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Yesterday, 17:28

Clothing has been stolen from Townrow department store in Braintree High Street this morning.

Yesterday, 17:19
A necklace stolen during a burglary in Spirng Road, Colchester, between 12.30pm and 7.40pm on Tuesday, April 21.

Jewellery has been stolen from a house in Spring Road, Colchester.

Yesterday, 19:26
Lifeboat

Clacton lifeboat was launched in the early hours of this morning to help someone who was suffering from severe seasickness.

Yesterday, 12:37
Emergency crews were called to reports of a two-vehicle collision in Baddow Road, Chelmsford shortly before 11.55pm.

A woman left trapped in a vehicle after a crash in north-east Essex was freed by firefighters and in hospital last night.

Yesterday, 11:06
Volunteer lifeboat crews saved the life of a vulnerable man who fell from a small boat into the river Colne. Photo: Clacton RNLI

A man who fell from a boat and got stuck in mud was saved by volunteer lifeboat crews in north-east Essex in the early hours of Saturday.

Yesterday, 10:00
(From left) Rosemary Hill, operations manager, David Robertson, centre manager, Bruce Root and Eddie Graham, facilities coordinator.

An employee at a shopping centre in Essex will be retiring on Tuesday after 26 years of service.

Yesterday, 08:36
A car crashed into the central barrier on the A12 in north-east Essex this morning.

A car crashed into the central barrier on the A12 in north-east Essex this morning.

Saturday, May 23, 2015
The suspect knocked on a door in Almond Way sometime between 3.30pm and 3.45pm on Saturday last week (May 16) and threatened the 51-year-old occupant with a knife.

Police investigating an aggravated burglary in Colchester are appealing for witnesses to come forward.

Friday, May 22, 2015
Colchester High Street

Two sisters have been charged in connection with the theft of an 89-year-old woman’s purse in Colchester.

Colchester United

Monday, May 18, 2015

Colchester United could come in for Elliott Hewitt, after the ex-U’s loanee was released by his parent club Ipswich Town this afternoon.

Monday, May 18, 2015

Magnus Okuonghae arrived at Colchester United “as a boy,” and left “as a man.”

These, I hasten to add, are his words, not mine!

Friday, May 15, 2015

Colchester United defender, Magnus Okuonghae, has NOT been offered a new deal by the Essex club.

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Another season, another relegation battle conquered.

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Ipswich Town play-off winner John McGreal would like to see former Colchester United hitman Freddie Sears spearhead a new breed of Blues heroes at the end of this month.

Monday, May 11, 2015

Colchester United escaped relegation, against the odds, on the final day of the season.

Martin Newell

Sunday, May 10, 2015

Someone mentioned to me that there seemed to be rather a lot of TV programmes, now available, catering mainly for the older male rock fan.

Saturday, May 2, 2015

I decided a few weeks ago that if I wanted to interest people in the parts of Colchester which so many rush past without noticing, then I’d better devise some sort of guided walk and test it out first.

Saturday, April 25, 2015

When did you last go to a jumble sale? Ages ago? Same here. That’s because, mostly, jumble sales have given way to vintage fairs – or secret vintage fairs as they’re sometimes known.

Monday, April 13, 2015

Rail improvement works usually put me off travelling by train now.

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Last weekend I attended the opening of Colchester’s new Roman Circus Centre up on the old garrison site, writes Martin Newell.

Friday, March 27, 2015

It’s odd how frequently the present is mugged by the past. This week I went to the launch of Est, the debut book from Dunlin Press, a new publisher.

Will Lodge

Will Lodge

Essex correspondent

Email | 07785 616283

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.

If you have a story for Will you can email or call him on 07785 616283. You can also follow Will on Twitter for the breaking news and updates @essexwill

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