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Henry Hoover enjoys Valentines Day in Southend
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Henry Hoover enjoys Valentines Day in Southend

February 13th, 2015 | by James
It turns out, vacuum cleaners can be romantic too. A window display, spotted at an electrical appliance store in Southend, features the iconic Henry Hoover taking his girlfriend on a Valentines Day date. Sharing a plate of...
Southend Hospital evacuated after bomb scare
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Southend Hospital evacuated after bomb scare

February 11th, 2015 | by James
Part of Southend Hospital was evacuated this afternoon following the discovery of what looked like a hand grenade. A spokesperson for the hospital said a ‘suspect package’ was found in the heart and chest clinic...
Van bursts into flames in Shoebury
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Van bursts into flames in Shoebury

January 19th, 2015 | by James
A builders van went up in flames in a residential street in Shoebury today. Witnesses say the white van burst into flames in a matter of seconds, in Shoebury Avenue, whilst the builder was working on a nearby house. Fire crews...
Weatherspoon to open new hotel above the Last Post
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Weatherspoon to open new hotel above the Last Post

January 15th, 2015 | by James
Pub chain Weatherspoons are opening a new 14-bed hotel above the popular Last Post pub in Southend town centre. The £1million development will also include a brand new beer garden, making use of what is currently a staff car...

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Horror film fest returns to Southend – bigger and bloodier than ever
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Horror film fest returns to Southend – bigger and bloodier than ever

January 10th, 2015 | by James
Southend’s hugely successful Horror-on-Sea Film Festival is returning for a third-successive year. With demand for this...
Spectacular seafront firework displays wow crowds
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Spectacular seafront firework displays wow crowds

November 16th, 2014 | by James
The night skies over Southend seafront have been lighting up with fantastic firework displays on Saturday nights, drawing...
Southend Carnival raises nearly £6k for local causes
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Southend Carnival raises nearly £6k for local causes

November 15th, 2014 | by James
This year’s carnival procession on Southend seafront raised a total of £5,815 from donations by the viewing public, in...
Southend Vulcan bomber attracts hundreds of plane enthusiasts
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Southend Vulcan bomber attracts hundreds of plane enthusiasts

August 29th, 2014 | by James
Families and individuals from near and far travelled to visit the magnificent Vulcan bomber aircraft XL426 at Southend Airport...