Two Peter Sellers films, thought to have been lost, are to be shown in public for the first time in more than 50 years.
Police in Essex have released CCTV images of a number of people who they say might be vital witnesses to a suspicious fire in Southend.
An infestation of caterpillars across the region has turned sites including Southend Cemetery into spooky looking scenes.
Hundreds of spectators gathered on Southend Pier today for the start of the Clipper Round-the-World Race.
A fleet of 12 boats set off on a 40,000-mile journey which will take nearly a year to complete.
Around a dozen people from the Anglia region are taking part and they could be in for a challenging time.
Known as one of the toughest sailing races, crew members will burn up to 5,000 calories a day during the most vigorous parts of the voyage.
Toby Saddler caught up with some of the sailors at St Katherine Docks in London before they set out on their trip of a lifetime.
Hundreds of spectators gathered on Southend Pier for the official start of the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race. On the first leg, the fleet will race from the pier to Brest in France, before heading to Rio de Janeiro in Brazil.
Parents, pupils and teachers have staged a protest outside the offices of Essex County Council to try and save a school from closure.
The local authority is due to decide on Monday whether it can afford to keep open the Deanes School in Thundersley near Southend.
It's been threatened with closure because of falling admissions. But parents are worried that pupils' education will suffer if they're moved.
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Councillors in Essex will meet today to decide the future of a school threatened with closure.
Deanes School in Thundersley, near Southend, has struggled with falling pupil numbers and the local authority is not sure whether it can afford to keep it open.
Parents, unions and Castle Point MP Rebecca Harris plan to protest outside the county council as they continue to fight the proposed closure.
One lane closed and road surface is in poor condition on A127 Prince Avenue Eastbound before Hobleythick Lane / Rochford Road (The Bell Traffic Lights).
An investigation is underway after three children and five adults were hurt in a crash involving a police car.
It was responding to an emergency near Southend, Essex yesterday, when it was involved in a collision with two other vehicles on the A127 near the junction with Daws Heath Road.
All the casualties have now been released from hospital.
A marked police car has been involved in a crash near Southend.
The crash, happened just before 4pm and led to the closure of the A127 just past where it was already closed due to the flooding.A marked police BMW responding to an emergency was in collision with a black BMW and a blue Fiat Punto.
The Fiat left the road and ended up in a verge. The driver, a local woman aged
in her 70s, had to be freed from the vehicle by the fire service.A woman, a man and three boys aged five, seven and 11 from Basildon, werein the BMW.
All parties, including the two police officers, were taken by ambulance to
Southend General Hospital with serious injuries.
The collision is being investigated by the Serious Collision Investigation Unitand the force’s Professional Standards Department have been made aware.
Detectives are releasing a CCTV image of a man they want to identify as they believe he can help them with a rape investigation in Southend.
A 22-year-old woman from the Southend area was sexually assaulted inside a house in the early hours of Sunday, July 21 by a man she had met at a nightclub.
Investigating Officer, Dc Lorraine Lumb, said: "Since this incident occurred, we have been carrying out a wide range of enquiries and reviewed of hours of CCTV footage from inside and outside the Chameleon nightclub. This has taken several weeks."
"We are releasing these two CCTV images of a man who we want to initially identify and then speak to as a key witness. He was at the nightclub on that Saturday night.. and we believe he struck up a conversation with the woman. We would appeal for him or his friends or family to contact us.”
Chichester Road closed due to a fire at block of flats between A13 Queensway / Short Street and Grover Street.
Disruption on C2C between Southend Central and Fenchurch Street due to animals on the line.