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First Ever Colchester Half Marathon
A thousand runners will be taking part in the town's new race on Sunday.
The event has already raised thousands of pounds for the charity, Headway through the ticket price.
Most of the runners are also from the Colchester area and are raising money through race sponsorship.
The event starts from the Weston Homes Community Stadium close to the A12 at 11am.
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Clacton MP Douglas Carswell has announced that he will not be seeking re-election on June 8 but will be backing the Conservative candidate.
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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