News The scene outside Shenfield station this morning, after a 44-year-old City worker was shot in the leg on his way into London

Police are appealing for witnesses after a balaclava-wearing gunman fled from the scene

Hockey: Ramsden hat-trick turns the tide for Cannock

Cannock and Reading maintained their 100 per cent records at the top of the National League First Division and have opened up a three-point gap ahead of third placed Loughborough Students.

Hockey: Wooding edges Chelmsford clear

Chelmsford moved one point clear at the top of the Women's National League First Division as they came from behind to beat Slough 2-1 while the overnight leaders, Canterbury, suffered a 2-0 home defeat at the hands of Ipswich.

Edwardian gentility of Felixstowe threatened by casino development

Felixstowe is best known as Britain's busiest container port. But the Suffolk town has a more sedate side dating back more than a century, attracting generations of day-trippers to its beaches, amusement arcades and pier. Despite the development of a seafront leisure centre and the Spa Pavilion theatre, the Edwardian resort retains an air of faded gentility, taking particular pride in its seafront gardens.

Hockey: Ramsden lifts Cannock

Hockey: Students top of the class thanks to Bleby's double

Jon Bleby's two goals for Loughborough Students helped them secure a 5-3 win at Chelmsford on Saturday evening.

Century from Bowler denies Essex victory

Essex 400-9dec & 413;
Somerset 339 & 271-6.
Match drawn

Hockey: Injuries hit Cannock bid for play-offs

With Reading and Hightown waiting to know their opponents for this season's Premiership play-offs next Sunday, the final preliminary games take place today.

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