Essex firefighters have called off a strike that was due to take place today. The Fire Brigades Union says significant progress was make in talks yesterday. The strike was originally planned as part of a dispute involving changes in working practices.
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Simon's Blog - Stormy Weather
It's that time of year again... Shrove Tuesday is nearly here and many of us are getting ready to cook up a batch of pancakes.
Monday night's weather for the east of the region