Colchester and Ipswich Hospitals could soon become one under plans to merge.
Concerns For Missing South Woodham Ferrers Man
A search has started for a 28 year-old man from South Woodham Ferrers who has gone missing.
Michael Brower was last seen at 12.15pm yesterday (Wednesday, 24 February) in the town.
Essex Police said: "His family and police are very concerned for the welfare.
"He is described as white, about 5ft 10ins tall, with black hair.
"He was last seen wearing a black jacket and carrying a black bag.
"Michael is familiar with the rural areas around South Woodham Ferrers".
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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