Pregnant Hertfordshire cyclist Laura Kenny says she still wants to compete at the Tokyo Olympics in 2020.Read the full story ›
It will be a cloudy day with outbreaks of rain. Feeling less cold than recently.Read the full story ›
The former head of the Essex Fire and Rescue Service who was sacked after a misconduct investigation says he'll sue the brigade over the way he was treated.
David Johnson was dismissed from his post yesterday with immediate effect. His sacking follows a two year suspension during which he was investigated by the fire authority over allegations of wrongdoing.
The service have now been criticised over their handling of the case which has cost the taxpayer hundreds of thousands of pounds.
Two young men who climbed a water tower in Colchester town centre have been given a warning about trespassing and personal safety.Read the full story ›
Solid Citizen is our new summer series - and we need your help to tell the stories behind your favourite statues.Read the full story ›
Two of England's world cup heroes are backing the fight against dementia in tribute to their teammates who are living with it.Read the full story ›
A new Chief Executive has been appointed to help turn things around at a struggling hospital in Harlow.
The Princess Alexandra was rated as 'inadequate' by the Care Quality Commission last October and placed in special measures.
Lance McCarthy, who takes charge in May, is currently the CEO at Hinchingbrooke Health Care NHS Trust.
He says he's looking forward to taking on a new challenge.
This is the perfect job in so many ways – the chance to be part of the development of a new hospital on a new education and social care campus is exciting.
The chance to shape health and social care across West Essex by developing our Accountable Care Partnership is a challenge I shall relish.
And finally the chance to work with a staff team who are so obviously caring and committed to doing the best for patients will be a pleasure.
Emma Hutchinson looks back on the career of veteran MP Sir Alan Haselhurst. Watch her video report below.
The Tour of Britain is coming to the region with Suffolk and Essex hosting two stages of the event.Read the full story ›
The chief fire officer of Essex has been sacked after a misconduct investigation.Read the full story ›