A mother whose son was stabbed to death at a Colchester party has opened a new shop to try to raise awareness of knife crime.
Caroline Shearer launched her "Only Cowards Carry" charity following the death of her son Jay Whiston last year.
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Officers investigating the murder of two people in Colchester have carried out a new search of the River Colne based on new information.
A dry evening with light winds, but soon turning cloudy with outbreaks of rain and increasing winds arriving by late evening.
A 16-year-old boy accused of killing two people in Colchester has appeared in court today.