Perhaps a few bright spells, but generally rather cloudy with some showery rain possible at times, especially in the afternoon.Read the full story ›
The number of people able to vote in the Anglia region has dropped by more than 70,000 after changes in the voter registration process.Read the full story ›
A driver's been given a 9 month suspended jail sentence and banned from driving for two years after his passenger was killed because of careless driving.
40-year-old Nigel Kelsall from Hereford Road in Colchester was driving a silver convertible BMW when it left the road in Vinesse Road and Little Horkesley and crashed into a tree stump in May last year.
The car landed in a ditch and passenger 34-year-old Stacy Clague who was from Bures, suffered serious head injuries and died in hospital.
Kelsall pleaded guilty to a charge of causing death by careless driving at Chelmsford Crown Court, he's been sentenced to nine months imprisonment suspended for twelve months and banned from driving for two years.
"Every driver must drive at the right speed for the road ahead. Mr Kelsall was driving within the speed limit but too fast for the bend and this error had tragic consequences. The Judge also made clear that he should have ensured his passenger was wearing their seatbelt. I am pleased that he accepted his responsibility and pleaded guilty. Stacey`s Mum, Dad, Daughter and Son have been devastated by her loss and I hope that this sentencing will give them some comfort."
The deadline to register to vote in this year’s General Election is Monday.Read the full story ›
Detectives investigating a burglary in Essex have released cctv images of two men they want to trace. Thieves broke into Newmarket Plant Hire in The Fairway in Harlow last month. They stole equipment worth almost two thousand pounds.
A study carried out by Cambridge Architectural Research suggests that more investment is needed in energy efficiency if the country is to reduce its carbon emissions.
A report by the Campaign to Protect Rural England states there's a lack of funding for energy efficiency improvements for those living in rural areas.
A man who was stabbed to death in his home had been turning his life around, police said today as his killer was found guilty of murder.Read the full story ›
A dog handler from Essex has been honoured after saving a woman from the sea at Southend - with a little help from Diesel the police dog.Read the full story ›
Police have officially named a man who was killed in Clacton earlier this week - and confirmed he had been stabbed several times on his upper body.
James Gregoire, 54, died following the attack at Rosemary Road at about 11.45pm on Monday April 13.
A 21-year-old man who was arrested at Clacton on Tuesday on suspicion of murder remains in hospital receiving treatment.
A post mortem examination confirmed Mr Gregoire died from several stab wounds to the upper body.