A jury will today visit the scene of a house party in Colchester where a teenager was stabbed to death.
A court has heard how 17-year-old Jay Whiston, from Clacton, died while protecting his friend in a dispute over a bottle of beer.
Edward Redman denies murder. The trial is expected to last 10 weeks.
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Councils are examining their budgets and deciding where savings and cuts can be made as government funding is to be cut by 14% next year.
Rain will turn steady and occasionally heavy after midnight before clearing early tomorrow. Sunnier but colder weather then returns.
The very mild weather will continue during the rest of today before it turns wet overnight. Tomorrow will be sunnier but also colder.