UK farmers may well look to new crops to grow in future - but will need to hedge their bets, an Essex crop expert says.

A man who murdered Colchester coin collector Gordon McGhee and tried to cause a gas explosion at his flat to destroy evidence has been jailed for life.

Shops and restaurants in Colchester are being urged to keep their shop fronts clean as part of a new campaign launched today.

Launching amy new business is taking a Risk. Colchester's Hutton family doesn't have a Monopoly on good ideas.

Thirteen staff at a specialist printing consumables firm in Colchester have lost their jobs after a buyer for the business could not be found.

The first new Intercity-style train for Greater Anglia has arrived in the region after being brought across Europe from the Swiss Stadler factory where it was built.

Getting ambulances back on the road is a priority for hospitals in the region, bosses said, as the number of ambulance hours wasted by waiting to hand over rose again this winter.

Colchester firefighters have called for more considerate parking after they were delayed reaching a house blaze where a man was trapped.

Worried East Anglian farmers say they have been left in limbo after the industry sought to nail the government down at a key annual conference on what kind of future the sector faces as Brexit looms.

Highways England has announced a number of planned roadworks for the Suffolk and north Essex area in the week ahead.

A mum-of-two with secondary breast cancer has made an emotional plea for the community to help her access cutting-edge treatment in America which could help save her life.

Rail bosses have outlined a bold new vision for the East Anglian network over the next 25 years at a major transport conference in Ipswich.

Callum Roberts is ready to hit the ground running, at his new club Colchester United, following his loan switch from Newcastle United on transfer deadline day yesterday.

Police in Essex have seen a massive 78% rise in stalking and harassment - with an average of 42 individual offences recorded each day.

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