Striker Jordan Cox's goal brace helps Braintree to victory in a six-goal thriller against Altrincham.
Colchester maintain their slim hopes of League One survival with two goals in the last six minutes at Fleetwood.
Southend move into the League Two automatic promotion places after an error from Luton goalkeeper Elliot Justham gifts them victory.
A fire breaks out of the roof of a thatched cottage in Essex.
Ali Carter is ready to match Neil Robertson's "swagger" in their World Championship second-round match this weekend.
A motorist who spent five years trying to avoid a speeding fine by concocting a series of different stories, is jailed for nine months.
An Essex police officer is sacked for making an indecent image of a child, while a second is dismissed for committing misconduct in a public office.
Conservative claims that unemployment in some areas has fallen by up to 60% are based on the "wrong" data, statisticians say.
Nobody believes Ronnie O'Sullivan when he says he's going to give up snooker because he says it so often, says Shaun Murphy.
An ambulance service urges people to think before they dial 999 after they received a call about a squirrel injured in a "hit-and-run"
A man is convicted of conspiracy to commit burglaries across East Anglia and Kent and will be sentenced with four others.
Stuart Bingham has been dosing up on honey and lemon to overcome a cold before his second round match at the Crucible.
A man is morris dancing his way from London to Norwich via Essex recreating a journey undertaken by William Shakespeare's clown in 1600.
A chip shop owner loses his Court of Appeal challenge over what he claimed were "unfair, unlawful and disproportionate" parking charges.
"Major concerns" are voiced over a fire service's decision to hire a £1,250-a-day consultant to review its "culture".
Jaywick was named most deprived place in England in 2010. It lies in the first constituency to elect a UKIP MP.
Essex chief fire officer's suspension "just another catastrophic event", claims union.
Southend United's David Worrall dedicates a winning goal at Bury to the memory of his baby son, who died recently.
A Southend United footballer marks his return to the game after the death of his son by scoring the winning goal.
Signs mysteriously appear in an Essex village warning motorists to slow down for crossing peacocks.