Students at the University of Essex in Colchester have been given lectures 18 meters underwater.
A waiting room has been given a makeover to make it more appealing to young patients
A march has taken place in Colchester in memory of Jay Whiston the teenager stabbed to death at a party last year.
Colchester based paratroopers are training with their French counterparts in a joint exercise in Scotland.
Members of 16 Air Assault Brigade have deployed with 300 French troops from the 11e Brigade Parachutiste.
They've been air-dropped into the West Freugh area of Scotland.
Their mission is to stabilise an area disputed by two fictional nations which are divided by economic and ethnic factors.
A134 Southway / Magdalen Street busy but moving at A137 St Botolph's Circus.
A memorial service has taken place in Colchester to commemorate the crew of a RAF Lancaster bomber which crashed almost 70 years ago.
The aircraft was on its way home from a bombing raid in Germany in 1944 when it was attacked over England by an enemy fighter.
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Police in Essex have arrested a teenage boy in connection with their investigation into a murder in Colchester in March. The 16-year-old was arrested in Walton-on-the-Naze on suspicion of assisting an offender.
It's connected to the death of Thomas Brittain in a flat in Colchester in March. Two men have been charged with murder and are in custody. They are due to appear at Chelmsford Crown Court on 13 May.
A134 Westway busy but moving between A133 Colne Bank Avenue and B1508 Bergholt Road (North Station Roundabout).
One lane closed and slow traffic due to an accident on A133 Cowdray Avenue near Mason Road (Leisure World).
A couple from the Colchester area have been ordered to keep their Akita dog on a short lead and muzzled at all times in public after pleading guilty to encouraging her to kill a cat.
Andrew Johnson, 28, and Katy Johnson, 26, both pleaded guilty to causing unnecessary suffering to a cat, inciting a dog to attack, and having a dangerous dog.
The attack took place in September 2012 in front of a group of children as the couple were collecting their own child from a school.
The cat, a 16-year-old tabby called Rambo, later died from his injuries.
Colchester magistrates ordered Mr Johnson to do 95 hours of unpaid work and Mrs Johnson to do 75 hours. They were also ordered to pay £1,613 in costs.
A man wanted in connection with the murder of Essex musician Thomas Brittain has been arrested.
Jack Hummerstone, 18, was arrested at 3am at a house in Islington, London. He will be brought back to Essex for questioning.
A 22-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender.
Thomas Brittain, 26, was found stabbed to death at a property in Parkside Quarter, Colchester, last month.
An 18 month trial to ban traffic from an Essex High Street has been ditched temporarily following a demonstration by a protest group.
Members of the Save Colchester Town group said the move to ban traffic from the town's High street would destroy businesses and make it difficult for disabled people to access shops, now the group seem to have halted the scheme. Serena Sandhu reports.
Colchester MP Sir Bob Russell said: “This shambles is down to Essex County Council – who are the highways authority.
“It reinforces my long-held view that the sooner Colchester breaks away from the control of County Hall at Chelmsford the better it will be for the town and people of Colchester.
“I have previously expressed my opposition to the town centre traffic proposals. Conservatives at County Hall ignored what I said.
*A ban on traffic using Colchester High Street has been suspended after protestors staged a demonstration there this morning. *
Councillors voted to suspend the trial ban after m*embers of Save Colchester Town staged a 'Death of a Town' vigil in the High Street. *The group opposed the 18 month trial banning cars from Colchester High Street and surrounding streets.
Protestors carried a coffin to symbolise the death of the High Street.