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A MAN'S body was left decomposing for five weeks due to a series of errors by Essex Police.

The force this week admitted 'failings' in its search for Basildon man Michael Redmond.

Mr Redmond, 47, of The Vale, was discovered on Basil... read on

PLANS to generate more than 6,000 jobs in the area around Southend Airport are hitting the final round of consultation. read on...
HOUSE burglaries in Essex have dropped by 10 per cent. read on...
ROCHFORD Council is delighted Southend Airport has taken the top spot among British airports for the second year running. read on...
A CINEMA has doubled screenings of a film shot in Basildon after two weeks of showings sold out. read on...





Capital One Cup, 2nd Round

Leyton Orient pulled off a giant-killing act after a fine victory against their Premiership hosts, on Wednesday night.

Super-sub, Romain Vincelot, booked their place in the next round with a home tie against Sheffield United.

Boss, Russell Slade made six changes from the weekend Walsall stalemate, but his side coped ably with the likes of Joe Cole and Darren Bent in a lively first-half.

Villa's pace on the break - however - was always a problem and Mathieu Baudry did well to get behind Leandro Bacuna's 16th minute, before Plymouth penalty shoot-out hero, Gary Woods, did very well to snuff out a clean-through Bent.

Orient - always confident in possession - grew into the contest and captain for the evening, David Mooney, wasted a glorious 37th minute chance heading Elliott Omozusi pin-point cross well wide.

The O's were nearly made to pay a minute later, but Bent completely missed his header from an Alan Hutton c... read on

Billericay firsts' realistic hopes of promotion all but ended at the hands of Fives & Heronians at the weekend.

Bowling first, Billericay's ... read on

It was a difficult weekend for the regions Vanarama Conference clubs, with both Braintree Town and Concord Rangers tasting defeat.

In the Prem... read on



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