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Euros: Inbetweeners and England stars in Essex Police films

Big name stars have come together to ensure Essex football fans are coming home safely this year

Gazette | Braintree & Witham

Magdalen Street crash causes traffic woes around Colchester

A BUSY Colchester road is causing slow traffic around the city due to a crash this morning.

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Harry Anderson has joined Colchester United on two-year deal

Harry Anderson has returned to Colchester United on permanent deal

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Clacton D-Day veteran Ron Hendrey returns to Normandy

A 98-year-old D-Day veteran from Clacton made a poignant return to Normandy to honour his fallen comrades 80 years after he helped liberate Europe.

Gazette | Braintree & Witham

Colchester parents shocked after hearing of knife attack

Parents of children at a Colchester school were left shocked after finding out about a knife attack on the site.

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Colchester: woman rescued from River Colne near Castle Road

A WOMAN has been rescued from an Essex river after emergency services rushed to the scene and specialist personnel were deployed.

Braintree and Witham Times | News

Essex road closures June 14 to 16 including M25 and A12

Some closures from June 14 to 16 on the M25, A12 and Dartford Crossing may affect some Essex drivers this weekend.

Braintree and Witham Times | News

Braintree: St Peter’s Church summer grand draw this Sunday

LEADERS at a 19th Century church say they are thankful for the support from two Braintree organisations as a fundraiser to help fix its leaking roof looms.

Braintree and Witham Times | News

Marine Plaza collapse: 'We don't need another car park'

THE Mayor of Southend has said the seafront’s former gas works site could be freed up for housing if the Marine Plaza land becomes a car park

Gazette | Braintree & Witham

Former Colchester keeper Ted Collins joins Chelmsford City

Ted Collins signs for National League South side after U's release

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Start of works for A1331 link road near Colchester confirmed

Work on a key link road to a major housing development has been confirmed after concerns over its funding were raised.

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Colchester McDonald's High Street store is 40 years old

McDonald's on Colchester High Street is celebrating 40 years, with two of its members having bene there since the it opened.

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Great Oakley: Motorcyclist dies in crash tragedy

COUNCILLORS have reacted to the “tragic” news of a man in his 40s having died following a serious collision between a motorcycle and a car on a busy road near Great Oakley.

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Manningtree metal detectorist to sell fertility figure found in field

Retired lorry driver Bob Jemmett found the bronze figure, which measures 37mm by 10mm, in a ploughed field in Little Chishill, Cambridgeshire.

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Labour Pam Cox: 'Why I should be next Colchester MP'

If the pollsters are as certain as they claim to be about the outcome of next month’s General Election, then Pam Cox would make history in more ways than one.

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Scouting For Girls coming to Colchester Sausage and Cider Festival

Lower Castle Park will be welcoming back the Sausage and Cider Festival in July.

Braintree and Witham Times | News

Chatten Free School in Rivenhall recognised as 'outstanding'

The Chatten Free School, in Rivenhall, has been recognised as outstanding by Ofsted.

Braintree and Witham Times | News

A12 Southbound lane closure leads to traffic congestion

A LANE has been closed on a busy Essex road leading to lengthy delays for motorists.

Gazette | Braintree & Witham

Braintree Town have signed former York player Finlay Barnes

Braintree Town have added two new signings to their squad

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Essex Police want to speak to man in connection with probe

Essex Police officers want to speak to 32-year-old Jazz West