.
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Southend United 0-1 Bradford City

BBC Essex - Sat, 04/30/2016 - 17:15
Bradford make sure of a League One play-off spot as they beat Southend United thanks to Lee Evans' early strike.
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Barnsley 2-2 Colchester United

BBC Essex - Sat, 04/30/2016 - 17:09
Colchester equalise eight minutes into added time to dent Barnsley's hopes of a place in the League One play-offs.
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Arrest after badly-burned woman found

BBC Essex - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 18:19
A man is arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a woman was found badly burned in woodland.
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Teen inspired by serial killers detained

BBC Essex - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 14:53
A teenager fascinated by serial killers is detained for 27 years for the murders of two strangers in Essex.
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Wright surprised by Keen Colchester exit

BBC Essex - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 11:50
Colchester United assistant manager David Wright says he had no idea that Kevin Keen would leave the club.
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Teen faces £2k bill for mum's funeral

BBC Essex - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 11:12
A teenager is facing a £2,000 bill for her mum's funeral following a dispute with the government department for benefits.
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The PE teacher on verge of Football League

BBC Essex - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 05:32
BBC Sport takes a closer look at the PE teacher who is leading a part-time club on a "miracle" push to the Football League.
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Fashion exec faces no action over death

BBC Essex - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 16:28
Two men who were arrested on suspicion of murdering a man who was found injured at an ex-fashion executive's home face no further police action.
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'Radical solution' to 'unsafe' hospital

BBC Essex - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 11:34
The chief inspector of hospitals says he does "not have confidence in the ability" of a hospital board to address his concerns.
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'Essex promotion challengers' - Ripley

BBC Essex - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 09:13
Essex are already strong candidates for County Championship promotion, says Northamptonshire head coach David Ripley.
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Wynter signs new Colchester deal

BBC Essex - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 13:35
Colchester United defender Alex Wynter signs a new two-year contract with the relegated League One side.
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Essex clinch innings win over Northants

BBC Essex - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 13:21
Jamie Porter's career-best match figures of 8-91 help Essex ease to an innings and 92-run victory over Northamptonshire.
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Porter haul has Northants toiling

BBC Essex - Tue, 04/26/2016 - 18:12
Jamie Porter's second five-wicket haul of the season puts Essex in charge over Northants.
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Arrests over school abuse claims

BBC Essex - Tue, 04/26/2016 - 17:10
Two men are arrested by police investigating alleged historical abuse at a boarding school in Essex.
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Manager Keen leaves Colchester

BBC Essex - Tue, 04/26/2016 - 14:25
Kevin Keen leaves his position as Colchester United manager following their relegation from League One.
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Woman died of 'blunt force trauma'

BBC Essex - Tue, 04/26/2016 - 11:22
A woman died of blunt force trauma and strangulation, an inquest hears.
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O'Sullivan 'wasn't in fit state'

BBC Essex - Tue, 04/26/2016 - 06:49
Five-time world champion Ronnie O'Sullivan says he is struggling to cope with the stress of being the sport's "figurehead".
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Hawkins ousts O'Sullivan in decider

BBC Essex - Mon, 04/25/2016 - 22:41
Barry Hawkins beats five-time champion Ronnie O'Sullivan 13-12 in a thrilling second-round match at the World Championship.
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