15 year-old boy has been charged with the manslaughter of Polish man Arkadiusz Jozwik
Paddle Steamer Marks Pier Reopening
An Essex pier hit by a barge in high winds and heavy swell reopens today (Saturday).
Southend Pier - the world's longest pleasure pier - was hit by a contractor's barge tethered to the structure on September 6th.
A half-mile exclusion zone had been established because of the possibility of debris falling from the damaged area.
The Waverley, which is the only remaining sea-going paddle steamer in the world, will visit Southend to mark the occasion.
There will also be a two-day busking festival which will feature performances from local musicians.
Drivers in Essex are being urged to slow down when it's raining - after 5 deaths and 69 serious injuries on the county's roads in the last year.
A new service is now available in Essex, providing a single point of contact for victims and survivors of sexual violence and child sexual abuse.
More than 100 people have lost their lives through suicide in prisons in England and Wales so far this year - nine at Chelmsford Prison.
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