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Teams from two hair salons have made their way into the grand final of a prestigious national competition.

As polling day looms, we asked each party to submit a short version of their manifesto for anyone undecided in the Essex County Council elections.

A teenager who hit a father with his own baseball bat twice in an attack at his home has been jailed for four years.

Staff in two shops in the Greenstead area of Colchester were held up with hypodermic needles during incidents at the weekend.

A man was arrested after police carried out a drugs raid in north Essex this morning.

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An inquest into the death of a Dovercourt man who jumped from the top of a Colchester car park has ruled “adequate and appropriate precautions” were not taken ahead of his suicide.

A couple are facing years in jail after they tried to cover up their baby’s torture and death at home by staging the discovery of her body on a bus.

The Liberal Democrats have selected their candidate to fight for the Harwich and North Essex seat in June’s general election.

Superheroes were not needed to catch a thief who stole figures from a Colchester comic book store.

Police are appealing for information following an assault at a nightclub in Colchester.

Essex Police have released an e-fit image of a man they want to speak to after a 16-year-old girl was sexually assaulted in Colchester.

A former Colchester United player has been charged with fraud and money laundering.

The daughter of a former Colchester United legend will head to London this weekend to take on her first ever marathon in his memory.

Former Colchester MP Sir Bob Russell has not ruled out standing for the Liberal Democrats in the town on June 8 – but said it was “a time for reflection”.

A woman has admitted being in charge of a dog which bit and killed a three-year-old boy in north Essex.

Burglars who smashed their way into an Essex football team’s clubhouse have not spoilt what has been an otherwise glorious season for the club.

Nearly 3,000 runners who took to the streets of Colchester last month raised £60,000 for the Essex and Herts Air Ambulance.

A Colchester woman will run the London Marathon to raise money for wounded soldiers after she was inspired by veterans and their families at a rehabilitation event.

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