300 new jobs could be created at Southend Airport after it was given permission to more than double the size of its terminal.
EasyJet, which has just launched a new service to Venice, wants to add more destinations. It's hoped the move will boost tourism to the UK and the local area.
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Holly has Tuesday's forecast for the east of the region.
Holly has Tuesday's forecast for the west of the region.
The proposal will see the introduction of a discounted railcard for 26-30-year-olds, as the government looks to lessen the cost of living.