It's been announced today that Essex PCC Roger Hirst will take on responsibility of the local fire and rescue service.
Tributes To Fatal Crash Victim In Colchester
A man killed in a car crash in Colchester last month was a "happy fun loving guy."
Nick Sherwood, 25, who lived in Uxbridge, died following the collision on St Andrews Avenue.
His family said: "Nick was a dearly beloved son to Dave and Heidi, brother to Danny and long-term boyfriend to Lilie. He was a happy fun loving guy who lived life to the full and took great pleasure in putting a smile onto peoples’ faces.
"He worked as an electrician for Balfour Beatty.
"Nick was a fitness enthusiast who regularly worked out at the gym. He loved to socialise and had such an outgoing and fun personality that led to him making new friends wherever he went! He was a sports fanatic.
"All the family members and friends will greatly miss Nick so very much.”
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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