Colchester and Ipswich Hospitals could soon become one under plans to merge.
Man Jailed For Life For Essex Murder
A man from Cheshunt who murdered a teacher from Essex on their first date has been handed a life sentence, with a minimum of 26 years.
26 year old Carl Langdell, from Roundmoor Drive, in the town, pleaded guilty to killing 23-year-old teacher Katie Locke, from Buckhurst Hill, at a hotel in Waltham Cross on Christmas Eve.
Two fairground workers have pleaded not guilty to charges they face over the death of a school girl on a bouncy castle in Essex.
An aircraft hangar has been damaged in a blaze at Southend Airport.
Residents and businesses are being encouraged to tell Essex County Council whether they can access superfast broadband.
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