Proposals for a new multi-million pound widening project on the A12 have gone on show.
Nine Crews Tackle Thatched Roof Fire Near Saffron Walden
More than 40 firefighters have spent the night fighting a thatched roof fire near Saffron Walden.
Nine crews were called to Finchingfield Road in Great Sampford at around 7.30pm yesterday.
Essex County Fire and Rescue Service said: "On arrival the incident commander reported that the roof was 10% alight. Crews were using one hose reel jet to fight the fire.
"At 20:15hrs the incident commander reported that the fire had now spread to engulf around 30% of the roof.
"Firefighters in breathing apparatus were using tools to strip away the roof and hose reel jets to fight the fire.
"A salvage operation - in which firefighters recover belongings and furniture from the house before it is damaged - was also taking place.
"The electricity board has been called in and it is likely safety concerns mean they will have to shut power off to the entire street while the fire is being fought".
Two men have been jailed for a total of 40 years after an aggravated burglary in Essex, where a man was shot.
Anyone with information about an assault on a man in Chelmsford a month ago, which left him with serious head injuries, is being asked to come forward.
Essex's PCC is proposing a 3.25% increase in the Essex Police part of Council Tax.
Recently Played Tracks
Deposit £10 to get a £40 Welcome Bonus - That's £50 to play bingo, slots and more!*
Over 50 tracks to make you feel-good. New album out now...
Find your local four day weather report here.
What's happening on the roads where you are?
Make Heart the soundtrack to your day and you could be a winner with great prizes up for grabs throughout the day.
Find out more about some of the companies advertising on Heart.
Get some great ideas on how to advertise your business on radio, online and on mobile.