The oyster harvesting season began today with a "helping hand" from Mother Nature. As the first shells were picked out of the creek off West Mersea, in Essex, oyster cultivator David Gladwell said he was fortunate there was rain before July or…
Earls Colne warmed up for their clash with title favourites West Bergholt with a five-star performance on Boxing Day.
Flood-threatened residents have expressed relief on parts of Britain's east coast as a feared storm surge was not as bad as expected - but Essex is still bracing itself for the high tide.
Consistency over the entire 80 minutes of a game is what is needed to end a poor run of form for Halstead Templars Rugby Club, according to coach Barry Poulter.
Halstead Templars are hoping their injury problems will ease as they look to put a frustrating couple of weeks behind them at Mersea Island Rhinos today.
Earls Colne got back into Kent Blaxill Essex and Suffolk Border League division one action and won 3-0 at home to Mersea.
A fisherman is recovering from hypothermia after his boat sank a mile and a half out to sea and he swam for more than two hours back to the shore.
Halstead Road Runners’ marathon specialists Andy Wilmot and Bob Parmenter completed the Pathfinder Off Road Trail marathon.
Flood-threatened residents have returned to their homes after being evacuated over fears for their lives in the wake of the latest storm warnings.