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Jane's back on the Basildon Hospital wards after 20 years

Posted: 09.09.21 by The Editor Local Features

A nurse who stepped away from the profession 20 years ago is back on the wards thanks to a new scheme. Jane Warner hadn’t worked in a hospital fo...

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Towngate is back in business and Elesha will star as Whitney

Posted: 09.08.21 by The Editor Local Features

WITH theatres now opening their doors and shows returning to the stage after the long Covid-19 lockdown, live theatre and concert fans in South Essex ...

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Family offer thanks and tribute to hospice as sister recalls a magical life that ended all too soon for much-loved and vibrant young woman

Posted: 08.08.21 by The Editor Local Features

A FAMILY who are still grieving over the death of a much-loved 21-year-old woman earlier this year have highlighted her story by way of a tribute to h...

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Basildon police officer with Romani Gypsy background says things are changing

Posted: 16.06.21 by The Editor Local Features

“ATTITUDES are changing" says a woman police officer who has spoken about what life is like on the front line as a Romani Gypsy polic...

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Commissioner praises work of Neighbourhood Watch teams

Posted: 07.06.21 by The Editor Local Features

THIS week is National Neighbourhood Watch Week and the county's Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner, Roger Hirst, has praised to all its membe...

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Young mum Genna leads the way - others can apply to follow in her footsteps

Posted: 11.05.21 by The Editor Local Features

A YOUNG mum from Basildon has taken centre stage to highlight a new programme supported by Amazon that helps women break new ground in their careers. ...

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It's almost time to venture out and enjoy the delights of our wonderful historic pubs!

Posted: 11.04.21 by The Editor Local Features

With perfection of timing, occasional Nub News columnist Susa Yates, chair of Thurrock Historical Society has delivered her latest article:- _...

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‘I ran off to join The Sooty Show!’ Now Harry Corbett's 1970s Sooty gift to Basildon man could spark auction magic

Posted: 01.03.21 by Graham Hill Local Features

A MAN who ‘ran away to join The Sooty Show’ in 1974 is selling his original Harry Corbett Sooty puppet, a farewell gift from the man who c...

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Air ambulance service lands state-of-the-art new airbase

Posted: 18.02.21 by The Editor Local Features

THE air ambulance serving Basildon and the surrounding towns and district is celebrating after taking possession of its new purpose-built airfield. ...

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Firefighter gains new skills thanks to apprenticeship

Posted: 13.02.21 by The Editor Local Features

A BASILDON firefighter has taken centre stage to mark National Apprenticeship week, which ends tomorrow (Sunday, 14 February). Tariq Khan has been ...

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