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Pilot reunited with plane he flew during World War Two

BBC Essex - Thu, 09/29/2016 - 17:29
A US pilot is reunited in Essex with the plane he first flew as a 19-year-old during World War Two.
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Marc-Antoine Fortune: Southend United sign former West Brom and Celtic striker

BBC Essex - Thu, 09/29/2016 - 09:58
Southend United sign former Coventry, West Brom and Celtic striker Marc-Antoine Fortune on a four-month deal.
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Teen killer James Fairweather loses appeal over jail term

BBC Essex - Wed, 09/28/2016 - 11:16
A teenager who murdered two strangers has had his appeal against his sentence thrown out.
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Alastair Cook: England Test captain signs new Essex contract

BBC Essex - Wed, 09/28/2016 - 09:53
England Test captain Alastair Cook signs a contract extension with Essex, keeping him at the club until the end of 2018.
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Southend United 2-1 Oxford United

BBC Essex - Tue, 09/27/2016 - 21:43
Anthony Wordsworth's second-half penalty secures Southend a 2-1 win against Oxford United.
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Crawley Town 1-1 Colchester United

BBC Essex - Tue, 09/27/2016 - 21:16
Substitute Chris Porter hits a dramatic 88th-minute equaliser as Colchester force a 1-1 draw at Crawley.
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Hakan Hayrettin: Braintree Town appoint new first-team manager

BBC Essex - Tue, 09/27/2016 - 19:54
National League Braintree Town appoint Hakan Hayrettin as their new first-team manage after Jamie Day's departure.
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Colchester high school abolishes 'traditional' homework

BBC Essex - Tue, 09/27/2016 - 17:07
A high school scraps traditional homework in favour of a more "independent" approach to learning.
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Jaik Mickleburgh: Essex batsman to leave Division Two champions

BBC Essex - Tue, 09/27/2016 - 13:17
Batsman Jaik Mickleburgh will leave promoted Essex when his contract expires at the end of September.
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Paul Walter: Essex all-rounder signs new deal until 2018

BBC Essex - Mon, 09/26/2016 - 15:34
Essex all-rounder Paul Walter signs a contract extension, keeping him with the Division Two champions until the end of 2018.
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John 'Goldfinger' Palmer: Criminal was under surveillance for 16 years

BBC Essex - Sun, 09/25/2016 - 23:04
A notorious conman who was shot dead last year was under surveillance for at least 16 years by a top secret team of intelligence officers, the BBC learns.
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Jamie Day: Braintree Town part company with manager

BBC Essex - Sun, 09/25/2016 - 12:30
National League side Braintree Town part company with manager Jamie Day after four months at the club.
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Braintree Town 0-1 Forest Green Rovers

BBC Essex - Sat, 09/24/2016 - 18:02
Sam Russell's late penalty save ensures Forest Green come away from Braintree Town with three points in the National league.
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Colchester United 1-2 Accrington Stanley

BBC Essex - Sat, 09/24/2016 - 17:48
Billy Kee grabs the winning goal as Accrington come from behind to beat Colchester 2-1 in League Two.
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Northampton Town 4-0 Southend United

BBC Essex - Sat, 09/24/2016 - 16:36
Northampton get back to winning ways in League One with a 4-0 demolition of 10-man Southend United.
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100th anniversary of Zeppelin crashes in Essex

BBC Essex - Sat, 09/24/2016 - 11:05
Commemorations to take place to mark 100th anniversary of two Zeppelin airship crashes in Essex.
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'No Pokemon Go' at Holland-on-Sea complaint to council

BBC Essex - Fri, 09/23/2016 - 23:16
A parent lodges a complaint with a council after his children were unable to find any Pokemon Go characters along a popular Essex beach.
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County Championship: Kent and Essex play out tame draw at Canterbury

BBC Essex - Fri, 09/23/2016 - 15:35
Sam Northeast makes 178 not out as Kent bat out a draw against Division Two champions Essex at Canterbury.
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Will Puddy: Bristol Rovers goalkeeper joins Braintree Town on loan

BBC Essex - Fri, 09/23/2016 - 15:19
National League side Braintree Town sign goalkeeper Will Puddy on a one-month loan deal from Bristol Rovers.
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Harlow murder: Mourners celebrate life of 'wonderful' man

BBC Essex - Fri, 09/23/2016 - 12:54
More than 100 people gather to celebrate the life of a "wonderful" man who was killed in an attack outside a takeaway.
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