There's more bad news for the country's ash tree population.
Scientists in this region have discovered the fungus responsible for Ash Dieback is now resident in the UK.
That means the disease will be capable of spreading faster and further than before.
It comes as The Forestry Commission warns an entire generation of trees could be lost.
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Becoming drier by this evening with the chance of a late sunny spell.
The Chief Executive of Southend United has told ITV News Anglia that his players deserved to win promotion to League One at Wembley.
Some sunny intervals are possible initially this morning but cloud and patchy rain will gradually sweep in as the day goes on.