October 25 2014 Latest news:
British police officers are now in Thailand working with Thai police to find the truth into the brutal killing of University of Essex student Hannah Witheridge and fellow backpacker David Miller.
A teenager from Harwich is being questioned by police after two officers were injured in an incident in the town.
Reassurance is being given to Essex residents about a rise in the number of domestic abuse cases in the county.
Terry was born in March 1927 into a British Army family stationed in Cairo. After leaving the services in 1930, the family took on the tenancy of a pub in rural Kent. Aged 11, during the summer of 1938, Terry contracted polio, which crippled him, forcing him for a year or more to wear a calliper on his leg. After months of hard exercise, he recovered well, although with one leg now shorter than the other, he walked with a limp.
Essex reporter Will Lodge is here to bring you all the latest news from Colchester, Manningtree, Harwich, Clacton, Braintree and Witham.
Covering health issues, crime, local government and court, he is here to keep you up to date with what is happening in your area.
I am making an official announcement – my curse on our local teams, for the current season, is over.
Colchester United front-runner Dan Holman, still without a start this season, has signed on loan for Conference club Aldershot.
Star striker Freddie Sears is in talks with Colchester United, about a possible new contract.