Clacton MP Douglas Carswell has announced that he will not be seeking re-election on June 8 but will be backing the Conservative candidate.
Colchester Zoo Named Best By Which?
Colchester Zoo has been named the most popular wildlife attraction in the UK in a survey by Which? the consumer magazine.
The magazine surveyed over 3,000 readers who placed the Essex attraction as, "the king of the animal parks when it comes to satisfied visitors."
Which? awarded Colchester Zoo five stars for the range and quality of its facilities and praised its 'engagement' and 'entertainment'.
The zoo also scored 4 out of 5 stars for Value for money and for its Food and drink.
Zoological Director, Anthony Tropeano said, "We are obviously delighted to have received the seal of approval from such a well respected publication and to know that our visitors leave the park satisfied.
"We always aim to exceed our customers’ expectations and will work even harder to ensure that we achieve even higher scores in the future.”
A man has been jailed for life to serve a minimum of 25 years for murdering an uncle as he attempted to protect his niece from unwanted advances in Basildon.
Tributes have been paid to a woman who died following a collision in North Weald.
Police have arrested a third person in connection with a disturbance outside the Sugar Hut nightclub on the High Street in Brentwood on Sunday, April 2.
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