A man has been convicted of conspiring to murder his stepfather in a dispute over the sale of the family home in Colchester.
Two Remanded Over Tilbury Immigrants
Two lorry drivers have been remanded in custody after the death of a man found in a container at Tilbury docks last weekend.
The men, both from Northern Ireland, were arrested after 35 Afghan immigrants, including 13 children, were found last Saturday (16th August).
Amongst them was a baby, just 1-year-old.
All were distressed and suffering from dehydration.
A man had died by the time the group were discovered.
34-year-olds Stephen McLaughlin and Timothy Murphy of Londonderry are accused of helping immigrants illegally enter the UK.
Both are due at Basildon Crown Court in November.
(IMAGE: Essex Police)
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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