A man from Colchester has been jailed for 25 years for conspiring to murder his stepfather.
Paras Arrive Home From Afghan
The families of just over 100 soldiers have welcomed them back to Colchester.
B Company, 2nd battalion, The Parachute Regiment arrived back at Merville Barracks yesterday.
During their six month tour the troops were responsible for security in the Nahr-e-Saraj (South) district.
Their return follows the deployment of 16 Air Assault Brigade to Helmand Province.
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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