December 22 2014 Latest news:
More than 200 guns have been seized by Essex Police from people with firearms licenses as part of a crackdown on domestic abuse.
Most crime in Clacton is now taking place between criminal gangs – with the public unlikely to become a victim.
An investigation is being held into the cause of a beach hut fire in Walton on the Naze.
Were you at any of the events or do you recognise any of the people in this week’s archive pictures?
The phone rang the other morning. The voice on the other end asked did I know of any buskers? I might, I answered. Why? A group of scooterists and bikers intended that Saturday, to ride en-masse to Colchester General Hospital. There they would distribute presents to children and to silver citizens, many of whom would be in hospital over Christmas.
Essex reporter Will Lodge is here to bring you all the latest news from Colchester, Manningtree, Harwich, Clacton, Braintree and Witham.
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Craig Eastmond’s first goal of the season ended Colchester United’s terrible run, at Yeovil on Saturday.
Colchester United boss, Tony Humes, praised his team for a “great performance” following today’s 1-0 vital win at Yeovil Town
Yeovil Town 0 Colchester United 1