It's been announced today that Essex PCC Roger Hirst will take on responsibility of the local fire and rescue service.
Basildon: Two Men Hurt In Assault
Two men have been injured, one seriously, after they were assaulted in Basildon.
It happened near McDonald's on the Festival Leisure site early yesterday morning (Sunday December 23rd).
The two victims, who are in their 20s, were walking across the car park when they were assaulted by three men.
Essex police believe there had been an earlier altercation between the two groups.
One of the victims was punched and fell unconscious to the ground with face and eye injuries.
He is still receiving hospital treatment.
His friend was also punched and suffered cuts and a broken tooth but was not detained in hospital.
Anyone with information should contact DI Joel Henderson or DC Kerry McCarthy at Basildon CID on 101 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.
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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