Edward Redman launches appeal against conviction and sentence for killing Jay Whiston

Essex County Standard: Jay Whiston

8:27am Thursday 18th September 2014

TEENAGE killer Edward Redman has launched an appeal against his conviction and sentence for stabbing student Jay Whiston to death.

Police release CCTV images in a bid to trace suspected shoplifters

Essex County Standard:

2:33pm Thursday 18th September 2014

Police would like to identify these four people in connection with the alleged theft of meat and wine from a Wickford store.

'Lifeline' support service on the verge of closure as funding runs out

Essex County Standard:

2:05pm Thursday 18th September 2014

A support service for people suffering personality disorders is on the verge of closure when it stops receiving funding this month.

Fire crews free "disgruntled customer" after he glues hand to desk in south Essex

Essex County Standard:

2:06pm Thursday 18th September 2014

Fire fighters and an ambulance attended the sticky crime scene yesterday.

Jazz band will Mix it up

Essex County Standard:

2:00pm Thursday 18th September 2014

A BAND comprising of the best jazz artists in East Anglia is returning to the Electric Palace.

Government work programme helps 100 into full time employment in Colchester

Essex County Standard: Job Centre Plus is relocating to Ross Library.

2:13pm Thursday 18th September 2014

A HUNDRED people in Colchester have been given a job after taking part in the Government’s work programme.

Writtle College students meet Deputy PCC at freshers' fair

Essex County Standard:

1:51pm Thursday 18th September 2014

STUDENTS at Writtle College found out more about the work of the Police and Crime Commissioner and Special constables at a freshers’ fair.

Premature triplets excited to start primary school

Essex County Standard:

1:30pm Thursday 18th September 2014

Triplets whose parents did not think they would survive the night when they were born, are fit, strong and starting school this week.

Moves to ban the sale of vehicles on grass verges in Chelmsford welcomed

Essex County Standard: Wesley Roche was found guilty following an investigation by the public health and protection service at Chelmsford Council.

1:21pm Thursday 18th September 2014

Chelmsford Council announced earlier this month those found guilty could face a fine of up to £1,000. Other means of street trading are included in the ban.

Charity fire swim needs sponsor

Essex County Standard: Hundreds take the plunge at Colchester Fire Swim

1:54pm Thursday 18th September 2014

A NEW sponsor is needed to help pay swimming pool costs at this year’s Colchester Fire Swim.

Colchester teen bailed after Clacton stabbing

Essex County Standard: Essex Police have closed the road

1:08pm Thursday 18th September 2014

A TEENAGER from Colchester has been released on bail after allegedly stabbing a man in Clacton.

Tragic baby boy choked to death

Essex County Standard: Argus-Mark    29-07-11
Generic ambulance (9934923)

1:00pm Thursday 18th September 2014

A BABY at the centre of an ambulance service probe into its response time died after choking, an inquest heard.

Sex worker Charlotte set to fight in by-election

Essex County Standard:

1:00pm Thursday 18th September 2014

A £180-AN-HOUR sex worker who describes herself as a “high-class courtesan” has made a shock decision to stand in the Clacton by-election.

Residents pay their respect to the first Burnham soldier to be killed in the First World War on the 100th anniversary of his death

Essex County Standard:

12:00pm Thursday 18th September 2014

A crowd of Burnham residents gathered together to commemorate 100 years since the death of the town’s first soldier to be killed in the First World War.

Park Pavilion to host winter preparation event

Essex County Standard:

12:00pm Thursday 18th September 2014

RESIDENTS are being offered help preparing for winter at an event in Dovercourt next month.

Mobility scooter joyride around Tiptree

Essex County Standard:

12:00pm Thursday 18th September 2014

THIEVES stole a mobility scooter from a woman and took it for a joyride around Tiptree.

Northern Approach Road work may be completed in three weeks - not six

Essex County Standard:

11:11am Thursday 18th September 2014

FOUR mile diversions may only be in place for three weeks when a major Colchester road is closed on Monday - not six weeks as originally feared.

