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The Range in Chelmsford taped off by police as strong winds causes serious damage

Three police cars were at the scene with several officers standing around the cordon. A fire engine was also on the High Street

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Roxwell villagers buy local pub The Chequers Inn to save it from closing for good

It is estimated that the pub will reopen at the end of the year

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'Dangerous' predator sexually assaulted teenage girl near Essex lake and sent explicit messages to other 14-year-old

He has now been jailed and banned from entering the town for life

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Met Office issues strong yellow wind warning for Essex

The Met Office has issued a yelllow weather warning for Essex

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High Ongar crash kills motorcyclist as man is arrested on suspicion of careless driving

The road was closed throughout the evening following the serious incident

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Tributes to 'loving' grandad in death notices and funeral announcements in Essex this week

Our thoughts are with those who have lost a loved one

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QUIZ: Can you work out these Essex places from the anagrams?

Do you know your Colchester from Chelmsford or Tilbury from Thurrock?

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A414 crash near Ongar leaves road closed

The road is closed in both directions and emergency services remain at the scene - updates as we get them

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Have your say on the best place to live in Essex

Wivenhoe has been named the best place to live in East of England, but do you agree?

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Ron Cousins: The brutal murder case of a Chelmsford pensioner still baffling detectives 30 years on

Mr Cousins, 78, was a devout man of faith who lived in the Moulsham area of Chelmsford

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The Essex cafés named the best in the county - as voting opens to crown the winner

The Muddy Stilettos awards, known as 'The Muddies', have been celebrating small and independent businesses across the UK since 2013. Here are the top five cafes in Essex

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Chelmsford's Meadows shopping centre set to be completely transformed as it's described as 'elaborate walkway'

It has been part of Chelmsford for more than 30 years but it's not quite the destination it once was

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M11 driver who drove wrong way on hard shoulder to avoid traffic near Harlow is banned and given community service

He admitted to officers at the scene that he didn't want to sit in the traffic queues

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World-first factory turning faeces into jet fuel to be built in Harwich

The aim is to supply a lower carbon fuel by 2028

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Essex road closures April 12 to 14 including M25 and A12

Some closures from April 12 to 14 on the M25, A12 and Dartford Crossing may affect some Essex drivers this weekend.

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EssexLive's new Facebook cover photo as voted for by readers

After dozens of nominations and hundreds of votes, we are delighted to reveal our new Facebook cover photo

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Company fined after lorry driver injured at Roydon site

The man had been delivering a load of hardcore aggregate to Plants Galore Horticulture Limited’s Eagle Nursery in Hamlet Hill, Roydon.

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Writtle A414 crash sees road closed as police on scene

Officers rushed to the incident on the A414 near Writtle which was reported shortly after 1pm this afternoon.

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Essex doctor reveals tips to ease hay fever symptoms

With hay fever season now in full swing and a high pollen count predicted by the Met Office for today, Friday and Saturday, local health care professionals in Suffolk and north east Essex are offering useful advice to those who suffer from a hay fever allergy.

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Chelmsford knifeman accused of murdering 16-year-old Andy Wood to 'teach him a lesson about dealing cannabis on his patch', court hears

Andy Wood was stabbed in the neck during an incident in Chelmsford last year