CCTV pictures have been released of a police officer rescuing a boy struggling in the sea off Southend. PC Martin Knights stripped off his uniform and jumped in the water, after spotting the 13 year old in trouble.
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Hundreds of council workers have gathered in sports centres and town halls across the region to count the votes in the 2016 local elections.
The votes are being counted in 22 councils across the Anglia region in the biggest test of political opinion since the General Election.
Clear skies overnight but remaining frost-free. Another sunny day tomorrow and increasingly warm as we head towards the weekend.