Urgent intervention to fix summer standstill at Colchester hospital A&E

Essex County Standard: Colchester General Hospital

11:08am Thursday 18th September 2014

Colchester's hospital bosses called an urgent summit after its accident and emergency unit almost came to a “standstill”.

Wrong time on CCTV camera hampers murder investigation

Essex County Standard:

11:00am Thursday 18th September 2014

A CCTV camera which filmed more than 20 potential witnesses or suspects in the Jim Attfield murder investigation was showing the wrong time, it has been revealed.

Visit to remember the kinder

Essex County Standard:

11:03am Thursday 18th September 2014

CHILDREN who were rescued from Nazi Europe returned to Harwich to mark the 75th anniversary of the end of the Kindertransport which saved their lives.

Cow dead after crash on the A12 near Hatfield Peverel

Essex County Standard:

11:04am Thursday 18th September 2014

A cow has died after it was struck by a car on the A12 near Hatfield Peverel.

Pensioner waking up three times a night to stop oil spilling into river

Essex County Standard:

10:30am Thursday 18th September 2014

A pensioner is getting up three times a night to stop oil spilling from a broken tank into the River Blackwater.

Man jailed after drug bust car crash

Essex County Standard:

10:00am Thursday 18th September 2014

TWO police officers have been commended for a drugs bust that ended with a car smashing into the front of a petrol station

Charity coffee and cake morning to be held in village hall

Essex County Standard: Person pouring tea (10339833)

9:57am Thursday 18th September 2014

A COFFEE and cake morning will be held in a village hall to raise money for Macmillan Cancer Support.

New maternity service to help in north Essex

Essex County Standard:

12:54pm Thursday 18th September 2014

A NEW maternity service in north Essex could help solve some of the problems caused by a cut in the service.

Government could take over major planning applications from council

Essex County Standard:

9:00am Thursday 18th September 2014

Maldon District Council is on the brink of losing more than £1million and falling into special measures after struggling to process major planning applications within set time frames.

Residents welcome plans for new 22,000-panel solar farm in Burnham

Essex County Standard:

9:01am Thursday 18th September 2014

Residents have a sunny outlook on plans for a 22,000-panel solar farm.

UPDATE: Van catches alight in South Woodham Ferrers

Essex County Standard: ONGAR: Fire on school roof

8:51am Thursday 18th September 2014

A vehicle which caught alight in South Woodham Ferrers is now awaiting recovery. 

Broken down lorry closes lane of A12

Essex County Standard:

8:37am Thursday 18th September 2014

ONE lane of the A12 is closed this morning due to a broken down lorry.

Thursday update: Housemate tells of heartbreak at Hannah's death

Essex County Standard:

8:32am Thursday 18th September 2014

THE housemate of a student brutally murdered on a Thai island said pals have been left broken hearted by her death.

Family rename pub in memory of their Bonnie

Essex County Standard:

8:16am Thursday 18th September 2014

A BEAUTY queen who was killed in a car crash has been given a memorial in the village where she grew up – a pub named after her.

Yobs target cyclists in Big Mac Attack

Essex County Standard:

7:30am Thursday 18th September 2014

LITTER louts on wheels hurled fast food remains and takeaway wrappers at cyclists in a random attack.

No room on 1 in 4 trains

Essex County Standard: There is disruption on the Greater Anglia service to Southminster

7:00am Thursday 18th September 2014

COMMUTERS have called on rail firm, Abellio Greater Anglia, to up carriage numbers after latest figures revealed more than a quarter of its peak morning rush hour trains are over capacity.

Hero of Hamelin riders complete their epic journey

Essex County Standard:

7:00am Thursday 18th September 2014

SADDLE-weary cyclists have completed their epic ride to Germany.

UPDATE: Woman aged 33 in life threatening condition after collision with lorry

Essex County Standard: Mums worry that police aren't bothered by Southminster car prowler

11:49am Wednesday 17th September 2014

Police are appealing for witnesses following a collision which has left a woman in hospital with life threatening injuries.

