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Essex Live - Chelmsford

The high ropes course branded the ‘hottest adventure in Essex’

It is well loved by everyone, no matter their age

Essex Live - Chelmsford

The tranquil Essex park where you can have a picnic amongst exotic gardens

It makes for the perfect summers afternoon out

Essex Live - Chelmsford

The tasty Essex ice cream van that's Essex's best where people just keep coming back for more

People just can't get enough of the homemade ice cream

Essex Live - Chelmsford

Parents share 'pain and despair' of outliving son as Andy Wood's killer sentenced

'He is the last thing I think of when I get to bed and the first when I wake up'

Essex Live - Chelmsford

Baby-faced killer jailed after 'completely avoidable' death of Chelmsford teenager

The killer mouthed 'thank you' as he was led to the cells after sentencing

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Gavin Plumb's outburst in court as judge jails him to life in prison for Holly Willoughby kidnap plot

The judge said his online actions had a "revolting" amount of detail

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Police officer chillingly describes moment murder accused had handed himself in after 'beating ex to death'

He "couldn't accept" the relationship was over

Essex Live - Chelmsford

Holly Willoughby kidnap case live updates as Harlow man Gavin Plumb to be sentenced for murder plot of ex This Morning star

He plotted to kidnap, rape and murder the presenter over several years

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Gavin Plumb's previous victim says lack of punishment 'encouraged' him to plot Holly Willoughby's murder

A previous victim of Gavin Plumb, who has remained anonymous, say her encounter with him left her "frozen and scared"

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Unclaimed Estates in Essex: The family names that could inherit a fortune from an unclaimed estates in the county

There are hundreds of unclaimed estates in the county

Essex Live - Chelmsford

'Outrage' after surge in fly-tipping that's 'ruining lives' in Essex town

Fly-tipping has been described as a "growing problem"

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Call police immediately if you see this wanted man with links to Essex

He is wanted in connection with failing to appear in court and breaching bail conditions

Essex Live - Chelmsford

Calls for rerun of Essex election after postal ballots 'error' prevented some from voting

One angry resident also wants to see council boss step down after postal vote packs sent out late

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Essex MP to resign as deputy council leader after election result

She was sworn in as an MP in the House of Commons on Wednesday (July 10)

Essex Live - Chelmsford

'I tried pie and mash for the first time ever from the oldest family-run pie shop'

It cost just £5

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Council could face £500,000 legal costs after refusing major housing plans

The council had been warned about rejecting the plans which include building a new school and closing part of a road

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Chelmsford man murdered ex-partner in jealous rage before going to the pub and massage parlour, court hears

He "bombarded" his ex with messages and had an "inability to accept the relationship was over"

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Loughton murder victim gave 'dying declaration' to police after they found him outside home, court hears

A woman has appeared in court accused of murder

Essex Live - Chelmsford

Chelmsford mum, 35, put bowel cancer symptoms down to 'work and parenting fatigue'

She tried to treat her symptoms with indigestion tablets before realising something was 'seriously wrong'

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The huge indoor adventure park with Essex’s biggest trampoline arena and climbing centre

The trampoline park has a main court, slam dunk lanes, a huge airbag and a dodgeball court