A man from Colchester has been jailed for 25 years for conspiring to murder his stepfather.
Knife Found At Kid's Play Area
There are worries about the safety of children in Essex after a kitchen knife was found at a play area.
The 4 inch blade was discovered during a clean up in Windsor Avenue, Clacton over the weekend.
Today, Tendring Council will be discussing ways to prevent such a thing happening again.
Councillors Stephen and Danny Mayzes have described the discovery as 'shocking' saying the consequences could have been 'devastating'.
They're warning parents to be vigilant.
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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