Colchester and Ipswich Hospitals could soon become one under plans to merge.
Man Arrested After "Large Quantity" Of Cannabis Found In Basildon
A man has been arrested after a "large quantity of cannabis" was found in Basildon.
Police were called to Josselin Road on the Burnt Mills Industrial Estate after reports of three men acting suspiciously there at around 12.40am yesterday.
Essex Police said: "A 48-year-old man of no fixed address was arrested after becoming compliant having seen Sgt Edwards and (police dog) Rhianna. We then recovered a large quantity of cannabis.
"The man was arrested on suspicion of theft, possession of an offensive weapon and drugs possession."
Two fairground workers have pleaded not guilty to charges they face over the death of a school girl on a bouncy castle in Essex.
An aircraft hangar has been damaged in a blaze at Southend Airport.
Residents and businesses are being encouraged to tell Essex County Council whether they can access superfast broadband.
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