Escort agency prostitution arrests

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August 27, 2014

Two men are arrested in connection with suspected child prostitution, following an investigation into an escort agency.
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Indian restaurant in Hatfield Peverel faces £80k fine after immigration raid

Four staff members at an Indian restaurant have been arrested following an immigration raid by the Home Office.
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Vandals destroyed our Disney display

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August 27, 2014

VANDALS trashed a 101 Dalmations- themed scarecrow display and stole one of the dogs.
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Veterans reunite after 70 years apart

A WAR veteran was incredibly reunited with his senior officer at a memorial service, 70 years after they last saw each other.
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£700 worth of shower units stolen from Homebase in…

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August 27, 2014
£700 worth of shower units stolen from Homebase in…

Essex Police have released these images in connection with an investigation into an "audacious" theft of seven boxed shower units from Homebase.The £100 Mira Mixer units, which include taps and shower heads, were stolen from the Baynes Place...
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Essex girl Pixie Lott signs up for Strictly

POP sensation and Essex girl Pixie Lott has been confirmed as the eleventh celebrity taking part in this year’s Strictly Come Dancing.
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Chelmsford gets ready to rock again!

MUSIC lovers are gearing up for their second big festival in as many weeks with Brownstock set to rock this weekend.
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Town team goes for gold in high street competition

Braintree is in the running to win up to £50,000 in prize money based on the quality of the town’s High Street.
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Burnham Week: East Coast Regatta in full swing

A throng on brightly coloured sails packed the River Crouch as the historic East Coast Regatta kicked off.
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Man wanted after breaching court bail conditions

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August 27, 2014

Luke Wall, 23, last known to be living in Stanford-le-Hope is believed to be travelling with his partner Teresa Connors, 20.
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Hospital’s bug buster is a hit

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August 27, 2014

A BUG busting machine has been demonstrated to visitors, patients and staff at Colchester General Hospital.
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71-year-old given suspended sentence for benefit fraud

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August 27, 2014

A BILLERICAY pensioner who had nine undeclared bank accounts has been found guilty of benefit fraud.
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Man found dead in woodland by passers-by

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August 27, 2014
Man found dead in woodland by passers-by

A man in his 60s was found dead in woodland on Saturday. Police were called to Middlewick Ranges in Colchester shortly before 3pm on Saturday (August 23) after members of the public made the discovery. Paramedics also attended the scene but were unable to resuscitate the man. An Essex Police spokesman added: "There were no suspicious circumstances...
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Drug dealer jailed for eight years

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August 27, 2014

A DRUG dealer caught with £40,000 of cocaine told police: “It’s such easy money.”
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Can you help police catch Pitsea bike thief?

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August 27, 2014

POLICE want to speak to this man about the theft of a bike from Pitsea train station.
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Helping history go digital

RESIDENTS are being called on to help with a history project that will preserve first-hand memories for years to come.
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Pensioners can keep family pet thanks to volunteer dog walker

Two pensioners will not need to give up their family pet thanks to the help of a primary school teacher.
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Villagers claim homes bid would destroy their community

ANGRY villagers are preparing to fight plans for more than 1,000 homes in their village over the next 17 years.
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Richard training for his tenth Great North Run

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August 27, 2014

A RUNNER is limbering up for his tenth Great North Run to help a charity which makes wigs for children with cancer.
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Road closed and air ambulance scrambled following crash between motorcycle and van

A MOTORCYCLIST has been rushed to hospital with leg injuries following a collision with a van.
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Entries open for annual photography competition

An annual photography competition usually held in February is accepting entries after deciding to run it in conjunction with Woodford Festival.
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