A woman in her 20's has been threatened and robbed by a gunman in Colchester.
Colchester Soldiers Ready At Short Notice
Soldiers from 16 Air Assault will be the first port of call if the army needs to send troops abroad at short notice.
The brigade is resuming its role as the Army's rapid response force.
It is what 16 Air Assault was originally set up to do before their involvement in operations in Afghanistan.
Troops are currently taking part in Exercise Joint Warrior in Scotland and the training will mean the force will be ready to deploy anywhere in the world at short notice.
Lieutenant Colonel James Coates OBE, Commanding Officer of 3 PARA, said: "This is a demanding exercise that reflects the current global situation and the type of operations that the Airborne Task Force could be called on to do.
"The tactical challenges set by this exercise and the expeditionary nature of it is testing every element of the battle group. It helps us develop an idea of the challenges the ABTF role will present and ensures we can establish the foundations to build from to prepare for whatever is asked of us."
Chairman of luxury property group has been accused of fraud by the Serious Fraud Office (SFO).
The people of Essex are being urged to have their say in the potential change in the way Essex Police and Essex County Fire & Rescue Service is governed.
Italy's Trenitalia has completed the acquisition of the c2c rail operation from National Express.
Recently Played Tracks
Now playing: Non-stop hit music
Deposit £10 to get a £40 Welcome Bonus - That's £50 to play bingo, slots and more!*
Over 50 tracks to make you feel-good. New album out now...
Find your local four day weather report here.
What's happening on the roads where you are?
Make Heart the soundtrack to your day and you could be a winner with great prizes up for grabs throughout the day.
Here's your chance to find out more about some of the companies currently advertising on Heart 96.1
Get some great ideas on how to advertise your business on radio, online and on mobile.