Doctors and health care leaders today announced a new development in the options for future hospital services in mid and south Essex.
Man In Court Over Southend Boy's Death
A man appeared in court accused of causing the death of a six-year-old boy in an alleged hit and run in Southend.
Marek Kolton, 26, of Princes Street in Southend, appeared at Southend Magistrates' Court charged with causing death by dangerous driving, failing to stop, driving without insurance, and driving without a licence.
This follows the death of Joseph Ball, who died after being hit by a motorbike as he crossed the road with his mother and four-year-old brother in Southend.
Kolton was remanded in custody to appear at Basildon Crown Court on January 6.
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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