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Prom kings and queens from Deanes

Prom kings and queens from Deanes

DEANES School Prom was truly a night to remember for the pupils who are leaving the Benfleet school at the end of this term.

Students made their way to Cliffs Pavilion, Southend, by limo, horse and carriage – and one group chose an open-top double decker bus.

Shooting in Goodmayes

DETECTIVES are appealing for information after a man was shot in Goodmayes.

Filthy food closes pub

Filthy food closes pub

A LANDLADY who broke her leg four days before hygiene inspectors closed her pub claims the closure was down to a “catalogue of unfortunate incidents”.

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Billericay get goal ace Manor

Ryman League Premier Division outfit Billericay Town have significantly increased their fire-power with the signing of Lewis Manor from Essex Senior League Bowers & Pitsea. Manor bagged an impressive 44 goals for Bowers last season.

Eagles complete remarkable turnaround

Jesse Ryder provided a batting master class as Essex Eagles eased passed Hampshire and honed in on a place in the NatWest T/20 Blast quarter-finals.

Hammers land French ace Payet

West Ham United have confirmed the signing of exciting French international Dimitri Payet from French Ligue 1 outfit Olympique de Marseille.

Brown agrees Blues deal

Brown agrees Blues deal

Southend United manager Phil Brown has signed a new three-year deal to remain at Roots Hall.

GOING UP!

GOING UP!

JOE Pigott grabbed a last-gasp leveller and goalkeeper Daniel Bentley saved spot-kicks from Matt Bloomfield and Sam Wood as Southend United clinched a place in Sky Bet League One after a dramatic play-off final penalty shootout victory over Wycombe Wanderers at Wembley Stadium on Saturday.

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