Colchester and Ipswich Hospitals could soon become one under plans to merge.
CCTV Images After Braintree Stabbing
CCTV images have been released of two men police want to speak to over a stabbing in Braintree.
A 20 year-old man was attacked on Leywood Close on 9 April.
Essex Police said: "He received three wounds to his back and one to the upper leg and was taken to Addenbrooke's Hospital in Cambridge for treatment.
"Officers arrested a 16-year-old boy from Witham on suspicion of GBH and threats to kill on April 10.
"He has been released on police bail pending further enquiries until June 19.
"Efforts are continuing to trace the two men pictured in the CCTV and we are appealing for help to name them.
"Anyone with information is asked to contact Dc Jamie Stirland at Braintree CID on 101 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111".
Two fairground workers have pleaded not guilty to charges they face over the death of a school girl on a bouncy castle in Essex.
An aircraft hangar has been damaged in a blaze at Southend Airport.
Residents and businesses are being encouraged to tell Essex County Council whether they can access superfast broadband.
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