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Essex: Man resuscitated after heart attack in swimming pool

PUBLISHED: 06:36 01 September 2014 | UPDATED: 06:36 01 September 2014

East of England Air Ambulance

East of England Air Ambulance

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Doctors resuscitated a man who had a cardiac arrest while swimming in a leisure centre pool.

The East Anglian Air Ambulance was called to the leisure centre in Saffron Walden, Essex, on Sunday morning after the incident involving a man in his mid-50s.

Paramedics and the air crew revived the man before he was taken by land ambulance to Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge, for further treatment.

People living along a 183km stretch of Suffolk roads will witness the world’s greatest cyclists race past their doorsteps during Britain’s “premier” road event, which for the first time features a stage hosted entirely within the county.

A series of celebrations marking the achievements of Suffolk’s “most famous daughter” is being held around the centenary of her death.

Three vans, a car and a lorry have crashed on the A120 in north Essex this evening causing police to shut the road.

More than 100 creative computing pupils put their digital skills to the test today at the UK finals of the CoSpace competition in Martlesham.

World-class cyclists will compete in a fast paced race against the clock when a prestigious national event makes its first visit to the north Essex coast later this year.

Witnesses have captured the moment thick black smoke and bright orange flames poured out of a Hedingham bus after it caught fire in Coggeshall this morning.

They lined the streets of a small market town in their hundreds to pay their final, tearful respects to a happy teenager taken too soon, who had touched so many hearts.

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