Colchester and Ipswich Hospitals could soon become one under plans to merge.
Attempted Murder Arrest After Chelmsford Assault
A 27 year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a woman was assaulted in Chelmsford.
Police were called to a house of multiple occupancy on Avon Road at around 11.50pm yesterday, following reports a woman had been kicked and punched by a man inside.
The woman was treated by paramedics but did not need to go to hospital.
The 27 year-old man arrested is currently being questioned by officers.
DI Gary Biddle, is leading the investigation. He said: "This was a serious assault on a woman inside her home.
"I would urge anybody who may have seen or heard anything suspicious during the evening to come forward and talk to us."
Anybody that can help with any information is asked to contact Essex Police on 101.
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Residents and businesses are being encouraged to tell Essex County Council whether they can access superfast broadband.
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