It's been announced today that Essex PCC Roger Hirst will take on responsibility of the local fire and rescue service.
Essex Security Boss On Paedophile Charges
A security boss from Essex working at the Olympics site has been accused of paedophile offences.
David Thorneycroft, 50, was charged with attempting to groom a girl under 16 on the internet, Scotland Yard confirmed.
He is also accused of possessing indecent images of children.
Thorneycroft, of Newcastle Avenue, Colchester, was working in security training at the Olympic Park in Stratford, east London, officers said.
He was arrested in central London by officers from the force's paedophile unit on November 1st and charged the following day.
He was remanded in custody as he appeared at Westminster Magistrates' Court on November 3rd.
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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