An army bomb disposal expert and a medic from our region have both been praised for their bravery in the latest round of the Army's operational honours.
Rachel Hughes, an army medic from Colchester, has been mentioned in despatches for performing life-saving first aid on three occasions during her first tour of duty in Afghanistan.
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The Anglia region is continuing to feel the effects of ex-Hurricane Gonzalo with wet and windy weather.
Ex-Hurricane Gonzalo arrives overnight, bringing heavy rain and coastal gales. A Met Office yellow warning for strong winds has been issued