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The North Essex Garden Communities project is set to receive £700,000 of additional government funding, it has been announced.

A Colchester GP practice has been recognised with a national award for its work in end of life care.

A new after-school centre offering academic support will open its doors in Clacton this month.

A Colchester councillor has called for more police to patrol the streets following an armed robbery in the town this week.

Colchester Food Bank has reminded people not to donate out of date food, after discovering pasta and mash potato packets decades past their best before date.

The casualty reduction manager for Essex Police has called the number of fatalities on the county’s roads “disturbing” ahead of launching a new campaign to tackle dangerous driving.

Steeple Bumpstead Surgery has been rated as ‘good’ following an inspection by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) this summer.

A budding producer from Colchester has received thousands of pounds in funding from the Royal Television Society (RTS).

A school in Haverhill is celebrating after officially openings its new classroom block extension.

The East of England Co-op has opened the only funeral service in Needham Market.

A café dedicated to helping people through bereavement is coming to Bury St Edmunds this October.

Suffolk schoolchildren who have started taking lessons outside welcomed their local MP to their unique classroom last week.

Some 120 paratroopers from Colchester have scaled new heights as part of demanding training in the mountains of Corsica.

The University of Essex is looking for individuals to help shape its future by serving as council members.

More than 40 children from an Essex theatre group took to the stage earlier this summer for a show-stopping performance at Disneyland Paris.

Police are appealing for information about a van driver following a collision in Clacton yesterday.

A budding musician from Frinton-on-Sea has beaten thousands of other acts to be named in the UK’s top ten unsigned male singers.

Police are appealing information after a motorist drove at a traffic management worker in Chelmsford earlier this month.

A Tendring resident has won a competition to name a new retirement development in Frinton-on-Sea after researching the area’s history.

A public meeting will be held in Coggeshall this Friday, after more than 3,000 written objections were sent to Essex County Council about a proposed incinerator.

After a region-wide competition this summer, an Essex farm has chosen pork with honey as its new limited edition flavour.

Residents at a care home in Ipswich were visited by a special guest yesterday for the site’s grand opening.

Two religious prison inmates who were “ordered by God” to murder a convicted killer from Stansted Mountfitchet have been handed life sentences.

Suffolk police have found a 46-year-old woman who had gone missing from Newmarket.

There are just a few weeks left before nominations for this year’s Stars of Suffolk Awards close.

Police are appealing for information following an attempted robbery in Clacton.

Police are appealing for information after a woman was found injured in Halstead last week.

Police have released an image of a man they would like to speak to in connection with an assault in Colchester.

Police have released a picture of man they would like to speak to in connection with a dog attack in Colchester earlier this week.

Police are reminding residents to be aware of telephone scams following reports this week that a number of residents have been contacted by a caller claiming to be from the tax office, HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC).

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