A man from Colchester who befriended and sexually abused a young child has been jailed for seven years.
Elderly Women Serious Injured In Southend Crash
An elderly woman has suffered serious injuries after a car crash on Southend seafront.
A car collided with a lamp post on Western Esplanade, near Adventure Island, at around 3pm yesterday (Thursday, 11 February).
Essex Police said: "The tow elderly occupants of the car, a man and a woman, have been taken to the Royal London Hospital.
"The woman has serious injuries.
"The road had to remain closed for some time while forensic work was carried out and the vehicle was recovered".
A man from Colchester has been jailed for 25 years for conspiring to murder his stepfather.
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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