Latest news

Casual Father

Of the things that make you feel old, finding a grey hair has to be close to the top of the list.

The M11 will have a 50mph in both directions at Junction 8 for three months

A 50mph speed limit will be in place on the M11 in both directions at junction 8 near Stansted while work is carried out by Highways England repairing an embankment.

Essex Police will be telling the community about their diverse calls today using a twitter take over

Staff at Essex Police are tweeting live today to give the public a sneak peek into life at the heart of the force.

Serious crash on the A120 between Coggeshall and Marks Tey, December 9 2014

A teacher who was lucky to escape alive when her car was crushed between two lorries has given birth to a baby daughter and received compensation – 18 months after the incident which nearly killed her.

Stansted Airport.

Stansted Airport should be expanded and transport links improved, according to an independent report published last week.


Matthew Gibson. Picture by Jamie Pluck

A seven-wicket haul from Matt Gibson helped Dunmow impose a comprehensive defeat on promotion hopefuls Clacton on Saturday.

Dunmow Rhodes Lions U11s

Dunmow Rhodes FC were celebrating on Saturday for two reasons.

Takeley manager Marc Das. Picture by Jamie Pluck

Takeley will begin their 2016/17 Essex Senior League campaign with an away trip to Hullbridge Sports on Saturday, July 30, while manager Marc Das will face his former side twice in the opening month.


New boss Marc Das has seen his Takeley side handed a tough first game in this season’s FA Cup extra preliminary round.

Matthew Gibson. Picture by Jamie Pluck

Dunmow secured a fifth win of the season by defeating East Bergholt by 17 runs in the Two Counties League Division Two on Saturday.

What's On

Theatre Royal Bath June  2016 Dress Rehearsal
Present Laughter by Noel Coward Directed by Stephen Unwin
Designer Simon Higlett   Lighting Designer Paul Pyant
Samuel West/Garry Essendine   Phyllis Logan/Monica Reed
Daisy Boulton/Daphne Stillington   Martin Hancock/Fred
Rebecca Johnson/Liz Essedine  Sally Tatum/Miss Erikson
Toby Longworth/Henry Lyppiatt   Zoe Boyle/Joanne Lyppiatt
Jason Morell/Morris Dixon  Elizabeth Holland/Lady Saltbury
Patrick Walshe McBride/Ronald Maule

Phyllis Logan, beloved on our television screens as housekeeper Mrs Hughes in Downton Abbey and before that as Lady Jane Felsham in Lovejoy, returns to the stage this month starring in Noel Coward’s Present Laughter.

Milton Jones

Big names Milton Jones and Henning Wehn headline at Cambridge Comedy Festival this weekend in the Marquee on Jesus Green.

Concerts at the Cramphorn Theatre

Picture by Doug Blanks

Jazz musician Jeffery Wilson will play the piano to accompany silent films at Chelmsford Civic Theatre on Wednesday, August 3.

Juliette Burton

There’s whacky, zany, just plain daft – but also inspired and ingeniously wonderful. There’s experimental theatre and there’s experimenting with theatre.

Digital Edition

Read the Dunmow Broadcast e-edition E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up

Live traffic map

Most read stories

Most commented stories

Local business directory

Essex's trusted business finder

Awards Directory