Another day is done and dusted - thanks for stopping by. Here are the top stories we've covered today:
- The Conservative MP for Basildon and Billericay John Baron - who led the push for an EU Membership referendum in the last parliament - has become the latest contender in the party leadership race
- A 52-year-old man has been charged with six counts of causing serious injury by dangerous driving after a bus crashed with a lorry carrying a steam engine in West Mersea last year
- Those sleeping rough in Clacton Town Centre could be fined £100 as a new order comes into force on Friday
We'll be back tomorrow from 08:00 with another look at news across the county. Have a great evening.