It's been announced today that Essex PCC Roger Hirst will take on responsibility of the local fire and rescue service.
Man Dies After Being Bitten By Dog In Walton
Police are appealing for information following an incident in Walton resulting in the death of a 73-year-old man.
The man was walking in Naze Court in Old Hall Lane sometime between 4pm and 6pm on Sunday, June 25.
He was passing a man with a dog, believed to be a Staffordshire bull terrier, when the dog bit him on his right leg, causing a small wound.
The victim returned home but became unwell two days later.
He was admitted to hospital, where he sadly died as a result of his injuries.
Detective Inspector Gary Biddle, of Clacton CID, said: “We are trying to establish what happened and would like to speak to the dog owner and any witnesses who can help us with our enquiries.
"We are treating the dog owner as a witness at this time and are keen to talk to him to establish what occurred."
Anyone with information is asked to contact Clacton CID on 101.
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.
Recently Played Tracks
Now playing: The best feel good music
Deposit £10 to get a £40 Welcome Bonus - That's £50 to play bingo, slots and more!*
Over 50 tracks to make you feel-good. New album out now...
Find your local four day weather report here.
What's happening on the roads where you are?
Make Heart the soundtrack to your day and you could be a winner with great prizes up for grabs throughout the day.
Find out more about some of the companies advertising on Heart.
Get some great ideas on how to advertise your business on radio, online and on mobile.