It's been announced today that Essex PCC Roger Hirst will take on responsibility of the local fire and rescue service.
Man Charged Over Wivenhoe Murder
A 30 year-old man has been charged with the murder of a man in Wivenhoe.
35 year-old Paul Olney was found dead at a property on Denham Close at around 3.50pm on Monday (6 June).
Two men were arrested and questioned over the death.
Richard Waterhouse, who is 30 and from Golden Noble Hill in Colchester has now been charged with murder and is due at Colchester Magistrates' Court today.
A 37 year-old man arrested has been released on bail until 21 July.
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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