Lloyds Banking Group has announced it is to close its office in Southend putting up to 690 jobs at risk. The bank is also cutting another 160 jobs across wider operations.
The group has now announced almost 2-thousand 750 job losses since the start of the year. The Unite union has accused the bank of creating a 'constant tide of cuts'.
More top news
Cloud will thicken through the evening with patchy rain spreading in overnight.
Police in Northamptonshire are holding a special meeting with the Asian community to warn of a rise in thefts of gold jewellery
MK Dons have signed midfielder Nigel Reo-Coker on a deal until the end of the season.