A police officer has been dismissed from Essex Police for gross misconduct after admitting criminal offences.
Arla Foods To Be Sued By Unite Union
The Unite union says it plans to sue Arla Foods for its "failure to consult" on plans to cut 230 jobs at its milk plant at Hatfield Peverel.
It says the consultation that did take place was "a sham" and it didn't look at ways to avoid or reduce the number of job losses.
Arla have said "we are urgently seeking clarification from Unite as to why they have issued this statement at this time, which we do not believe assists any of those impacted by the changes at the site."
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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