TWO Burmese migrants accused of murdering an Essex University student a fellow backpacker in Thailand claim they were told they would “disappear” unless they confessed to the killings.
Chains on the wall, cobwebs, mould, washing and a ghostly guest at the dinner table.
KEEN litter-pickers worked together to clear up rubbish.
THE next instalment of a “unique” charity fundraiser is set to take place at Colchester Town Hall.
RUNNERS are being asked to don their onesies as part of a wacky fundraising event.
THE next instalment of a unique charity fundraiser is set to take place at Colchester Town Hall.
POLICE are appealing for assistance to help trace man who has gone missing from his Colchester home.
The parents of a toddler who died from cancer has secured a five-figure out-of-court settlement from two hospital trusts.
A MAN has been charged in connection with a fatal road crash on Boxing Day in Kirby Cross.
WALTON Indoor Bowls Club came out on top when they entertained Courtaulds Halstead at the Columbine Centre on Sunday.
A NEW Buddhist centre is set to be eco-friendly after winning a huge grant.
HOLLAND Shore Boxing Club’s Arnie Dawson began the season with a fine points win.
BURGLARS stole two safes containing sentimental jewellery and children’s birthday money.
SASKIA Clark is in third place after the first day’s racing at the 470 World Championships in Israel.
THOUSANDS of items donated by generous residents will be taken to refugees in Calais tomorrow.
CHEEKY pub staff and regulars got their kit off in a bid to raise money for charity.
Hundreds of students have been honoured for their endeavours after they completed their degrees at Colchester Institute.
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Braintree Town have been handed a home tie in the fourth qualifying round of the FA Cup and it could be an Essex derby for the Iron.
A CARDBOARD city acted as home for charity staff who slept rough for World Homeless Day.
A NUISANCE neighbour has been ordered to pay more than £1,100 after he failed to clear up mounting piles of rubbish from his garden.
Essex councillors could have their right to free hot meals at County Hall removed after an independent report recommended the perk was scrapped.
In this short video Samantha Dorling, head chef at The Food Company in Marks Tey, will show you her take on a Parmigiana.
No one would argue that breast is best when it comes to feeding a newborn baby.
ONE of the most popular ‘modern’ musicals of recent years is the first production by one of Colchester’s newest theatre companies.
A FORMER commander of Colchester Garrison has died following a stroke, aged 67.
A TEENAGER who went missing last week has been found.
THE first Lottery was held this weekend with 59 balls instead of 49 - and no one won the jackpot.
SKATEBOARDERS, BMX riders and residents are all being urged to have their say on a massive planned revamp to a popular skatepark.
TRADITIONAL seafaring songs filled the air as Harwich’s tenth annual Sea Shanty Festival went off in style.
A TEACHER with a talent for unlocking pupils’ potential could soon be the winner of a national award.
A HOTEL chain wants to add a beer garden to its plans.
One lane of the A12 is closed following a crash.
A STATE-OF-THE-ART police helicopter which will attend missions in Essex is now in place.
A SECOND World War gunner who served with David Cameron’s grandfather has received France’s highest decoration for his bravery during the Normandy landings.
ACTRESS Kim Bennett has been a key member of West Bergholt’s Orpen Players for many years.
DOG buyers in Colchester are being influenced by celebrities, according to new figures.
CONCERNED residents are calling for Colchester Council to back them in their battle against plans to reverse the traffic flow in a busy road ahead of a public consultation.
COLCHESTER’S first “eco-takeaway” is set to open.
A 40MPH speed limit is set to be introduced close to where a pedestrian crossing is going to be scrapped.
Saskia Clark is aiming for gold at the 470 World Championships in Israel.
Joe Edwards admits Colchester United should have killed the game off after losing 4-2 at Shrewsbury Town.
ROTTING fish bits were dumped on a quay wall on Friday with a seafront trader claiming it was a targetted attack as part of an ongoing parking row.
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