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Prom kings and queens from Deanes

Prom kings and queens from Deanes

DEANES School Prom was truly a night to remember for the pupils who are leaving the Benfleet school at the end of this term.

Students made their way to Cliffs Pavilion, Southend, by limo, horse and carriage – and one group chose an open-top double decker bus.

Child abuse cover up at council claim

Child abuse cover up at council claim

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THE LEADER of Essex County Council has issued a public appeal for evidence of a possible child abuse “cover-up” in the 1980s and 90s.

Child abuse police face inquiry

Child abuse police face inquiry

SIX POLICE officers are being investigated for allegedly committing crimes while they were probing child abuse complaints.

Choose the best landmark in Essex

Choose the best landmark in Essex

THIS week, in association with Radio Essex, your YA is launching a new feature where we ask readers to nominate their choice for the county's best.

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Eagles complete remarkable turnaround

Jesse Ryder provided a batting master class as Essex Eagles eased passed Hampshire and honed in on a place in the NatWest T/20 Blast quarter-finals.     Essex’ recent T/20 form has seen them rise from the foot of the table to genuine challengers for a place in the last eight.

Billericay get goal ace Manor

Ryman League Premier Division outfit Billericay Town have significantly increased their fire-power with the signing of Lewis Manor from Essex Senior League Bowers & Pitsea.

Hammers land French ace Payet

West Ham United have confirmed the signing of exciting French international Dimitri Payet from French Ligue 1 outfit Olympique de Marseille.

Brown agrees Blues deal

Brown agrees Blues deal

Southend United manager Phil Brown has signed a new three-year deal to remain at Roots Hall.

GOING UP!

GOING UP!

JOE Pigott grabbed a last-gasp leveller and goalkeeper Daniel Bentley saved spot-kicks from Matt Bloomfield and Sam Wood as Southend United clinched a place in Sky Bet League One after a dramatic play-off final penalty shootout victory over Wycombe Wanderers at Wembley Stadium on Saturday.

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