Your Essex candidates
BRAINTREEBocking: Terrence Brooks (LD), Wendy Partridge (Green), Jean Schmitt (Con), Lynn Watson (Lab).Braintree Eastern: Peter Braley (LD), Barbara Coutts (UKIP), Eileen Davidson (Lab), *Nigel Edey (Con), Duncan Stewart (Green).
Bocking: Terrence Brooks (LD), Wendy Partridge (Green), Jean Schmitt (Con), Lynn Watson (Lab).
Braintree Eastern: Peter Braley (LD), Barbara Coutts (UKIP), Eileen Davidson (Lab), *Nigel Edey (Con), Duncan Stewart (Green).
Braintree Town: Elwyn Bishop (Lab), Graham Butland (Con), Philip Hughes (Green), Douglas Rice (LD), Heather Sheehan (UKIP).
Halstead: Christine Bayley (LD), Nelson Brunton (Green), *Joseph Pike (Con), Moia Thorogood (Lab).
Hedingham: Stephen Bolter (LD), *David Finch (Con), Robert Kenney (Green), John Kotz (Lab).
- 1 'Versatile, hungry, athletic and technical' - McKenna on new signing Bakinson
- 2 'I'm not bothered... he can go' - Pearson on Town target Bakinson
- 3 Man with foot fetish jailed for sexually assaulting women
- 4 Village hall treasurer jailed after stealing cash to help his business
- 5 Police warning after Suffolk driver speeds at 126mph
- 6 New cafe toasts successful first week
- 7 'Dream come true': Excitement as new salon opens in Woodbridge
- 8 New state-of-the-art army attack helicopters undergo testing in Suffolk
- 9 Patrols 'throughout the night' following dispersal order in Suffolk town
- 10 Young driver crashes car just a week after passing
Three Fields with Great Notley: Michael Baker (UKIP), Lesley Beckett (LD), William Edwards (Lab), Kevin Peterson (Green), *Roger Walters (Con).
Witham Northern: James Abbott (Green), Martin Ashby (LD), *Philip Barlow (Lab), Michael Lager (Con), Bryan Smith, (UKIP).
Witham Southern: Barry Fleet (LD), Stephen Hicks (Green), Derrick Louis (Con), Jacqueline Martin (Lab).
Broomfield and Writtle: John Aldridge (Con), John Hunnable (LD), Charles Cole (UKIP), Prudence Jones (Lab), Andrew Tinsley (Green).
Chelmer: *Peter Martin (Con), David Whiteing (LD), David Howell (Lab), Eleanor Burgess (Green).
Chelmsford Central: David Lee (Con), Keith Francis (LD), John Leslie (Lab & Co-op), Douglas Coping (Green).
Chelmsford North: Delmas Ashford (Con), *Tom Smith-Hughes (LD), Joan Bliss (Lab & Co-op), Angela Thomson (Green).
Chelmsford West: Amar Bajaj (Con), *Neil Spurgeon (Lab), *Ian Gale (LD), Clifford Hughes (Green), Stephen Stratton (Veritas).
Great Baddow: *Maureen Miller (LD), David Stevenson (Con), Colin Budgey (Green), Peter Dixon (Lab).
South Woodham Ferrers: *Norman Hume (Con), Jennifer Goldfinch (LD), Robert Jones (Lab), Ian Roberts (Ind), Valerie Thompson (Green).
Springfield: John Spence (Con), Michael Mackrory (LD), William Horslen (Lab).
Stock: Angela Robinson (LD), *Lord Hanningfield (Con), Dawn Holmes (Green).
Abbey: David Adams (Con), *Margaret Fisher (LD), Scott Harris (Lab), Peter Lynn (Green).
Constable: Roger Bamforth (Green), *Anthony Clover (Con), John Stevens (LD), John Wood (Lab).
Drury: Timothy Glover (Green), David Hough (Lab), Gwendoline Ilott (LD), *Jeremy Lucas (Con).
Maypole: *Richard Bourne (Lab), Robert Davidson (Con), Bill Frame (LD), Philippa Lane (Green).
Mersea and Tiptree: Jon Longman (Ind), Howard Mettler (Green), Audrey Spencer (Lab), Craig Sutton (LD), *Christopher Manning-Press (Con).
Mile End and Highwoods: Richard Bingley (Lab), Mary Bryan (Green), Donald Henshall (Con), Anne Turrell (LD).
Parsons Heath and East Gates: *Theresa Higgins (LD), Maria Iacovou (Green), Kim Naish (Lab), Simon Smith (Con).
Stanway and Pyefleet: Hannah James (LD), John Jowers (Con), Patience Rogers (Green), John Spademan (Lab).
Wivenhoe St Andrew: Christopher Fox (Green), Jeremy Jacobs (LD), Neil Stock (Con), *Julie Young (Lab).
Heybridge and Tollesbury: *Rodney Bass (Con), Norman Hunt (Lab), Jonathan King (Green), Gerald Townshend (LD).
Maldon: Michael Bentley (Lab), Michael Cole (Green), *Brian Mead (Con), Jannetta Sosin (LD).
Southminster: *Robert Boyce (Con), Mary Feakins (Lab), James Hutchon (LD), Robert King (Green).
Brightlingsea: Colin Olivier (Lab), *Derek Robinson (Con), Nicholas Scales (Green), Gary Scott (LD).
Clacton East: Victor Brown (LD), Cheryl Gerrard (Green), Fraser Leeks (Community Rep), Pierre Oxley (Con), Roy Raby (Lab & Co-op).
Clacton North: *Clive Baker (Lab & Co-op), Patricia Brunton (Green), Paul Honeywood (Con), Harold Shearing (LD), Kevin Watson (Community Rep).
Clacton West: Maurice Alexander (Lab), Rachel Brunton (Green), Christopher Griffiths (Con), Susan Shearing (LD), *Roy Smith (Community Rep).
Frinton and Walton: Charles Harrison (LD), Richard Hebborn (Lab & Co-op), *Michael Page (Con), Walter Schwarz (Green).
Harwich: Katherine Bamforth (Green), *Leslie Double (Lab & Co-op), Steven Henderson (Community Rep), Denzil Watson (Con).
Tendring Rural East: Robert Bevan (LD), John Brown (Community Rep), Mark Cossens (Con), Samuel Elliott (Green), Lawrence Payne (Lab & Co-op).
Tendring Rural West: *Sarah Candy (Con), Ann Elvin (LD), Michael Mealing (Green), David Edwin (Community Rep).
Dunmow: Michael Earley (Green), *Susan Flack (Con), Richard Harris (LD).
Saffron Walden: *Robert Chambers (Con), Joan Dawson (LD), Trilby Roberts (Green), Simon Trimnell (Lab), Barrie Tyler (UKIP).
Stansted: Sanjukta Ghosh (Green), Raymond Gooding (Con), Betty McGregor (Lab), Peter Wilcock (LD).
Thaxted: Susan Halsted (Green), Yvonne Morton (Lab), Simon Walsh (Con), Robert Wingard (LD).
Community Rep, Community Representatives: Con, Conservative; Green, Green Party; Ind, Independent; Lab, Labour; LD, Liberal Democrat; UKIP, UK Independence Party.
* denotes councillor seeking re-election.