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Hello, I'm Amanda Goodman. for the news where you are.
First tonight, five men have been arrested on suspicion of murder
after the death of a man from stab wounds near Chelmsford.
Officers were called to a property at Rettendon Common just before
and found a 19-year-old man suffering from stab wounds.
He was given emergency treatment at the scene but died.
Five men aged between 21 and 42 have been arrested
on suspicion of murder and remain in custody.
A man remains unaccounted for following a fire which destroyed
Crews were called to Gaston Street in East Bergholt at one o'clock
this morning but couldn't prevent the roof collapsing.
Firefighters searched the wreckage for a man
It's not clear if he was in the house at the time.
will soon be used to create a new wartime memorial
It was started after a German bomber laden with explosives crashed
It caused the first civilian deaths in the UK in the Second World War.
'The wreckage of war comes to the peaceful seaside town
April 1940, a German bomber crashes on Clacton
injuring 160 and badly damaging 67 homes.
Number 25 was completely destroyed and the two people inside,
became the first two British civilian casualties of the
Second World War to die on the British mainland.
Looking at Victoria Road nowadays you would not even be able
to spot a small sign of the destruction.
That is because the only small sign is a plaque on this
bench which is believed to have been stolen.
Four years ago in an office move at Clacton Town Hall, an old Post
It was the Air Disaster Relief Fund and the ?243, 13 shillings and
sixpence had lain forgotten for nearly 70 years.
It is now worth ?1700 and that money plus 10,000 from
the council will pay for a proper memorial.
We thought it could be something that can be done a
It was only when we found the money we got the idea.
We're going to look at a new bench, a memorial with a plaque on it, some
The memorial will be ready in time for a ceremony on April 30, the 77th
The Transport Secretary says a decision on a new river crossing
between Essex and Kent will be made in the next few weeks.
There have been calls for a rethink on the plans.
Some MPs claim the proposed route through Tilbury
and won't do much to ease congestion at Dartford.
A final decision was expected last year.
The whole issue of Dartford is one that's very strongly
The traffic problems there are acute.
We are absolutely committed to addressing them and we'll be setting
A charity in Suffolk has helped to re-house nearly half the number
of rough sleepers officially recorded in a survey
The Selig Trust runs the Winter Night Shelter
It's now found accommodation for 13 people who had been sleeping rough.
A fairly cloudy end to the weekend but it
does look like there are improvements on the way.
Here's what's going on in the bigger picture.
It's these two weather fronts that have been making
their way slowly through towards the east today.
But a ridge of high pressure building in tomorrow
So, putting the detail onto the map, then, we'll see that
rain clearing out as we move through this evening and overnight.
A few clearer spells as we move into the early hours.
Those temperatures falling to an overnight lows of
So, a fairly cloudy start to the day tomorrow.
I think we will see some brighter intervals developing
Some nice spells of sunshine before we see more in the way
of cloud again, coming down from the north into the afternoon.
Our maximum temperature tomorrow, 14 Celsius.
So if you catch some of that sunshine, it
We're staying mild as we move through the first part of next week.
Thank goodness for some warmer weather at last.
We're back at 6:25 in Breakfast, with more news and weather.