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Road in Hockley partially blocked after an accident this morning

Road in Hockley partially blocked after an accident this morning

RNLI volunteer lifeboat crew head to Leigh after reports of a women injured on a boat

RNLI volunteer lifeboat crew head to Leigh after reports of a women injured on a boat

Big day - left to right, Susie May, Terry Alderton, Su Harrison, Steve Tilson, Claire Wilson and Louise Healy

Brothers are remembered in poignant tribute

Cancer support centre is so crucial

Cancer support centre is so crucial

Judith McMahon – calling for the reinstatement of the CCTV camera in Stanley Road

Residents call to reinstate CCTV camera after street brawl

easyJet offers new winter sun flights to Lanzarote

Another holiday destination announced from Southend Aiport

Save our bank - angry customers outside the doomed branch

Elderly customers faced with three-mile journey to nearest bank

School boys dubbed mini Ant and Dec through to round two of Disney channel cookery competition

School boys dubbed mini Ant and Dec through to round two of Disney channel cookery competition

Blood appeal - Mum Vicki with Jack who is battling two serious illnesses

Dad of seriously ill tot begs people to give blood

Police vehicles block Southchurch Road following accident

Southend road closed due to accident

Ray Woodcock - world record holder for the highest bungee jump

Rayleigh grandfather smashes own world record jump

Suggest next step for retired Beecroft building

Suggest next step for retired Beecroft building

Large police presence in Stanley Road, Southend

UPDATED: Police helicopter launched over fight in Southend

Beauty team – MD Jacqui Dallimore and Megan Harris with spa staff Danielle Coleman, Charli Simmonett, Megan Anderton, Sam Palmer, Sam Smith and Colette Hopkins

Long awaited hotel spa plans to give lift off next month

Iconic landmark – walk along Southend Pier back to the Pavilion in 1931, from the Southend – the Way We Were DVD

The Way We Were: Southend History DVD goes on sale

Sport

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

Alex Reynolds (silver), Billy Praim-Singh (gold) and Levi Causton (bronze) with their under-17 men discus medals

Records tumble at Essex Athletics Championships

Charlotte Skeggs

Basildon AC pair Charlotte Skeggs and Kristian Brown win gold medals at Essex Pentathlon Championships

Jessica Judd

Jessica Judd opens season with gold at the British Universities Championships

Benfleet's Sarah Norton going through Canary Wharf

Tales of joy and pain from the London Marathon

Kirsty Tydeman won the women's 1,500m

Mixture of young and old help Basildon AC to third place in the first SAL meeting of the season

Michael Seaman in his distinctive red and white bobble hat

Southend AC legend Michael Seaman dies, aged 86

Elisabet Barnes with her gold medal

Elisabet Barnes wins Marathon des Sables to become Queen of the Desert

Adam Hickey

Adam Hickey smashed his 10km best in Brighton

The gold medal winning Southend AC senior men's team

Southend AC's men hit gold at the Essex Road Relay Championships

The Essex senior girls team with their winners' trophy

Gemma Holloway targets more success after winning silver at English Schools Cross-Country Championships

National Sport

Sean O'Driscoll has been appointed Liverpool assistant manager

O'Driscoll joins Reds staff

England's James Anderson says his sledging days are over

Sledging days over for Anderson

Lewis Hamilton celebrates his victory at Silverstone

Emotional Hamilton savours victory

Carli Lloyd's stunning early hat-trick spurred the United States to victory

Lloyd dazzles in US triumph

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