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Corringham street has slowest broadband in UK

12:10am Thursday 24th April 2014

Echo: Internet highway: 15,000 Muswell Hill residents will be able to enjoy super-fast broadband with fibre-optic technology

A STREET in Corringham has been found to have the slowest broadband speed in the UK.

New surgery plans will not ease Wickford's GP crisis

9:29pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

Echo: David Harrison, Nigel Le Gresley, and Alan Ball outside Wickford Health centre, Market Road

POLITICAL hopefuls have criticised Basildon Council plans to build a new GP surgery inWickford – claiming it would do little to ease the town’s GP crisis.

Eight months of road hell in Basildon

9:24pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

Echo: Tariq Musaji at Nethermayne

DRIVERS fear a congestion hit Basildon road will turn into chaos for eight months when it is dug up in a £3.4million project to ease traffic flow.

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Alastair Cook shows form with classy century as Essex draw with Surrey

6:04pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

Echo: Alastair Cook celebrates his century against Surrey.    PICTURES: GAVIN ELLIS/TGS PHOTOS

ALASTAIR Cook showed his form with his second County Championship century of the season as Essex batted out a draw with Surrey at The Oval.

Concord Rangers boss Danny Cowley: Fixtures pile-up is bordering on the dangerous

5:07pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

Echo: Frustrated - Danny Cowley

CONCORD Rangers boss Danny Cowley said it is “bordering on dangerous” that his side have to play twice in 24 hours at the end of a draining Skrill South season.

Brad Burr is the architect of Southend Rugby Club's victory against Cambridge

5:00pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

Echo: Late winner - Bradley Burr held his nerve for Southend's late penalty

BRAD Burr’s stunning display helped Southend demolish Cambridge 53-25 in National Two South.

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