DESPITE announcing a huge potential trading loss and plans to sell off 32 of its pubs, hospitality chain Wetherspoon says it still plans to develop and open a new pub in Basildon, to replace the Moon on the Square.

Read all about it. What the Trust achieved - or didn't - last year.

IN the past year the waiting list for treatment at hospitals, including Basildon and Thurrock Hospital, run by the Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust has grown by more than 14,000.

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