Matt Holland starts for the Republic of Ireland B team against the League of Ireland in Bray tonight.
One of Basildon's biggest housing estates will be gone for ever by the end of the week.
A mother has pleaded with officials not to meddle with a family support centre which saved her life.
Drivers across Tendring fell victim to the icy conditions today.
Two men needed hospital treatment after a fight at Chelmsford Railway Station.
The people of Basildon will get the chance to meet the Queen during her historic visit next month.
A 15-year-old boy was today in Southend Hospital with meningitis.
A woman injured after a birthday helicopter treat turned to disaster was today celebrating after receiving a £200,000 payout.
Police horses on the streets of Essex look set to be a thing of the past, it was revealed today.
Police were today hunting serial thieves who made off with £14,000 from Superdrug in Billericay.
Coastguards at Walton called in emergency services and put other vessels in the area on mayday alert after an 84 metre long cargo ship started sinking in rough seas off Clacton.
A nine-year-old blind girl is bringing venues across Essex to a standstill - after being discovered by accident singing karaoke.
U'S boss Mick Wadsworth is angling to bring in more players following the signing of Warren Aspinall on a month's loan from Brentford.
A record entry of 417 competitors made this year's Ron Hill Benfleet 15 a resounding success.
Southend United boss Alvin Martin revealed today that he has finally snapped up tough tackling German midfield star Lars Unger on loan from Fortuna Dusseldorf.
Southend Manor did neighbours Great Wakering Rovers a massive favour on Saturday when they went to league leaders Burnham Ramblers and pulled off a goalless draw.
Rochford's awesome display of power and speed dismantled London League Three pacesetters Hadleigh.
The teambuilding plans of Arena Essex co-promoter and team manager, Peter Thorogood, have been thrown into disarray.
Steve Murray, Harlow's exciting young lightweight, showed why his promoter, Frank Warren, thinks so highly of him when he delivered another comprehensive victory.
Essex's Julie Pratt, the World Junior 100 metres hurdle champion, produced one of the best runs of her career to win a silver medal in the 60m hurdles at the AAA indoor championships at the NIA, in Birmingham.
A leading campaigner fighting to secure the future of the maternity unit at St Peter's Hospital in Maldon has warned the fight is not yet over.
Homeless people are getting helped off the streets - thanks to a £45,000 Government grant to Basildon Community Resource Centre.
(Schweppes Essex Senior League)
(Ryman League Division One)
A tennis club is hoping to serve up an ace at a meeting with councillors tonight to gain backing for new facilities.
Controversial plans to redevelop a former Tiptree factory site have been slammed as unimaginative and heartless by the village's councillors and MP.
Dentists are to be offered a "sweetener" to move into Billericay.
Witham could have a hi-tech "roving eye" to keep a watch out for crime.
TOM KING meets ex-docker Les Reynolds, MBE, honoured for many achievements - but not all of them...
A man accused of smuggling £5 million of heroin into Australia is receiving the best help available, his father said today.
A bingo fan from Colchester has scooped a £111,000 prize.
(Swifts win 7-6 on penalties)
Sainsbury's Pitsea store is to close, a move being blamed on fierce competition from two major supermarket rivals.
Trail-blazing plans to revamp term times at a south Essex school have sparked outrage among parents and pupils.
The owners of a pet shop have told of their fears that a vendetta is being waged against them in an attempt to drive them out of town.
Volunteers are needed to help kick crime off the streets of Hockley.
Ten-man Southend United turned the form books upside down at Rotherham as Blues' bravehearts staged a Great Escape act that would have made Steve McQueen proud.
(London League 2 North)
Benfleet have enjoyed mixed fortunes in outside cup competitions.
Dragon's keeper Darryl Trigg has joined Nationwide Division Three club Brighton on a week's trial.
Police are warning pensioners in Corringham and Stanford-le-Hope to be on their guard after a con woman duped an elderly widow out of £150 of her savings.
Castle Point councillors have recommended a 5.4 per cent rise in the borough's contribution to the council tax.