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Colchester United's Ellis Iandolo faces his ex-Swindon boss

Ellis Iandolo focused on securing a vital win for Colchester United

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Colchester Bourne Court incident sees man found dead

Officers were called to Bourne Court this morning to concerns for the welfare of a man outside a property.

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Emergency services on scene at Bourne Court, Colchester

Three police cars and an ambulance are currently at an address in Bourne Court

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Meta lowers the minimum age required to use WhatsApp

Meta has lowered the minimum age required to use WhatsApp from 16 to 13 - a change which comes into force on Thursday (April 11).

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Colchester United hope for big turnout at Crawley Town

Colchester United boss Danny Cowley's plea to fans

Braintree and Witham Times | News

Braintree Council carry out deep-clean along the A120

The clean was in support of Keep Britain Tidy’s Great British Spring Clean campaign.

Braintree and Witham Times | News

Witham: Aldi staff taking on gruelling fundraising challenge

A group of colleagues from will be taking part in the 7km Nuclear Races event in Brentwood next month.

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Colchester woman helped to feel less lonely by Re-engage phone buddy

A Colchester woman has been made to feel less lonely on weekends by her phone buddy.

Braintree and Witham Times | News

Coggeshall schoolboy bled to death as suspect took selfie, court hears

The prosecution told Chelmsford Crown Court on Thursday how Elijah Clark 'took a selfie' after stabbing his victim in Essex last year.

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Driver's shock as man jumps barriers at Colchester level crossing

The dashcam clip shows the man walking up to the closed barriers at Hythe Station, before walking over both to bypass the wait time.

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Colchester Leisure World given £170k due to energy costs

OVER £170k has been given to Colchester Leisure World as part of the government’s swimming pool support fund following increased energy costs.

Braintree and Witham Times | News

Essex road closures April 12 to 14 including M25 and A12

Some closures from April 12 to 14 on the M25, A12 and Dartford Crossing may affect some Essex drivers this weekend.

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Elijah Clark was caught with knife before stabbing Wood, court hears

A TEENAGER asked his probation officer what would happen if he got arrested for knife crime or robbery one month before he fatally stabbed a 16-year-old.

Braintree and Witham Times | News

Essex Dementia Care participates in Downing Street reception

A Braintree dementia charity has attended a high-profile reception at 10 Downing Street.

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Essex County Council funds emergency bleed control kits

Essex County Council has agreed to fund 60 potentially life-saving bleed control kits.

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Colchester Hospital sees concerns raised over pest issues

Freedom of Information Requests by the Liberal Democrats have revealed the extent of pests roaming NHS Hospitals across the country.

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Colchester residents say Parkinson's is 'hugely isolating'

COLCHESTER residents are sharing their experiences with Parkinson’s – a condition where the brain stops receiving dopamine from nerve endings – as part of a worldwide awareness day.

Braintree and Witham Times | News

Company fined after lorry driver injured at Roydon site

The man had been delivering a load of hardcore aggregate to Plants Galore Horticulture Limited’s Eagle Nursery in Hamlet Hill, Roydon.

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Earls Colne driver banned from roads... after clipping wing mirror

Liam Tillmanns, of Tey Road, Earls Colne, drove off after clipping a wing mirror of a parked car last September.

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Coggeshall boy was stabbed to death in drug deal, court hears

Elijah Clark, of Gloucester Avenue, Chelmsford, is accused of murdering 16-year-old Andy Wood in February last year.