POLICE were called to reports of a stabbing outside a Co-op store in Colchester.
THREE schoolgirls dressed as their favourite Harry Potter characters to raise money for a cancer charity.
DOGS are known to be a man's best friend and Julie Small is harnessing this quality to tackle social isolation.
TWO years after launching his debut poetry collection, Stuart Peacock has moved from e-book to paperback.
POLICE have confirmed they are investing abusive social media messages sent to Will Quince.
A TEENAGER has graduated from Army school to join the Royal Anglians.
MOTORISTS were facing rush hour delays due to an overturned vehicle on the A12.
THIS week saw the unveiling of the BBC's shiny new costume drama. It has film star types in it - looking super serious and glamorous - and everyone mumbles a bit so SS-GB must be good. And there was a lot of positive buzz on the various social media…
THE search is on for green-fingered volunteers to help branch out with a tree planting scheme in Dovercourt next month.
THREE lucky Essex apprentices met Prince Harry as part of their coach training programme.
STANDING by the Abberton Nature Reserve visitor centre my two children, wife, and I gawp in wonder as a craft carrying six very brave people from all over the world travels at 17,000 miles per hour overhead.
THE family of a two-year-old battling a rare and aggressive cancer has received support from around the world.
TELEVISION presenter and professor Mark Horton has visited the Harwich Mayflower Project for a special lecture.
IT is difficult for Freya-Lilly Dyos' parents to comprehend their once critically-ill daughter survived with nothing more than asthma-type symptoms.
PARKING bosses want to be able to prosecute people who park their cars inconsiderately on pathways.
In response to Mr Frame’s letter about the viable size area for a hospital to serve, it was in the press about three years ago and was quoted as needing a population of 500,000.
COULD Fearsome February become Fantastic February?
A DRIVER died after suffering a suspected heart attack at the wheel of his car in Clacton.
SECONDARY school teachers in north Essex have united to urge parents to back them in a campaign to protect funding for education.
A GAS leak which forced staff out of two town centre businesses has been repaired.
A TRESPASSER walking along railway tracks in Colchester disrupted train services this morning.
COLCHESTER Harriers' Angus Holford surged to victory in the final fixture of the 53-12 Cross Country League season, at Great Notley Country Park.
A YOUNG girl had a miraculous escape from serious injury after a van smashed into the back of a lorry.
HARWICH Runners have suffered relegation in the 53-12 Cross-Country League.
COLCHESTER’s High Steward has urged councillors to assist with caring for the elderly.
BRIGHTLINGSEA REGENT boss James Webster insists reaching the play-offs is still his number one goal this season.
A BLOCK of flats which had its roof ripped off by Storm Doris remains cordoned off this morning as a picture emerges of the full extent of the damage.
STANWAY ROVERS manager Karl Duguid says patience will be key during a “massively transitional time” for his club.
RESIDENTS are facing a council tax hike after Colchester Council voted through proposed budget plans which will see the charge increase by £4.95 per year.
POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a woman suffered a swollen lip when she was attacked in the street.
A COMPANY is appealing for tumble dryer owners to check their appliances after two types of dryer were found to be a potential fire risk.
CANCER waiting times at Colchester’s hospital trust were at their worst in nearly two years last month, new figures have revealed.
A ROAD has reopened this morning after the roof of a block off flats was blown away by Storm Doris.
COLCHESTER and Tendring Athletic Club's juniors claimed the 53-12 Cross County League team title after a fine performance in the final meeting of the season.
THERE are just two weeks to go until fight night!
Playing Accrington is never a picnic.
COLCHESTER councillors have been urged to protect a nature reserve against the development of a new town.
DRIVERS saw delays on the A12 after a car and a lorry collided during the morning rush hour.
MERSEA islanders have declared “enough is enough” as a holiday park operator hopes to add 67 extra caravans to its park.
A QUARTET from the home club were victorious as Colchester Indoor Bowls Club held their annual open tournament.
A QUANTITY surveyor whose work takes him around the country convinced magistrates not to ban him from driving, despite committing his fifth speeding offence.
A FATHER was fined after admitting to causing damage at his ex-partner’s house.
A COUPLE were hours into their luxurious holiday on the Maldives when they rescued a boy from drowning.
A POST Office executive has come under fire from a union boss after receiving an OBE.
A HUSBAND was tasered after charging at police officers.
A COUPLE were "half a second from death" when a tree smashed into their vehicle after being felled by Storm Doris.
A WOMAN needed plastic surgery after a dog bit her face.