A police officer has been dismissed from Essex Police for gross misconduct after admitting criminal offences.
Money Raised For Colchester Army Recovery Centre
More than £4,000 raised for Help for Heroes will help fund the building of the Personal Recovery Centre.
The facilities at Colchester Garrison are due to open next Spring and will give wounded, injured and sick servicemen and women additional care and support.
25-year-old Lance Corporal John Boggi lost both his legs and an arm when an improvised explosive device went off in January.
A five-year-old boy has suffered life-threatening injuries when a suspected learner driver crashed into him in Saffron Walden.
A man who set a fire on the ninth floor of a block of flats in Southend, killing a neighbour and her unborn child, has been made subject of a hospital order.
Heart can reveal since so called 'legal highs' were banned last May - Essex Police have made 9 arrests relating to the supply or possession of the drugs.
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