A man from Thurrock is suing Southend Hospital after he contracted a flesh eating superbug following a routine prostate operation.
Essex: Children Missing from Beaches
Essex coastguards and RNLI crews had one of their busiest days of the year yesterday (Thursday 1 August).
As the county saw one of the hottest days of the year, thousands flocked to beaches in Essex.
Coastguards were called out to reports of 11 children who had gone missing from beaches in Frinton, Southend and Walton.
All of the youngsters were found safely.
They also had to deal with six people who had become stuck in mud with water up to their waste in Canvey.
The group was safely taken ashore.
Essex Police have been ranked the worst in England and Wales for victim satisfaction in the past year.
The deaths of two people found inside a car in Chelmsford on Monday, are not being treated as suspicious.
Essex County Council is calling on the Government to delay plans to cut funding to education.
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