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Met Office issues thunderstorms weather warning for Essex

Sun, 14/08/2022 - 10:22
THUNDERSTORMS are due to bring an end to the latest heatwave in Essex this week, with forecasters warning for the potential of torrential downpours.
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Road closures in Essex

Sun, 14/08/2022 - 08:00
Resurfacing works and more are set for multiple roads
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Readers decide whether BBQs should be banned in Essex

Sun, 14/08/2022 - 07:00
We ask readers on whether disposable barbeques should be banned from beaches.
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The biggest Essex fires this month amid firefighter warning

Sun, 14/08/2022 - 05:00
FIREFIGHTERS are calling on people to be careful following a chaotic start of the month for fire crews who respond to countless incidents.
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Chelmsford road closed as police on scene of crash

Sat, 13/08/2022 - 14:46
A busy road is closed as officers are on the scene of a single-vehicle crash.
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Colchester High Street attack leaves young man in hospital

Sat, 13/08/2022 - 14:25
A young man is in hospital after being knocked to the ground in an assault in Colchester High Street.
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Essex A12 multi vehicle crash aftermath shown in pictures

Sat, 13/08/2022 - 13:42
Photos show the aftermath of a huge multi-vehicle crash on a major road in Essex yesterday.
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Essex crews tackle one of largest field fires ever seen

Sat, 13/08/2022 - 11:34
Police and firefighters have thanked residents for their "incredible" support after one of the largest field fires Essex Fire and Rescue Service has ever seen.
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Essex Fire Service safety warning after one of busiest days

Sat, 13/08/2022 - 10:06
As Essex heads into another hot and dry weekend, Essex Fire and Rescue Service has issued a plea for everyone to have "fire free fun".
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Essex food businesses opening this year

Sat, 13/08/2022 - 08:00
The following food and drink businesses opened this year in Essex
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Essex households warned of rise in rogue traders this summer

Sat, 13/08/2022 - 07:00
HOUSEHOLDS across the county are being urged to be vigilant this summer due to a rise in rogue traders.
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Essex crews tackle field fire which saw homes evacuated

Fri, 12/08/2022 - 18:58
Firefighters from across Essex are currently at the scene of a large field fire which saw some homes evacuated.
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Update issued on Riverside and South Woodham Ferrers pools

Fri, 12/08/2022 - 13:44
Chelmsford City Council has pledged to keep its swimming pools open despite rocketing costs to keep them heated.
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Drought areas UK: Will there be a hosepipe ban in Essex?

Fri, 12/08/2022 - 13:34
Has a drought been declared in Essex? What to know as the Environment Agency moves areas into drought.
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Essex children enslaved in county line crime after tip offs

Fri, 12/08/2022 - 13:32
Children who have become enslaved in county line crime after tip offs to police from their own gang masters ‘chills the blood’, Essex Police detectives say.
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Abberton Reservoir reports normal water levels amid drought

Fri, 12/08/2022 - 13:17
The East of England is currently in a drought
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Essex officially in drought as part of East of England

Fri, 12/08/2022 - 12:29
A drought has been declared for the East of England
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A Time For Essex event at Stow Maries Great War Aerodrome

Fri, 12/08/2022 - 12:10
The event is on at the war Aerodrome on Sunday.
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'Archie Battersbee from Southend died after suffering catastrophic brain injury'

Fri, 12/08/2022 - 10:45
A 12 year old boy who was at the centre of a life support dispute died after suffering a "catastrophic hypoxic ischemic brain injury secondary to strangulation", an inquest has heard.
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Map shows the areas of Essex at 'exceptional' wildfire risk in heatwave

Fri, 12/08/2022 - 10:41
A number of areas in Essex are at risk of wildfires over the weekend of August 12-14
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