Colchester

Revealed: Here are the worst roads in Essex for delays

Cromwell Trucks[1] and Online Marketing Surgery[2] have published a road delay report[3], which has been used to rank roads in Essex based on on the amount of time people are delayed during their journeys.
The most delayed motorway or mayor A road in E…

Freeport East growth funds worth ?800,000 open for applications

Two new funds, with a combined value of up to £800,000 in support, are now open for applications, courtesy of Freeport East.These funds are designed to offer vital support to small and growing businesses and play a pivotal role in fostering opportuniti…

Ipswich lorry driver Ethan Burdett admits M25 crash deaths

Ethan Burdett, 67 of Ipswich Haven Marina, appeared at Colchester Magistrates’ Court on April 16 and pleaded guilty to four counts of causing death by careless driving.
Essex Police was called to the motorway near Waltham Abbey to reports of a crash in…

Freeport East open two new funds worth ?800k for small businesses

Freeport East is one of eight English freeports – an area where tax on imports is very low or waivered to encourage economic growth and trade – and received its final government approval in 2023.[1]
Freeport East’s funds are also designed to offer oppo…

Travel chaos for holidaymakers returning home on Easter Monday

Easter Monday brought travel chaos for millions of people as those returning home from the long weekend were met with traffic jams and train cancellations.
An estimated two million holidaymakers were making return journeys on bank holiday Monday, with …

Essex road closures January 5 to 7 including M25 and A12

These will mainly be along the A12 in the early hours of the morning, with a few on the Dartford Crossing and the M25.
If you are set to be travelling along these areas, it’s best to take note of different diversions in place.
Get more great stories li…

Train lines and major roads closed after Storm Henk smashed UK

Transport delays will continue on Wednesday as train services get back on track after rain and strong winds from Storm Henk lashed large parts of the UK. More than 300 flood warnings were also in place across England and Wales on Wednesday morning, whi…