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Picture from the past: Hand-tinted postcard of Southend Pier

Picture from the past: Hand-tinted postcard of Southend Pier

Picture from the past: Leighway Badminton Club

Picture from the past: Leighway Badminton Club

Valerie Howells with one of her sheep

Help me find the dog which mauled my sheep

Mike Le Surf

Labour candidate: Party needs to change

Picture from the past: Prittlewell Priory's full-scale restoration

Picture from the past: Prittlewell Priory's full-scale restoration

Picture from the past: Farmer celebrates new flock

Picture from the past: Farmer celebrates new flock

POLL: The EU - should we stay in or come out?

POLL: The EU - should we stay in or come out?

Ministers vow to crack down on legal highs

Ministers vow to crack down on legal highs

Picture from the past: Free ticket to ride for 1,000,000th Southend Travel Card holder

Picture from the past: Free ticket to ride for 1,000,000th Southend Travel Card holder

TODAY'S ECHO: Win an all-inclusive holiday to the Bahamas

TODAY'S ECHO: Win an all-inclusive holiday to the Bahamas

Driving licence changes: All you need to know before Monday

Driving licence changes: All you need to know before Monday

Grays delivery driver robbed at knifepoint after being lured to false address

Grays delivery driver robbed at knifepoint after being lured to false address

From nappy changes to the football pitch - Casey Stoney gears up for the start of the World Cup

From nappy changes to the football pitch - Casey Stoney gears up for the start of the World Cup

Overhead shot from the police helicopter NPAS Boreham of the rescue

UPDATED: Huge rescue operation as two boys get stuck in mud at Wat Tyler Park in Pitsea

Crash blocks Basildon road

Crash blocks Basildon road

Sport

Pleased - Rob Small is happy at the additions to the squad

Bowers & Pitsea add former top goal-scorer to replace Lewis Manor

Sad to leave – Jack Lampe leaves Concord with a heavy heart

Jack Lampe: I had to leave Concord Rangers due to work commitments

Stanford star - Hayley McLean

Hurdler Hayley McLean feeling sharp again after bronze medal display at national championships

Boss - John Coventry

East Thurrock United manager scraps reserves as he back young guns to make step up

Targeted – Alex Woodyard

Concord Rangers' Alex Woodyard to trial with Leyton Orient, with former manager Danny Cowley also interested

Connor Witherspoon – has moved from Rocks to Maldon & Tiptree    PIC: FRANK REID

Connor Witherspoon: Why I left East Thurrock United for Maldon & Tiptree

Exciting - Ben Greenhalgh

Concord Rangers re-sign tricky winger Ben Greenhalgh

Lewis Manor - hands up if you've joined Billericay

Billericay Town manager backs new signings Manor and Giddens to make the cut

Matt Fry - has made the move to Braintree Town

Ex-Concord Rangers defender Matt Fry concedes Danny Cowley was a big factor in Braintree Town switch

Attack - Martin Tuohy in action for AFC Hornchurch against Canvey Island back in 2011

Martin Tuohy has point to prove after making Canvey Island switch

Dolita Shaw (25) won the junior girls 100m

Youngsters battle it out for Essex Schools glory

Paul Whittaker iin the finishing straight

Paul Whittaker wins Southend Half Marathon on his home roads

Heading over the river – Jack Simmons has joined Dartford

Jack Simmons: Leaving Canvey Island for Dartford was not an easy decision

Basildon youngsters push Stevenage all the way in EYAL at Sporting Village

Basildon youngsters push Stevenage all the way in EYAL at Sporting Village

National Sport

Robin Haase is looking to cause an upset against Andy Murray

Haase puts Murray on shock alert

Dani Osvaldo's Southampton contract has been terminated

Saints cut Osvaldo loose

Adil Rashid could make his Test debut against Australia at Cardiff next Wednesday

Bayliss ready to take on Australia

Southampton full-back Nathaniel Clyne has completed his move to Liverpool.

Clyne knows improvements are needed

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