Sign up for Thorpe Bay Rotary Club's annual Foulness bike ride

Southend Standard: WIDNES Rotary Club wishes to thank everyone who contributed towards their Christmas float collection.

9:30pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

CYCLISTS will get a rare opportunity to see the famed birdlife of Foulness Island on an annual charity bike ride.

Breaking news Accident closes Canvey Way

Southend Standard: webpix police arrest

8:36pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

AN accident involving a car and a bicycle has closed Canvey Way.

Owner does not want to sell Bar Plazma

Southend Standard:

7:00pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

A BUSINESSMAN has said he does not want to sell his popular bar – despite putting it on the market.

Promoted Article: Join the World's Biggest Coffee Morning with Macmillan

Southend Standard: World's Biggest Coffee Morning

7:00pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

Join people in your area for the Worlds Biggest Coffee Morning on Friday 26th September – all in the name of Macmillan Cancer Support.

Police hunt gangs after 23 burglaries

Southend Standard: webpix police arrest

6:00pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

RAIDERS have stolen thousands of pounds from businesses across Basildon in a two-month spate of breakins.

Two-year club ban for drunken thug

Southend Standard:

5:56pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

A THUG has been jailed for carrying out two brutal, drunken attacks on revellers outside a Southend club.

First World War parade cancelled

Southend Standard: Libray photo dated 25/9/16 showing British Troops going over the top to support an attack by XIV Corps on Morval during the Battle of the Somme in the 1914-1918 First World War.

5:23pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

A PARADE to mark the beginning of the First World War has been cancelled.

New TK Maxx set for an August opening

Southend Standard: The unit TK Maxx will move into

5:00pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

TK Maxx’s new Basildon store will open next month, it has been revealed.

Park life - Perfect time to enjoy Rochford's green spaces

Southend Standard:

4:30pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

FAMILES are urged to get out and about and enjoy the open spaces this week as part of the Love Your Parks week.

End of an era for school head

Southend Standard:

4:00pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

RESPECTED headteacher Alison Blant has retired after 14 years at the helm.

Barclays in Benfleet is set to close

Southend Standard: BREAKING NEWS: Police have appealed for information after the glass door at the entrance to the Ammanford branch of Barclays Bank was smashed.

3:00pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

DISGRUNTLED customers have been forced to change banks after Barclays announced it is closing its Benfleet branch.

Police hunt for convicted killer, thought to be on loose in Hockley

Southend Standard:

2:17pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

A CONVICTED killer may be on the loose in Hockley.

Michelle's a tonic for young hospital patients

Southend Standard:

1:00pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

CHILDREN’S author Michelle Harrison visited young patients at Basildon Hospital.

Breaking news Girl found unconscious in sea

Southend Standard: Traders delight as sun shines on Southend

3:24pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

A GIRL has been taken to hospital after being found face-down in the sea.

Man charged with 'Royal' conspiracy

Southend Standard:

11:55am Wednesday 30th July 2014

A LEIGH man has become embroiled in allegations a top official in the Royal Household received more than £100,000 to award contracts for work at royal parties.

Thurrock UKIP leader steps down

Southend Standard:

11:33am Wednesday 30th July 2014

THE leader of Thurrock UKIP, Councillor Robert Ray, has confirmed he is standing down from his role as group leader.

Mum pictured walking with children next to busy railway lines at Pitsea

Southend Standard:

10:48am Wednesday 30th July 2014

THESE shocking images show amother and toddler perilously close to a busy railway line at Pitsea.

Hundreds and thousands in ice cream world record bid

Southend Standard:

9:00am Wednesday 30th July 2014

THOUSANDS of ice cream lovers flocked to Garon Park, Southend, to take part in a world record attempt.

Chris throws party to thank the men who saved her life

Southend Standard:

8:00am Wednesday 30th July 2014

AWOMAN thanked the people who saved her life after she collapsed during a bowls match.

Grant will make sure we never do forget the First World War

Southend Standard:

6:30am Wednesday 30th July 2014

A HERITAGE group has won more than £50,000 in funding for a project aimed at making sure the sacrifices of the Great War are never forgotten.

Flybe adds more flights to France

Southend Standard:

6:00am Wednesday 30th July 2014

MORE flights to France are being offered from Southend Airport after a surge in popularity.

Health bosses looking to change rules on IVF

Southend Standard: IVF hope for Ryedale women

6:00am Wednesday 30th July 2014

WOMEN trying to get pregnant in their twenties and thirties could have less chance after moves were made to limit IVF treatment.

Girl is injured after falling down drain as floods hit Canvey

Southend Standard:

6:00am Wednesday 30th July 2014

A GIRL has been left on crutches after falling down an open drain as she waded through floodwater.

Man airlifted to hospital after falling 7ft from dumper truck

Southend Standard: Collapsed man flown to hospital

6:27pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

A MAN was airlifted to hospital after he fell from a dumper truck this afternoon.

