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Beachgoers left 'gasping for breath' after incident in Essex

Emergency services have been called to the seafront in Essex to investigate reports of people coughing and struggling to breathe.  Police, the ambulance service and the fire service attended Fourth Avenue in Frinton, off the Esplanade, after receiving calls from beachgoers in distress shortly after 2pm on Sunday.  Tendring district council later tweeted that Clacton, five miles down the coast, had also been affected, and coastal patrol advised people in both locations to get out of the water.  Read more....



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