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All four emergency services were called to a drama on Clacton Pier on Friday afternoon when someone was seen sitting on the wrong side of the fence.
Opticians across Essex and Suffolk have given a boost to charities supporting poverty-stricken families in the area.
Firefighters helped to rescue a horse which got stuck in a ditch in Tollesbury.
Firefighters attending a blaze in the basement of a Harwich home initially thought someone was trapped in the house.
Police and fire investigators are working jointly to work out what caused a blaze in a Clacton hotel.
Private paramedics have been hired by Colchester General Hospital to free up ambulance crews at busy times.
Services at Colchester and Ipswich hospitals could merge where there is “a clinical case to do so” – but neither hospital will close.
An initiative to increase recycling rates in north Essex has been hailed a success as an extra 68 tonnes of food waste was diverted from landfill in the past four months in Tendring.
A second university is to ‘open up’ in Colchester as a leading north Essex college re-brands to reflect its degree offerings.
Rows of colourful beach huts, lush green fields packed with caravans and a neat little line of rowing boats combine to create the perfect holiday scene.
Traffic wardens in north Essex will be wearing video cameras following a rise in violent and aggressive incidents in the county.
Twelve community groups who will each recreate a section of a John Constable masterpiece to mark its 200th anniversary have been unveiled.
A former professional footballer was the victim of a hit and run in Essex.
Essex County Fire and Rescue Service have said a fire that destroyed a derelict primary school in Ramsey was started deliberately.
A man was kicked in the head several times before a three-figure sum was stolen from his bank account in Colchester this week.
Volunteers are wanted to keep lonely patients company during their stay in hospital.
A 999 control room worker who talked a distressed sex assault victim to safety has been given a commendation by Essex Police.
Colchester United have released a number of high-profile players, including striker Marvin Sordell and fellow front-runner Darren Ambrose.
Colchester United are facing up to life back in the fourth tier, for the first time in 18 years, following a dismal relegation campaign.
League One outfits Charlton Athletic and Swindon Town have stepped up their quests to sign Colchester United midfielder George Moncur.
James Bransgrove, who made a surprise debut for Colchester United on the final day of the season, in unusual circumstances, very nearly gave up his dream of becoming a goalkeeper during his mid-teens.
Colchester United’s classy midfielder, George Moncur, looks set to leave the League Two club this summer.
Colchester United, a club steeped in past glories and past disappointments, can get in the blood, and it’s certainly in the blood of Tony Humes.
New assistant manager, Steve Ball, in charge on a caretaker basis for one game, presided over a narrow 2-1 home defeat to Rochdale this afternoon.
Colchester United 1 Rochdale 2
Suddenly, last weekend, a taste of summer. Warmth, an important if hitherto missing piece of the jigsaw, writes Martin Newell.
Today, just around the corner from where I live, Mrs Sue Button the Wivenhoe postmistress, will re-open the Wivenhoe Post Office as a convenience store ... and Post Office, writes MArtin Newell.
Theirs was a Brit-pop love story and you know that I’m a sucker for a good romance, writes Martin Newell.
I returned to my spiritual home recently, a proper recording studio, writes Martin Newell.
An everyday tale of country folk...from Martin Newell.
The Local Government Association, who represent 370 councils in England and Wales, have estimated the cost to the NHS of dealing with excessive alcohol consumption at £3.5bn a year, writes Martin Newell.
Less than an hour before I began this piece, our prime minister announced that an EU referendum will be held on June 23, writes Martin Newell.
Lyndsey the model sashays down the runway, writes Martin Newell.
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