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Police are urging people to come forward with information following a rape in Colchester and have released an efit image of a man they want to trace in connection with the incident.

As ex-hurricane Ophelia continues to bring strong winds to western parts of the country, much of Suffolk and Essex is expected to stay dry and cloudy.

A remarkable Colchester 10-year-girl was recognised for her bravery at a prestigious national awards ceremony on Monday night, supported by Prince Harry.

Health chiefs have welcomed extra funding for Colchester hospital in a bid to reduce the number of ‘bed-blockers’.

The Only Way is Essex stars filmed in Colchester’s Rollerworld for the second time, did you watch it?

Two men armed with knives entered a young woman’s home in Colchester and held her down as they attempted to steal her television.

A dispersal order has been put in place in Colchester town centre to tackle anti-social behaviour until 6pm today.

In the final part of our series celebrating Hospice Care Week we meet Kirsty Beckwith, a volunteer nurse assistant at St Helena Hospice.

A unique poster featuring Suffolk’s most famous painter John Constable could fetch more than £1,000 when it goes under the hammer at a New York auction this month.

A motorist who caused a crash which killed his sister has been given a two-year driving ban.

A man wearing a balaclava threatened staff with a screwdriver and stole a three-figure sum of cash during a robbery of a post office in Colchester yesterday.

Essex Police have released CCTV images of two men they want to speak to in connection with a burglary in Colchester.

A former Colchester man has been jailed for two years and four months for committing sexual offences against children.

A man who was convicted of causing a fatal crash in Colchester in 2012 has lost his court appeal against his driving conviction.

As part of Hospice Care Week, we spoke to St Helena Hospice’s chief executive Mark Jarman-Howe about running the charity over the past four-and-a-half years.

A balaclava-clad robber threatened a female member of staff at a Colchester post office yesterday before stealing a three-figure sum of cash.

We have put together a north-east Essex school league table based on provisional Progress 8 and GCSE results for 2017 published by the government this morning. See how your school performed and where it ranks in north-east Essex.

People are being asked to complete 24 hours of physical activity this coming January in aid of a north Essex hospice.

As part of Hospice Care Week, we’re doing a live question and answer session with the chief executive of St Helena Hospice.

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