Clacton MP Douglas Carswell has announced that he will not be seeking re-election on June 8 but will be backing the Conservative candidate.
Man Left With Broken Jaw In Colchester Assault
Police are appealing for witnesses to an assault on two men in Colchester.
The victims were assaulted by a man and a woman following a verbal altercation in Winnock Road, near to the junction with Kendall Road.
It happened at around 1am on Sunday, July 19.
One victim sustained a broken jaw which required surgery and the other lost two teeth.
The male suspect is described as white, aged between 20 and 25, around 6ft tall and has shaved hair.
The woman is white and aged between 20 and 25.
Enquiries are ongoing and witnesses or anyone with information are asked to call Dc Hannah Richardson at Colchester Police Station 101.
Alternatively, they can contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 or www.crimestoppers-uk.org.
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.
Stansted Airport is predicting its busiest Easter weekend on record.
Recently Played Tracks
Now playing: Non-stop hit music
Deposit £10 to get a £40 Welcome Bonus - That's £50 to play bingo, slots and more!*
Over 50 tracks to make you feel-good. New album out now...
Find your local four day weather report here.
What's happening on the roads where you are?
Make Heart the soundtrack to your day and you could be a winner with great prizes up for grabs throughout the day.
Find out more about some of the companies advertising on Heart.
Get some great ideas on how to advertise your business on radio, online and on mobile.