A man from Colchester has been jailed for 25 years for conspiring to murder his stepfather.
V Festival 2013 - In Numbers
The number of years V Festival has been running
The number of music fans attending across the two festival sites in Chelmsford and Staffordshire
The number of helicopter flights flown by artists arriving at Hylands Park
The amount of rubbish in tonnes cleared up after V Festival
The number of music acts performing this year (There will also be more than 20 comedy acts)
The estimated boost to the Chelmsford economy brought about by V Festival
The number of vehicles expected at the festival site over the weekend
The number of police officers on duty at Hylands Park over the weekend
The number of arrests at the 2012 festival
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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