A council is spending more on getting children to school despite introducing a policy to cut costs by £4million, according to an action group.
A taxi firm worker, who pocketed more than £86,000 in fares and was jailed for a year, is selling his family home to repay the company.
Police have released a 16-year-old boy pending further investigation after he was arrested on suspicion of terror offences at Stansted Airport last night.
Dozens of trains including rush-hour services have been cancelled due to the hot weather preventing services from running at full speed today. All 47 cancellations are listed below – see if you have been affected.
A police officer based in Essex has been suspended from duty after he was arrested on suspicion of child grooming.
Two fairground workers have been charged with gross negligence manslaughter after a “bright, beautiful and most loving little girl” died when a bouncy castle she was playing on blew away.
The rightful owners of a hoard of gold coins found stashed inside an Essex piano may never be found.
A man who kicked and punched his partner following a row about her using a tumble dryer instead of hanging the washing out to dry has been jailed for seven months.
A man accused of kicking and punching his partner following a row about her using a tumble dryer instead of hanging the washing out to dry has denied assaulting her at her Essex home.
Two armed robbers who carried out a string of raids through the Home Counties – including Witham and Dunmow – which netted a total of £115,000 were both jailed for life today.
Two serial armed robbers who raided banks in Witham and Great Dunmow received a warning today they could face life sentences.