Clacton MP Douglas Carswell has announced that he will not be seeking re-election on June 8 but will be backing the Conservative candidate.
Southend: Concern For Missing Man
The hunt is on for a 36-year old man who has vannished from his Southend home.
Mark Barnes went missing from his home in Norwich Avenue on Sunday (29th December).
Police are getting incresingly concerned for his welfare.
The 36-year-old is 5ft 8ins tall, has dark brown hair, is of medium build and has blue eyes.
He is believed to have left home on a 'GIANT' mountain bike.
Police are urging anyone who has information, or Mark himself, to call them at Southend on 101.
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.
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