A lifeboat crew rescues a man who was stuck in the mud in the River Colne as the tide was rising.
Southend boss Phil Brown "wants to manage in the top flight" again after guiding Southend to League Two play-off glory.
Southend are promoted to League One after beating Wycombe on penalties in the League Two play-off final.
Braintree Town sign Chelmsford City striker Michael Cheek and give new deals to Kenny Davis, Jordan Cox and Sean Marks.
A rise in visitors to Grayson Perry's Essex dream house forces neighbours to put up a home-made road sign.
An Essex father-of-three is charged over the Hatton Garden jewellery raid in London.
BBC Sport takes a look at some of the stories behind this weekend's Football League play-off finals.
A 4.2 magnitude earthquake recorded in Kent by the British Geological Survey (BGS) is felt by people living in Essex.
A man is given a suspended jail term and banned from keeping poultry for five years after 6,000 chickens died in soaring heat at his Essex farm.
The father of an 18-year-old killed by a fellow student in Essex speaks of the moment he watched his son being stabbed to death on CCTV.
A group of black students in Leicester claim they were refused entry to a nightclub "because they were black".
Ryan ten Doeschate makes an unbeaten 74 in Cardiff, but cannot stop Glamorgan securing an 89-run win over Essex.
Police investigating Hatton Garden jewellery raid arrest a tenth man, aged 42, in Essex
A blazing lorry causes traffic chaos on the M11, closing the southbound carriageway for a while.
A heart patient has two operations simultaneously, in what surgeons say is the first procedure of its type in the UK.
A Saffron Walden woman is one of four people chosen to spend five months in the Antarctic working at the UK's most remote post office.
David Worrall says Southend's League Two play-off challenge has helped him "move on" from the death of his baby son.
Eighteen wickets fall on the third day between Glamorgan and Essex, as Graham Wagg stars with bat and ball.
Teenage jailed for ramming a police motorcyclist
An 18-year-old pleads guilty to the murder of a fellow college student on the first day of his trial.