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Essex mega-prisons pose threat to rare wildlife, warn environmentalists
Government accused of reneging on environmental pledges with plan to build on old airfield near Braintree

Helena Horton

01, Dec, 2021 @10:41 AM

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Covid: two schools tested as health officials battle to contain Omicron variant
Cases of new ‘variant of concern’ have now been identified in London, Essex, Nottinghamshire and at two locations in Scotland

Robert Booth Social affairs correspondent

29, Nov, 2021 @11:29 AM

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Hope on two wheels: plan to turn section of A12 into cycle park
Campaigners are pushing for a redundant 2½-mile stretch of dual carriageway in Essex to become a country park with cycling facilities

James Tapper

21, Nov, 2021 @10:30 AM

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Revealed: the towns at risk from far-right extremism
Harlow joins seaside resorts on charity’s list of 52 vulnerable areas in England and Wales

Mark Townsend Home Affairs Editor

31, Oct, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Man feared drowned near Harwich after trying to cross Channel
Two rescued off Essex coast but third person missing after attempt to reach UK in small boat

Rajeev Syal Home affairs editor

26, Oct, 2021 @11:02 PM

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Brentwood shaken by killings of two 16-year-olds, says Essex MP
Eight people have been arrested on suspicion of murder after teenagers’ deaths on Sunday

Lucy Campbell

25, Oct, 2021 @6:10 PM

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‘A massive injustice’: 10 years on from Dale Farm evictions, pain and trauma remain
Feelings still running high a decade after 80 Traveller families were evicted from Essex site

Aamna Mohdin, Jessica Murray and Johnny Howorth

21, Oct, 2021 @2:16 PM

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Video shows Range Rover pushing Insulate Britain activist at sit-in
Driver seen inching car forwards on to protesters blocking road in Thurrock as onlookers goad her on

Damien Gayle

19, Oct, 2021 @3:50 PM

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Sir David Amess obituary
Dedicated Conservative politician who served as Southend West’s MP for nearly 25 years

Stephen Bates

17, Oct, 2021 @2:57 PM

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Inside Insulate Britain: on the road with the disruptive climate protesters
Roadblocks have caused anger but members say only maximum economic disruption will make politicians listen

Damien Gayle

17, Oct, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Drivers threaten Insulate Britain activists in Essex protests
Tense scenes as lorry drivers use vehicles to try to break through demonstrators’ blockades

Damien Gayle

13, Oct, 2021 @10:55 AM

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James Brokenshire obituary
Highly respected Conservative MP and minister who served as secretary of state for Northern Ireland

Stephen Bates

10, Oct, 2021 @12:55 PM

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