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Chelmsford prefabs 'due to be ready a year ago'

Families on the council housing list have been ready to move into the units since September 2017. Source: BBC Essex

County Championship: Essex take charge and force Hampshire to follow on

Hampshire will have to fight to avoid an innings defeat on the final day of their Division One match against Essex. Source: BBC Essex

Grays launderette trial: Burglars 'pointed gun at child'

The launderette owner's child screamed "please don't hurt my dad" during the raid, the jury heard. Source: BBC Essex

Rod Stewart sued by photographer over copyright

A judge urges both parties to mediate as the case has "tears written all over it". Source: BBC Essex

Taylor Moore: Southend United sign Bristol City defender on loan

League One side Southend United sign Bristol City defender Taylor Moore on a season-long loan deal. Source: BBC Essex

Grays launderette owner 'attacked by masked gang'

Daniel Wood tells a court men posing as police broke into his flat and threatened to chop his head off. Source: BBC Essex

County Championship: Dan Lawrence ton helps Essex make up lost time v Hampshire

Dan Lawrence makes a first County Championship century in almost a year to put Essex on top against Hampshire. Source: BBC Essex

Victorian cook's 1880s recipes inspire millions online

Cucumber ice cream and other 1880s dishes attract 12 million views online. Source: BBC Essex

Charlotte Brown: On-the-run killer appeals against conviction

Jack Shepherd was found guilty of manslaughter after his date was killed in a speedboat crash. Source: BBC Essex

Burglar died in botched Grays launderette raid after 'dad fought back'

Daniel Wood was at home with his family when an armed gang broke in demanding money, a court hears. Source: BBC Essex

County Championship: Day one of Essex v Hampshire washed out

Day one of Essex's County Championship match against Hampshire is abandoned without a ball being bowled because of rain. Source: BBC Essex

Colchester murder: Stabbed man 'will be greatly missed'

Danny Bostock appears in court charged with the murder of 52-year-old Gordon McGhee. Source: BBC Essex

Snapping the Stiletto: Reimagining the 'Essex girl' cliché

The remarkable women from history challenging the crude stereotype. Source: BBC Essex

Harry Bunn: Southend United sign Bury striker on season-long loan

League One side Southend United sign striker Harry Bunn on a season-long loan from League Two outfit Bury. Source: BBC Essex

Lord’s Taverners to support Essex Business Excellence Awards as official charity partners

Money raised at the event will go to the organisation to support their many initiatives that give disadvantaged and disabled young people a...

Meet the team sponsoring the Customer Service Excellence Award

Acting as category sponsor for this year’s award is legal services firm Prettys Solicitors. Source: Essex Live