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Teacher jailed after sending naked picture of himself to child

Teacher jailed after sending naked picture of himself to child

Tragic: Joseph Saunders

Man, 51, died after choking on burger at McDonalds

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Firstsite announces new director

Firstsite announces new director

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Tributes paid to popular hairdresser who died a day after being diagnosed with rare lung condition

Tributes paid to popular hairdresser who died a day after being diagnosed with rare lung condition

Woman missing from her home in Tolleshunt Knights

Woman missing from her home in Tolleshunt Knights

Emergency services attending a scene at Galleys Corner, Braintree

Breaking UPDATED 9.06PM: Emergency services attending two-car accident in Cressing

100 district roads to get facelift in £137m revamp

100 district roads to get facelift in £137m revamp

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Mr Cordy-McKenna with some Honywoods pupils

School will get £300,000 a year to create a facility for students on the Autism spectrum

"The developer isn't interested in local impact": Rayne residents speak out in anger over Brook Green development

"The developer isn't interested in local impact": Rayne residents speak out in anger over Brook Green development

Tabor Academy students are fundraising to volunteer in Africa

Tabor Academy students are fundraising to volunteer in Africa

Staff at Directa dressed in red to raise money for the British Heart Foundation

Staff raise nearly £200 for charity by dressing in red

Sir Bob Russell: 75 year celebration of Air Cadets Corps

Sir Bob Russell: 75 year celebration of Air Cadets Corps

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I didn’t dare tell people about my terrifying visions... I thought they’d take my kids away from me

I didn’t dare tell people about my terrifying visions... I thought they’d take my kids away from me

Connect Well project launches in Maldon

Connect Well project launches in Maldon

Zach Miller as the Count and Rachael Ling as the Countess in the Marriage of Figaro

A revolutionary play next up at the Headgate

Heybridge pupil wins competition to name Essex gritter lorry

Heybridge pupil wins competition to name Essex gritter lorry

Man charged with driving stolen BMW the wrong way down the A12 appears in court

Man charged with driving stolen BMW the wrong way down the A12 appears in court

Alexander the Grit visits Silver End Primary School

Alexander the Grit visits Silver End Primary School

New project launched to tackle fuel poverty

New project launched to tackle fuel poverty

Town Hall bosses set to increase share of council tax by £5

Tendring Council puts its share of council tax bills up by £5

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Photo credit: Alan Dorrill. Bernard Lockett spoke about Gilbert and Sullivan at the meeting

First general meeting of 2016 for Burnham U3A

Sadie Nine: I’ve gone phone free! Let me just text my friends to tell them

Sadie Nine: I’ve gone phone free! Let me just text my friends to tell them

St James' Church has been zapped-proofed in £2,300

Saving Little Clacton's historic church ... from acts of God!

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Sentimental jewellery stolen during Colchester burglary

Sentimental jewellery stolen during Colchester burglary

Sadie Hasler: Time slips away so I’ve got to stop being a wastrel. But first, a nap!

Sadie Hasler: Time slips away so I’ve got to stop being a wastrel. But first, a nap!

Peter Tobin suffered a suspected stroke on Sunday, according to the Scottish Sun

Killer of Tillingham teenager back in jail after suspected stroke

Preserving the land which will be forever England

Preserving the land which will be forever England

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Tasmin Little - bringing classical music to the masses

World-class violinist opens more classical doors

Tollesbury teenagers to be given more say in a bid to combat anti-social behaviour

Tollesbury teenagers to be given more say in a bid to combat anti-social behaviour

Organisers Katy Bache and Alix Sheppard promoting their alliance with Colchester Mind

Annual creative arts festival could raise £3k for mental health in Colchester

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Colchester Council's culture boss Tim Young, Flying Trade Group representative Sarah Head-Anderson and the Colchester Archaeological Trust's director Philip Crummy

Remains from Britain's largest Roman arcade to go on show on Saturday

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Man charged after driving two-miles down the wrong side of the A12

Man charged after driving two-miles down the wrong side of the A12

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Louie Parsons, Shanelle Ondolo and Quinn Burns getting ready for their gardening experiment

School pupils gear up to experiment with seeds from space

Talks to turn Colchester's streetlights back on break down

Talks to turn Colchester's streetlights back on break down

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Colchester nightlife awarded second Purple Flag after town showed "spirit of change"

Colchester nightlife awarded second Purple Flag after town showed "spirit of change"

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Children at Scallywags Nursery have a pan-tastic day being chefs

Children at Scallywags Nursery have a pan-tastic day being chefs

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Junior doctors begin second strike in row about pay and working conditions

UPDATED: Junior doctors begin second strike in row about pay and working conditions

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Primary school turns red to raise money for the British Heart Foundation

Primary school turns red to raise money for the British Heart Foundation

Man from Braintree arrested on suspicion of having indecent pictures of children

Man from Braintree arrested on suspicion of having indecent pictures of children

Charity scoops more than £7,000 thanks to Gazette grant

Charity scoops more than £7,000 thanks to Gazette grant

MYSTERY PICTURE: Can you guess which Colchester building this photo shows? (Click through for answer)

MYSTERY PICTURE: Can you guess which Colchester building this photo shows? (Click through for answer)

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Friends of Sible Hedingham gun attack victim speak of shock

Friends of Sible Hedingham gun attack victim speak of shock

Tescp in the Grover Shopping Centre, Witham, raised hundreds of pounds for the British Heart Foundation

Witham shop raises hundreds of pounds for charity

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MP Will Quince to give speech about banning circus animals in Parliament

MP Will Quince to give speech about banning circus animals in Parliament today

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Bid for 90 homes for Tillingham rejected at appeal

Bid for 90 homes for Tillingham rejected at appeal

Colchester’s North Hill to become giant water slide in new fundraiser

Colchester’s North Hill to become giant water slide in new fundraiser

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Tandoori Villa, Villa Road, Stanway.

Seven arrested after immigration raid at Indian restaurant

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Retired Essex Police officer Eddy Edwards with dog Brodie near the spot they found the snared badger

WARNING GRAPHIC: Dog owners warned be "vigilant" after badger trapped by snare

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Police closer to finding man who could have information on Sible Hedingham aggravated burglary where victim was "left for dead"

Efit issued in hunt for burglars who shot and left a man for dead

Motorcyclist taken to hospital after colliding with a car

Motorcyclist taken to hospital after colliding with a car

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