Man taken to hospital after being shot outside a boxing event at the Brentwood Centre.
Paddle Steamer Marks Pier Reopening
An Essex pier hit by a barge in high winds and heavy swell reopens today (Saturday).
Southend Pier - the world's longest pleasure pier - was hit by a contractor's barge tethered to the structure on September 6th.
A half-mile exclusion zone had been established because of the possibility of debris falling from the damaged area.
The Waverley, which is the only remaining sea-going paddle steamer in the world, will visit Southend to mark the occasion.
There will also be a two-day busking festival which will feature performances from local musicians.
A woman in her 20's has been threatened and robbed by a gunman in Colchester.
Chairman of luxury property group has been accused of fraud by the Serious Fraud Office (SFO).
The people of Essex are being urged to have their say in the potential change in the way Essex Police and Essex County Fire & Rescue Service is governed.
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