Proposals to build a new A120 dual carriageway between Braintree and the A12 in Essex have received an enthusiastic welcome from almost 100 businesses from across the area.
A greater proportion of Essex teenagers achieved the expected standards in last year’s toughened-up GCSE exams than across England, revised government data has confirmed.
Essex County Council last night refused to back down from its “disgraceful” new home-school transport policy despite fresh pressure from campaigners and hard-pressed families.
As the first true snow of winter falls across Saffron Walden, Dunmow and the rest of Uttlesford, we want to share your pictures of fun in the cold stuff.
Roger Hirst, Essex Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner is holding a public meeting in Saffron Walden on Monday, December 4, to follow up on his event in the town in February.
The construction of a new £11m technical college at Stansted Airport was officially started yesterday as part of the launch of the Government’s Industrial Strategy White Paper.
Drivers whose illegal parking prevents road surfacing work could be fined and have their car moved.
Essex Highways has released seven tips for drivers to follow to stay safe this winter.
Thousands of Essex pupils will benefit from a new two-year project aiming to improve the progress and attainment of boys in reading.
Work has officially begun on a new 210-place primary school in Stansted Mountfitchet.
A campaign to get former teachers back into the profession in Essex is being re-run in a bid to tackle the shortage in the county.
Fire crews from Stansted, Newport and Great Dunmow were among those called to tackle a lorry blaze on the M11.
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.
As heavy downpours continue across the region tonight, residents are being warned to make sure family members are safe before salvaging belongings in the event of a household flood.
Work is set to begin at Stansted Airport after councillors approved plans for a new £11million technical skills college at the site this week.
Work to build a new junction on the M11 near Stansted Airport will begin this winter.
Emergency crews were called to the A120 near Great Dunmow at the weekend after a car became engulfed in flames.
A listening bench has been installed in Clavering as part of a project to connect people with stories from the past.
More than 24,000 homes and businesses in Essex are set to get superfast broadband under a £24million deal from Essex County Council.
The first phase of houses built on the site of an historic brewery, near Felsted, are set to be completed later this year.
Sport chiefs in Essex want to get 60,000 more people active in the county in a bid to save the NHS some of the £58million it spends locally treating inactive people.
Essex’s chief fire officer has moved to reassure residents living in high-rise buildings in the county that incidents such as fatal blaze at Grenfell Tower in London are “extremely rare”.
Dozens of former teachers are a step closer to returning to the classroom after completing a course designed to tackle the school recruitment challenge.
A Dunmow primary school headteacher says there is not enough provision for schools, after figures revealed hundreds of Essex classes exceed the government guideline of 30 pupils.
Essex County Fire & Rescue has issued advice about smoking after attending a cigarette-started fire in Great Dunmow yesterday morning (May 28).
The number of school days lost in Essex to unapproved term-time family holidays has risen by almost 56,000 in five years, new figures show.
The option of building a second runway at Stansted Airport should return to the political agenda immediately following the General Election, according to a leading business organisation.
Stansted Airport and Harlow College have submitted a planning application for a “landmark” new skills college at the Essex transport hub – the first of its kind in the country.
The Conservatives came out on top in Uttlesford, holding three seats and gaining one to make it a clean sweep in the Essex County Council elections.