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Laindon boy, 8, finds needles in woodland

BBC Essex - 5 hours 1 min ago
Ellie Rolls' son was playing in woods in Laindon, near Basildon, when he found a box of needles.
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Dog survives Swanage 60ft cliff fall

BBC Essex - 6 hours 44 min ago
A golden retriever is back to her "loveable self" after a coastguard rescue from a Swanage cliff face.
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White Gold comedy goes abroad for second series

BBC Essex - 6 hours 45 min ago
The Essex-based comedy set in the 1980s will see the trio of salesmen try their luck in Spain.
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Take a look at the new air ambulance for Essex and Hertfordshire

BBC Essex - 6 hours 52 min ago
The Essex & Herts Air Ambulance charity is celebrating 20 years with a new helicopter.
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Music removed from Essex school's curriculum

BBC Essex - 9 hours 54 min ago
A head teacher says he has cut music lessons for pupils aged 11-13 because of budget cuts.
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Essex v Middlesex: Rain prevents any play at Chelmsford

BBC Essex - Tue, 06/27/2017 - 18:43
Rain at Chelmsford results in no play on day two of Essex's County Championship match against Middlesex.
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Fraudsters behind £12m UK-wide scam jailed

BBC Essex - Mon, 06/26/2017 - 20:39
The fraudsters raised more than £12m by faking letters pretending to be from legitimate contractors.
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Essex v Middlesex: Alastair Cook scores half-century as hosts dominate day one

BBC Essex - Mon, 06/26/2017 - 20:33
England opener Alastair Cook scores an unbeaten half-century as Division One leaders Essex dominate Middlesex on day one.
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Non-league player Aidan Chaves charged with 'offensive corkscrew'

BBC Essex - Mon, 06/26/2017 - 19:12
Non-league player Aidan Chaves was arrested after reports a player produced a weapon after being spat at.
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Non-league player Aidan Chaves arrested over alleged affray

BBC Essex - Sun, 06/25/2017 - 13:03
Aidan Chaves is held by police investigating reports a player produced a knife after being spat at.
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Corringham motorbike crash shows 'van escape'

BBC Essex - Fri, 06/23/2017 - 15:46
Police release CCTV footage following a crash which caused a woman to have part of her leg amputated.
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Flash Day jailed for hiring hitman to kill stepfather

BBC Essex - Fri, 06/23/2017 - 12:55
The victim was stabbed 11 times with a "Rambo-style hunting knife" but survived.
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Mohammad Amir joined Essex on Wasim Akram's advice

BBC Essex - Thu, 06/22/2017 - 16:36
Pakistan seamer Mohammad Amir says he wanted to play county cricket to help him become a more complete bowler.
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Essex v Warwickshire: Simon Harmer takes 14 wickets to secure innings win

BBC Essex - Thu, 06/22/2017 - 13:41
South African spinner Simon Harmer takes 8-36 for a match haul of 14 wickets as Essex beat Warwickshire by an innings.
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UK rail ticket machines hit by IT glitch

BBC Essex - Thu, 06/22/2017 - 10:45
Rail ticket machines across the UK fell out of service during the morning commute.
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You can go to the ball! How Chloe is helping young women get dressed for the prom

BBC Essex - Thu, 06/22/2017 - 04:22
Chloe Levelle is helping school leavers get a dress for the end of year prom.
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Fruit and veg farmers facing migrant labour shortages

BBC Essex - Wed, 06/21/2017 - 23:00
Growers are already having difficulty recruiting pickers and fear it could get harder post-Brexit.
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Tom Wraight: Maidstone United sign East Thurrock winger

BBC Essex - Wed, 06/21/2017 - 21:38
National League side Maidstone United sign left-winger Tom Wraight from East Thurrock United.
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Essex v Warwickshire: Test spinner Simon Harmer takes six as Bears follow on again

BBC Essex - Wed, 06/21/2017 - 17:32
Warwickshire face a fourth innings defeat of the season against leaders Essex after following on again at Chelmsford.
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Team by team: 2017-18 EFL fixtures

BBC Essex - Wed, 06/21/2017 - 08:01
Find out your team's fixtures in the Championship, League One and League Two during the 2017-18 season.
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