A driver has died after her van crashed into a lamp post in Essex.
Police were called to the junction of New Road and Hadleigh Road in Leigh-on-Sea, near Southend, just before 5.30am Saturday morning (July 1).
A woman, in her 40s, died at the scene.
The road is closed and drivers are being asked to avoid the area while emergency services continue their investigation.
Two teenagers, who died after the car they were passengers in crashed while being pursued by police, have been named locally.Read the full story ›
A 16-year-old has been charged with causing death by dangerous driving after two teenagers died after a crash in Leigh-on-Sea, Essex.Read the full story ›
The bodies of an elderly couple have been found at a flat in Essex.
Police were called to Eastwood Road at Leigh-on-Sea, near Southend, yesterday evening because of concerns about the welfare of the pair.
Both were declared dead at the scene. Officers are treating the deaths as unexplained while they investigate.
Madison Crawford from Leigh-on-Sea in Essex has shaved off all her hair to raise money for Macmillan Cancer Support.Read the full story ›
The Conservatives won the Southend West constituency in Essex at the 2010 General Election with a majority of more than 7,000 votes.Read the full story ›
Dame Helen Mirren, who was born in Leigh-on-Sea in Essex, has been awarded a Bafta Fellowship.Read the full story ›
Fire crews were tackling a house fire in Leigh-on-Sea in Essex this morning.
Four crews were called to the semi-detached property on Eaton Road at 3.45am.
When they arrived the building was "well alight". The fire was put out just after 5.30am.
A man who brutally murdered a retired Salvation Army officer from Essex has been jailed for life in Hong Kong.
The body of Major Janet Gilson, who was 64 and from Leigh-on-Sea, was found hidden under a sofa at her niece's home in Lamma, the third largest island in Hong Kong, in March 2011.
She had retired shortly before her death and been reported missing three days earlier.
Ahmed Fareed, who was 29 at the time of the killing, was found guilty of murder and sentenced to life imprisonment at the city's hight court yesterday.
The court heard that Maj Gilson had been suffocated after being strangled with a rope and had a towel stuffed into her mouth. Four of her ribs had been broken.
It is understood Fareed was the ex-husband of Maj Gilson's niece and had been barred by a court order from entering the property.
A music prodigy from the Anglia region has just won one of the most prestigious scholarships in the country.
Eton College is renowned for schooling royalty, Prime Ministers and leaders of industry. It's also one of the most expensive schools in the country, traditionally the reserve of the wealthy few.
But James Yuen from Leigh-on-Sea in Essex has bucked the trend by winning the chance to study there and he's determined the experience won't change him.
Click below to watch the report from ITV News Anglia's Serena Sandhu: