Doctors and health care leaders today announced a new development in the options for future hospital services in mid and south Essex.
Fire At Turkey Processing Plant Near Chelmsford
Up to 35 firefighters are dealing with a turkey processing plant on fire near Chelmsford.
Calls of a fire at the farm building on Old Southend Road, Howe Green were put in just before 9am.
Essex Fire say they are making steady progress dealing with it.
Crews report the building measures approximately 50 x 40 metres and is 50% alight, and 100% smoke logged.
It follows a fire at a poultry farm in Felsted which killed 13,000 egg-laying hens.
Fire crews are treating that as suspicious and have started an investigation - read more on that here.
It is unclear at this stage what the cause of the Howe Green fire is.
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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