Man charged with murder of Southend man stabbed in Braintree

Police have charged a man with murder after a man was stabbed in Braintree.
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Man in court over gun charges

Gardener held in custody after court appearance.
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Essex schoolboy wows Britain’s Got Talent judges with acoustic…

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April 19, 2014
Essex schoolboy wows Britain’s Got Talent judges with acoustic…

JUST days after his fifteenth birthday Essex schoolboy James Smith has wowed judges on Britain's Got Talent with his smooth acoustic vocals. James Smith, from Upminster, performed this evening (Saturday) on the latest edition of the world famous TV talent show and received unanimous praise from the four judges for his version of Nina...
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Luke Eva charged with murder after fatal stabbing in Braintree

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April 19, 2014
Luke Eva charged with murder after fatal stabbing in Braintree

A MAN has been charged with the murder of a young father in Braintree. Police have today charged Luke Eva, 24, from Leigh on Sea, with the murder of Michael Haastrup, from Southend. Eva has been remanded in custody and will appear at Chelmsford Ma...
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Traveller spokesman’s bail extended during rhino horn probe

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April 19, 2014

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Special talk held by the Essex Wildlife Trust on Wednesday

Animal enthusiasts are encouraged to attend a special talk.
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Would-be thieves cause £600 damage trying to break into Braintree home

Would-be thieves caused £600 damage trying to break into a house.
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Police release image of wanted man

Sheriden Dorigo wanted by police.
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Crash grandmother’s hero said he ‘just did what anybody else would do’

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April 19, 2014

A man dubbed a “hero in fluorescent trousers” when he helped a family after their car overturned, has said he is no hero and “just did what anybody else would do.”
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Go back in time and experience a medieval siege at Hedingham Castle

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April 19, 2014

The year is 1471 and The War of The Roses has laid waste to England’s green and pleasant pastures.
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Tax-shake up is welcomed by Braintree employers

Braintree employers have welcomed a new allowance which will save them money and enable them to take on more workers.
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Easter fun at Witham shopping centre draws in the crowds

A shopping centre hosted an Easter extravaganza of stalls, circus skills and games today.
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Maldon neighbours to run 100km for children with cancer

Two neighbours will run the equivalent of more than two marathons in memory of a 14-year-old girl who died of cancer.
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Wet and windy Easter Sunday predicted in Essex

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April 19, 2014
Wet and windy Easter Sunday predicted in Essex

EXPERTS are predicting the sun will be taking a holiday too tomorrow as showers and strong winds are expected over Essex. A grey and cloudy day is predicted for much of Easter Sunday (April 20) with showers and gusts of wind of up to 30mph. Temperat...
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Russel Brand claims he “dodged Essex train fare”

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April 19, 2014

SOUTH Essex comedian Russell Brand has reportedly admitted dodging a train fare in the county after he "couldn't be bothered".
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Culprits in attempted burglary in Braintree cause £600 of…

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April 19, 2014
Culprits in attempted burglary in Braintree cause £600 of…

CULPRITS in an attempted burglary left Braintree home owners with £600 of damage to their door. During the incident, which took place some time between midnight on April 5 and midnight on April 8, in Stour Court, in the Chelmer Road area, thiev...
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Police renew appeal to identify man and woman seen near to where…

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April 19, 2014
Police renew appeal to identify man and woman seen near to where…

DETECTIVES investigating the murder of James Attfield in Colchester are keen to speak to two people spotted sitting near to where his body was found just hours later. The man and a woman were seen sitting on a bench by the lake in Castle Park at around 11.30 to 11.40pm on March 28,...
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Charity ball organised to celebrate salon’s tenth anniversary

A CHARITY ball is being hosted by hair salon staff in Brentwood to celebrate their tenth birthday.
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Inspirational headteacher up for top award after leading school’s revival

A WALTON headteacher has been named as a finalist for a prestigious award after inspiring a dramatic turnaround at his school.
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Donkey leds procession around Chelmsford Cathedral

HUNDREDS of worshippers were led round the grounds of Chelmsford Cathedral by a donkey called Sam last Sunday.
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Noise concerns scupper rubbish depot opening time changes

Councillors opposed plans by their own council to change the opening times of a rubbish collection depot.
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