Man taken to hospital after being shot outside a boxing event at the Brentwood Centre.
More Foster Carers Needed In Essex
An Essex foster-mum says single people and same-sex couples could help fill a shortfall of carers here.
Louise Groves has been talking to Heart as part of Fostercare Fortnight.
The 33-year-old from Colchester has fostered more than 40 children in the past 5 years.
More than 650 children need fostering in Essex each year but with just 632 foster carers in the county, some youngsters end up being looked after elsewhere.
In the last 8 months, Essex County Council has had to use outside agencies to find 70 children a placement and say they need 100-120 more foster carers to cover the shortfall.
A woman in her 20's has been threatened and robbed by a gunman in Colchester.
Chairman of luxury property group has been accused of fraud by the Serious Fraud Office (SFO).
The people of Essex are being urged to have their say in the potential change in the way Essex Police and Essex County Fire & Rescue Service is governed.
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