A five-year-old boy has suffered life-threatening injuries when a suspected learner driver crashed into him in Saffron Walden.
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 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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