Stansted Airport bosses have welcomed more than 650 responses of support for the airport’s expansion plans, but campaigners say the “spin doctors” did not point out that 615 of the responses were almost identical computer-generated e-mails.
A 60-year-old woman from Saffron Walden will be walking 40 miles in a day to raise money for the British Heart Foundation after her husband suffered a heart attack and received a life-saving triple bypass.
A proposal set out by the Government which warns councils they could lose planning powers if not enough homes are built have been met with criticism from a council group who say it is a ‘further attack’ on authorities who are struggling to build the required number of homes.
A councillor has been asked to stand down as Chairman of the Standards Committee after speaking on BBC Radio 2 about the alleged sexual harassment which took place at the Presidents Club dinner in London.
Tourism bosses hope residents make the most of attractions on their doorstep as part of the second Essex Big Weekend – and help to further grow the £3.1billion boost to the economy the industry brings.
A teenager who could sit on her long tresses has had her hair cut short to donate it to the Little Princess Trust, which creates wigs for ill children who have lost their hair – and the youngster has raised over £890 for the charity.
A man in his 20s has died after a crash on the A12 between Chelmsford and London in the early hours of this morning. The A12 was closed in both directions until just after lunchtime, when it partially reopened.