A man from Colchester has been jailed for 25 years for conspiring to murder his stepfather.
Has Essex Landlady Gone Barking Mad?
Julie Bain, who runs the Crown Hotel in Manningtree, has created an à la carte menu for dogs.
The pub landlady told Heart: "There's a totally separate area for the dogs and at the moment the dogs are actually dragging their owners through the door so it's a really good feel-good factor for the trade."
On the menu, a choice of chicken, ham, beef, turkey or sausages - as well as free doggie biscuits and water.
And it doesn't stop there!
Julie, who owns a Yorkshire terrier-poodle cross called Jazz, added: "We're working on doggie birthday parties with a special cake made by our chef Becky using a special ingredient as well as a dog walking club."
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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