With less than a month to go until the big day, it's nearly Christmas party season, and revellers are being warned to avoid using rogue minicabs.
Basildon Borough Council's started a Cab Safe campaign.
It's advising party-goers to either book in advance, or to ensure they flag down licensed hackney carriages.
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Sleet and snow overnight in some parts of the Anglia region leading to some settled snow. Wintry showers on Saturday.
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Cloudy skies with a southeasterly breeze picking up and rain reaching western counties by dusk, perhaps snow in places later.