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Basildon in the dark

The man who oversaw Essex streetlight switchoff given £116,000 payoff

Is sharing patient data a big deal?

Is sharing patient data a big deal?

Mike Hansford

Row erupts over sports pavilion in Leigh park

Ron Woodley - tabled an amendment

Senior Southend councillors say no to a pay rise

Idea - the Saxon remains will eventually be stored in the planed seafront museum

Saxon King relics to go on show next year in Southend

Julian Ware-Lane, at Seaway car park

Cinema operator pulls out of Southend

Artist's impression - this is how the revamped Townhouse is likely to look once the work has been completed

Southend pub to get a makeover

Carnival court - Queen Chloe Davey flanked by princesses Carla Davey and Madison Ball

New carnival court crowned

Keith Kelsey, Cllr Judith McMahon, William Nicholson and his son Finlay Watson-Nicholson

Southend residents demand an end to parking nightmare

Why are dozens of Americans coming to Southend next week?

Why are dozens of Americans coming to Southend next week?

Ambulance crews treat man following fall in Southchurch Avenue PIC: Karl Flanagan

Air ambulance called to fall victim

In love - Maryanne and Tommy Pilling

Maryanne and Tommy have proved all the doubters wrong with new vows

We need your money for £40million seafront museum

We need your money for £40million seafront museum

Pitiful shelter - the pop-up tent in which the homeless man is living

Man sleeping in tent and drinking from brook

Cycling enthusiast - Adam Jones

Former councillor spearheading bid for cycling facility


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

Dolita Shaw (25) won the junior girls 100m

Youngsters battle it out for Essex Schools glory

Paul Whittaker iin the finishing straight

Paul Whittaker wins Southend Half Marathon on his home roads

Basildon youngsters push Stevenage all the way in EYAL at Sporting Village

Basildon youngsters push Stevenage all the way in EYAL at Sporting Village

National Sport

Angel Di Maria's days at United look to be coming to an end

United and PSG agree Di Maria fee

The Sunday Times says it has been given access to a leaked database containing 12,000 blood tests from more than 5,000 athletes

IAAF considers action over report

Jamie Peacock rolled back the years with a brilliant solo try

Peacock class pleases McDermott

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has tipped Mesut Ozil for a stand-out Premier League season

Wenger tips Ozil to impress

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