There has been more A12 misery for motorists today after an accident forced the road to close for the fifth day in a row. A six-vehicle crash forced Essex Police to close the southbound section of the road between junction 23 at Kelvedon South and junction 22 at Witham North this morning at 7.24am (TuesdayContinue reading Further A12 misery for drivers as fifth crash in 5 days leaves motorists feeling the heat
A violent burglar has received over 6 years imprisonment, after he poured water from a kettle over a victims leg. Jermain Davis, of Whalebone Lane North, Romford, was arrested on May 2, 2018 after Essex Police investigators connected him to DNA from the door handle, t-shirt left at the victims property. A balaclava was laterContinue reading 6 year prison sentence for violent burglar who burned victim
The Department of Health and NHS have issued urgent advice to the general public on how to cope with the record breaking heatwave currently sweeping the South East. The advice suggests staying indoors and out of the sunlight during the hottest hours of the day, in particular between 11am and 3pm. Further advice includes keepingContinue reading NHS issue advice on how to cope the heatwave (and to stay indoors during the hottest hours)
A man has been stabbed in an early morning burglary in Colchester. Essex Police say that three men entered a property on Abbots Road at around 3.20am. It is understood that a man who resided at the property was stabbed several times. His condition is not believed to be life threatening. It is understood thatContinue reading Man stabbed in early morning Colchester burglary
The Met Office are warning of temperatures reaching 33℃ (91℉) in Colchester as the heatwave continues across London and the South East of England. Little respite is expected at night, with lows of just 18℃ (64℉). The cause for the heatwave is hot air being drawn from southern Europe across Spain, despite an area of lowContinue reading Colchester set for ‘hottest week on record’ as heatwave continues
The Colchester Herald news website has been officially launched today, providing local news to local people by local people. More reading: Learn about the Colchester Herald.