Colchester United saw off nine-man Canvey Island in a penalty shoot-out to progress in the Essex Senior Cup.
CLACTON MP Douglas Carswell has picked up a Rebel of the Year award.
Stay here for updates from Colchester United's clash with Canvey Island in the fourth round of the Essex Senior Cup
A LEADING professor visited a college to speak to students about ancient Greece.
THEY are the unsung heroes, the ones who work tirelessy but quietly behind the scenes to keep the school running smoothly.
TEACHERS could be recruited from overseas in a bid to plug a "crisis" in staff shortages.
A BUSY road has been blocked after a two car crash.
TRAVELLERS have returned to a site they had previously camped on in Jaywick.
A SECRET vintage fair celebrate another success as shoppers enjoyed some festive retail therapy.
Braintree Town's Essex Senior Cup tie has been postponed after a pitch inspection at Tilbury.
THE fire alarm at Colchester North train station’s signal box has been activated, causing disruption to all services.
A POLISH lorry driver was arrested after seven suspected illegal immigrants fled from a lorry in Clacton.
CHEMOTHERAPY nurse Lesley Sheen doesn't do exercise as a rule.
Colchester United are likely to field a number of first-team players in their Essex Senior Cup clash with Canvey Island tonight.
A man is today starting an 11 year prison sentence after he was found guilty of three counts of rape and two counts of sexual assault.
Colchester United's heavy defeat at Burton Albion perhaps served to further reinforce how important chairman Robbie Cowling’s choice of new manager will be.
A COUNCIL boss who angered opponents by claiming cabinet members may do less work following a pay cut has refused to resign.
YOUNGSTERS have been celebrating Scottish patron saint St Andrew's Day in style at Great Bentley Primary School.
FOUR fire crews have been tackling a blaze at a groundfloor flat in Clacton this morning.
A DOCTOR who set up Mersea’s GP surgery has died, aged 89.
PROTESTERS symbolically cut up over 60 pieces of art to hit out against proposed job cuts at Firstsite gallery.
A PRIMARY school is celebrating an incredible turnaround after impressing inspectors and earning the top grade from watchdogs.
A MAN feared for his life when a driver rammed into his car several times in a suspected road rage incident.
A DARING duo have vowed to try again after they fell just 10 mph short of breaking a record.
LEGENDARY singer Lionel Richie is to perform in Colchester, it has been revealed.
Braintree Town manager Danny Cowley expects loanee goalkeeper Alex Lynch to come into his team for their Essex Senior Cup fourth round tie at Tilbury tonight.
CAMPAIGNERS say up to 9,000 homes should be built in villages along the Colchester to Clacton train line. The Campaign Against Urban Sprawl in Essex, which includes planning experts, economists and transport consultants, says the likes of Alresford,…
WINTER Wonderland bosses have defended their festive event in Colchester after receiving complaints from disgruntled punters.
Colchester United joint interim manager Richard Hall has revealed they were close to bringing in a central defender prior to the loan window closing - only to miss out on their target.
ESSEX University has submitted a planning application for a 634-room student accommodation block.
MPS will decide tomorrow if the UK should carry out air strikes in Syria.
FEEK EILEEN SARAH Passed away peacefully at home on 18th November 2015 aged 89 years. Much loved Mum and Nanny. Funeral Service to take place at Co-Operative Funeral Service Chapel, Wimpole Road on Tuesday 15th December at 1:15pm Followed by Burial…
MILLS Muriel Phyllis Kitty ( Molly ) Passed away peacefully in her sleep on 20th November 2015 aged 99 years. Reunited with Alf. Much loved Mum, Nan and Great Grandma. Funeral service to take place at Colchester Crematorium on Monday 14th December at…
CROSSMAN Libby Anne (Nee Meredith) Passed away peacefully on 19th November. A Service to Celebrate the Life of Libby will be held at St Peter ad Vincula, Parish Church of Coggeshall, on Monday 7th December at 1pm. Flowers c/o A Birkin & Sons…
LOWRY Gwen (née CRACKNELL) Passed peacefully on the 18th November 2015, aged 75. Loving Wife, Mother and Granny to Bob, Steven, Nicola, Catrina, Monnie and Terri. Funeral Service at All Saints Brightlingsea, 16th December at 1pm. All flowers…
CLEMANCE Joy The funeral of Joy Clemance, beloved Mother and devoted Wife to our late and much loved Father, Don, will take place on Monday 7th December at Wimborne.
ROONEY Edward (Ted) Norman Born Romsey 11.10.1930 Died Corsham 25.11.2015 Passed away peacefully after a long illness. Beloved Father, Grandfather, Great Grandfather and loving Friend. Funeral at 14.30 on 11.12.2015 at West Wiltshire crematorium…