A man has been convicted of conspiring to murder his stepfather in a dispute over the sale of the family home in Colchester.
Southend: World Cup Visits High School
The tournament may be months away but the 2014 FIFA World Cup Trophy paid a very special visit to Shoebury High School today.
It was in town to visit recognise the work of Sports Coach Rachel O'Brien and her efforts to help deprived young people in the area.
Rachel came out on top in a campaign run by Coca-Cola Great Britain StreetGames.
The World Cup is touring the world, covering 100,000 miles and visiting 90 countries in 6 continents.
It was the trophy's fist visit during the GB leg of its tour.
People in Essex are being asked to vote for Princes Alexandra Hospital's children's ward to be the winner of a competition to get a new state of the art cinema.
The Cliffs Pavilion has confirmed the stars heading to Essex for this year's festive panto, Jack and the Beanstalk.
Anglian Water has become the first water company to trial thermal imaging drones to detect leaking water pipes.
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