A man was assaulted and taken to hospital following an incident in Clacton where men reportedly forced their way into a caravan armed with weapons.

An arson investigation has been launched after two vehicles were deliberately set on fire in Bradfield.

A driver has been taken to Colchester Hospital after two cars collided on the B1068 near Stoke by Nayland.

Clacton Pier has been illuminated in green to raise awareness of a genetic disease which took the life of a toddler at just 13 months old.

Ipswich Hospital has spent £6.5million on a new lab which has become the hub for molecular testing in Suffolk and north Essex – and up to 2,000 people per day will soon be able to be tested.

Musicians from Felsted School hope to prove ‘classical is cool’ when they perform in the Britain’s Got Talent live semi-finals as part of the Chineke! Junior Orchestra.

A new off-grid holiday and leisure park will offer glamping, kayaking and paddle board hire along the River Stour in Brantham – bringing a “wilderness experience” to Constable Country.

The UK is continuing to loosen its lockdown rules to allow people more freedom as coronavirus cases remain under control – but when will you be able to hug a family member?

From starting a pizza business in a horse box to opening his fourth and fifth Dough & Co restaurants – how a young entrepreneur from Bury St Edmunds has become a huge success.

An Ipswich family says it is “heartbroken” following the death of “bubbly and strong” Saima, 37, who has tragically died after contracting coronavirus while working on the frontline.

Frail patients in need of hip or knee replacements who have existing medical conditions will not be denied care under plans to move orthopaedics surgery out of Ipswich, senior hospital chiefs have confirmed.

A family from Colchester says it is their ‘dream come true’ to be the new landlords of The Crown pub in Manningtree – adding it was an opportunity they couldn’t miss.

A male patient has died following a medical emergency at an address in Clacton.

The Met Office has announced the names of its winter storms across the UK and Ireland in 2020/21 following a cold and wet bank holiday weekend.

Chemist opening hours will be altered on the August bank holiday Monday, so make sure you know when you can visit your local with our handy guide.

He may not be old enough to take his driving test or buy a lottery ticket - but this 14-year-old from Sudbury is already on cloud nine after realising his dream of becoming a qualified glider pilot.

A new BBC programme gives viewers an insight into two animal-action-packed weeks at Colchester Zoo during the pandemic.

A huge thunderstorm battered Chelmsford yesterday amid a severe weather warning for Essex – with two men spotted paddling in a canoe down a flooded street.

Residents in Lawford were evacuated from their homes after a “frightening” explosion rocked the village – with the bang heard more than four miles away.

A former soldier who was told he may not walk again after a crash on the A12 has defied the odds to hike 360 miles across the UK.

It’s an A-Level results day like never before after the coronavirus pandemic cancelled all examinations – but how did the schools and colleges in Essex perform?

The owners of Grain restaurant in Colchester are closing the site for good due to the “uncertain future of the hospitality industry”.

Angry residents are opposing plans for another 99 homes to be built just outside an Essex Village.

Find out where your nearest coronavirus testing centre is in Suffolk this week.

An air ambulance charity is trying to plug a £60,000 funding gap created by the coronavirus outbreak.

The Crown pub in Manningtree has stopped giving its customers 50% off with the Eat Out to Help Out scheme after crowds failed to socially distance.

Prices of meals out will be slashed by 50% from today using the government’s new Eat Out to Help Out scheme – with more than 900 pubs, restaurants and cafes taking part in Suffolk and north Essex.

Tourists are being urged to leave Dedham and “return another day” if they are unable to park responsibly, following safety concerns over the volume of traffic along the River Stour.

Hundreds of visitors flocking to picture-postcard Dedham have left local roads in chaos, with the area now like “a Butlin’s holiday camp”.

Foodie fans will be able to get their hands on their favourite meals from Nando’s, McDonald’s, and Wagamama for half the price in August using the government’s Eat Out to Help Out scheme.

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