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Hundreds of Amazon staff in Essex stop work in protest at 35p pay rise
Union says about 700 workers in Tilbury warehouse joined action and some faced disciplinary measures

Sarah Butler

04, Aug, 2022 @4:52 PM

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Blooming Essex garden points to future of horticulture in a heating UK
RHS Hyde Hall has made a virtue of its position in the driest county in England by embracing adaptable plants

Lisa O'Carroll

01, Aug, 2022 @5:00 AM

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A new start after 60: ‘I didn’t want to be an invisible old lady – so I became a yoga teacher’
After decades in hairdressing, 65-year-old Sharon McAllister was ready for a change rather than a rest. And her yoga classes are just the beginning

Paula Cocozza

25, Jul, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Mary West obituary
Other lives: Long-lived matriarch who contributed greatly to local community life in Somerset

Jacob West

07, Jul, 2022 @4:55 PM

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Paratroopers banned from Nato deployment after Essex orgy – report
Colchester barracks incident came after other cases and could be seen to denigrate women, says head of army

Caroline Davies

17, Jun, 2022 @3:41 PM

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Pat Purdy obituary
Other lives: Nurse who set up and ran a special day unit for children with complex special needs

Carmel Major

31, May, 2022 @2:07 PM

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RideLondon: thousands take part in mass cycling event after two-year absence
This year’s event saw much greater participation by women, disabled people and ethnic minorities after a concerted drive by organisers

Peter Walker

29, May, 2022 @4:10 PM

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How London’s new Elizabeth line has created a sanctuary for birds
Millions of tonnes of earth from the Crossrail project has been used to create a nature habitat on the Wallasea Island in Essex

Robin McKie Science editor

21, May, 2022 @1:00 PM

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Souped-up beach huts: why councils are clamping down on blingy renovations
A whole industry has sprung up around the renting out of modified beach huts for parties along the English coast. But the profiteers’ days could be numbered

03, May, 2022 @3:36 PM

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Polish historians solve 80-year mystery of wartime graffiti at Essex mansion
Exhibit to display stories of six men who left their marks on the walls of Audley End House during the second world war

Miranda Bryant

01, May, 2022 @9:00 AM

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Man killed at Lakeside shopping centre in Essex
Man was attacked by two men and pronounced dead at the scene

Tom Ambrose

28, Apr, 2022 @10:31 PM

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‘It hurts, we feel neglected’: Salvation Army’s tenants in Essex speak out
The charity has been accused of acting like ‘a rogue landlord’. Some of its tenants in Hadleigh tell their stories here

Simon Goodley

21, Apr, 2022 @4:42 PM

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