A five-year-old boy has suffered life-threatening injuries when a suspected learner driver crashed into him in Saffron Walden.
Queen Honours Essex
The Queen has honoured people across Essex who've served their country, their industry and their communities.
Southend West MP David Amess receives a Knights Bachelor hnour for political and public service.
ORDER OF THE BATH
David Cook (Colchester). Receives the CB honour for services to the Preparation of Legislation.
ORDER OF THE BRITISH EMPIRE - CBE
Uma Mehta (Billericay) receives a CBE for services to Children.
Denis Myers (Ingatestone) Deputy Chief of the Health and Safety Executive, receives a CBE for services to Health and Safety.
Amanda Phillips (Dunmow), receives a CBE for services to Education.
Judith Salter (Benfleet), Headteacher, Glenwood Special School receives a CBE for services to Education.
John Terry (Colchester), receives a CBE for services to Classical Architecture.
ORDER OF THE BRITISH EMPIRE - OBE
Jeremy Moore (Chelmsford), the Liaison Officer for Road Policing Association of chief Police Officers, receives an OBE for services to Road Safety and Policing.
John Morris, the Headteacher Ardleigh Green Junior School in Havering receives an OBE for services to Education.
Tessa Webb (Brentwood), receives an OBE for services to Probation.
ORDER OF THE BRITISH EMPIRE - MBE
Richard Burlend (Great Dunmow), Mechanical Engineer Ministry of Defence receives an MBE for services to Defence.
Raymond Coe (Benfleet), receives an MBE for services to Education.
Roy Dyer (Brentwood), Founder Essex Dog Training Centre and Founding director, Essex Dog Display Team receives an MBE for services to Dogs and the community in Essex.
Professor Peter Holman (Colchester), receives an MBE for services to Early Music.
Derek Hopkins (Witham), Assistant chief Officer Special Constabulary, Essex Police receives an MBE for services to the community in Essex.
Annemarie Naylor (Colchester) receives an MBE for services to Community Asset Ownership.
Susan Wigglesworth (Colchester) receives an MBE for services to the community in Polstead.
Nicholas Wright, Chairman JS Wright & Sons receives an MBE for services to the Manufacturing Industry.
BRITISH EMPIRE MEDAL
Dr Leslie Atkinson (Manuden), receives a BEM for services to community in Manuden.
Leonora Chiddicks, ffice manager, Office of the Parliamentary Security director, House of Commons receives a BEM for parliamentary service.
Janet Davies (Colchester) receives a BEM for services to the community in Great Totham, Essex
Elaine Dixon (Colchester), former Day Nursery General manager University of Essex receives a BEM for services to Higher Education and charitable fundraising.
Archibald Shepherd (Chelmsford) receives a BEM for services to Young People.
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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