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Concerns over missing Essex mother and son

Tammy McBride and her two-year-old son have been missing since last week Credit: Essex Police

Police in Essex say they are becoming increasingly concerned for a woman who has gone missing with her two-year-old son.

Tammy McBride from Thurrock and her son Tommie-Khai were both last seen in Morrisons in Grays on Thursday June 25 at about 2pm.

Tammy is aged in her 40s, 5ft 7in tall and of medium build. She has shoulder length blonde hair and was last seen wearing blue jeans and a white top.

Tommie-Khai has short blond hair and was last seen wearing a rainbow coloured striped t-shirt with trousers and white trainers.

They are believed to still be in the Thurrock area.

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Barking bin lorry drivers strike for fourth time

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Bin lorry drivers in Barking and Dagenham have gone on strike for the fourth time today in protest at a £1,000 pay cut.

GMB union members employed as bin lorry drivers in the borough will walk out for 22 days before 7th June.

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There will be 13 days from 6am today until 10pm on Monday 25 May followed by a further 9 days from 6am on Saturday 30th May to 10pm on Sunday 7th June.

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