We don't know why our Michael jumped

Southend Standard:

6:00pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

A WOMAN has paid tribute to her brother, who died after falling from the Pier Hill lift platform in Southend.

'We'll work together to stop a repeat of Canvey flooding'

Southend Standard:

4:13pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

AN urgent meeting following flooding in Canvey took place last night.

Rayleigh exhibition on Great War

Southend Standard:

3:00pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

THE centenary of the First World War will be marked at Rayleigh Windmill with a new exhibition.

Man in hospital after car crashes into traffic lights

Southend Standard: Increase in New Year ambulance 999 calls in Essex

3:21pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

A MAN was taken to hospital after crashing his car into a set of traffic lights.

Woman trapped after crash

Southend Standard: Parked cars are delaying fire crews in Ongar (file image).

2:16pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

A THREE car crash left a woman in hospital.

A dozen feats of fitness in as many months

Southend Standard:

1:00pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

A WOMAN has completed the seventh of a dozen challenges she is undertaking to raise money and awareness for a diabetes charity.

Castle Point named as worst place in the country to get on housing ladder

Southend Standard:

12:23pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

MORE youngsters in Castle Point are stuck at home living with mum and dad than anywhere else in the country.

NHS pays for boob jobs, but not a drug to keep me alive

Southend Standard:

12:14pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

A YOUNG man whose family is being forced to raise £2,000 a week for life-prolonging drugs said the NHS has put a price on his life.

Treasure of Southend's very own 'Mary Rose'

Southend Standard:

11:00am Tuesday 29th July 2014

IT’S been dubbed the Mary Rose of the Thames Estuary and now a major project is under way to find out what really happened to the London and salvage its treasures.

Man robbed by gang

Southend Standard: webpix police arrest

2:42pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

A GANG beat up a man before robbing him of his phone.

Burglars ransack house stealing sentimental jewellery and cutlery

Southend Standard: webpix police generic

10:40am Tuesday 29th July 2014

SENTIMENTAL jewellery and valuable cutlery were stolen when burglars ransacked a house.

Just days into new job, Environment Secretary visits Canvey

Southend Standard:

10:00am Tuesday 29th July 2014

THE Environment Secretary made a surprise visit to Canvey’s pumping stations in the wake of the storms.

School governors recognised by council

Southend Standard:

9:30am Tuesday 29th July 2014

SOUTHEND’S most effective headteachers and school governors have lauded at a special conference in the town.

Pub due for £120,000 makeover to sports bar

Southend Standard:

9:00am Tuesday 29th July 2014

A PUB has shut for a £120,000 four-week revamp.

Extra c2c seats for summer holidays

Southend Standard: c2c rail service halted after person hit by a train at Leigh Station

8:30am Tuesday 29th July 2014

NATIONAL Express train operator c2c is providing more than 120,000 extra seats to help families make the most of the summer holidays.

New laws being used in Essex to protect victims of domestic violence

11:06am Tuesday 29th July 2014

EVERY day in Essex a victim of domestic violence is being kept safe due to new legislation.

How long were Canvey pumping stations down during flood?

Southend Standard:

8:10am Tuesday 29th July 2014

ANGRY residents have told the Environment Agency to come clean over how many Canvey pumping stations were out of action during last Sunday’s storm.

Scrap metal blazes for five hours

Southend Standard: Parked cars are delaying fire crews in Ongar (file image).

8:33am Tuesday 29th July 2014

HUNDREDS of tonnes of scrap metal went up in flames in Basildon.

Restaurant wants parking signs to be changed

Southend Standard:

7:30am Tuesday 29th July 2014

THE OWNERS of a restaurant are lobbying the council to install parking signs in a nearby car park.

Pop-up gangster gallery transforms town eyesore

Southend Standard:

6:00am Tuesday 29th July 2014

DREARY derelict buildings have been transformed by an artist with a penchant for gangsters and hard nuts.

Travellers move onto disused car park in Basildon

Southend Standard:

9:27pm Monday 28th July 2014

Travellers have moved on to a car park in Basildon.

In pictures: Southend Relay for Life

Southend Standard:

6:27pm Monday 28th July 2014

THOUSANDS turned out to see cancer survivors take on a 24- hour relay challenge for charity.

Council looks at buying up Royal Hotel

Southend Standard:

5:25pm Monday 28th July 2014

Southend Council could launch an ambitious bid to buy one of the borough’s landmarks.

Anger over £175,000 salary as others receive 1 per cent rise

Southend Standard: Proud – hospital chief executive Jacqueline Totterdell

5:00pm Monday 28th July 2014

SOUTHEND’S hospital boss has been given a whopping £20,000 pay rise – despite some of her staff getting just a 1 per cent increase.

No action on danger pool until October

Southend Standard:

4:00pm Monday 28th July 2014

WORK to repair a rundown pool on Canvey will not begin until October.

Health Centre pays respect for tragic couple

Southend Standard:

3:00pm Monday 28th July 2014

WORKERS at a Southend surgery have paid tribute to an "amazing" couple who helped children in Africa.



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