Colchester and Ipswich Hospitals could soon become one under plans to merge.
Colchester: Man Charged Over Musician's Murder
A teenager has been charged with murdering a songwriter in Colchester.
Jack Hummerstone is accused of the murder of Thomas Brittain in a flat in Colchester, in March.
He is due at Chelmsford Magistrates Court today (Monday April 15th).
The 18-year-old, of no fixed address, was arrested in Islington, north London, at 3am yesterday.
He has also been charged with grevious bodily harm with intent and possession of a firearm with intent to endanger life.
Mr Brittain, 26, from Essex, died after being stabbed in the early hours of March 9th.
He was a songwriter and local music producer also known as Twister.
A 22-year-old man from London who was arrested yesterday on suspicion of assisting an offender has been released on police bail pending further inquiries until May 30.
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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