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MP helps club after rent increase scare

A Dagenham sporting club has been saved from closure with the help of local MP Jon Cruddas. The Dagenham Police and Community Boxing Club...

Spaces to be sold in Havering

HAVERING Council’s cabinet members have given the nod to sell off seven open spaces across the Borough. The areas in Dorking Road (Gooshays), Harlow Garden...

Driver died after crane toppled on the docks

A CRANE driver died after the crane he was driving toppled over at Tilbury Docks, an inquest heard. Ian Campbell, 45, from South Ockendon died...

Emails spark cover-up row on damning hospital report

BASILDON and Thurrock Hospitals Trust has found itself in the middle of a political slanging match after allegations of a cover up over its...

Man fined after crash involving a parked car

A MAN has been ordered to pay nearly £400 after crashing into a parked car following a police chase through the streets of Canvey. Michael...

Armed raiders strike at Tilbury betting office

Police are appealing for witnesses following an armed robbery at a bookies in Tilbury. Two men entered Corals, on the Broadway, at around 8.30pm...

Deciding the future of school buses

RESIDENTS have until the end of the month to take part in a consultation over cuts to school bus services. The public consultation by Essex...

DC staff on patchwork and jewellery courses

Former staff of Thurrock Thames Gateway Development Corporation were sent for patchwork, pottery and jewellery making lessons at the taxpayers’ expense, a Government investigation...

Car stealing trio are jailed thanks to raids

A TRIO of car thieves have been jailed following intelligence-led police raids in Rainham and Dagenham earlier this year. The three men were arrested...

Businessmen set for trial over £5.8m scam

TWO businessmen accused of being embroiled in a £5.8million VAT scam will stand trial next year. Company director Richard Ponsford, 35, and Michael Woodward, 28,...

Hot meals in Basildon are scrapped

HOT meals for the over 50s in day centres across Basildon will stop by 31 December 2013, Basildon Council has decided. At Basildon Council’s full...

Grays cop caged for false passport application

A police officer from Grays who falsely signed a passport application to allow his wife to remain in the UK has been jailed for...

Child sex man from Romford caged at last

A MAN who received a suspended sentence of just eight months for having sex with a 13-year-old girl has had his sentence upgraded to...

Mum tells of trial relief

A MUM has spoken of the trauma of seeing her sons go through a murder trial and her relief after one was acquitted. The other,...

New act to tackle metal theft begins

A NEW Government Act to help tackle metal theft is due to come into effect this week. The Scrap Metal Dealers Act 2013 allows Basildon...

Budd show inspires Mead to victory

Thamesmead Town 1, East Thurrock United 0 AN outstanding performance by Thamesmead’s current goalkeeper and an error by a former popular incumbent of the Mead...

Gulls take point from low key encounter

Carshalton Athletic 1, Canvey Island 1 CANVEY Island came away from Colston Avenue with a point after a low key draw. Simon Thomas had put Canvey...

Urchins too strong for Grays

Grays Athletic 1, AFC Hornchurch 5 URCHINS extended their unbeaten run to 15 with a dominating performance at Mill Field. The visitors laid down their intentions...

Excellent draw for Rangers

Eastleigh 1, Concord Rangers 1 CONCORD produced an exemplary away performance to take a point at the Skrill South league leaders. The Beachboys took a 12th...

Clarets boss delighted with victory

Chelmsford City 1, Bath City 0 CHELMSFORD City registered three vital Skrill South points at Melbourne Stadium against Bath City, and rose to 17th place...

Urchins too strong for Grays

Grays Athletic 1, AFC Hornchurch 5 URCHINS extended their unbeaten run to 15 with a dominating performance at Mill Field. The visitors laid down their intentions...

Excellent draw for Rangers

Eastleigh 1, Concord Rangers 1 CONCORD produced an exemplary away performance to take a point at the Skrill South league leaders. The Beachboys took a 12th...

Clarets boss delighted with victory

Chelmsford City 1, Bath City 0 CHELMSFORD City registered three vital Skrill South points at Melbourne Stadium against Bath City, and rose to 17th place...

Millers dumped as Dave Cooks up a brace

Hythe Town 2, Aveley 1 A BRACE from Hythe captain Dave Cook dumped Millers out of the FA Trophy. After Junior Appiah had put the Millers...

Fleet through in Trophy

Thurrock 2, Corinthian Casuals 0 FLEET emerged victorious from Saturday’s FA Trophy clash after David Knight gave them a half-time lead and substitute Loui Hazelwood...

Blues bow out

Hastings United 3 Brentwood Town 2 DESPITE another strong second half performance by Brentwood they went out of the FA Trophy at the first hurdle...

Swifts fly through in Trophy

Uxbridge 1, Heybridge Swifts 2 HEYBRIDGE progressed to the first qualifying round of the FA Trophy where they will host Canvey Island after a tight...

Town climb to third

Hyde 0, Braintree Town 3 BRAINTREE climbed to third in the Skrill Conference Premier after two goals from Charlie Strutton and one from Jordan Cox...

City enjoy victory

Chelmsford City 1, Bath City 0 CLARETS registered three vital Skrill South points at Melbourne Stadium against Bath City, and rose to 17th place in the...

Essex Senior Cup draw

GREAT Wakering Rovers host Colchester United while Harlow Town entertain Southend United after the draw for the Third Round of the Essex Senior Cup...
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