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Musical flies high on wartime theme

A COMMUNITY musical marking the centenary of the First World War is now on at the Queen’s Theatre, alongside a number of special displays and events.
Up until Saturday, August 2, the theatre, in Billet Lane, Hornchurch, is staging the producti... read on

THE James Oglethorpe Primary School had a great boost as the children headed off for their summer break, wowing Ofsted inspectors. read on...
A BASILDON man has been jailed over a domestic assault. read on...
A MAN suffered a head wound and a dislocated shoulder in an attempted robbery in Laindon. read on...
A BILLERICAY man has been convicted of causing the death of a 94-year-old woman. read on...




Shrimpers hold off Premiership opposition

Pre-season friendly

Southend had to be content with a draw against Harry Redknapp's Premiership newcomers on Wednesday.

Against a side that included mainly fringe-first teamers, the Bl... read on

Barclays Premier League West Ham United have further bolstered their attacking options with the capture of Ecuador international forward Enner Valenci... read on
Premier League West Ham United have continued to bolster their squad with the signing of Diego Poyet.

19-year-old Poyet, the son of Sunderlan... read on

NatWest T20 Blast - South Division

ESSEX Eagles eased into the quarter-finals of the NatWest T20 Blast competition with a comfortable 63-run v... read on

Pre-season friendly match

Billericay Town and Southend United continued to step up preparations for the upcoming campaign with a keenly fought... read on



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