One of Cambridgeshire's oddest traditions gets under way this morning...
Southend: Stay In England With Airline
Low-fare airline easyJet is to start a new within-England service from next June operating three-times-a-week flights between Southend airport and Newquay in Cornwall.
The airline hopes to attract almost 10,000 passengers on the route each year.
EasyJet commercial manager Hugh Aitken said: "We're thrilled to be announcing this new route which opens up a fast connection to the English Riviera."
The Newquay route will be easyJet's 14th from Southend, with the airline recently announcing services to Berlin and the Polish city of Krakow.
The first rail freight service from the UK to China has arrived.
The contract of the current Chief Constable of Essex, Stephen Kavanagh, has been extended for a further four years.
A teacher, who worked in Chelmsford, has been charged with multiple offences relating to children.
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