The selfless act of an off-duty police officer shot dead in Essex has been recognised at the highest level.
Pc Ian Dibell was killed as he tried to protect the public from gunman Peter Reeve, who had fired shots near his home in Clacton in July last year.
Pc Dibell now becomes the first police officer in more than 20 years to be awarded the George Medal for gallantry.
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March in the Anglia region has been much drier and sunnier than normal although temperatures have been around average.
Breezy and rather cloudy overnight but mainly dry. On Sunday, becoming wet and windy for much of the morning after a dry start.
It will be a windy weekend with outbreaks of rain at times but also some drier and brighter weather. Feeling milder.