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Photos were found of Toulson and her husband on a luxury yacht. Picture: Ian Nicholson (PA)

Romford benefit cheat caught hook, line and sinker gets year in jail

A £117,000 benefit cheat who enjoyed a luxury cruise with her husband while claiming to be a single mother has been jailed for a year.

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Francis Nteta Nsiangangu. Picture: Essex Police

Man who died in Brentwood stabbing was a ‘calm and good boy’

The mother of a 31-year-old man, who died after being stabbed multiple times in Brentwood on Saturday, has described him as a “calm and good boy” and said he was not involved in gangs.

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Police arrested eight men

Eight men arrested over rape of Havering girl, 13

Eight men have been arrested on suspicion of rape and sexual activity with a 13-year-old girl from Havering.

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Hornchurch theatre’s carrier bag solution

A resourceful theatre company have got a handle on the problem of excess carrier bags.

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Students at Oakfields Montessori School's dressed up for Dahlicious day (photo: Arnaud Stephenson)

Romford pictures: Fantastic foxes and oompa loompas at school’s Roald Dahl day

Many wonderful surprises awaited the students of Oakfields Montessori School on Friday as they entered the magical worlds of Roald Dahl.

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3rd Gidea Park Scouts visited the Welsh coastal town of Aberdovey

Club news: 3rd Gidea Park Scouts return from their summer camp in Snowdonia

Angela Hutton writes about the Scout’s summer camp spent in a traditional Welsh mining town

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