Colchester's Jumbo water tower dominates the skyline but stopped being used as a water tower back in 1987 and has since had a string of different owners.
The Grade Two listed Victorian building has fallen into disrepair but now there are plans to convert it into a restaurant.
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A 10-year old from Essex met Prince Harry last night to be given a national award. Katie Ward, was nominated for the WellChild Award.Read the full story ›
A man who died after he was hit by a car in a layby on the A12 near Colchester has been named by police.
Officers were called to the collision on the northbound stretch near Dedham at around 9.45pm on Tuesday, September 26.
A man left his vehicle, which was parked in a layby, and was then in collision with at least one vehicle on the carriageway.
Darius Lapotka, 55, a Polish national, died at the scene.
No-one has been arrested and the road was closed until around 3am while officers investigated.
Police are appealing for witnesses and dash cam footage.
Police are continuing to appeal for witnesses following a report of a serious sexual assault in Colchester.
It happened in Layer Road in the early hours of Sunday (1 October) morning.
Investigations into the attack are continuing and police have increased patrols in the wider area on Friday and Saturday nights to ensure the safety of people walking home.
This type of incident is very rare and we have safeguarded the woman who is being supported by specially trained officers.
There will be an increased visibility of patrols in the wider area on Friday and Saturday nights to ensure the safety of those walking through the town centre.
A recovery centre for military veterans is marking 100 years since the death of the double Victoria Cross holder that it is named after.Read the full story ›
The family of a woman from Colchester who died after taking ecstasy have released a video on social media warning against the dangers of taking drugs.
They described 20-year-old Amy Vigus as having a big heart and a caring nature. They say she took the drugs in a "moment of madness".
Her parents gave her CPR and she died at Colchester hospital on Monday.
Amy's family have posted a video on Facebook warning of the dangers of taking drugs which has been viewed more than two million times.
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Campaigners in Colchester want a bus lane scrapped after filming hundreds of drivers making dangerous u-turns because of the restrictions.Read the full story ›
Campaigners are calling for the bus lane between High Street and Queen Street in Colchester to be removed after they filmed hundreds of drivers being forced to make dangerous u-turns because of the restrictions.
Colchester Civic Society wants Essex County Council to change the road layout which stop cars from turning right.
The boards of Colchester and Ipswich hospitals say they are going to consider merging to form one organisation.Read the full story ›
Police are putting on extra patrols after four knife-point robberies in Colchester overnight.Read the full story ›