That's it for another week from the Essex Live team, although any breaking news over the weekend will still appear here.
Before we go, here's a reminder of some of the stories we've been looking at since 08:00:
- Two people have been sent to prison for life for the murder of Michael Beckwith, and three other people have also received custodial sentences
- A man has appeared in court in connection with a fatal shooting at a travellers' site
- Former public toilets will have a new lease of life as a recording studio
- A food blogger has announced she is to stand in the general election
Scroll down for more on these and other stories.
If you're running in the London Marathon we wish you well - and it's good luck to Basildon's Stuart Bingham who's 9-7 down going into this evening's final session of his World Snooker Championship second round match against Kyren Wilson.