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Fire destroys roof of 150-year-old pub at Great Wakering

BBC Essex - Sun, 10/23/2016 - 11:26
The roof of a 150-year-old pub is completed destroyed in a fire.
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Armed raiders break through locked door of Dunmow bookmakers

BBC Essex - Sun, 10/23/2016 - 11:12
Two masked men armed with a knife hold up a bookmakers in Essex on Saturday night escaping with a four-figure sum of cash.
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Burglars tie up Great Leighs couple and take cash

BBC Essex - Sun, 10/23/2016 - 08:05
Four men wearing balaclavas forced their way into a house in Essex and tied up the owners before escaping with cash and jewellery.
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The bereavement midwife: Is this the saddest job in England?

BBC Essex - Sat, 10/22/2016 - 23:11
What is it like being a midwife specialising in baby deaths?
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Dover Athletic 6-1 Braintree Town

BBC Essex - Sat, 10/22/2016 - 18:01
Ricky Miller scores four times in Dover's 6-1 win over struggling Braintree at the Crabble Athletic Ground.
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Colchester United 2-2 Morecambe

BBC Essex - Sat, 10/22/2016 - 17:20
Morecambe substitute Lee Molyneux scores a late equaliser to earn his side a deserved 2-2 draw at Colchester.
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Milton Keynes Dons 0-3 Southend United

BBC Essex - Sat, 10/22/2016 - 17:13
Midfielder Anthony Wordsworth scores a brace as Southend secure a convincing victory over MK Dons.
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Man being held in custody in hospital flees in bed gown

BBC Essex - Sat, 10/22/2016 - 15:52
A man arrested on suspicion of criminal damage, assaulting a police constable, assault and breach of a court order, escapes from custody.
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Basildon boy charged with burglary and motoring offences

BBC Essex - Sat, 10/22/2016 - 14:19
A 16-year-old boy is charged with 24 separate criminal offences including nine counts of burglary.
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Braintree Town sign Claudio Dias and Joe Taylor

BBC Essex - Fri, 10/21/2016 - 14:09
Braintree Town manager Hakan Hayrettin adds Claudio Dias and Joe Taylor to the National League side's squad.
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Simon Harmer: South Africa all-rounder joins Essex on Kolpak deal

BBC Essex - Fri, 10/21/2016 - 09:39
Essex sign South Africa international all-rounder Simon Harmer on a Kolpak deal for all formats for the 2017 season.
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Archie Darby dog attack: Baby 'snatched from mother's arms'

BBC Essex - Fri, 10/21/2016 - 09:38
A dog that mauled a four-month-old baby to death snatched the boy from his mother's arms, an inquest hears.
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Cessna jet classroom opens at Westcliff-on-Sea school

BBC Essex - Thu, 10/20/2016 - 23:55
A school that was running out of teaching space opens its new classroom - a disused private jet.
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Burglary shooting trial: Essex Police had one car available

BBC Essex - Thu, 10/20/2016 - 20:17
Only one police car was free in the whole of Essex to attend an armed burglary at a mansion in Essex, a trial is told.
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Online sex abuse teacher Cory Baptiste jailed

BBC Essex - Thu, 10/20/2016 - 17:10
A teacher who absconded to Spain after being charged with online sexual offences against children is jailed for three years.
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Lewis Kinsella: Colchester United defender has ankle surgery

BBC Essex - Thu, 10/20/2016 - 13:48
Colchester United defender Lewis Kinsella will be out for three months after having ankle surgery.
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Farm near Colchester invites families to pick pumpkins and enjoy day out

BBC Essex - Thu, 10/20/2016 - 10:03
A farm near Colchester has issued an invitation for families and individuals to come and pick pumpkins available in a variety of shapes, sizes and colours.
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Dog attacks: When is a fatal dog mauling a criminal offence?

BBC Essex - Wed, 10/19/2016 - 23:56
Two children have been killed by dogs in the past four months in Essex. One is subject to a criminal inquiry, the other is not. Why?
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Ricci Gallagher death: Case 'extremely difficult' for prosecutors

BBC Essex - Wed, 10/19/2016 - 15:13
Prosecutors say it has been "extremely difficult" for them to assess charges in the case of a man found injured at an ex-fashion executive's home.
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Alastair Cook to break England Test cap record in first Bangladesh Test

BBC Essex - Wed, 10/19/2016 - 15:12
BBC Sport profiles Alastair Cook as he breaks Alec Stewart's record of 133 Test caps for England, against Bangladesh in Chittagong.
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