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Coronavirus update: the local changes to be aware of

We have taken a look at the most important changes taking place in our local area to help answer some of your questions. From elderly-only shopping times to text-service deliveries, here's what you need to know...

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Coronavirus: Westcliff High School for Boys staff in self-isolation following positive testing of child's grandparent

A headteacher and number of staff members are self-isolating after coming into contact with a student’s grandfather who has tested positive for coronavirus.

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Flybe: The 10 destinations you can no longer fly to from Southend airport

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Join the ‘Spring Clean Your Journey’ challenge this March

The challenge offers South Essex residents to swap their car for a different way of travelling in March - with a £250 prize available!

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The Southend Seaway project gains council’s cabinet support

The council’s cabinet have agreed to maintain support for the proposed development of the Seaway car park.

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Gritting with the stars: winning gritter names revealed

After a morning of sleet and snow in Essex, the results have come in at perfect timing!

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Havens Hospices to take over this year’s Southend Triathlon

The popular Southend Triathlon is back for its 4th year with Havens Hospices taking hold of the baton for 2020.

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HSBC to close Leigh branch in July

The HSBC bank along Leigh Broadway will shut its doors in July.

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Calling all writers and gardeners - new clubs at Create98!

Create 98 are launching two new clubs this February and March.

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C2C finally responds to raging complaints

Commuters have faced a range of problems which c2c has finally pledged to do something about

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Help your local high street by taking part in Totally Locally Fiver Fest Leigh-on-Sea

Grab yourself some bargains during Totally Locally Fiver Fest in Leigh-on-Sea!

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All you need to know about the UK dog virus

A dog virus is sweeping the UK and this is what dog owners need to look out for...

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Leigh Author Launches Fourth Book

Leigh-on-Sea’s very own Lizzie Page has just launched her fourth book - The Forgotten Girls.

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Ryanair announces new flight from Southend airport this summer

Now there's even more choice for your summer getaway!

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You can now travel to and from Tower Hill via Southend airport shuttle bus

Southend airport shuttle service now stops at Tower Hill!

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Love Crafting and Cocktails at Create98

Create98 & Corner Club are joining up together once more for an evening of fun crafts & cocktails...

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Two Tree Island Arson Attack Update

Essex Wildlife Trust have renewed their statement on last Summer’s spate of arson at Two Tree Island.

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Popular local festival won't be going ahead this summer

Our favourite local festival will not be taking place in 2020.

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Southend Airport launches new flight!

With the cold January air in full force, we’d much rather think about planning our next holiday…

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Experience the taste of Italy with Cucina's new menu

Serving up authentic Italian food, Cucina has welcomed a brand new menu - and we can't wait to try it!

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