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Guns seized by Essex Police in Operation Wishbone

Essex Police seizes 220 guns in proactive crackdown on firearms being used in domestic abuse

More than 200 guns have been seized by Essex Police from people with firearms licenses as part of a crackdown on domestic abuse.

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Knives handed in during a knife amnesty at Clacton Police Station

Knife crime calls in Clacton as 400 blades handed in during amnesty

Most crime in Clacton is now taking place between criminal gangs – with the public unlikely to become a victim.

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Probe launched into cause of beach hut blaze on the seafront at Walton on the Naze

An investigation is being held into the cause of a beach hut fire in Walton on the Naze.

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Craig Eastmond celebrates his goal at Yeovil on Saturday

“The poor run was getting to us a little” - Colchester United match-winner Craig Eastmond

Craig Eastmond’s first goal of the season ended Colchester United’s terrible run, at Yeovil on Saturday.

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A smiling Colchester United boss, Tony Humes

“It was a great team performance” – Colchester United boss Tony Humes

Colchester United boss, Tony Humes, praised his team for a “great performance” following today’s 1-0 vital win at Yeovil Town

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