Doctors and health care leaders today announced a new development in the options for future hospital services in mid and south Essex.
Leigh: Biker Dies After Hitting Pheasant
A motorcyclist from Leigh-on-Sea has died after his bike struck a pheasant in Northamptonshire.
The 54-year-old was travelling along the A6116 from Corby towards Thrapston on Saturday afternoon (12 October) when he hit the bird.
It caused him to swerve into a lay-by and hit a kerb.
He was airlifted to University Hospital in Coventry with serious injuries.
Witnesses to this collision, or anyone with information about it, should contact police Drivewatch Hotline on 0800 174615.
Witnesses to this incident, or anyone with information, should call Northamptonshire Police on 101 - alternatively, information can be given anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.
Residents are being urged to give their views on the Chelmsford City Growth Package.
A group of 12 men from Essex have been jailed for more than 40 years for a violent attack on a football fan.
Essex Police are carrying out a crack down on knife crime this week.
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