A five-year-old boy has suffered life-threatening injuries when a suspected learner driver crashed into him in Saffron Walden.
Kylie Honoured In Essex For Cancer Fight
Kylie Minogue is to receive an honorary degree from a university in Essex for her work promoting breast cancer awareness.
She will be presented with an honorary Doctor of Health Science award from Anglia Ruskin University in Chelmsford tonight (Wednesday October 5th).
The singer and actress was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2005 and underwent surgery and chemotherapy to beat the disease. She was given the all-clear the following year.
More than 2,500 students from the university will celebrate their graduation today and tomorrow at the Riverside campus.
Author Jilly Cooper OBE and British Olympic swimmer, Mark Foster, will also be among the 12 recipients of honorary degrees this year.
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.
Prince Harry's visited Epping Forest as part of a conservation project. See the pictures here.
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