Heart's discovered that dog attacks in Essex have increased by 143% over the last 5 years.
Man In Court Over Southend Boy's Death
A man appeared in court accused of causing the death of a six-year-old boy in an alleged hit and run in Southend.
Marek Kolton, 26, of Princes Street in Southend, appeared at Southend Magistrates' Court charged with causing death by dangerous driving, failing to stop, driving without insurance, and driving without a licence.
This follows the death of Joseph Ball, who died after being hit by a motorbike as he crossed the road with his mother and four-year-old brother in Southend.
Kolton was remanded in custody to appear at Basildon Crown Court on January 6.
The £1.5 billion deal will also see new fleet rolled out across the network.
Attack happened in Colchester yesterday afternoon.
Fatal light aircraft crash could have been caused by the captain suffering severe heart problem, accident investigators said.
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