Tendring Council has come under attack for not playing its part in the upkeep of two ancient monuments along the Clacton coastline.
A powerlifter has broken a world record - just weeks after undergoing back surgery.
Northlands Park Lake continues to produce some tremendous carp, with two anglers landing personal best 20lb-plus specimens over the bank holiday.
Cheryl Pinch became the first woman to take a wicket in the league's history when she dismissed three Dedham batsmen.
Anne Crawshaw and Graham Sheward are a couple with a difference - in their 60s but still aiming to qualify for the British triathlon team.
He looks as ugly as he sounds.
Middlesborough are to battle it out with Leeds United for Ipswich star Kieron Dyer.
House prices are being pushed up by a shortage of properties, it was claimed yesterday.
Felix the tortoise is living proof that taking it easy leads to a longer life.
An investigation was under way today after a mysterious bottle - thought to be a home-made bomb - was unearthed on a Shoebury beach.
Essex have awarded a contract to fast bowler David Thompson.
Ford Team Mondeo continued its run of form with a strong third and fourth place finish in the Auto Trader British Touring Car Championship at Oulton Park on Bank Holiday Monday.
Huge cash savings are on offer to Southend United fans who take advantage of a special season ticket offer within the next few weeks, Roots Hall chiefs announced today.
Romford's Tony Moss won his second Group 'A' Hot-Rod Final in a week at Arena-Essex on Sunday - an extraordinary performance for a novice.
Billericay were hosts to Woodford Wells on Saturday at the Blunts Wall Road ground.
Harold Park welcomed Old Gravesendians as their guests to Raphael Park on Saturday, only for the weather to have the final word.
The Shaftesbury Cycling Club had a fine Bank Holiday weekend, with some superb results being returned by club members.
Colin Crickmore, who recently joined the Essex Roads Cycling Club, has excelled in recent weeks.
There was disappointment at Colchester Garrison's athletics track as an attempt to run the first-ever sub four-minute mile in East Anglia failed.
Over 120 top MX stars from all over the country will be at the Halstead & District Motor Cycle Club's Moto-Cross circuit on Sunday when the club hosts the fifth round of the Honda British Moto-Cross Championship at Little Loveney Hall in Wakes Colne.
The Colchester public will be glued to their television screens tonight for the first episode of the controversial docu-soap Soldier Town.
A major summer advertising campaign is being thrashed out to encourage Londoners to sample the delights of Southend.
Paul Grayson was pressed into action as an opener when Essex finally got under way in the Championship clash against Hampshire at Ilford today.
A hole in one is an achievement for any golfer but when you're just 10-years-old it really does bring your name to the fore.
A mystery lottery punter scooped a top cash prize - thanks to super sleuth bookies.
A £172,000 programme of concrete repairs will cause hold-ups on a section of the M11 which runs through Essex.
A bumper package of gifts was the Women's Royal Voluntary Service's way of marking National Volunteers' Week.
Eco-warriors campaigning against the £92 million A130 bypass could soon amass nationwide support that will help them fight through the winter.
Plans to build a link road between Braintree town centre and the new Chapel Hill factory shopping village have been given the green light by councillors.
The BSE crisis has been blamed for the closure of Chelmsford's historic cattle market.
Two struck-off care home owners have applied for permission to turn one of their properties into a guest house.
Some villagers in Great Bentley are in a flap over goldfish being given away as prizes at their carnival and fete.
Ashingdon author Garry Kilworth has just released the third and final part of his children's trilogy about the Welkin Weasels, Windjammer Run.
Being held to ransom behind bars - but all in a good cause.
A high-speed chase and police tracker dogs were involved in the capture of two raiders after they broke into a Tesco supermarket in Chelmsford.
A delivery driver was trapped under half a tonne of glass while unloading his lorry in Chelmer Village.
A lottery windfall of more than £500,000 is set to benefit disabled people in the county.
It may be hard to believe, with this week's torrential storms and cold weather, but summer is here.
Shocked Westcliff driver Peter Warren only realised his Vitara was stolen when a garage gave him an identical model with the same number plate to use as a courtesy car.
The British Army's most high-tech mobile weapon system has arrived at Colchester Garrison.
A brave taxi driver who was robbed at knifepoint by a teenage thug was yesterday back at work.
Serious traffic jams are on the increase in Essex.
Turbo the tortoise has been found - in the slow lane of the A12.
A homeowner's musical tastes should not only be reflected in their CD collection but also in the decoration of their front door.
A 79-year-old Good Samaritan had his pension stolen by a pair of callous pickpockets after he was tricked into stopping to help them after one dropped some of his own cash.
Tory MP Eric Pickles launched a scathing attack on health chiefs as the people of Ongar united to fight for the beleaguered War Memorial Hospital.
Students from around the world could be heading to Rayleigh if plans for a new college go ahead.
Technical experts have completed major structural works to a Southend bridge - without the public even noticing!
Parents were today assured their youngsters will not be pushed out of Wickford because of overflowing schools.