A man has been convicted of conspiring to murder his stepfather in a dispute over the sale of the family home in Colchester.
Highways Agency 'Thanks' Essex M11 Drivers
The Highways Agency has thanked drivers for their patience after part of the M11 was closed from Stansted on Saturday.
Over-running roadworks meant the northbound stretch from J8 to J10 remained closed all morning causing long delays.
A spokesperson for the Highways Agency said:
"We'd like to thank road users affected by the roadworks which overran on the M11 northbound on Saturday for their patience.
"An equipment failure led to problems restoring the road surface for the planned reopening time in the morning.
"The road was fully reopened shortly after midday Saturday."
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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