It's been announced today that Essex PCC Roger Hirst will take on responsibility of the local fire and rescue service.
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".
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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