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On 30 September 1948 Lewis Silkin, Clement Atlee’s Minister of Town and Country Planning, came to Laindon and addressed a
On 30 September 1948 Lewis Silkin, Clement Atlee’s Minister of Town and Country Planning, came to Laindon and addressed a
The challenge now is to take Corbyn's message of hope to the towns and to do it in a way that really does resonate. To make that work he will require the services of Yvette Cooper, Rachel Reeves, Dan Jarvis, Chuka Ummuna and several of the other big Labour thinkers who have spent the last two years working on exactly the issues in the towns that I've described here.
Five people have been arrested, including a 13-year-old girl, on suspicion of a man's murder, Essex Police have said. Darren
The People's Army in the form of UKIP swept across Essex during the last week gaining council and MEP seats at a phenomenal rate. The party made significant gains within Essex Councils including Castle Point, Basildon and Southend which has led to these councils changing from Conservative to no overall control...
Police are hunting for a woman and her young son who went missing after social services attempted to take the toddler into
Hull was voted the worst town in Britain in 2003, but I found the parts I saw reasonably pleasant. On the other hand, I'd be happy to see the following year's winner - Luton - leveled and turned into an overflow car park for Watford. Poor Luton.
The majority of protesters arrested at Dale Farm travellers site last October will not face further action by the council
Tributes have been paid to a 12-year-old girl who died after being hit by a rugby ball during a PE lesson at a school. Leonie
A 12-year-old girl has died after being hit by a rugby ball during a PE lesson at an Essex school. Leonie Nice was catching
Two teenagers arrested in connection with the stabbing of a rail ticket inspector remain in custody. The 42-year-old inspector
At least 10 families have moved back onto the UK's largest illegal travellers' site after bailiffs and council officials
Six protesters are still chained to barricades inside the UK's largest illegal travellers' site. The supporters remained
Bailiffs are expected to begin removing homes from the UK's largest illegal travellers' site after police spent the night
Two protesters have been tasered and 23 arrested after clashes broke out with authorities as police moved into the Dale Farm
The leader of a council set to clear the UK's largest illegal travellers' site has said: "All preparations have been completed
Residents of the UK's largest illegal travellers' site are to return to court in the latest round of their long-running battle
Clearance of the UK's largest travellers' site will start "sooner rather than later", Basildon Council has said. The residents
Residents of Dale Farm, the UK's largest illegal travellers' site, are to learn whether they have won their High Court battle
Travellers fighting to stay on the UK's biggest illegal site - at Dale Farm near Basildon, Essex - won the latest round of