The Marks & Spencer shops in Clacton, Newmarket, Northampton and Kettering are among those earmarked for closure at the retail giant.Read the full story ›
Police have praised the "courage and bravery" of a woman who was repeatedly punched in the face during a violent assault in a nightclub.Read the full story ›
Sam Baker suffers from an eye condition meaning he needs to use a cane. The 11-year old says not all cane users are completely blind.Read the full story ›
Sam Baker is just 11 years old - but he wants to make a big difference to others who are blind and partially sighted.Read the full story ›
Tendering and Clacton host first car rally had been held on closed public roads in England.Read the full story ›
Organisers of the Clacton Airshow have announced the Red Arrows will be returning to the event this summer.Read the full story ›
A competition has been launched to rename the oldest building on Clacton Pier.Read the full story ›
Two men accused of slavery over the treatment of workers at a seaside carwash will appear in court tomorrow.
It concerns a car wash in Wellesley Road in Clacton in Essex.
Bernard and Saimir Leshi, aged 26 and 28 from Clacton, are due to appear at Colchester Magistrates' Court tomorrow. They were arrested on Friday as part of a targeted police operation into modern slavery.
A 56 year-old woman, who had also been arrested, has been released on bail until April 15.
Police are investigating after a man in his 20s was stabbed in Clacton.
It happened around 10.45pm last night (23 February) when the victim was walking near the railway station.
It's believed he was approached by a man dressed in a dark coloured jacket with the hood up, who then stabbed him in the abdomen before leaving the scene.
The victim’s injuries are not life threatening.
DI Gary Biddle, from Clacton CID, said: “The motivation behind this attack is unclear, and we would appeal for anyone who can help our enquiries to get in touch.
“This is clearly a worrying incident, however, no other similar reports have been made to police, and a thorough investigation is underway.”
The 81-year-old woman called 999 complaining of chest pains on Tuesday, according to a union.Read the full story ›