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Norwich Road in both directions blocked due to overturned car between Hollow Hill Road (Ditchingham) and Church Road (Hedenham).
A cloudy day with rain, heavy and persistent at times, with a risk of hail and thunder. It will be cold for the time of year, feeling unpleasant in the rain and strong winds. Becoming somewhat brighter with showers later. Maximum temperature 10°C.
Some outbreaks of rain will persist at first into eastern parts, but these will die out, leaving a dry and cold night with some clear spells developing. Winds becoming light. Minimum temperature 2°C.
One lane blocked due to broken down lorry on A1089 St Andrew's Road Northbound between A126 Ferry Road and Thurrock Park Way / Dock Road.
Final preparations are underway for this year's Luton Carnival. It takes place on Sunday and more than 150,000 are expected to join the festival. It's the biggest one day carnival in Europe.
Organisers say this year's event will be bigger than ever, with the parade due to start at 1.30 on Sunday afternoon.
A 19 year old man from Harlow arrested on suspicion of murder after a fatal fire last October, in which 6 members of the same family died, has been bailed by police.
Sabah Usmani, and her five children, Hira, Sohaib, Rayyan, Muneeb, and 3 year old Maheen were all killed in the blaze.
The teenager was also questioned on suspicion of attempted murder, arson and burglary.
Another cloudy and cool day with rain at times, again occasionally heavy. Strong northwesterly winds, with gales for a time near coasts, then easing for a time. Maximum Temperature 10 °C.
A 43-year-old man from Braintree has been charged following an incident outside an Islamic Prayer Centre on Wednesday night. A man was arrested in possession of a knife outside the centre in Silks Way, Braintree.
Essex Police say a smoke device was thrown into the premises. No one was injured.
Geoffrey Ryan, from Brick Kiln Way, Braintree has been charged with two counts of possession of offensive weapons and affray. He's due to appear before Colchester magistrates on Friday morning
The cyclist knocked down by a motorist who then tweeted about it, has welcomed an apology from her.
Trainee chef Toby Hockley was taking part in a cycling event in Norfolk on Sunday when the incident happened.
Emma Way, 21, tweeted, "'Definitely knocked a cyclist off his bike earlier - I have right of way he doesn't even pay road tax! #bloody cyclists."
Ms Way appears on ITV News Anglia to apologise for her actions.
Click below to watch Malcolm Robertson's report: