The jury in the trial of a former army cook accused of committing a string of sex offences while he was living in Colchester, Germany and Northern Ireland over a period of more than a decade is expected to retire to consider its verdicts tomorrow.
A report on feasibility studies for a new dualled A120 in Essex suggests a new junction with the A12 at Rivenhall would be the preferred option – but cannot be committed to at this stage in the project.
Scouts from Championship clubs, and even Premier League clubs, are rolling up to the Weston Homes Community Stadium to cast their eye over Sammie Szmodics, but Colchester United’s No. 10 is only intent on propelling the U’s further up the League Two table.
The imminent return of both Kurtis Guthrie and Sean Murray, and the continued progress of fellow injury victims Luke Prosser and Brennan Dickenson, should be an exciting prospect for all Colchester United fans.
I’ve had to do much thinking of late about the Royal Family. While I’ve never been the type of person who camps out with flasks ’n’ flags for a glimpse of a royal wedding, I’m not particularly attracted to republicanism either.