GRACIE Edwards and Colin Stallwood took starring roles in the Clacton and District League's 2017 Closed Championships.
AN event bringing the community of Coggeshall together has been hailed a big success.
A COLOURFUL celebration of fantastic food, ritual and games saw the Sri Lankan community welcome in their new year.
A FOLK singer will take over an Essex woodland location for a series of campfire shows based around the song of the nightingale.
WE'VE been looking through the archives to show you these old pictures of St John's Street in Colchester.
DISMISSED Essex fire chief David Johnson is considering legal action against his former employers.
A 14-year-old girl is the talk of East Essex after winning a speaking competition.
WHAT does this image tell you?
WORK has begun to transform an historic and much-loved town centre shop into a new shop and flats.
A SERIES of accidents marred the regional omnium curtain-raiser for Colchester Rovers' youth track riders.
A VILLAGE play area has been saved from possible closure after fears it would be lost as a public space and even built on.
THE gritters will be out in force across north east Essex as we head for another freezing cold night.
RESIDENTS of Colchester got quite the shock last night when an incredibly loud plane flew low over houses.
TREKKING 156 miles through the blazing heat of the Moroccan Sahara, the Marathon Des Sables is billed as the toughest footrace in the world.
A TALENTED trio from Colchester Phoenix Swimming Club excelled at the European Down Syndrome Open Swimming Competition, in Southampton.
A CHARITY for people with learning and physical disabilities is set to build 48 assisted living apartments.
A VILLAGE has proposed breaking away from Suffolk to become part of Essex in a bid to prevent extra homes beign built within its boundaries.
A MARATHON runner who took on the gruelling challenge in memory of her nan and mother-in-law has raised £1,800 for a leukaemia charity.
I DISAGREE with James Rolland (April 14).
Forget the Oscars, Colchester is to award its Boudicca trophies.
TRADERS are being told to keep streets safe and tidy as part of a clampdown on "hazardous" A boards in Tendring.
HOLLYWOOD star Tom Hardy hit the headlines this week for performing a spectacular citizen's arrest - but should you ever attempt one yourself?
Nearly 900 Colchester United supporters have already snapped up tickets for their pivotal game at already-relegated Leyton Orient, this weekend.
A MAN arrested on suspicion of death by dangerous driving has been re-bailed following a crash in which a motorcyclist died.
TOUGHER guidance urging GPs to report patients who continue to drive when not medically fit has been cautiously welcomed by a campaigning mum.
A NEWLY-elected council chairman has announced ambitious plans to raise a total of £12,000 in 12 months to benefit 12 charities.
FRINTON'S cricketers made a winning start to their Gibbs Denley East Anglian Premier League campaign.
A TEACHER has been charged with several sexual offences.
AN inquest has been opened into the death of a teenager whose car crashed into a bridge.
IT really is all change this week with a variety of summer species turning up on our part of the coast, from those giant stingrays to spurdogs.
A DEVASTATED youngster was left cursing his luck after thieves snatched his scooter from a popular skate park.
A £1MILLION windfall has been awarded to Colchester’s hospital trust to ease pressure on its Accident and Emergency department.
THE chairman of a campaign to create a £3.25million Cancer Centre in Colchester has warned it will be a “disaster” if the remaining cash needed to secure its future isn’t raised.
IS it a bird? Is it a plane?
A WOMAN who got behind the wheel despite having no licence or insurance and having sunk three vodkas during the day has been fined and banned from driving.
WIVENHOE TOWN are hoping for a bumper crowd to cheer them on to victory tonight.
A DRUNK hoaxer who told police he knew a bomb was on a plane could be jailed after making false accusations for a second time.
A "MONSTEROUS" pile of flytipping even including an old Christmas tree has been left to fester for months, it has been claimed.
CAMERON James has praised his relationship with head coach John McGreal as he continues to impress since breaking into the Colchester United first team.
COLCHESTER MP Will Quince has called for answers after the county's top fire officer was sacked.
A CRICKETER who was viciously beaten while trying to film evidence of anti-social behaviour says he now fears leaving his house.
A FORMER helicopter pilot captured the operation to replace a bridge over the A12 from above.
THE daughter of a man who died after he was crushed by his own car is calling for two men who tried to save him to be given a bravery award.
PAVEY Jill Elizabeth Passed away peacefully on 30th March 2017. Much loved Mum, Grandma and Sister who will be greatly missed. Funeral Service to take place at Wimpole Road Methodist Church, Colchester on Friday 28th April 2017 at 11.00am, followed by…