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An aerial view of Flatford in the Dedham Vale looking towards Manningtree

Hopes new London art exhibition will inspire more people to visit Constable Country

A major art exhibition in London could draw more tourists to the picturesque countryside on the Suffolk/Essex border.

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Firefighters have freed a man trapped in his car

Firefighters free casualty from overturned car in Colchester

Firefighters were called to free a man trapped in an overturned car in Essex this morning.

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Billy and Sarah celebrate their £241, 508. 90 win on the EuroMillions draw

Colchester couple Billy and Sarah Baldrey scoop £240k in EuroMillions win - same day Suffolk teachers pocket £1m

A young Colchester couple are planning the wedding of their dreams after winning £241,508.90 on the EuroMillions.

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Isaac Richardson, who died after taking part in the NekNominate online drinking craze

Mum’s grief at death of son Isaac Richardson in Neknominate online drinking craze

The mother of a former Colchester man who died after taking part in the NekNominate online drinking craze wept today as she told his inquest that he would still be alive if it were not for the game.

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Fire

Brightlingsea boatyard blaze tackled by three fire crews

Three fire crews had to put out a blaze in a boatyard earlier today.

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