Colchester and Ipswich Hospitals could soon become one under plans to merge.
CCTV Images Released After Southend Sex Assault
Police investigating the sexual assault of a nine year-old girl in Southend have released CCTV images of three men who could be witnesses.
The attack happened in an alley off Scratton Road on Monday 10th November.
Officers are looking for anyone who was in the Park Lane area between 4.30pm and 6pm and want to identify the men in the images.
22-year-old Steven Partridge, of no fixed address, has been charged with attempted rape and child abduction.
He appeared at Southend Magistrates Court on Friday November 14th and was remanded in custody to appear at Basildon Crown Court on Friday November 28.
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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