A man from Colchester who befriended and sexually abused a young child has been jailed for seven years.
Men Charged After Dale Farm Protest
Two men have been charged after a protest over the Dale Farm eviction.
The pair, aged 22 and 29, arrested yesterday on suspicion of committing a public order offence following a protest at the Basildon Council offices have both been charged.
It's after protestors scaled the building and unfurled a banner saying "Tony Ball RESIGN'' referring to calls for the council's leader to quit after the clearance of nearby Dale Farm was delayed by legal proceedings.
Both men have been charged with using threatening words/behaviour to cause harassment alarm or distress and conditionally bailed to appear at Basildon Magistrates Court on October 6.
A man from Colchester has been jailed for 25 years for conspiring to murder his stepfather.
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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