A man has been convicted of conspiring to murder his stepfather in a dispute over the sale of the family home in Colchester.
Thurrock MP Expects Crossing Decision By End Of Year
The MP for Thurrock has told Heart she expects a decision on where a new Thames Crossing in the borough will go by the end of the year.
A consultation on a potential location started in May 2013 but, nearly two and a half years later, no decision has yet been made.
Jackie Doyle-Price says she believes we will get one in the next few months though: "The reason the Government have not come to a decision is because the consultation process has yielded up all kinds of questions.
"The Government are looking at two options and we expect them to make a decision by the end of the year.
"In constructing more crossings we don't want more congestion in Thurrock. The length of time it's taken to make a decision is actually making it more effective for me to make those points and the Government to react to them.
"It's better to get the right decision made but taking longer, than make a quick decision if it's the wrong one".
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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