It's been announced today that Essex PCC Roger Hirst will take on responsibility of the local fire and rescue service.
CCTV After £250k Braintree Motorbike Theft
A CCTV image has been released of a man police want to speak to over the theft of £250,000 motorbikes, gear and money in Braintree.
12 motorbikes, crash helmets, protective clothes, tyres and cash were taken from Cannon Motorcycles, off Lakes Road, last September.
Essex Police said: "Damage costing more than £50,000 was caused during the burglary, which happened overnight between September 14 and 15 last year.
"Two men aged 23 and 46 from London were arrested on suspicion of burglary and remain on bail until July 5, pending further enquiries.
"Police have been making extensive enquiries and are now in a position to release a CCTV image of a third man they want to speak to in connection with the investigation.
"Anyone with information is asked to call Braintree CID on 101. Alternatively, they can contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 or www.crimestoppers-uk.org".
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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