Tendring praised for support to those affected by flooding threats.
Essex WWII Vets To Get France's Top Honour
Three World War Two veterans from Essex are being presented with France's highest honour ahead of the 72nd anniversary of D-Day.
90 year-old James Raw, a Midshipman on a Tank Landing Craft, 92 year-old Walter Bridger, a Marine in the Royal Marines, and 93 year-old Donald McGeachy, a Stoker in the Royal Navy, are all being awarded the Légion d'honneur.
They are among 14 WW2 veterans to be presented with the awards during a ceremony at the French Ambassador's Residence in London.
96-year-old Marsie Taylor from London will be the first woman to be given the medal
Flood-threatened residents have expressed relief on Essex's coast as a feared storm surge failed to deliver the chaos expected.
Evacuees escaping a predicted high tide and severe weather, which could cause mass flooding in a small Essex village, have begun arriving at a rest centre.
See the pictures as people start to escape predicted high tide and severe weather, due to hit Jaywick.
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