BBC Local Live: Essex is signing off for the week, but you can carry on monitoring this page for football reports and other breaking news across the weekend.
Here are the headlines across the county on Friday:
- Crack addict jailed for starting fire which killed the 78-year-old man who gave her a home
- Work begins to stabilise cliffs against erosion on Essex coast
- Head at Educating Essex school threatens to quit over state school funding
- Manningtree band's final fundraising gig to get them to Texas
Have a great weekend and we'll see you again with regular updates from 08:00 on Monday.