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Safety watchdog to prosecute mental health trust after probe

2 hours 28 min ago
HEALTH and safety watchdogs are to prosecute a mental health trust after a probe into hanging risks on inpatient wards.
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Coronavirus: Fake Test and Trace workers calling people to pay for test

3 hours 26 min ago
RESIDENTS have been warned to be on their guard after scammers posing as workers from the NHS Test and Trace service made calls asking for payment for coronavirus tests.
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Trading standards warn over test and trace phone scam

3 hours 48 min ago
A WARNING has been issued about crooks using a test and trace scam to con people out of cash.
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Essex Cricket Club apologise after beer poured on Feroze Khushi

4 hours 56 min ago
ESSEX Cricket Club have apologised and admitted their trophy celebrations did not meet the club’s “inclusive values” after a Muslim player was sprayed with alcohol.
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Powers Hall Academy to allow some students back after confirmed Covid case

5 hours 32 min ago
SOME pupils at a primary school who have been self-isolating will be allowed to return to class tomorrow, bosses have confirmed.
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Column: 'Children with coughs should stay at home and get a test'

6 hours 8 min ago
* North Primary School headteacher Alan Garnett gives an update in his latest diary.
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Poundland selling Ouija boards for Halloween in UK stores

7 hours 18 min ago
POUNDLAND has come under fire for selling Ouija boards in UK stores.
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Police searching for William Bargate last seen in Great Bardfield

7 hours 38 min ago
POLICE are appealing for help as they search for a man who went missing last week.
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Letter: Giles Watling has 'jeopardised' country's prosperity

9 hours 8 min ago
WELL now we know.
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Objections flood in against plans to build 130 homes in Hatfield Peverel

11 hours 8 min ago
OBJECTIONS have flooded in against plans to built 130 homes on the edge of a village.
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Everything we know after Powers Hall closes due to coronavirus case

11 hours 8 min ago
SCHOOL students will be returning to virtual learning this week after they were forced to self-isolate due to a confirmed case of coronavirus.
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REVEALED: The number of ASBOs handed out in the Braintree district last year

11 hours 8 min ago
Braintree Council used ASBO-style orders aimed at tackling nuisance behaviour on just two occasions last year, figures reveal.
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Halstead DOUGH&co set to open next week

11 hours 8 min ago
THE countdown is ticking to the opening night of a new in demand Halstead restaurant which is set to open next week.
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Bosses fear at cases in Brentwood and Epping Forest

Mon, 28/09/2020 - 19:46
Health bosses are fearful of two Essex towns as coronavirus cases rise.
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Coronavirus cases in Essex rise by 45 in space of a day

Mon, 28/09/2020 - 17:39
THE number of recorded coronavirus cases in Essex has jumped by 45 over the past 24 hours, official figures have revealed.
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Letter: 'System is a money machine to confuse people'

Mon, 28/09/2020 - 17:00
I can imagine how Victor Sawyer feels about the parking fine he received following a visit to the Primary Care Centre (Gazette Letters, September 17, “Anger at £70 fine for parking at clinic”).
Categories: Local News

Special constable claimed money for shifts he didn't do

Mon, 28/09/2020 - 16:12
A FORMER volunteer police officer claimed cash for shifts he never completed.
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Fundraising page to save Harwich's Harbour Ferry launches

Mon, 28/09/2020 - 15:40
A FUNDRAISING page to save a town’s historic foot ferry which was “severely damaged” in gale-forced winds has been launched.
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Member of staff at Powers Hall Academy tests positive for Covid-19

Mon, 28/09/2020 - 12:43
SCHOOL pupils and staff will be required to self-isolate following a confirmed case of coronavirus.
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