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Police called as chaotic council meeting is abandoned

A council meeting in Maldon was forced to be abandoned after police were called to attend to a councillor’s outburst

Late licence granted for Epping club despite police objection

An Essex nightclub where a person’s teeth were knocked out in a fight has been granted a late night extension

Ombudsman finds county council at fault over complaint concerning elderly man injured by carer

An Essex woman whose elderly father was injured by a care worker while receiving end of life care has been

Health bosses hope public will support winter measures

NHS chiefs in Essex say they hope the public will support further coronavirus restrictions if the Government chooses to enforce

Care village proposed for Basildon green belt

A “nature-led” care village that would offer three different levels of care to more than a hundred older people could

Colchester set to bid for city status

The second largest town in Essex could become a city, as the borough’s cabinet have endorsed plans to bid for

Councillors fear residential towers could leave Basildon town centre in darkness

Councillors have criticised a developer over plans for a development which is so tall it could leave parts of Basildon

Recycling centre proposed on green belt farmland in Epping Forest district

A farm near Abridge could be turned into a recycling centre to process thousands of tonnes of industrial waste every

New appeal over Basildon high-rise bid

A fresh appeal over plans for a town centre “landmark” consisting of hundreds of flats in Basildon has been launched.

Council ordered to pay compensation after complaints silence

Epping Forest District Council has been ordered to pay £100 and apologise to a resident after failing to respond to