It's been announced today that Essex PCC Roger Hirst will take on responsibility of the local fire and rescue service.
Colchester Dog Walker Hit In Face With Iron
A row between two dog walkers in Colchester left one man in hospital, after he was hit in the face with an iron.
Their two pets, a Chow Chow and Staffordshire Bull Terrier cross, growled at each other during the walk near Corry Court last Tuesday.
The two men then got into an argument.
The Chow Chow's owner then kicked the other dog, before returning with the iron and hitting the victim with it.
The man, who's in his forties, had to go to hospital with facial injuries.
The suspect is described as white, 6ft 2ins tall, of slim build with short black hair.
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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