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Hockley assault sees cordon put in place and man taken to hospital

Police said they were with the victim 'within minutes'

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Live M25 updates as crash causes severe delays as slip road closed

A crash on the M25 has led to severe delays this afternoon

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Police warn 'not to approach' missing man they are concerned for

Lancashire Police have been carrying out a number of enquiries since he was reported missing

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NHS doctors strike: Everything you need to know about Essex NHS services as walkouts planned this weekend

The British Medical Association has announced further strikes by junior doctors across five days, beginning this Saturday

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Southend Shakedown motorbike event will not take place in 2024 after volunteers were 'abused' in 2022

The Shakedown has been an enormous attraction in the city for decades

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Adventure Island in Southend named and shamed by Government for failing to pay National Minimum Wage

Nearly £2,000 in arrears were racked up by Stockvale Limited, who trade as Adventure Island, in Southend-on-Sea

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Essex businesses named and shamed by the Government for failing to pay National Minimum Wage

The list ranged from major employers to small operators as firms have been hit with financial penalties

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Man and boy, 17, charged with attacking and strangling police officers in Colchester

Both police officers have been discharged from hospital

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Met Office storm weather warning with potential 'danger to life' from 50mph winds and heavy rain in Essex

The warnings are in place for most of Thursday

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Vange man caught with knife at Basildon station is jailed

Jaheim Elliott, 22, was stopped by officers at Basildon Railway Station on April 19 last year

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A127 partially blocked at Fortune of War after crash

The A127 is partially blocked Southend-bound after reports of a crash at Fortune of War in Laindon, Essex County Council's traffic control reports

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Essex Police update on Chafford Hundred incident probe

Police have issued a fresh update and renewed appeal in connection with their probe into an alleged serious public order incident in south Essex

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A13 Stanford-le-Hope delays amid reports of 'incident'

Drivers are facing "severe" delays on the A13 in south Essex amid reports of an ongoing "incident"

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Lakeside shopping centre large police presence seen

A LARGE police presence has been seen at a south Essex shopping centre as part of a "policing tactic" to disrupt criminal activity

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The Body Shop to shut half of its stores - 7 will close today

The Body Shop has announced it is to shut half of its stores with seven closing immediately from today (February 20).

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Critic calls restaurant chain popular in Essex 'worst in the world'

German Donner Kebab (GDK), which has branches in Chelmsford, Colchester and Southend

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Denise van Outen praise for Basildon cupcake business

Actress and TV star Denise van Outen has hailed a Basildon cupcake firm as her "go to for the best chocolate cake" after she celebrated her dad's 80th birthday

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Man and two boys arrested after knifepoint robbery

The incident took place at around 4.40pm on Monday (February 19)

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Wickford London Road fire above Sultana restaurant

Essex Fire and Rescue Service has confirmed the flat has now been left uninhabitable after damage caused to the roof