The mother of a six-month-old boy with Down's Syndrome has spoken of the human impact a planned mass eviction of travellers will have.
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Monday 09 May 2011
Sunday 08 May 2011
Final interviews have taken place for the top job at Crossrail, the £15bn Heathrow-to-Essex rail link, with project programme director Andy Mitchell among the remaining candidates.
Saturday 30 April 2011
Two people have been killed and several others injured in a crash between a lorry and a coach.
Saturday 09 April 2011
Kent's Sam Northeast and Durham's Dale Benkenstein registered the first centuries of the Championship season.
Saturday 09 April 2011
Is there a county with a readier, headier image than Essex? No. Essex is brash-blonde-bling, a shining cypher for uncomplicated pursuits like shopping, football and nail polishing. Is it really like that? In parts, but then so is Yorkshire.
Tuesday 15 March 2011
A Conservative-controlled council has voted to spend millions of pounds of public money evicting travellers from an unauthorised site.
Tuesday 08 February 2011
The widower of reality TV star Jade Goody appeared in court today accused of using threatening and abusive behaviour.
Thursday 18 November 2010
Taco Bell's expansion into Britain continues – its target is to have opened 100 stores in this country within five years. Just one question: are they all going to be in Essex? The first Taco Bell in the UK opened earlier this year at the Lakeside shopping centre. Restaurant number two is being opened just down the road in Basildon. Where next for the spicy food folk: Colchester, Saffron Walden or Harlow? And why does Essex have a particular liking for Mexican meals?
Monday 11 October 2010
Ellen Whitaker's hopes of taking the Horse of the Year Show Leading Showjumper of the Year crown were dashed last night in Birmingham when she had the final fence down in round one.
Saturday 02 October 2010
Two young women who gassed themselves using toxic chemicals have died in a suspected copycat suicide pact, it emerged yesterday.
Wednesday 01 September 2010
A man suffered serious burns after he blew himself up trying to kill a spider. The 28-year-old had tried to attack the spider with an aerosol can at his home in Clacton in Essex.
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