Braintree Town sign former Bristol City defender Mitch Brundle and keeper Carl Pentney from Chelmsford City.
A woman who added "Skywalker" as a middle name is told by passport officials that her signature infringes a trademark.
England's men and women win gold in the gymnastic team finals as Scotland's men and Wales's women also claim medals.
Harlow's Andrew Osagie criticises Wales' Joe Thomas after he is disqualified in the heats of the Commonwealth Games 800m.
A World War One centenary parade is cancelled as no marching band could be found, despite an eight-month search.
Two people are cut free after their car crashes into a petrol station shop on the A12.
A police force, criticised for its handling of domestic violence, uses new protection powers more than 50 times in two months.
Police investigating the murder of a man found dead in an Essex park with 102 knife wounds want to talk to a woman mentioned on his Facebook page.
A council that withdrew permission for a music festival with just two days' notice calls the organisation of the event a "debacle".
Jess Judd, from Essex, and Jodie Williams are determined to make their mark at Glasgow 2014, as BBC Sport's Tom Fordyce finds out.
Lightning strikes, hail, torrential rain and flash flooding cause homes to be evacuated and bring road and rail transport to a standstill.
Although his wait for a Test hundred goes on, England captain Alastair Cook enjoys an "amazing reception" at the third Test.
Mark Pettini hits an unbeaten century as Essex cruise to an eight-wicket win over Worcestershire in their opening One-Day Cup game.
England's Laura Trott wins gold in the women's points race at the Commonwealth Games, with Wales' Elinor Barker claiming silver.
The organisers of a world record ice cream eating attempt in Essex apply to the Guinness Book of Records for recognition of their feat.
Work is due to start this week on a £36m coastal defence in Essex designed to protect 3,000 homes and businesses for 100 years.
A man is charged in connection with a rape in an Essex underpass that left the victim needing hospital treatment for head injuries.
A music festival expecting thousands of visitors is pulled hours before it is due to begin over safety fears.