Bullwood Hall Prison at Hockley in Essex is among six prisons that will close, the Government has said.
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Today was the hottest day of the year so far but temperatures will be down a little tomorrow with the risk of thunder.
A sizzling day for the Anglia region with temperatures rocketing into the mid 30's.
It's definitely hot out there today, with temperatures in some parts of the region hitting 32°C! Here are YOUR best tips for keeping cool.