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Acid victim tells of 'face melting'

BBC Essex - 2 hours 58 min ago
A father of two who had acid thrown into his face says he initially thought the liquid was juice.
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Clacton by-election set for October

BBC Essex - 3 hours 31 min ago
The Clacton by-election, triggered by Douglas Carswell's defection to UKIP, is to be held on 9 October, the Conservative Party says.
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Dale Farm council in new site hunt

BBC Essex - 3 hours 42 min ago
A council that spent millions of pounds evicting travellers now asks landowners to offer up sites for 30 new pitches.
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Boris Island airport plan 'rejected'

BBC Essex - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 21:13
A plan for an island airport in the Thames Estuary, dubbed "Boris Island", looks set to be shelved, the BBC understands.
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Colchester replace Dunne with Humes

BBC Essex - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 17:04
Colchester manager Joe Dunne leaves the League One club by mutual consent and is replaced by academy boss Tony Humes.
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Have you seen this couple?

Essex Police News Feed - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 15:21
Luke Wall, 23, last known to be living in Stanford-le-Hope is believed to be travelling with partner Teresa Connors, 20.
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Important changes to how we work

Essex Police News Feed - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 09:35
From today, Monday, September 1, we are making important changes to the way officers and police staff work across the county.
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Tories dismiss UKIP by-election lead

BBC Essex - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 13:10
The Tories play down a poll putting UKIP 44% ahead in the Clacton by-election caused by Douglas Carswell's defection.
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Amputee veterans to swim Channel

BBC Essex - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 12:17
Stephen White, from Essex, is among four amputee service veterans preparing to swim the English Channel after an 18-month training programme.
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Missing teenage girl

Essex Police News Feed - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 19:10
Update: 14 year-old Angjela Ahmetaj has been found.
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Colchester United 1-3 Peterborough

BBC Essex - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 19:00
Peterborough move to the top of League One after recording a third successive away league win at Colchester.
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Plymouth Argyle 2-0 Southend United

BBC Essex - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 17:19
Goals from Lewis Alessandra and Reuben Reid give Plymouth victory over 10-man Southend.
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Alfreton Town 0-2 Braintree Town

BBC Essex - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 16:50
Alfreton remain bottom of the Conference and without a league point following a home defeat by Braintree.
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Woman run over outside fire station

BBC Essex - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 13:41
A 77-year-old pedestrian airlifted to hospital after she was hit by a lorry outside Southend fire station remains in critical condition, police say.
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Maher ruled out of world title bid

BBC Essex - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 08:22
British showjumper Ben Maher will miss the World Equestrian Games after his horse Cella picked up an injury.
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Towie's Arg found 'safe and well'

BBC Essex - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 08:03
James Argent's agent says he is 'safe and well' after being reported missing on Friday morning. Police said he hadn't been in touch with his family or friends for more than a day.
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Rail work to go ahead after rethink

BBC Essex - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 18:01
Rail engineering work will take place on Sunday as Network Rail decides to press ahead after disruption earlier this week.
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Ambulance trust fined for slowness

BBC Essex - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 16:59
The East of England Ambulance Service is fined £1.2m over failures to meet emergency response times.
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More defectors to UKIP 'odds on'

BBC Essex - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 16:36
Further Conservative MPs are "more likely than not" to defect to UKIP, says the party's treasurer Stuart Wheeler.
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Ten Doeschate bemoans Essex loss

BBC Essex - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 14:31
Ryan ten Doeschate admits Essex fell below expectations after going out to Warwickshire in the One-Day Cup quarter-finals.
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