The latest stories from the Essex section of the BBC News web site.
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Tue, 06/23/2015 - 17:48
Michael Klinger's ton and fine new-ball bowling is not enough to save Gloucestershire from defeat by Essex.
Tue, 06/23/2015 - 14:30
A fight in the only and one pub in a traditional Essex seaside resort causes "genuine concern" and prompts a security upgrade.
Tue, 06/23/2015 - 11:42
Essex head coach Paul Grayson says Jamie Porter is "refreshing" to have around the club after taking 30 wickets this season.
Mon, 06/22/2015 - 19:13
Essex take 13 Gloucestershire wickets on day two in the County Championship match at Bristol to put themselves in the driving seat.
Mon, 06/22/2015 - 16:20
League One side Colchester United sign former loanee Matthew Briggs following his release by Millwall.
Mon, 06/22/2015 - 15:38
About 800 cannabis plants worth an estimated £1m are discovered during a police search of a former NHS clinic.
Mon, 06/22/2015 - 14:31
A homeless man who brutally murdered a cafe worker who "befriended" him is jailed for 20 years.
Mon, 06/22/2015 - 13:34
A dead whale thought to have been hit by a ship is to be left to decompose off the Essex coast, experts say.
Mon, 06/22/2015 - 11:02
European Games pommel horse bronze medallist Brinn Bevan says he was not expecting to finish on the podium in Baku.
Sun, 06/21/2015 - 19:05
Gloucestershire fight back to dismiss Essex for 319 on an even first day at Bristol in the County Championship.
Sat, 06/20/2015 - 14:17
More than 40 motorists are facing charges after drivers were seen photographing or filming a crash on the M25 in Essex.
Sat, 06/20/2015 - 03:21
Vintage advertising billboards discovered behind a modern hoarding should be preserved "for all to see", an Essex blogger says.
Sat, 06/20/2015 - 02:49
Essex among locations of ex-Underground train
Fri, 06/19/2015 - 20:46
A police watchdog considers whether the ethnicity or the mental health of a prisoner injured in a cell influenced the actions of the officers involved.
Fri, 06/19/2015 - 15:52
A biochemistry student who killed his mother before dressing up in a woman's pink tracksuit to fool neighbours is jailed for life.
Fri, 06/19/2015 - 11:16
Southend United midfielder Will Atkinson signs a new two-year contract with the League One club.
Thu, 06/18/2015 - 19:59
The "leader" of a gang of burglars who was pictured flashing stolen cash in a luxury penthouse is jailed for eight years.
Thu, 06/18/2015 - 15:18
Police are sent a letter by someone claiming a man missing for three weeks is dead.
Thu, 06/18/2015 - 15:03
Uncapped Essex seamer Reece Topley believes he is ready to make the "jump" to international cricket with England.
Thu, 06/18/2015 - 12:10
Essex's Reece Topley is named in England's Twenty20 squad to face New Zealand while Derbyshire's Mark Footitt is in England's pre-Ashes training camp sqaud.
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