A school has been shortlisted for a £10,000 award.
A planning application has finally been put in for Halstead’s new community centre.
A three year old who owes her life to the Essex Air Ambulance has opened the charity’s new head office.
Police are investigating the theft of a catalytic converter from a Blue Ford Galaxy TDi.
Night-time revellers are being warned to watch their behaviour after a crack-down.
Another preferred bidder has been chosen for controversial land in Halstead.
A care home left residents in soiled bed sheets, dirty chairs and at risk of infection, inspectors have found.
Halstead’s May Queen is delighted to have been selected.
Get your gardens ready for Halstead in Bloom’s annual competition.
Vets who helped save a foal on the brink of death is appealing for help to raise £11,000 to treat a critically-ill mare.
The Rare Cow is opening a restaurant in Sudbury at the end of May.
Everyone is invited to a non-religious open day at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses on Saturday.
A memorial football match is taking place in Halstead next weekend.
Get ready to gear-up for an annual charity bike ride.
A life-saving defibrillator has been installed in a village.
Influential figures in Essex’s heritage industry came together today to launch a new police initiative aimed at protecting the past.
Budding young artists got to show off their work at an exhibition at their school.
A team of six Essex firefighters and a search and rescue dog, Darcy, have been deployed to Nepal.
Firefighters were called to a blaze in ground floor flat in Armstrong Way, Great Yeldham, today at 3.05pm.
A little girl who suffered huge injuries following a car crash when she was just 15 months old is making good progress.
Halstead’s former PCSO has completed his 1,000 mile cycle challenge - despite having a fractured foot.
A kind-hearted man is cycling 664 kilometres in five days in aid of two children he knows who have luekemia.
A dedicated Halstead grandfather is retiring after 44 years working for the same firm - without taking a single day off sick.
Owners of an Indian restaurant face a £100,000 fine for employing five illegal immigrants.
Trees are being planted in Halstead in memory of a man who fought to save the native elm trees in the district.
A fundraising reunion has been organised in memory of a popular resident.
Firefighters raised £130 at a charity car wash.
A man was taken to hospital after a police foot chase through Halstead ended in the River Colne.
Police are appealing for help in tracing a 36-year-old man who has gone missing from Clare.
After four years of dogged determination, a new bus route is finally due to start.
When Iris and Arthur Hunt got married, the Second World War was still raging, Winston Churchill was Prime Minister and Harry Truman was President of the United States of America.
Discussions are still ongoing over the future of the Colne Valley Railway.
Another shop is closing in Halstead.
Trees have been planted in memory of a man who fought to save the native elm trees in the district.
Toppesfield Community Shop is holding a village market in Toppesfield Village Hall on Saturday.
Police are braced to take “robust” action against reckless drivers during a cruising event.
A school will host a 5k race to raise money for a cancer charity.
A brave team from Halstead took on Maldon’s famous mud race at the weekend.
More than 120 people had a “mice” time at a charity fundraiser.
Fifty Hedingham School students and five accompanying teachers had a particularly exciting Easter holiday as they took part in the school’s first ever trip to see the wonders of Iceland.
Three hundred jobs have been created at Stansted Airport after twelve new cafes, bars and restaurants were unveiled.
Residents have reacted angrily to news improvements to toilets are costing more than £105,000.
Friends of a mother killed by her partner have blasted the “outrageous” sentence given to him.
Villagers will soon be able to enjoy a piece of art that contains some of their own history.
A calm pre-schooler has been hailed a hero by his mum after he twice leapt into action to help save his baby brother’s life.
Mourners are feeling “bullied” after a crack down on what items can be left on graves.
Halstead legend Danielz has secured a CD deal.
Villagers turned into penniless fugitives when they successfully made it to the Turkish coast from Chelmsford prison within 15 hours.
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