Essex County Council is calling on the Government to delay plans to cut funding to education.
Basildon Man To Be Sentenced After Attempted Armed Robbery
A 31 year-old man from Basildon is due to be sentenced next month after admitting trying to rob a shop in the town armed with a kitchen knife.
Lyam Ridley threatened the shop manager of Cellar Plus on Whitmore Way on July 11, 2015 and demanded money from the till.
Essex Police said: "The victim picked up a stool to keep him at bay and refused to hand over any cash.
"Ridley, unemployed, of Gobions, Basildon, left empty handed.
"He admitted a charge of attempted robbery at Basildon Crown Court on Monday February 8. He is due to be sentenced in the week commencing March 7".
An Essex mental health trust has been issued a warning after inspectors found concerns with ward environments.
The dead bodies of two people have been found inside a car in Chelmsford.
A man and woman have been found dead in a car in Chelmsford.
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