A man from Colchester who befriended and sexually abused a young child has been jailed for seven years.
Three Seriously Hurt After A127 Crash
Three people are being treated for serious injuries after a crash on the A127 near Brentwood.
Three vehicles collided just before 2.25pm yesterday (Thursday, 5 May) southbound shortly before the A128 Warley Road junction.
The air ambulance was called and the three people who were seriously injured were taken to hospitals in London for treatment.
The southbound section was closed for more than four hours.
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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