Doctors and health care leaders today announced a new development in the options for future hospital services in mid and south Essex.
Essex WWII Vets To Get France's Top Honour
Three World War Two veterans from Essex are being presented with France's highest honour ahead of the 72nd anniversary of D-Day.
90 year-old James Raw, a Midshipman on a Tank Landing Craft, 92 year-old Walter Bridger, a Marine in the Royal Marines, and 93 year-old Donald McGeachy, a Stoker in the Royal Navy, are all being awarded the Légion d'honneur.
They are among 14 WW2 veterans to be presented with the awards during a ceremony at the French Ambassador's Residence in London.
96-year-old Marsie Taylor from London will be the first woman to be given the medal
Residents are being urged to give their views on the Chelmsford City Growth Package.
A group of 12 men from Essex have been jailed for more than 40 years for a violent attack on a football fan.
Essex Police are carrying out a crack down on knife crime this week.
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