More than half a billion pounds for social care across Essex but an extra 3% council tax levy will pay for it.
Woman Arrested After Man Hit By Car In Southend
A woman has been arrested after a man was hit by a car and suffered multiple serious injuries in Southend.
The 59 year old collided with a grey Toyota along Woodgrange Drive at 6:50pm yesterday (22nd June).
He was taken to the Royal London Hospital, where he remains.
The driver of the vehicle, a 49 year old woman, was taken to Southend General Hospital where she was checked over and discharged.
She was then arrested for causing serious injury by dangerous driving and remains in custody.
Witnesses are asked to call Essex Police's Serious Collision Investigation Unit on 101.
Tendring praised for support to those affected by flooding threats.
Flood-threatened residents have expressed relief on Essex's coast as a feared storm surge failed to deliver the chaos expected.
Evacuees escaping a predicted high tide and severe weather, which could cause mass flooding in a small Essex village, have begun arriving at a rest centre.
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