Southend residents and businesses are being asked for their views on a proposed upgrade of the Borough’s CCTV network.
Colchester Man One Of UK's Most Wanted Conmen
A man from Colchester has been named as one of the 10 most wanted conmen in the UK.
The list has been released by City of London Police and the National Crime Agency.
36 year-old Levi John Coyle was convicted while on the run for a £700,000 so-called "boiler room" scam, where he sold fake shares between 2009 and 2010.
He cold-called victims to sell shares apparently at knockdown prices, or shares that were not available for sale to the public.
Coyle was jailed for six years in his absence for conspiracy to defraud, fraud by by false representation and money laundering.
Joseph Ford from City of London Police said: ``We are calling upon the public for their assistance in locating Coyle.
"Coyle must accept the consequences of his crimes, face the courts and begin his jail term handed to him in his absence.''
A man has died in hospital following an incident in Harlow last week where he was assaulted.
A domestic abuse hub has been officially opened in a bid to provide more support to victims across South Essex.
Around 100 firefighters have been tackling a blaze at a packaging warehouse.
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