Doctors and health care leaders today announced a new development in the options for future hospital services in mid and south Essex.
Free Driving Assessments For Over 65s
An Essex driving school wants older drivers to sign up and check they are driving safely.
In Colchester last year, 9 elderly drivers were killed in crashes according to the Department for Transport.
More recently, a teenage girl died after being hit by an 87-year-old driver who lost control of his vehicle.
Cassie McCord was trapped against a shop wall in Head Street in February.
Now, Chris Wagner, who runs the First Choice Driving School, is offering free assessments this month.
He's told Heart: "It's not about naming and shaming anyone, but to make people better and safer drivers."
To find out more or book an assessment call 01206 512276.
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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