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Covid test information relates to our schools and businesses

2 hours 9 min ago
North Primary School headteacher Alan Garnett gives his verdict on Essex’s new outbreak control plan
Categories: Local News

Asda updates shopping rules including face masks

2 hours 49 min ago
ASDA has said it will "respect" new government guidelines which will require shoppers to wear face masks.
Categories: Local News

Strict new rules at Alton Towers, Blackpool Pleasure Beach and Thorpe Park

3 hours 19 min ago
Theme parks in England have been legally permitted to re-open to the public - with a number of safety measures in place.
Categories: Local News

Two men held after flight diverted to Stansted Airport due to 'security alert'

3 hours 28 min ago
Two men have been arrested on suspicion of making threats to endanger an aircraft after a flight from Krakow to Dublin was forced to divert to Stansted Airport.
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Aldi, Co-op, M&S, Sainsbury's and Waitrose pledge not to sell chlorinated chicken

3 hours 29 min ago
Concerns surrounding the UK’s food safety standards have grown recently - following post-Brexit trade talks between the UK and the US.
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See which Essex libraries are reopening this week...

3 hours 39 min ago
DOZENS of libraries have reopened this week after months of temporary closure in line with the Government’s coronavirus guidance.
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When EastEnders, Great British Bake Off and Line of Duty will be back on TV

3 hours 49 min ago
Popular TV shows including EastEnders, The Great British Bake Off and Line of Duty are to resume filming as coronavirus restrictions ease in the UK.
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Tripadvisor data reveals areas with the dirtiest restaurant and pub toilets

3 hours 56 min ago
New data from Tripadvisor has revealed the areas with the dirtiest restaurant and pub toilets in the UK.
Categories: Local News

Two arrested after 'security alert' forces plane to divert to Stansted Airport

4 hours 21 min ago
Two men have been arrested on suspicion of making threats to endanger an aircraft after a flight from Krakow to Dublin was forced to divert to Stansted Airport.
Categories: Local News

Laindon woman jailed for 18 months for causing fatal Isle of Wight crash

5 hours 29 min ago
A TEENAGER from Laindon has been jailed for 18 months for causing the death of a grandmother in a crash.
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Mystery teenager helps 9-year-old with dyspraxia learn to ride his bike

7 hours 9 min ago
A GRATEFUL mum has thanked a big-hearted teenager for giving her young son a huge confidence boost.
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Church Lane Surgery responds to NHS patient survey results

7 hours 9 min ago
A DOCTOR’S surgery says it is doing all it can to make improvements after it came bottom in an annual NHS survey.
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Greater Anglia to begin £70k upgrade of Braintree train station

7 hours 9 min ago
More than £70,000 will be spent on improving facilities at Braintree train station.
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Wear a face mask in shops - or face a fine of up to £100

Mon, 13/07/2020 - 23:02
Wearing a face covering in shops and supermarkets is to be made mandatory in England in a fresh move to stop the spread of the coronavirus, the Government has announced.
Categories: Local News

Ryanair jet makes emergency landing at Stansted airport

Mon, 13/07/2020 - 19:54
A FLIGHT from Krakow in Poland to Dublin was diverted to Stansted Airport tonight due to reports of a security alert.
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Lorna helped launch Colchester’s Centurion Rotary Club

Mon, 13/07/2020 - 17:00
A LONG-SERVING school governor and founder member of Colchester’s Centurion Rotary Club has died.
Categories: Local News

Essex NHS heroes win dream £26k wedding thanks to kind firms

Mon, 13/07/2020 - 17:00
A COLLECTION of kind-hearted north Essex firms have helped reward a heroic pair of NHS workers with everything they need for their dream wedding.
Categories: Local News

Tesco axes one-way system and changes rules for shoppers

Mon, 13/07/2020 - 16:00
Tesco has axed its one-way system in stores and confirmed a number of other changes for shoppers.
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RSPCA predicting huge surge in numbers of abandoned pets in Essex

Mon, 13/07/2020 - 13:21
THERE are fears of a massive surge in abandoned pets as lockdown finally eases.
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Families find Second World War grenade under slide off Sidmouth Avenue

Mon, 13/07/2020 - 12:15
A LIVE Second World War grenade was found by children under a slide in a Southend play area.
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