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Boycie- suffered head wounds after being attacked in Prittlewell Square by another dog

Shih-tzu mauled by a dog 'as big as a pony'

Big date – the dancer from Expressions Theatre Arts

Our Motown routine to dazzle Royal Albert Hall

Pictures - see what new £1.5million restaurant looks like

Pictures - see what new £1.5million restaurant looks like

Unhappy – Ronald Coleman

Anger as gym axes its wet facilities in refurb

Donna Harris – her house is infested with false widow spiders

Help! False widow spiders invade home

Southend Council spends £1.3million on its roads - but where?

Southend Council spends £1.3million on its roads - but where?

I get seasick, but I'm taking part in a year-long yacht race

I get seasick, but I'm taking part in a year-long yacht race

Treat – NHS workers Sam Sewerin, Amanda Darke, Chloe Penn Gillam, Jenna Curry, Vanessa Mathers and Julie Webb enjoy their

The creme de la creme

Roxanne Whitmore

Youngsters up for community awards

Flying leap – Alex gets a bird’s eye view of a post box

Parkour's Alex jumps at the chance to teach youngsters

Jacqueline Totterdell

Southend Hospital's former boss paid for six months - to do nothing

Peter Grubb

Hundreds of revellers to descend on Shoebury for 'illegal party'

Martin Terry

Car cruisers banned from Southend seafront by the courts

Read about recycling – children from Tripple T youth group show off their Mo books, with illustrator John Bulley, author Anthony

Eco book aims for kids' cleaner future

In training – Robert West pounds the pavements in preparation for the Great North Run

Robert prepares to go that extra mile



Adam HIckey on his way to breaking Southend AC's 3000m steeplechase record

Adam Hickey smashes club steeplechase record in Southend AC's final BAL match of the season

Gemma Kersey with her prizes after winning the UK Intercounties 1500m championship

Gemma Kersey excited by the future after deciding to put all her focus on running

The Kirste Five race gets under way

Running in the rain in memory of Kirste

Jessica Judd - disappointed to finish 11th at the Anniversary Games

Jessica Judd to go back to the drawing board after disappointing display at Anniversary Games

Dale Clutterbuck (right) runs in the Emsley Carr Mile tomorrow

Dale Clutterbuck following in the footsteps of legends in Emsley Carr Mile

Jessica Judd

Jessica Judd hoping a kind wind is blowing inside the Olympic Stadium

Sam Bennett is the English Schools champion

Sprint hurdler Sam Bennett is the best in the country

Dale Clutterbuck in the final of the British Championships 1500m

Bronze medal has given Dale belief he can take on the best in the world

Jessica Judd

Jessica Judd believes she can make the GB team for World Championships

Hayley McLean

Hayley McLean delighted to have got a national bronze medal out of tough year

Johanna Johnstone, club director of Rendezvous Casino, with  Poppy Lake who has received a £1,000 SportsAid award from the casino

High jumper Poppy Lake hits jackpot with grant from Rendezvous Casino

Dale Clutterbuck (far right) - finished third in the 1,500m

Trio of bronze medals for south Essex stars at British Athletics Championships

Dale Clutterbuck

Dale Clutterbuck going into the British Championships in the form of his life

Stanford star - Hayley McLean

Hurdler Hayley McLean feeling sharp again after bronze medal display at national championships

National Sport

Andy Murray plays Nick Kyrgios on Tuesday in the US Open first round

Mats Wilander expects Andy Murray to add to major haul

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho is reportedly close to signing Nantes defender Papy Djilobodji

Chelsea turn attentions to Nantes defender Djilobodji, according to reports

Monaco's Anthony Martial is heading to Manchester United

Manchester United close in on £36million move for Monaco striker Anthony Martial

Dominic Day has been included in Wales' World Cup squad

Warren Gatland says nobody's place in his Wales team is safe ahead of World Cup

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