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Police have arrested a man in connection with a robbery at a shop in Maldon Road, Colchester.

Entertainer Michael Barrymore is entitled to “more than nominal” damages against Essex Police over the wrongful arrest which he says destroyed his career, a High Court judge has ruled.

A teacher who was caught in control of a vehicle in Witham while allegedly more than four times over the drink-drive limit has been charged.

‘My heart was truly broken’ – family of fatal crash victim Paul Stevens speak of the impact on their lives.

A soldier in the Welsh Guards who killed another motorist and injured three family members when he leaned into the footwell of his car to retrieve a sat nav, has been jailed for four years.

Hundreds of sixth-formers today discovered their long-awaited A-level grades across north-east Essex following the biggest exam shake-up in a generation.

A 15-year-old boy has been arrested in connection with six robberies and three assaults in Colchester.

A former midwifery assistant from Essex has been sacked and fined for ‘letting personal curiosity get the better of her’ and illegally snooping at patient records.

A woman was tied up and threatened with a knife during a ‘horrific ‘ burglary in Colchester this morning - just weeks after a similar incident in the area.

Extra police patrols will be carried out in Colchester over the next two nights after a spate of four knife-point robberies – including one in which a gang of up to 15 men surrounded a victim.

Car enthusiasts will be racing – slowly – to the finish line at Layer Marney Tower near Tiptree this weekend in a road trial which has a vintage history of its own.

A thought-provoking lecture series is due to start in Colchester this September.

A soldier who lost his legs and suffered more than 40 injuries while serving in Afghanistan is expected to receive a full care assessment as soon as possible, his lawyers have said.

A classic steam engine will be the star attraction at a stellar family fun day in Walton-on-the-Naze on Saturday, August 12.

Essex Police has released shocking video footage of a man driving carelessly through Colchester.

A row has broken out over comments from an Essex MP who has called for a clear out of leadership at Colchester Borough Council following a landmark planning decision last week.

Essex Police are appealing for information after a large number of cars had their windows, wing mirrors and lights smashed in Colchester on Saturday night.

A London man has been arrested after police were called to reports a customer started waving around a machete in a shop in Colchester.

An Olympic venue operator has been appointed to advise Colchester Borough Council on its plans for a regional sports hub at the Northern Gateway.

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