It's been announced today that Essex PCC Roger Hirst will take on responsibility of the local fire and rescue service.
Money Raised For Colchester Army Recovery Centre
More than £4,000 raised for Help for Heroes will help fund the building of the Personal Recovery Centre.
The facilities at Colchester Garrison are due to open next Spring and will give wounded, injured and sick servicemen and women additional care and support.
25-year-old Lance Corporal John Boggi lost both his legs and an arm when an improvised explosive device went off in January.
A chief Essex medic has told Heart all local councils and CCGs are now coming together to tackle mental health.
Doctors and health care leaders today announced a new development in the options for future hospital services in mid and south Essex.
Residents are being urged to give their views on the Chelmsford City Growth Package.
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