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Former Essex University student quits as Greek finance minister despite 'No' vote

Former Essex University student quits as Greek finance minister despite 'No' vote

50 drivers a day hit with fines for using bus lanes

50 drivers a day hit with fines for using bus lanes

Balloons released for anti-bullying campaign

Balloons released for anti-bullying campaign

Nursery youngsters graduate early

Nursery youngsters graduate early

Will Quince attends opening of underwater themed school library

Will Quince attends opening of underwater themed school library

Museum wins bid for police station

Museum wins bid for police station

Safety barricades are simply a bridge too far

Safety barricades are simply a bridge too far

Trust ‘must borrow £26m to pay staff’

Trust ‘must borrow £26m to pay staff’

Carnival backers can't wait to roll in the fun

Carnival backers can't wait to roll in the fun

Woof! Bark in the Park is bound to be such fun

Woof! Bark in the Park is bound to be such fun

Please don’t downsize vital community centre

Please don’t downsize vital community centre

Armed robber jailed after taxi is shot at

Armed robber jailed after taxi is shot at

'We'll freeze council tax for a sixth year'

'We'll freeze council tax for a sixth year'

Mum raises an army for Izzy...

Mum raises an army for Izzy...

Family travel to Glasto in the search for Chris

Family travel to Glasto in the search for Chris

Residents' fury over marina wall plan

Residents' fury over marina wall plan

£80,000 facelift is set to fix the link

£80,000 facelift is set to fix the link

Pedestrian killed by tractor trailer

Pedestrian killed by tractor trailer

Teenager cut free after Clacton crash

Teenager cut free after Clacton crash

Munnings painting sold at auction

Munnings painting sold at auction

BMW crashes into Westway barrier

BMW crashes into Westway barrier

Bridge damaged near Witham: trains cancelled between Chelmsford and Colchester

Bridge damaged near Witham: trains cancelled between Chelmsford and Colchester

Victim assaulted during robbery near RSPCA clinic

Victim assaulted during robbery near RSPCA clinic

Man missing from hospital

UPDATED 8.30am Monday: Man missing from hospital found

Disabled man hurt in hit and run crash

Disabled man hurt in hit and run crash

Mother and son prepare to tackle 60 mile Freedom Trail

Mother and son prepare to tackle 60 mile Freedom Trail

Six people evacuated from house after lightening sets fire to roof

VIDEO: Six people evacuated from house after lightning sets fire to roof

Holidaymakers struck down by sickness bug

Holidaymakers struck down by sickness bug

Man rushed to hospital after Colchester flat fire

Man rushed to hospital after Colchester flat fire

Magician Michael helps launch luxury magazine

Magician Michael helps launch luxury magazine

GAZETTE COMMENT: There are no wins in waste debate

GAZETTE COMMENT: There are no wins in waste debate

Students' success is celebrated

Students' success is celebrated

Will Quince set for role on Parliament's Transport Select Committee

Will Quince set for role on Parliament's Transport Select Committee

Crooks grab power tools in raid on Clacton home

Crooks grab power tools in raid on Clacton home

One of Chris's t-shirts at Glastonbury festival

Chris May's family spread word of his disappearance to 250,000 at Glastonbury festival

Police have charged Deon Sabroche

Man charged with three sex attacks in three hours in Clacton

Addict jailed for 277th offence

Addict jailed for 277th offence

Pin up girl Lauren promotes women's sport

Pin up girl Lauren promotes women's sport

PARA 10 race postponed but Garrison show goes on

PARAS 10 race postponed but Garrison show goes on

June crackdown catches more than 100 drink drivers

June crackdown catches more than 100 drink drivers

London trust takes over child mental health work

London trust takes over child mental health work

The Sports Direct store on Head Street, Colchester

New Sports Direct store creates 44 jobs

Concerns raised over planned Wivenhoe waste plant

Concerns raised over planned Wivenhoe waste plant

Latest urology cancer surgery available here now

Latest urology cancer surgery available here now

Afghan interpreter sexually assaults pregnant woman

Afghan interpreter sexually assaults pregnant woman

Tourism app is a success

Tourism app is a success

The revamped play area is in Dedham

Play area spruced up thanks to council aid

Gamers take on 24-hour challenge for cancer trust

Gamers take on 24-hour challenge for cancer trust

Get in shape with free fitness classes at Leisure World Colchester

Get in shape with free fitness classes at Leisure World Colchester

Neighbour from hell evicted as police crack down on troublemaking tenants

Neighbour from hell evicted as police crack down on troublemaking tenants

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