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Woman banned from drinking in public jailed for breaching court order

She was given the order at the end of January - and seen drinking in public in Chelmsford just weeks later

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Tributes to 'dearly loved' grandma lead Essex death notices this week

Our thoughts are with those who have lost a loved one

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Council looks to co-develop city centre housing project to avoid selling assets

Chelmsford Council says it would have to repay £13m already awarded by Homes England if it does not proceed with. Chelmer Waterside

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Chelmsford Half Marathon 2024: Exact road closures confirmed as thousands prepare for city centre running event

The event sees thousands of people raise important funds for local and national charities through their involvement

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Brad Pitt once filmed a Hollywood blockbuster World War Z in a tiny Essex village

The film was a box office sensation

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The Chelmsford school that was once Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn's romantic palace

The legendary love story of King Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn has a surprising link to an Essex school, which was once owned by the Tudor king

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Chelmsford mum who couldn't afford nappies and heating bills is now 'empowering' other women with aesthetics business

Laura Riley went from sleeping on just a mattress with her children - at times not being able to afford nappies, petrol and heating - to running a hugely successful beauty treatments business

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Luke D'Wit murder trial: The key points of the Essex 'poisoning' murder trial after 7 days in court

Luke D'Wit stands accused of murdering Stephen and Carol Baxter, with the jury hearing a wealth of evidence in the prosecution's case

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Silent 80s disco planned for Chelmsford Cathedral criticised as 'profane'

It said hosting events is a necessary part of meeting operating costs

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The sleepy Essex commuter town where locals love the ‘community feel’

Unlike other parts of Essex, Witham maintains that 'community feel'

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Call 999 if you see this woman who has been missing for three days

Essex Police said it is 'worried' and wants to make sure she is okay

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Essex man dies after 'collision with trailer' at workplace, inquest hears

The 73-year-old was taken to a hospital in London but sadly died there

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Luke D'Wit murder trial: Jury shown moment man accused of poisoning couple is arrested at University of Essex

The jury has been shown body-worn footage of Luke D'Wit being arrested for the murders of Carol and Stephen Baxter

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‘Mindless’ vandals destroyed 14 trees and covered sports court in glass

The damaged glass is said to cost "in excess" of £3,000 to be replaced

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The Essex landmark set to be plunged onto TV screens in new Channel 4 series The Jury

The show explores whether the two different juries made up of completely different people will reach the same verdict

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Greggs announces long-awaited opening date for new store in High Chelmer Shopping Centre after month-long delay

The store was revealed some time ago, but delays have pushed back the opening date

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Luke D'Wit murder trial: Phones of couple poisoned to death accessed bank accounts on the last day they were seen alive

The court also heard on the morning they were found, Carol Baxter's phone had loaded up the documents app

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Chelmsford office overlooking arterial road set to be turned to flats

Developers argue no full planning permission is required under permitted development rights

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Man and boy, 17, charged with attacking and strangling police officers in Colchester

Both police officers have been discharged from hospital

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Face of smirking and 'abusive' teenager banned from Harvey Centre in Harlow for anti-social behaviour

Lowe was already banned from the Harvey Centre by the complex itself when security found him inside it on January 2