A five-year-old boy has suffered life-threatening injuries when a suspected learner driver crashed into him in Saffron Walden.
Thurrock: Free Transport Scrapped
Free transport for Thurrock children at religious school will no longer be provided.
The council is scrapping the service following a major consultation last year.
They have already had to withstand £30 million worth of cuts and are facing at least that much again so are looking at ways of saving money.
Students starting school this September will have to pay £5.88 a day or £1,117 a school year.
Students who are already attending school will be offered a 50% discount - £2.89 a day or £550 a year.
The council says they will help those who can show they absolutely can't afford it.
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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