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Lifeboat rescues man stuck in mud

BBC Essex - 1 hour 47 min ago
A lifeboat crew rescues a man who was stuck in the mud in the River Colne as the tide was rising.
Categories: Essex

Southend's Brown aims for top flight

BBC Essex - 17 hours 14 min ago
Southend boss Phil Brown "wants to manage in the top flight" again after guiding Southend to League Two play-off glory.
Categories: Essex

Southend United 1-1 Wycombe Wanderers (7-6 pens)

BBC Essex - Sat, 05/23/2015 - 19:55
Southend are promoted to League One after beating Wycombe on penalties in the League Two play-off final.
Categories: Essex

Braintree sign Chelmsford's Cheek

BBC Essex - Sat, 05/23/2015 - 14:26
Braintree Town sign Chelmsford City striker Michael Cheek and give new deals to Kenny Davis, Jordan Cox and Sean Marks.
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'Congestion' issue at Grayson's home

BBC Essex - Sat, 05/23/2015 - 12:08
A rise in visitors to Grayson Perry's Essex dream house forces neighbours to put up a home-made road sign.
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Ninth charge over Hatton Garden raid

BBC Essex - Fri, 05/22/2015 - 16:06
An Essex father-of-three is charged over the Hatton Garden jewellery raid in London.
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Scrum caps, jinxes and a £120m windfall

BBC Essex - Fri, 05/22/2015 - 15:32
BBC Sport takes a look at some of the stories behind this weekend's Football League play-off finals.
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Earthquake 'shakes homes' in Kent

BBC Essex - Fri, 05/22/2015 - 12:24
A 4.2 magnitude earthquake recorded in Kent by the British Geological Survey (BGS) is felt by people living in Essex.
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Farmer banned after chicken deaths

BBC Essex - Fri, 05/22/2015 - 12:13
A man is given a suspended jail term and banned from keeping poultry for five years after 6,000 chickens died in soaring heat at his Essex farm.
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Dad saw footage of son's murder

BBC Essex - Thu, 05/21/2015 - 22:50
The father of an 18-year-old killed by a fellow student in Essex speaks of the moment he watched his son being stabbed to death on CCTV.
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Black youths 'refused entry to club'

BBC Essex - Thu, 05/21/2015 - 18:12
A group of black students in Leicester claim they were refused entry to a nightclub "because they were black".
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Glamorgan win despite Essex rally

BBC Essex - Thu, 05/21/2015 - 15:58
Ryan ten Doeschate makes an unbeaten 74 in Cardiff, but cannot stop Glamorgan securing an 89-run win over Essex.
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Men in court over Hatton Garden raid

BBC Essex - Thu, 05/21/2015 - 14:26
Police investigating Hatton Garden jewellery raid arrest a tenth man, aged 42, in Essex
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Lorry blaze closes M11 in Essex

BBC Essex - Thu, 05/21/2015 - 13:43
A blazing lorry causes traffic chaos on the M11, closing the southbound carriageway for a while.
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Woman has 'first' double heart op

BBC Essex - Thu, 05/21/2015 - 12:44
A heart patient has two operations simultaneously, in what surgeons say is the first procedure of its type in the UK.
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Postmasters chosen for Antarctica

BBC Essex - Thu, 05/21/2015 - 12:15
A Saffron Walden woman is one of four people chosen to spend five months in the Antarctic working at the UK's most remote post office.
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Play-offs help Worrall ‘move on’

BBC Essex - Thu, 05/21/2015 - 09:39
David Worrall says Southend's League Two play-off challenge has helped him "move on" from the death of his baby son.
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All-rounder Wagg stars for Glamorgan

BBC Essex - Wed, 05/20/2015 - 18:20
Eighteen wickets fall on the third day between Glamorgan and Essex, as Graham Wagg stars with bat and ball.
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Man jailed for ramming police bike

BBC Essex - Wed, 05/20/2015 - 17:48
Teenage jailed for ramming a police motorcyclist
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Teen admits student park murder

BBC Essex - Wed, 05/20/2015 - 16:46
An 18-year-old pleads guilty to the murder of a fellow college student on the first day of his trial.
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