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Easter egg hunt

Top 10 Easter events in Essex

Artist uses skills learned as a boy scout to save life of man who stopped breathing

Artist uses skills learned as a boy scout to save life of man who stopped breathing

Weapon: Knifeman brandishes blade in Victoria Shopping Centre, Southend

VIDEO: Dramatic CCTV of knifeman wielding weapon in Southend's Victoria Shopping Centre

Robber who threatened shop keeper with a kitchen knife admits offence

Robber who threatened shop keeper with a kitchen knife admits offence

Ben Hobby (right) and Ross O'Dell

Man jailed after stealing from his own grandparents

Not such a "des res" - living room leaves a lot to be desired

IN PICTURES: Sold as seen, rubbish and all! Estate agent's honest description of disgusting Westcliff flat

Mick Norcross - progress should be smoother now Mr Norcross owns the freehold

"Rethink" for Leigh's Grand Hotel as Mick Norcross obtains freehold

Councillor Steven Cole is concerned about the state of the grounds at Morrisons

Supermarket asked to clean up

Mick Norcross outside The Grand Hotel in Leigh

Echo comment: New hope for Grand Hotel’s future

Grant Taylor

Council to hold awards ceremony for outstanding members of staff

Kent Elms is a heavily used junction

Kent Elms junction claimed to be dangerous for pedestrians

Police seizing a car in Runwell (Picture: Insp Lee Devall)

Police seize car, cannabis and shotgun in Runwell raid

Preparing for the start of the Town Cup on a breezy day on the River Crouch photo by Sue Pelling

Enjoy arts and culture in Essex this weekend

Pilot nicknamed "Biggles" jailed for 19 years for smuggling £33.5million of cocaine into Britain

Brentwood "mastermind" behind £33.5million cocaine smuggling operation jailed for 24 years

Car crashes into street lamp after Wickford accident

Car crashes into street lamp after Wickford accident

Landmark – the first record of a windmill in Rayleigh dates back to 1300. The Tower Mill shown here circa 1900 stands on the outer bailey of the Castle and dates to 1809. The famous sails were removed in 1906

6 historic images provide insight into Rayleigh’s ‘peculiar’ past



Switching sides – Joe Ellul has joined East Thurrock to play for their boss John Coventr

Ellul admits he couldn't turn down East Thurrock and Covo again

Glen Kamara - pleased to have finally made his Southend United debut

Kamara: My five-year wait for debut was worth it

Jamar Loza - scored on his return to action

Loza scores on return from injury

Ryan Leonard - ruled out for 10 weeks with a knee injury

Leonard ruled out for 10 weeks with knee injury

Brace - Tom Derry

Billericay hit four past Leiston yet again to close on play-offs

In top shape - Ollie Pinnock, right, can't wait for his return to the ring early next month

Pinnock at peak fitness ahead of ring return

Sam Higgins – Rock’s top scorer will be looking to be among the goals again tonight

Can East Thurrock bite back against beleaguered Farnborough?

Rallying call  – James Stevens’ goal in the first tie on Saturday   Picture: ANDY NUNN

Bowers & Pitsea boss Small calls for community support ahead of FA Vase replay against Ipswich Wanderers

Appeal - over George Beavan's red card against Staines

Billericay welcome Leiston as Edwards prepares for big week

Goal-getter - Anthony Wordsworth celebrates scoring against Colchester United

Wordsworth shocked by match-winning role in Essex derby

Phil Brown - opes to soon have Jamar Loza and Noel Hunt back in action

Brown hopes to have striking pair back soon

Birthday boy - Sam McQueen celebrates scoring on his full Southend United debut

Essex rivals travelling in different directions

Flash point - Alex Gilbey is shown a straight red card for a shocking foul on Ryan Leonard

Brown fearing long lay off for Leonard

Adam Barrett charges away after scoring for the Shrimpers

Southend United's Adam Barrett: Win against Colchester rolled back the years


National Sport

Dimitri Payet has attracted interest from Manchester City

Football rumours from the UK media

Toni Minichiello, left, won't pressurise Jessica Ennis-Hill, right, to compete in Rio

Toni Minichiello calls for Britain's Olympic preparation camp to be moved

Eoin Morgan remains confident in England's ability

England skipper Eoin Morgan happy with options in squad

Eoin Morgan felt his England bowlers were below-par

England skipper Eoin Morgan staying positive despite heavy defeat

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