Pictures of the sinkhole at Mistley Port, a man whose tortoise survived 48-hours underwater when she fell into the garden pond, and councillors claim light switch off is a "shambles" as it leaves town centre CCTV in the dark.

The Standard takes a look at the rising number of potholes on our county's roads, a driver's shocking discovery of homemade metal spikes left as a death trap to village road users.

In pictures: A Cadbury Easter egg trail and Easter fun at the Harwich Horse Rangers.

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