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Frinton: Man is pulled from sea and is taken to Colchester General Hospital

PUBLISHED: 09:31 28 August 2014 | UPDATED: 09:35 28 August 2014

A man was taken to hospital yesterday after he was pulled from the sea at Frinton.

Thames Coastguard was called at around 2.30pm after the man had been rescued from the water.

The Walton Coastguard Team and Frinton and Walton Beach Patrols were sent to the scene.

He was given first aid by the coastguard team. An ambulance spokesman said: “We were called at 2.27pm yesterday to a man who had been pulled out of the water at Frinton. One ambulance attended and took the man to Colchester General Hospital for further assessment.”

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A new road, which ran almost £5m over budget, faces fresh controversy after it emerged a council employee involved in the project also completed work for the road’s developers through his private company.

A damning dossier compiled by a senior whistleblower from the region’s ambulance trust has claimed at least 40 patients died or were harmed due to delays over Christmas and New Year - including one person who froze to death.

Emergency services were called to an incident in Stoke-by-Nayland where a car overturned and ended up on its roof.

A Suffolk family had the BBC’s DIY SOS team spend 10 days at their property in November.

Witham MP Priti Patel is urging schools in the region to take advantage of the opportunity to visit the infamous Holocaust concentration camp Auschwitz, as part of a nationwide programme to educate pupils of the atrocities.

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