A BUS company is raising money for charity as it celebrates its last year in service.
IT is nearly eight years since schoolgirl Jordan Bell died.
TENDRING Volleyball Club return to action this weekend.
She might be all about the deliciousness, but ELLA WOODWARD is keen to avoid being a diet dictator.
A CLACTON school is set for a major expansion as part of a huge scheme to create more school places.
Braintree Town manager Danny Cowley says he is looking at possible loan options ahead of a busy spell for his team.
A MAN has been rescued from the River Colne in Colchester.
A NEW manager has taken over a healthcare centre in Colchester.
A man who was shot in the leg during a burglary in Sible Hedingham may have to have his leg amputated. Timothy Mardon was shot with a .410 shotgun on Saturday.
THE dad of murdered teenager Jay Whiston was confronted by a knife-wielding man who came into his shop, a court has heard.
CHARGES against an Essex firefighter accused of historical sex offences were dropped today.
WORRIED parents have criticised the decision to remove a lollipop lady from a busy road.
BRAINTREE COUNCIL will not fix parking measures in a road where emergency vehicles struggle to reach, as only six residents have complained.
MICHAEL Seaman coped best with the windy conditions to triumph in Playgolf Colchester’s par/bogey format competition.
A MAN has been charged with possession of a class B drugs with intent to supply after being arrested at the Essex University campus in Wivenhoe. Kieran Smallin, 21, of Hornsey Road, London, was arrested just before 9am on Tuesday. He was later…
Manager Garry Kimble admitted that it was a pleasant experience to see the Ryman League division north formbook get “turned upside down” as Witham Town secured a valuable three-point haul at Thurrock.
SENIOR citizens were getting into the swing at a tea dance held at the Witham Public Hall.
DESIGNS have been unveiled for a new skatepark which is set to open in spring.
The fiancee of ex-England goalkeeper, Peter Shilton, has launched a whistleblowing case against her former employers, Care UK.
DESPITE a battling display, Clacton bowed out of the Essex President’s Shield at the first hurdle on Saturday.
Braintree Town have been playing a waiting game over whether or not to extend the loan of goalkeeper Michael Crowe from Ipswich Town.
ONCE again, the weather seems to be against us.
A SON who almost killed his elderly mother during a brutal three hour drink-fuelled assault has been jailed.
A CAMPAIGNING mother has criticised Transport Minister Andrew Jones for refusing to lower the drink drive limit.
AN old soldier was left in shock after supermarket bosses barred him from collecting for Armed Forces charities outside their store.
A DRIVER is in a life-threatening condition after a crash near Braintree.
BRAINTREE Road is partially blocked by an accident south of the Galleys Corner roundabout towards Cressing.
Colchester United defender Alex Wynter has vowed to return mentally and physically stronger from his horror collision against Spurs.
A FINANCE worker has turned dog poo detective after passing pooches left deposits on his lawn almost daily.
A VERY apt programme of romantic classics will be the first of the Suffolk Villages Festival spring concerts.
A DEDICATED U’s fan ran more than 40 miles to watch the Essex derby against Southend United to raise money for his son’s medical care.
A PRIMARY school looking to the sun for its power has raised enough money to get solar panels.
EVEN though the Intaskin tattoo parlour was free of customers, there was a busyness that still played trickery on the senses.
A producer from Rayne is overwhelmed by the support from Essex superstars who have backed her new film.
A WILDLIFE site has avoided being turned into housing after it was made a community asset.
TRIBUTES have been paid to man who died after choking on a beefburger in McDonald’s on Christmas Eve.
A THUG has admitted assaulting a terminally ill driving instructor in a road rage attack.
ST OSYTH’S Gilbey family are set to return to smash-hit TV show Gogglebox.
LEWIS Richard John Passed away suddenly but peacefully on 27th January 2016 at Lister Hospital Stevenage. He will be sadly missed by all of his family and friends. A celebration of his life will be held on Friday 26th February at Holland-on-Sea…
CLARKE Peter Charles Frank On 27th January suddenly but peacefully in hospital, Pete of Walton-on-the-Naze, aged 73 years. Much loved Husband, Dad, Grandad and Brother. Funeral Service on Wednesday, 24th February at Weeley Crematorium at 1.15 p.m.…
MILLS Jean Valerie Sadly passed away on 28th January 2016, aged 74. Loving Mum, Nan and Great Nan. Funeral to be held on Monday 15th February at 2.00p.m. at Clacton Cemetery Chapel. Flowers or donations can be sent to 'Hospice' c/o Co-op Funeral…
RANSON Douglas James It is with much regret that Doug sadly passed away on January 20th 2016 in Harwich Hospital, aged 89 years. Funeral service to take place at Weeley Crematorium on Thursday 11th February at 2.45pm. No flowers please, donations if…
ANDREWS Kathleen Elizabeth On 29th January peacefully in Read House, Frinton-on-Sea, Kath formerly of Thorpe-le-Soken and Frinton Lodge. Much loved Mother, Grandmother, Great Grandmother and Aunt. Funeral service on Wednesday 17th February at St…
BARBOUR Mary Passed away peacefully at Blackbrook House, Dedham on 21st January 2016, aged 96. Dear Mother of Janet, Mary and Elizabeth, Mother in Law of Fred and Moazzam, proud Granny of Caroline, Manzy, Muna, Sumi, Vajid and Yusef and Great…
Maureen & David RAEMany Congratulations on your 30th Wedding Anniversary. With all our love always, Karen, Neil, Lily, Claire, Finlay and Connie xxx 30