It's been announced today that Essex PCC Roger Hirst will take on responsibility of the local fire and rescue service.
Beach Closed In Harwich After Grenade Found
Part of a beach in Harwich had to be closed off after an unexploded hand grenade was found there.
A member of the public made the discovery shortly after 11am yesterday (Sunday, 10 July) and they told the seafront warden.
Essex Police said: "A cordon has been put in place for 100 metres on the section of the beach near Low Road.
"Police would ask members of the public to observe the cordon which may remain until later this evening when experts from the Navy’s disposal unit can deal with the device at low tide".
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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