A man from Colchester has been jailed for 25 years for conspiring to murder his stepfather.
Family Homeless Following Chelmsford Fire
A woman and her three children have been made homeless following a fire in Chelmsford.
Emergency services were called to the two-storey house on Sawkins Avenue at around 8.45pm yesterday (Monday 12 May) to find the whole of the first floor heavily smoke logged.
The fire was out by 9.18pm.
The woman had to be taken to hospital for breathing in smoke.
The Red Cross Victim Support unit provided welfare assistance to the family at the scene.
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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