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The eight prize winners of the Colchester Big Choice Grant 2017 were announced today (Thursday, March 23) by Colchester Borough Council.

MPs for north Essex, many of whom are on lockdown in Westminster, have taken to social media to react to events in the heart of London today.

A pet cat which was allegedly “kicked like a football” was already dead before the attack, police have said.

Developers behind plans for a new garden community in north Essex have revealed their preferred choice of a new route for a dualled A120.

Seven fire crews tackled a blaze at a house in Water Lane, Little Horkesley, in the early hours of this morning.

Police in Essex are appealing for witnesses after a man was assaulted in a brutal unprovoked attack in Brightlingsea which left him with a broken jaw.

More than 300 comic book heroes put on their capes and laced up their running shoes for yesterday’s Comic Hero Run at Castle Park in Colchester in aid of St Helena Hospice.

A family’s beloved cat was “kicked like a football” and left for dead by a gang in Colchester, a father has claimed.

It was my birthday last week. At my age one really shouldn’t expect much, writes Martin Newell.

Health chiefs have vowed they are working to tackle a chronic shortage of GPs in north Essex.

The education watchdog gave the nursery the lowest possible rating and said children’s welfare is “compromised”.

Two aspiring models who live less than 70 miles apart in East Anglia are among the 12 hopefuls in a TV reality show.

How much do you know about the town where you live or work?

Contestants from across Essex are putting on their dancing shoes and hoping for a perfect score as they compete for the Strictly Air Ambulance Glitter Ball trophy.

An information event for older people is being held by Colchester MP Will Quince next week.

Extra patrols, police raids and drug operations have all taken place in Colchester over the past week as part of a crime crackdown.

A giant crane has arrived at Colchester General Hospital as part of works to build a new regional diagnostic imaging centre.

A plethora of fairground items from the hey-day of seaside towns including penny slot machines and six-foot standing characters will be going on sale at Reeman Dansie Auctions, on Wednesday, March 15.

A soldier accused of exposing himself on a footpath near a Colchester school will go on trial later this year after denying the charges.

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