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: Man Gets Nail Embedded In Neck
A man from South Woodham Ferrers has been taken to hospital after he accidentally embedded a nail in his neck.
Paramedics were called there at around 10.30am yesterday (Tuesday 12 November).
The nail had got stuck in the man's neck while he carried out building work.
He was taken to Broomfield Hospital in Chelmsford.
His injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.
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.
Stansted Airport is predicting its busiest Easter weekend on record.
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