A man from Colchester who befriended and sexually abused a young child has been jailed for seven years.
Essex: Latest School Closures
A number of schools across Essex are planning to close today (Wednesday 26 March) due to industrial action.
Parents should already know the status of their child's school, but below are a number of helpful links the various 'Council School Closure Websites'.
If your school isn't listed as closed, then we have not been informed of its closure by the Head Teacher.
For a full list of closures click on your local link below...
School Closures - Wednesday 26th March 2014:
For full details from Southend Borough Council, click here
For full details from Thurrock Council, click here
For full details from Essex County Council, click here
A man from Colchester has been jailed for 25 years for conspiring to murder his stepfather.
The first of the 66 Crossrail trains is in operation from today running on the TFL route between Liverpool Street and Shenfield.
A crackdown, aimed at tackling online child abuse in Essex has seen more than 40 people arrested in the last six months.
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