Clacton MP Douglas Carswell has announced that he will not be seeking re-election on June 8 but will be backing the Conservative candidate.
Essex: Cyclist Killed In Crash
A cyclist has died at the scene of a crash with a car in South Woodham Ferrers.
Police were called by the ambulance service to the roundabout junction of Burnham Road, Ferrers Road and Willow Grove at 4.14am this morning (Thursday May 2).
A man has been arrested in connection wth the incident.
Burnham Road was shut this morning while officers carried out initial investigations.
Anyone with information about the collision is being asked to contact the Essex Police Serious Collision Unit on 101.
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.
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