Doctors and health care leaders today announced a new development in the options for future hospital services in mid and south Essex.
Boy Injured By Air Weapon
A teenager has been injured by an air weapon in Thurrock.
The 13 year old was left with a pellet in his arm after the incident and will need surgery.
It happened at fishing lakes near Devonshire Road in Chafford Hundred at around 6:15pm yesterday evening.
A 24-year-old man from Stanford-le-Hope and a 24-year-old man, who did not give an address, were arrested on suspicion of assault and are helping officers with their enquiries.
Dc Adam Stallard, of Grays CID, said: "The area is a popular fishing spot and young people do like to hang around there. We would like to speak to anyone who may have seen what happened or who has any further information.”
Anyone that can help is asked to call Grays CID on Essex Police 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
Residents are being urged to give their views on the Chelmsford City Growth Package.
A group of 12 men from Essex have been jailed for more than 40 years for a violent attack on a football fan.
Essex Police are carrying out a crack down on knife crime this week.
Recently Played Tracks
On Radio: James Merritt
1am - 6am
Text 'HEART' to 82122
Now playing: The best feel good music
Deposit £10 to get a £40 Welcome Bonus - That's £50 to play bingo, slots and more!*
Over 50 tracks to make you feel-good. New album out now...
Find your local four day weather report here.
What's happening on the roads where you are?
Make Heart the soundtrack to your day and you could be a winner with great prizes up for grabs throughout the day.
Find out more about some of the companies advertising on Heart.
Get some great ideas on how to advertise your business on radio, online and on mobile.