Former Ipswich, Leeds and Reading striker Noel Hunt signs a one-year contract at League One side Southend United.
Nimble-fingered Women's Institute knitters flex their needles to create a woolly version of Braintree town centre.
Colin Ingram hits 130 off 144 balls as Glamorgan thrash previously unbeaten Essex by 146 in the One-Day Cup.
Two fishermen say they are "very grateful" to beach patrol staff who rescued them when their boat capsized.
A woman who was shot in the eye by an intruder with an airgun is left with "life-changing" injuries, say Essex Police.
A 17-year-old boy is told to pay Lord Sugar £100 for racist abuse on Twitter.
Amateur snooker player Sydney Wilson says practising to make it as a professional can be "mundane and repetitive".
Southend United captain John White signs a new two-year contract with the League One club.
Two men, aged 67 and 72, are rescued at sea after their kayak capsizes.
A man and woman found dead in a house in Essex died from head injuries and multiple stab wounds, an inquest hears.
A man is convicted of causing death by careless driving after his car ploughed into a pedestrian crossing a road.
Essex openers Mark Pettini and Tom Westley hit centuries as their side thump Warwickshire by 152 runs at Chelmsford.
Two men accused of attempting to smuggle 35 immigrants into the UK in a shipping container, in which one man died, are to face a retrial.
An intruder punched and then shot a woman in the eye with an airgun in her own home, police say.
Former Ipswich, Leeds and Reading striker Noel Hunt is in talks with League One side Southend United.
Two firefighters are cleared of indecently assault following a trial which heard about initiation ceremonies that "went beyond" practical jokes.
One of four men accused of attempting to smuggle 35 immigrants into the UK in a shipping container is found not guilty.
Ravi Bopara says Reece Topley's first over was the "game-winning moment" of Essex's One-Day Cup victory over Lancashire.