The East of England Ambulance Service, which has been criticised in the past over response times, is introducing 15 extra ambulances from today. It says it's also recruiting 75 new paramedics and 124 care assistants to cope with demand.
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Very cold with snow showers and significant wind chill. Temperatures dropping to -3 deg C (27 F)
Tributes have been paid to a 25-year-old man from Essex who was found dead in a river in "unexplained" circumstances.
Feeling very cold and mostly sunny today with some snow showers overnight. Top temperatures reaching only 2 deg C (36 deg F)