Clacton MP Douglas Carswell has announced that he will not be seeking re-election on June 8 but will be backing the Conservative candidate.
Taxi Driver Seriously Assaulted In North Weald
Two teenagers have been arrested after a taxi driver was seriously assaulted in North Weald.
The man, in his 60s, was dropping his passengers off in High Road when it happened early yesterday (19/03).
He suffered serious face injuries and was taken to Princess Alexandra Hospital in Harlow for treatment.
Following a police search of the area a 17-year-old boy from Epping and 16-year-old boy from Chingford were arrested on suspicion of GBH and theft from a motor vehicle.
The 16-year-old was also arrested on suspicion of possession of cannabis.
Anyone who saw what happened and hasn't yet contacted police is asked to speak to officers at Loughton CID on 101.
A man has been jailed for life to serve a minimum of 25 years for murdering an uncle as he attempted to protect his niece from unwanted advances in Basildon.
Tributes have been paid to a woman who died following a collision in North Weald.
Police have arrested a third person in connection with a disturbance outside the Sugar Hut nightclub on the High Street in Brentwood on Sunday, April 2.
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