Southend Pier will re-open in time for Easter. It was closed after a fishing trawler crashed into it in February, damaging the walkway.
It happened just as repairs were being completed on previous damage, caused by a barge hitting the pier five months earlier.
The skies above Cambridgeshire were filled with historic planes this afternoon as the annual Flying Legends Air Show got underway.
Three of our region's police forces will now look more closely into the possibility of outsourcing civilian services to the public sector.
Families feeding the ducks and geese in Ely in Cambridgeshire could face fines of up to £2,500.