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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.

Urgent action needs to be taken against childhood obesity, leaders have warned, as new figures show at least 34 people aged under 25 in the East of England have Type 2 diabetes.

Schools around the district are celebrating A Level grades as the results were announced on Thursday, August 17.

Thousands of students in Suffolk and Essex receive their long-awaited A-level results today, with early reports suggesting the region could post an unexpected rise in results amid national concerns over toughened-up reforms and exam “chaos”.

Residents in Great Dunmow are continuing their fight against a proposed housing development.

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Baby Driver is the latest project from British writer-director Edgar Wright, this time working without his regular collaborators Simon Pegg and Nick Frost, with whom he created the hugely successful Cornetto trilogy.

Following the critical and commercial flop of The Amazing Spider-Man 2, fans rejoiced when Sony announced an agreement with Marvel studios to merge the web-slinger into its popular Marvel cinematic universe.

The show Are You Experienced? hailed as the world’s number one tribute to Jimi Hendrix, will be at Chelmsford Civic Theatre on Friday, September 8. This is a tribute by John Campbell who looks and sounds like Jimi. Hendrix, who was born in 1942 and died aged just 27, had a mainstream career of just four years. Regarded as one of the most influential electric guitarists in the history of popular music, and one of the most celebrated musicians of the 20th century. The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame describes him as “arguably the greatest instrumentalist in the history of rock music”.

Award-winning folk duo, Megson, who played at Cambridge Folk Festival last year, will be at The Old Bull in Royston on Friday, September 29 as part of a nationwide tour.

An ensemble of internationally renowned singers, an orchestra of over one hundred musicians including six harps, and a specially selected chorus of vassals and their womenfolk will see Valhalla go up in flames when Saffron Opera Group’s present the finale of Wagner’s Ring Cycle on Sunday, September 17.

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