It takes intensive training to prepare a rookie police dog for action. The Essex Police Dog Section at Sandon near Chelmsford has been welcoming seven new recruits. Their mother Steffi was bred with a German Shepherd belonging to Greater Manchester Police earlier this year.
Serena Sandhu has been to find out more
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The last set of constituency polls ahead of the General Election suggest a close battle in key marginals in the Anglia region.
It was a stormy Sunday afternoon in some parts of the Anglia region as warm temperatures triggered hefty thunderstorms.
Mainly fine with sunny spells. The sunshine will become hazy later with cloud thickening ahead of evening rain. Maximum temperature 19°C.