It's been announced today that Essex PCC Roger Hirst will take on responsibility of the local fire and rescue service.
Essex: Teenagers Charged With Playground Assault
Two 14 year old girls have been charged with assaulting another girl in a school playground in Essex.
The teenagers, who cannot be named for legal reasons, are from Leigh and Canvey Island.
They will appear at Southend Youth Court in July.
A teenage girl was assaulted at the Deanes School in Thundersley in March and a video of the attack was posted on a social networking site.
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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