The first of the 66 Crossrail trains is in operation from today running on the TFL route between Liverpool Street and Shenfield.
Southend: Tom Daley Takes A Break
Tom Daley is meant to be training in Southend - but he has been posting photos of him and his team mates at the beach!
The British Olympic diving team are using the Southend Swimming & Diving Centre at Garon Park as a training base ahead of the London 2012 games.
Costing £13.5m, the new swimming and diving centre includes a 25-metre 8-lane competition pool and world class diving pool.
The diving pool has fixed platforms at 1m, 3m, 5m, 7.5m and 10m, two springboards at 1m and 3m.
It also features a moveable floor for swimming lessons and exercise classes, as well as water agitation and air cusion system.
Other features include a dry-diving training facility, 374 tiered seating for spectators (including 22 wheelchair spaces) and a small 'fun pool' with water slide.
A crackdown, aimed at tackling online child abuse in Essex has seen more than 40 people arrested in the last six months.
After appearing on TV, the family of missing Clacton man, Nigel Kedar, have issued an appeal.
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