It's been announced today that Essex PCC Roger Hirst will take on responsibility of the local fire and rescue service.
Drone And Airliner In Stansted Near Miss
A passenger plane has had a near miss with a drone at Stansted Airport, according to a new report.
They came within 25-50 metres of each other on 3 May according to the UK Airprox Board (UKAB).
UKAB investigated the incident in which the drone passed across the Boeing 737 as they were both at an altitude of 3,000 feet.
It had four rotors and was coloured black on top and white underneath.
The crew did not need to take any action to avoid a collision as it was ``obvious from the flight path of the drone'' that it was not necessary, the report concluded.
The UKAB deemed the incident to be in the most serious category of risk.
It is the latest in a spate of near misses involving drones, which have led to calls that the devices should be registered to their owners.
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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