A police officer has been dismissed from Essex Police for gross misconduct after admitting criminal offences.
Billericay Olympic Flashmob
A load of teachers from The Billericay School have shocked students by breaking out into dance, right in the middle of their school sports day.
The stunt was part of the countdown to the Olympic and Paralympic games.
About 70 of the staff took part in the dance, which had been kept a complete surprise from students.
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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