A man has been convicted of conspiring to murder his stepfather in a dispute over the sale of the family home in Colchester.
Essex Police Pup Gets A Blog
The progress of a young puppy is being detailed in an online blog as she prepares to become an Essex Police dog.
Flo was one of nine German Shepherd puppies born back in January to mum Freya - another Essex Police dog.
All the pups have been given names beginning with the letter 'F'.
Flo and some of the other pups have been paired with puppy walkers who will care for them until January 2012.
They will then begin training to become fully fledged police dogs.
Julie Boxer, who has two dogs of her own, has been looking after Flo at her home in Billericay since early March and will keep everyone posted with stories and photos showing what rookie Flo gets up to in the months ahead.
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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