Mainly dry with light winds. Hot by Sunday afternoon.Read the full story ›
Police in Witham have launched an investigation after a woman reported being raped near the riverRead the full story ›
Isolated showers, sunny spells and becoming very warm.Read the full story ›
Southend United have announced a partnership with Prostate Cancer UK that will see the charity’s logo emblazoned on the club's kits.Read the full story ›
Wildlife trusts in the region are warning that hedgehogs are suffering during the current hot weather.
Harder soil and the lack of water has meant Hedgehogs are having to travel further and further to find vital food and water.
Essex Wildlife Trust says with impenetrable garden fences, Hedgehogs are putting themselves at risk and crossing main roads in their search.
Hedgehogs have already faced massive declines over the last 50 years due to agricultural intensification, habitat fragmentation and an increase in roads.
Essex Wildlife Trust are asking you to do two simple things to give Hedgehogs the best chance of surviving the summer.
- Firstly, leaving out a shallow dish of water provides a much-needed source of hydration (but not milk).
- Secondly, cutting a small hole around 13cm by 13cm wide - roughly the size of a CD - in the bottom of your hedge or fence allows Hedgehogs to move from garden to garden and avoid having to cross dangerous roads.
A dry morning with sunny spells. Scattered showers developing later, some heavy with a risk of thunder and localised downpours.Read the full story ›
A teenager has denied murdering John Pordage at a petrol station in Essex last August.
Bradley Blundell, 18, pleaded not guilty to murder and possession of a firearm with intent to endanger life.
He admitted perverting the course of justice and handling stolen goods.
A trial is expected to start in October.
Mr Pordage, who was 34, was killed at a BP Garage in Great Baddow.
A dry evening with some late sunny spells followed by a dry night. Hot on Friday with sunshine and scattered showers in the afternoonRead the full story ›
Essex and Suffolk police have issued a warning after a number of people in the two counties were targeted by sophisticated email scammers.Read the full story ›
A new series celebrating the region's unique and wonderful waterways.Read the full story ›