Essex residents have complained that up to 50 planes per day taxi at the bottom of their gardens.Read the full story ›
A team from Southend coastguard along with fire crews hiked for two miles to help a sheep struggling in an Essex River, only to see it swim to safety.
Heading to Bridgemarsh Marina in Althorne the coastguard team were there to help with a potential animal rescue with Essex County Fire & Rescue Service.
They joined the firefighters on the two mile walk to help the stranded sheep.
But it turned out the sheep didn't need their help after all.
"We thought the writing was on the wool for the animal, but our reader-sheep will be pleased to know that no team members had to go out on a lamb to effect a rescue, as the sheep - through shear force of will - swam flam-buoy-antly to shore. We think it had come down for the day from Baa-king. All’s wool that ends wool."
Southend Pier will be closed all day after the discovery of an unexploded bomb.Read the full story ›
A man has suffered serious injuries after being involved in a hit and run in Southend last night.
He was hit by a blue hatchback car while walking on Pier Hill at around 10:30 last night.
Essex Police say the car mounted the pavement, hit the man and drove off in the direction of the town centre. Anyone with information is asked to contact them.
It comes a day after a pedestrian in her 90's was killed in nearby Leigh-on-Sea, after she was hit by a motorcyclist.
Ryanair is investing more than £200 million in creating a new base at Southend Airport.Read the full story ›
A man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a woman fell from a fifth floor window at a block of flats in Southend.Read the full story ›
A WW2 veteran who went to court because he wanted to leave a care facility has told a judge he's "living again" after returning home.Read the full story ›
A woman from Essex is launching a legal challenge to try and block her mum's killer from being released from jail.Read the full story ›
Courtney Valentine-Brown, who was 36, was found injured at an address in Roots Hall Drive shortly before midnight on Thursday 21February.Read the full story ›
A murder investigation has been launched after a man was fatally stabbed near Southend United's football stadium.Read the full story ›