A man who died after he was assaulted in Harlow was a "gorgeous husband" says his wife who'd only married him 8 weeks before.
Basildon: Lightning Strikes Houses
Two houses have caught fire in Basildon after being struck by lightning.
Four crews were called to tackle the flames after lightning started fires in the loft space of the homes on Brimsdowne Avenue.
Essex Fire and Rescue Service said the fires started around 8.10pm last night (Saturday) and werer put out after 20 minutes.
No one was injured.
The NSPCC refers an average of ten reports of child neglect every week to Essex police and social services.
With exactly one month until this year's Invictus Games in Canada, Heart speaks to a wheelchair racer from Essex who's taking part.
Essex County Council has spent £74 million creating 2,500 new school places here.
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