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Striker Hunt agrees Southend deal

BBC Essex - 4 hours 23 min ago
Former Ipswich, Leeds and Reading striker Noel Hunt signs a one-year contract at League One side Southend United.
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WI nimble knitters stitch up town

BBC Essex - 4 hours 25 min ago
Nimble-fingered Women's Institute knitters flex their needles to create a woolly version of Braintree town centre.
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Ingram inspires Glamorgan victory

BBC Essex - Fri, 07/31/2015 - 20:02
Colin Ingram hits 130 off 144 balls as Glamorgan thrash previously unbeaten Essex by 146 in the One-Day Cup.
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Capsized men 'grateful' for rescue

BBC Essex - Fri, 07/31/2015 - 16:38
Two fishermen say they are "very grateful" to beach patrol staff who rescued them when their boat capsized.
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Woman's eye injuries 'life changing'

BBC Essex - Thu, 07/30/2015 - 17:05
A woman who was shot in the eye by an intruder with an airgun is left with "life-changing" injuries, say Essex Police.
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Twitter troll to pay Lord Sugar £100

BBC Essex - Thu, 07/30/2015 - 16:21
A 17-year-old boy is told to pay Lord Sugar £100 for racist abuse on Twitter.
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Snooker practice 'mundane' - Wilson

BBC Essex - Thu, 07/30/2015 - 14:54
Amateur snooker player Sydney Wilson says practising to make it as a professional can be "mundane and repetitive".
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Southend captain White pens new deal

BBC Essex - Thu, 07/30/2015 - 14:01
Southend United captain John White signs a new two-year contract with the League One club.
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Capsized kayak men rescued at sea

BBC Essex - Thu, 07/30/2015 - 12:59
Two men, aged 67 and 72, are rescued at sea after their kayak capsizes.
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Murder probe cause of death revealed

BBC Essex - Thu, 07/30/2015 - 12:50
A man and woman found dead in a house in Essex died from head injuries and multiple stab wounds, an inquest hears.
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Man found guilty of death crash

BBC Essex - Thu, 07/30/2015 - 11:02
A man is convicted of causing death by careless driving after his car ploughed into a pedestrian crossing a road.
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Essex in 'great one-day place'

BBC Essex - Thu, 07/30/2015 - 10:04
Batsman Kishen Velani pleased with progress
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Essex openers hit tons in big win

BBC Essex - Wed, 07/29/2015 - 19:45
Essex openers Mark Pettini and Tom Westley hit centuries as their side thump Warwickshire by 152 runs at Chelmsford.
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Men to face retrial over smuggling

BBC Essex - Wed, 07/29/2015 - 17:49
Two men accused of attempting to smuggle 35 immigrants into the UK in a shipping container, in which one man died, are to face a retrial.
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Woman shot in the eye by intruder

BBC Essex - Wed, 07/29/2015 - 17:31
An intruder punched and then shot a woman in the eye with an airgun in her own home, police say.
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Striker Hunt in talks with Southend

BBC Essex - Wed, 07/29/2015 - 09:06
Former Ipswich, Leeds and Reading striker Noel Hunt is in talks with League One side Southend United.
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Firemen cleared in 'initiation' case

BBC Essex - Tue, 07/28/2015 - 19:59
Two firefighters are cleared of indecently assault following a trial which heard about initiation ceremonies that "went beyond" practical jokes.
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VIDEO: Wedding dance video goes viral

BBC Essex - Tue, 07/28/2015 - 14:43
Couple wow wedding guests with first dance
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Man cleared of smuggling charge

BBC Essex - Tue, 07/28/2015 - 12:32
One of four men accused of attempting to smuggle 35 immigrants into the UK in a shipping container is found not guilty.
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First over was game-winning - Bopara

BBC Essex - Tue, 07/28/2015 - 11:02
Ravi Bopara says Reece Topley's first over was the "game-winning moment" of Essex's One-Day Cup victory over Lancashire.
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