A man from Colchester has been jailed for 25 years for conspiring to murder his stepfather.
Award For Essex Police Dog
An Essex police dog is being awarded today by pet charity PDSA.
In his lifetime, Jake found 5 million pounds worth of illicit goods, while working with forces all over the country.
So the PDSA are giving him an order of merit.
It's their highest honour, and their version of an OBE - though they say it sadly won't be handed out by the corgis of Buckingham Palace.
Jake died a few days after he was listed for the award, so the charity say it will be received on his behalf by 'his canine friend and colleague Gwen.'
The first of the 66 Crossrail trains is in operation from today running on the TFL route between Liverpool Street and Shenfield.
A crackdown, aimed at tackling online child abuse in Essex has seen more than 40 people arrested in the last six months.
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