Wednesday latest: British man questioned in relation to murder of Hannah Witheridge

Essex County Standard:

8:15am Wednesday 17th September 2014

A British man has been questioned in relation to the murders of two Britons found dead in Thailand.

STUBBINGS INQUEST: Police officers probed on day three of Maria's inquest

Essex County Standard: Manuel Fernandez , Ms Stubbings’s brother, Celia Peachey, her daughter and Richard ‘Bengi’ Stubbings, her son with a picture of murder victim Maria

7:41pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

POLICE officers were asked why they didn't give a woman more protection in the lead up to her being killed by an ex-partner.

MP wades into PCSO car bill row

Essex County Standard: Bernard Jenkin – MP for Harwich and North Essex

5:10pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

A ROW over who pays the £1,500-a-year bill for a community police car has been taken to the top by Mannintree’s MP.

David in the picture for top photographic award

Essex County Standard:

5:02pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

AN amateur photographer is in the running for a podium finish in a national contest which could see one of his pictures make motorcycle history.

Actress helps promote Latchingdon rescue centre

Essex County Standard:

5:00pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

A rescue centre welcomed a famous face as it launched a campaign to change the image of Staffies.

Parking wardens to be issued with CCTV cameras

Essex County Standard: Traffic warden Paul Evans of APCOA Parking

5:00pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

TRAFFIC wardens in south Essex will be fitted with body cameras to deter assaults and gather evidence on poorly parked motorists.

Detectives appeal for help to solve the murder of Nahid Al-Manea

Essex County Standard:

4:51pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

DETECTIVES are appealing for help to solve a murder committed three months ago today.

Public appeal for new cancer centre

Essex County Standard:

3:30pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

A £4.5 MILLION appeal has been launched to create a cancer centre in Colchester.

Two bailed again as James Attfield murder investigation continues.

Essex County Standard: Victim Jim Attfield

3:32pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

TWO people arrested in connection with the murder of James Attfield have had their bail extended.

Museum having record year with time to spare

Essex County Standard:

3:20pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

MUSEUM staff are celebrating after welcoming their 2,000th visitor of the year.

Music teacher appeals for locals to donate musical instruments to give his pupils the chance to learn to play

Essex County Standard:

3:00pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

A music teacher, Daniel Ribbits, is appealing for you to donate your once loved, no longer played instruments to help give his pupils the opportunity to learn a new skill.

Funding bid to get Creative Business Centre off the ground

Essex County Standard:

2:28pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

A FUNDING bid has been made to turn Colchester’s Old Police Station into a centre for creative businesses.

Pupils' free weekly pick of veggies thanks to allotment holders

Essex County Standard:

2:01pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

WHEELBARROW of garden-grown goodies will become a regular fixture outside a primary school.

Slack Space set to learn fate next week

Essex County Standard: Colchester Council reveals Plan B for old police station

1:57pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

COMMUNITY art group Slack Space continues to face an uncertain future because of money troubles.

Tougher sanctions to come for litter louts

Essex County Standard:

1:55pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

LITTER louts have been given a warning after a rubbish pick was held in Colchester.


Teen party murder conviction appeal (link)

bbc.co.uk 12:17pm Thu 18 Sep 14

A teenager, jailed for life for the murder of a 17-year-old boy at a house party, lodges an appeal against his…

Murder probe 'has not gone cold' (link)

bbc.co.uk 11:00am Thu 18 Sep 14

Police say the investigation into the murder of a Saudi Arabian student in Essex has "not gone cold".

Investigation over teen strip-search (link)

bbc.co.uk 10:16am Thu 18 Sep 14

An investigation is underway after a 16-year-old boy in Essex claimed he was strip-searched by police.

Thai murder police quiz two Britons (link)

bbc.co.uk 5:50pm Wed 17 Sep 14

Police investigating the murder of a University of Essex student on the island of Koh Tao in Thailand say two UK men…

Police vehicles rammed film released (link)

bbc.co.uk 3:01pm Tue 16 Sep 14

Video showing police vehicles being rammed by cars is released in an attempt to trace the driver who may be…

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