July 30 2014 Latest news:
Three people arrested in relation to alleged mistreatment at an Essex care home will now appear in court after answering bail.
A man had to be taken to hospital after he fell unconscious while jumping into a pond.
A man was jailed for four years today after admitting three armed offences in central Essex.
Police closed a road in Halstead this evening following a serious accident.
Reports of a duck being kicked to death by a group of teenagers are being investigated by the RSPCA.
Braintree Town suffered a 6-1 home defeat to Championship side Norwich City, as both sides stepped up their preparations for the new season.