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Covid-19: John Cleese tells Essex hotspot 'I think I had virus'

BBC Essex - Fri, 12/11/2020 - 18:32
The comedy legend is asked to revive Basil Fawlty for a public health message for Basildon.
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Covid-19: How Essex is fighting to stave off tier 3 threat

BBC Essex - Fri, 12/11/2020 - 15:58
High rates of Covid-19 infections have been recorded in some parts of Essex.
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Essex lorry deaths: Old Bailey jury retires to consider verdicts

BBC Essex - Fri, 12/11/2020 - 13:39
Four men are accused of being part of a plot linked to the deaths of 39 people in a trailer in Essex.
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Harwich port death: Man hit by lorry named as Michael Abrahams

BBC Essex - Fri, 12/11/2020 - 10:30
A 46-year-old man arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving was released on bail.
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Colchester stabbing: Man arrested on suspicion of murder

BBC Essex - Fri, 12/11/2020 - 08:33
A man in his 20s was declared dead at the scene of a stabbing on the Greenstead estate, Colchester.
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Covid-19 tests for secondary school pupils in parts of London, Kent and Essex

BBC Essex - Thu, 12/10/2020 - 21:55
All 11 to 18-year-olds in the worst-hit areas told to get tested, whether they have symptoms or not.
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Covid-19: Southend's infection rate rise 'rapid and worrying'

BBC Essex - Thu, 12/10/2020 - 18:47
Hospital admissions in South and Mid Essex are on par with at the start of the pandemic.
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Great Yarmouth smuggling arrests: Charges dropped against Albanian migrants

BBC Essex - Thu, 12/10/2020 - 16:07
Migrants arrested after a fishing boat was intercepted off Great Yarmouth won't face any charges.
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Christmas decorations: Essex man, 78, carves polystyrene Santa in lockdown

BBC Essex - Thu, 12/10/2020 - 06:13
Tony Rymill unveils an elaborate festive scene in his front garden after months of work.
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John Constable sketch initially deemed a copy sells for almost £100,000

BBC Essex - Wed, 12/09/2020 - 18:16
The oil painting of the English countryside was originally thought to be a copy.
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Mental health: Families take letter to Downing Street

BBC Essex - Wed, 12/09/2020 - 17:25
Campaigners argue a planned independent inquiry into care failures is insufficient.
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Covid-19: Schools told they can close in Essex hotspot

BBC Essex - Wed, 12/09/2020 - 16:46
The education authority says is up to heads to decide if they want to move back to remote learning.
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Dropping of 'Essex Girl' by Oxford dictionary welcomed by women

BBC Essex - Wed, 12/09/2020 - 10:33
One woman, photographed for a series about Essex women, is "amazed" it was ever included.
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MS: Essex woman says she is 'determined' after diagnosis

BBC Essex - Wed, 12/09/2020 - 06:16
Danielle Thorburn, 29, sees her multiple sclerosis diagnosis as a "challenge" to achieve her goals.
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Ronnie O'Sullivan & John Higgins survive early scares at Scottish Open

BBC Essex - Tue, 12/08/2020 - 22:13
Ronnie O'Sullivan and John Higgins stage comeback wins to reach round two at the Scottish Open.
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Scunthorpe United 0-1 Colchester United

BBC Essex - Tue, 12/08/2020 - 21:21
Tommy Smith's first-half header secures Colchester their first away victory of the season in a 1-0 success at Scunthorpe.
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Covid-19: Harlow gym owner faces trial for breaking lockdown rules

BBC Essex - Tue, 12/08/2020 - 19:00
Michelle Meade-Wyatt has pleaded not guilty to two charges after allegedly refusing to close.
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Covid-19: 'Less discipline due to vaccine' in Essex hotspot

BBC Essex - Tue, 12/08/2020 - 17:56
There are concerns that a feeling of "it's over, we can begin to relax" has emerged.
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Celebrity items raise nearly £150k for East Anglia's Children's Hospices

BBC Essex - Tue, 12/08/2020 - 11:11
The top bid was £23,000 for an original piece of work by artist Tracey Emin.
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Covid-19: Basildon residents urged to 'get tested even if you are well'

BBC Essex - Mon, 12/07/2020 - 18:45
Basildon has England's sixth highest Covid-19 infection rate per 100,000 people.
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