A five-year-old boy has suffered life-threatening injuries when a suspected learner driver crashed into him in Saffron Walden.
Tesco Plans Put On Hold
Proposals for a new store in Manningtree have been put on hold.
Councillors were expected to back plans for a new supermarket last night (Wednesday 30th March), however they have deferred that decision.
Instead they want an independent traffic assessment.
The impact increased traffic would have on the area has always been one of the main concerns of building the store.
There are also fears local shops would be forced to close if the supermarket was given the go-ahead.
Campaigners have been fighting plans for 3 years.
A previous application was refused on the grounds of increased traffic, a poor design, and fears shops would be forced to close due to a lack of trade.
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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