A man has been convicted of conspiring to murder his stepfather in a dispute over the sale of the family home in Colchester.
World War 2 Mine Blown Up
An old World War 2 mine that was found off the Essex coast on Friday has finally been blown up.
Previous attempts to detonate the 2000lb mine were abandoned due to bad weather.
The device was picked up by a dredger off the coast of Walton last Friday morning (15th July).
Experts had planned to blow it up on Saturday, but high winds prevented them.
Poor sea conditions on Sunday again stopped Royal Navy divers from making contact with the mine.
The Royal Navy denied reports that it lost the mine during Saturday's operation to lower it to the sea floor.
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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