Nimble-fingered Women's Institute knitters flex their needles to create a woolly version of Braintree town centre.
Two fishermen say they are "very grateful" to beach patrol staff who rescued them when their boat capsized.
Colin Ingram hits 130 off 144 balls as Glamorgan thrash previously unbeaten Essex by 146 in the One-Day Cup.
A woman who was shot in the eye by an intruder with an airgun is left with "life-changing" injuries, say Essex Police.
A 17-year-old boy is told to pay Lord Sugar £100 for racist abuse on Twitter.
A man and woman found dead in a house in Essex died from head injuries and multiple stab wounds, an inquest hears.
A man is convicted of causing death by careless driving after his car ploughed into a pedestrian crossing a road.
Couple wow wedding guests with first dance
Batsman Kishen Velani pleased with progress
Former Ipswich, Leeds and Reading striker Noel Hunt signs a one-year contract at League One side Southend United.
Southend United captain John White signs a new two-year contract with the League One club.
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