Dixons, founded in Southend in 1937, is just one of the famous names to vanish from the high street.
Part-time Braintree Town secure a National League play-off place by beating Altrincham, whose relegation is confirmed.
Bradford make sure of a League One play-off spot as they beat Southend United thanks to Lee Evans' early strike.
Colchester equalise eight minutes into added time to dent Barnsley's hopes of a place in the League One play-offs.
A man is arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a woman was found badly burned in woodland.
A teenager fascinated by serial killers is detained for 27 years for the murders of two strangers in Essex.
Colchester United assistant manager David Wright says he had no idea that Kevin Keen would leave the club.
A teenager is facing a £2,000 bill for her mum's funeral following a dispute with the government department for benefits.
BBC Sport takes a closer look at the PE teacher who is leading a part-time club on a "miracle" push to the Football League.
Two men who were arrested on suspicion of murdering a man who was found injured at an ex-fashion executive's home face no further police action.
The chief inspector of hospitals says he does "not have confidence in the ability" of a hospital board to address his concerns.
Essex are already strong candidates for County Championship promotion, says Northamptonshire head coach David Ripley.
Colchester United defender Alex Wynter signs a new two-year contract with the relegated League One side.
Jamie Porter's career-best match figures of 8-91 help Essex ease to an innings and 92-run victory over Northamptonshire.
Jamie Porter's second five-wicket haul of the season puts Essex in charge over Northants.
Two men are arrested by police investigating alleged historical abuse at a boarding school in Essex.
Kevin Keen leaves his position as Colchester United manager following their relegation from League One.
A woman died of blunt force trauma and strangulation, an inquest hears.
Five-time world champion Ronnie O'Sullivan says he is struggling to cope with the stress of being the sport's "figurehead".
Barry Hawkins beats five-time champion Ronnie O'Sullivan 13-12 in a thrilling second-round match at the World Championship.