A five-year-old boy has suffered life-threatening injuries when a suspected learner driver crashed into him in Saffron Walden.
Lord Coe Visits Essex Olympic Venue
Lord Sebastian Coe's joined British Cycling GB riders on the brand new track at Hadleigh Farm.
With just over a year to go until the Olympics next year. the mountain biking course is now complete ahead of the Test Event scheduled for the end of July.
The 5km circuit is situated on an open hillside making it a lot easier for spectators to see more of the event.
The 2012 event will take place on August 11th and 12th with ticket prices ranging from £20 to £45 with concessions such as Pay Your Age also available.
The ticket application process is open until April 26th 2011 at www.tickets.london2012.com
Check out Heart's photo gallery and video feature with Competition Manager, Martin Salt telling us about the venue.
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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