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Teenagers tied up and robbed at knifepoint after men force their way into Basildon home

Teenagers tied up and robbed at knifepoint after men force their way into Basildon home

Gas works to close parts of main road

Gas works to close parts of main road

Health advice issued for hot weather

Health advice issued for hot weather

Echo comment: Leigh property boom is not a surprise

Echo comment: Leigh property boom is not a surprise

Burglar drove stolen car past victim's house...as police officer was taking owner's statement

Burglar drove stolen car past victim's house...as police officer was taking owner's statement

Twelve arrested as traffic police crack down on foreign criminals

Twelve arrested as traffic police crack down on foreign criminals

Ian Ingram was last in contact with his family at 12.55am today and said he was on his way home from White House Chase, Rayleigh.

Police search for man, 30, missing from his Canvey home

10 tips to keep your pets safe during the heatwave

10 tips to keep your pets safe during the heatwave

Domestic abuse victim: Abusive son made me feel like a battered wife

Domestic abuse victim: Abusive son made me feel like a battered wife

School team- Dan Gee with Jane O’Reilly, director of sixth form, and her assistant Rob Altman

School pioneering employabity plan

Cricket player taken to hospital after on-field brawl

Cricket player taken to hospital after on-field brawl

Malaika Adams died from acute appendicitis

Doctor told dying girl, 7, she had a tummy bug

Tidy – Dave Blackwell is a member of the St Katherine’s group

I’ll keep graveyard tidy vows Sharon

VIDEO: Faulty petrol pump sparks outrage

VIDEO: Faulty petrol pump sparks outrage

Unfair– coach driver and company co-owner Lawrence Bourne

Driver fined £2,000 for catching two illegal immigrants clinging to his coach

Recovering – the male swan and cygnet

Dog attack kills a swan and cygnets

Positive attitude – Jodie Burdett

Mum, 32, urges other women to check themselves for lumps after her cancer diagnosis

Euro MP: I'm backing Yvette Cooper as next Labour leader

Euro MP: I'm backing Yvette Cooper as next Labour leader

Armed police outside Christchurch Court

Armed police storm block of flats

Echo comment: Parking shortage? Reach for the skies

Echo comment: Parking shortage? Reach for the skies

Delays and cancellations on the c2c line

Delays and cancellations on the c2c line

Eyewitness – Richard Cox, from Bobby Jo’s 50’s Diner, saw the aftermath of the arrests in Eastern Esplanade, Southend

Armed police arrest teen for firearms offence on Southend seafront

Large police presence in Stanley Road, Southend

UPDATED: Police helicopter launched over fight in Southend

Olympic champ Victoria Pendleton: Hadleigh Park can become British cycling hub

VIDEO: Olympic champ Victoria Pendleton: Hadleigh Park can become British cycling hub

Essex set for heatwave as temperatures set to be highest since 2006

Essex set for heatwave as temperatures set to be highest since 2006

Greater Anglia rail services disrupted due to faulty train

Greater Anglia rail services disrupted due to faulty train

AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert

BUS CRASH HORROR: Latest: Injured pupils in 'good spirits' and looking forward to coming home this week

Robin Jones heads here to share a life of Latin music love

Robin Jones heads here to share a life of Latin music love

Car fire blocks road.

UPDATE: Car fire blocks A127 at Rayleigh

Thousands in cash stolen during daylight robbery

Thousands in cash stolen during daylight robbery

VIDEO: Vulcan bomber soars over Southend

VIDEO: Vulcan bomber soars over Southend

On the way out? The Waymade site in Miles Gray Road. Insets: Vijay, left, and Bhikhu, right, Patel

Success story ends in job loss misery: Waymade in Basildon to lose 100 workers

Basildon Council plans for four homes on disused family centre site

Basildon Council plans for four homes on disused family centre site

15-year-old driver arrested following a police chase

UPDATE: 16-year-old driver charged with failing to stop for police

Three vehicle crash blocks Billericay road

Three vehicle crash blocks Billericay road

Fraud fundraiser 'preyed on Wickford residents'

Fraud fundraiser 'preyed on Wickford residents'

Police release CCTV image in wine theft investigation

Police release CCTV image in wine theft investigation

Tide times: Week Commencing Monday 6th July 2015

Tide times: Week Commencing Monday 6th July 2015

Commemoration – war veterans at the ceremony

Korean War veterans mark 65th anniversary with remembrance ceremony

Oyster pickers caught with quarter tonne of shellfish

Oyster pickers caught with quarter tonne of shellfish

A Redrow representative talking to councillors at the exhibition

First building work on 725-home Dry Street estate could begin early next year

Changes in store – Benfleet Garage is set to become a Sainsbury’s Local

New Sainsbury’s in Benfleet to create 25 jobs

Appeal- missing pug Lady

Appeal to burglars: Bring back my dog

Golfer Gerry lands his first ever hole in one ...aged 81!

Golfer Gerry lands his first ever hole in one ...aged 81!

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

Crowds descend on Leigh for action-packed weekend of music and dance

VIDEO: Crowds descend on Leigh for action-packed weekend of music and dance

Pictures: Luke Burkett

Firefighters called to Old Leigh as blaze breaks out

Actress Miriam passes on her love of Dickens

Actress Miriam passes on her love of Dickens

The event in Southend

VIDEO: Thousands honour Armed Forces at south Essex events

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