A man has been convicted of conspiring to murder his stepfather in a dispute over the sale of the family home in Colchester.
Arla Foods To Be Sued By Unite Union
The Unite union says it plans to sue Arla Foods for its "failure to consult" on plans to cut 230 jobs at its milk plant at Hatfield Peverel.
It says the consultation that did take place was "a sham" and it didn't look at ways to avoid or reduce the number of job losses.
Arla have said "we are urgently seeking clarification from Unite as to why they have issued this statement at this time, which we do not believe assists any of those impacted by the changes at the site."
People in Essex are being asked to vote for Princes Alexandra Hospital's children's ward to be the winner of a competition to get a new state of the art cinema.
The Cliffs Pavilion has confirmed the stars heading to Essex for this year's festive panto, Jack and the Beanstalk.
Anglian Water has become the first water company to trial thermal imaging drones to detect leaking water pipes.
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