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Southend

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

Martin Terry at Victoria Road. Picture: Jack Monroe

Seawater floods Southend road

Harp's Bradbury Centre - the charity is set to open another specialised hostel

Launch of haven for the homeless

No work carried out on Southend's troublesome drains since flooding in 2014

No work carried out on Southend's troublesome drains since flooding in 2014

UPDATED: Accident blocks southend Road

UPDATED: Accident blocks southend Road

Mark Flewitt, outside a sheltered housing complex

Pensioner homes to close down in Southend?

Rage at Adventure Island

Adventure Island ranked third in Traveller's Choice Awards and one of the best in Europe

Pigeon problem - Southend Hospital

Pest control company killed feral birds by breaking necks

Campaigners on Shoebury Common

New seawall won't be built over Shoebury Common

James Duddridge - the MP has been admitted to hospital

MP admitted to hospital

Beach protest - Warrior Square Soup Kitchen volunteers intend to pitch 100 tents and give them to homeless people after the one-night sleep out

Volunteers angry at MP for saying rough sleepers 'holidaying'

Baby Lily born at 24 weeks

Parents shock at maternity staff not prepared to fight to save their premature baby

Tributes paid to the man behind £3.7million hospital fundraising

Tributes paid to the man behind £3.7million hospital fundraising

Sheep involved in A127 crash

Hundreds of sheep involved in A127 crash

YMCA freeschool praised by Ofsted inspectors

YMCA school only open for two years but already a success story

Airport will store contaminated water in tanks

Airport plan to store contaminated water in tanks

Picture from Simon Murdoch

PICTURES: WW2 spitfires land in south Essex

Jack Monroe - food blogger and poverty campaigner will feature in GCSE syllabus

English students to study Echo columnist's writings

PICTURES: 25,000 revellers enjoy Village Green Festival 2015

VIDEO: 25,000 revellers enjoy Village Green Festival 2015

Find him: Police appeal to find Mark, 41, who is missing from his Thorpe Bay home

Find him: Police appeal to find Mark, 41, who is missing from his Thorpe Bay home

Volunters nab 40 drivers speeding through town

Volunters nab 40 drivers speeding through town

Man airlifted to hospital after injuring his hand with an electric saw

Man injures hand with electric saw

Flashback - last year's swim - picture by Bob Braine

Charity swim set to take place

Thanks - Southchurch Foodbank volunteers

Shoppers at Tesco give to Southchurch Foodbank

Dinner guest - Southend Mayor Andrew Moring

Helicopter search for woman as she dined at the top table with Southend Mayor

Crime scene - neighbours say there has been a rise in violence in the area

Residents say murder house has been plagued by violence

Celebration - headteacher Dawn Dack with pupils at Richmond Avenue Primary School

Primary which needed to improve, now outstanding in areas

'Disgusting’ – raw sewage on the track at Prittlewell station

Rail line under fire for sewage on track

My Hero - Cameron McWilliams by the garden swing with his mum Hannah Yeomans and sister Emma

Ten -year-old is mum's hero after dialling 999

Anger over cuts to bus services

Anger over cuts to bus services

Newlywed star Mark is strictly a big Southend fan.

Newlywed star Mark is strictly a big Southend fan

Biker airlifted to hospital following serious crash in Eastwood. Photo by Paul Fryer

Biker airlifted to hospital following serious crash in Eastwood

Police operation in Westcliff

updated: Two people arrested following raid by armed cops in Westcliff

A TV presenter has deemed his recent experience at Southend Airport as ‘wonderful.’

A TV presenter has deemed his recent experience at Southend Airport as ‘wonderful.’

Glebe Primary School, Rayleigh.

‘Let our kids drink juice in the classroom’

£15million Southend seafront regeneration put back a year

£15million Southend seafront regeneration put back a year

CGI from Randall Watts

Revealed: What Southend's two notorious tower blocks will look like when turned into luxury flats

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