March 8 2014 Latest news:
Essex Fire Service has confirmed the large blaze at a scrap yard in Takeley is now out.
An eyewitness to the Takeley explosion has told how she “first thought a plane had crashed” when she heard the “almighty bang”.
Two people have been injured following an explosion at a scrap yard in Takeley this afternoon (Thursday).
Police have advised motorists to avoid the Takeley area following an explosion at a scrap metal yard.
Aviation Minister Robert Goodwill MP has officially opened Stansted Airport’s new and improved security area – the first phase of an £80 million project to transform the terminal building.