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Yesterday, 16:04

Efforts are continuing today to move travellers from two sites in Tendring.

Yesterday, 15:44
Lord Alan Sugar

A 17-year-old boy from Preston has been ordered to pay Lord Alan Sugar £100 in compensation after sending him an offensive tweet.

Wed, 14:55
Christopher Hayman of Hayman Distillers with his children Miranda and James.

Essex gin maker Hayman Distillers is celebrating after winning a Gold award at this year’s International Wine and Spirits Competition (IWSC).

Wed, 13:54
Police are investigating the incident

Police are investigating after a car was stolen following a burglary in Frinton.

Tue, 11:20

Figures presented in an operational performance report for the county show that the equivalent of 31 12-hour shifts were spent by ambulance staff treating patients who could not be admitted to A&E within 15-minutes of arrival.

Mon, 18:08
Police release efit in connection with Stowmarket robbery on June 1

The hard drive, along with designer sunglasses and a DVD player, were stolen from St Osyth Road on Saturday.

Mon, 14:18
Jamie Williams and The Roots Collective performing at the 2012 Brightlingsea Music Festival.

A bumper line-up is set to hit the stage for this year’s Brightlingsea Free Music Festival as the event celebrates its 15th anniversary.

Mon, 09:59
Kitchen fire is extinguished in Lowestoft.

One person had to be cut out of their car following a three-vehicle collision in Tiptree

Mon, 07:00
Artist's impression of how an office development in Sheepen Road, Colchester, could look

A council has managed to secure tenants for a new office development before work has even begun on building it.

Colchester United

Tue, 23:23

Ipswich Town lost 3-2 at Colchester United in a friendly on Tuesday evening.

Tue, 11:48

Sam Walker says it is about time Colchester United put themselves back where they belong – further up the League One table.

Mon, 11:16

Colchester United boss Tony Humes admitted his side will need to be ‘sharper’ as they prepare for Ipswich Town tomorrow night.

Saturday, July 25, 2015

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Colchester United 0 Leyton Orient 3

Friday, July 24, 2015

Colchester United boss, Tony Humes, is happy with his defensive options, and his midfield strengths, but he still feels that his squad is short of two attacking players.

Thursday, July 23, 2015

Colchester United have signed former Bristol City and Cardiff City goalkeeper Elliot Parish on a one-year deal.

Martin Newell

Sunday, July 5, 2015

The media have eaten Glastonbury. They’ve swallowed it whole, in much the same way that a giant anaconda swallows a small donkey.

Monday, June 22, 2015

Well here’s the headline: “Colchester Art Gallery Packed With People Shock.”

Saturday, June 13, 2015

They may have been “gentlemen of the road” – I couldn’t be sure. They looked rufty-tufty, shaven-headed, tattooed above the neck and, crucially, drunk. They were in fine end-of-week fettle, anyway: effing and jeffing, laughing uproariously and generally enjoining the wary public to share in their jocularity. It was just before 1pm in Colchester High Street, on the hottest day of the year so far.

Monday, June 8, 2015

To an engagement in Southend. We go the pretty way, passing through the village of Woodham Ferrers. Nearby, I see a sign for nearby South Woodham Ferrers and it unleashes a tale never set down in print before.

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.

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.

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