It's been announced today that Essex PCC Roger Hirst will take on responsibility of the local fire and rescue service.
Man Hit By Bus In Colchester Dies In Hospital
A man who was hit by a bus in Colchester last week has died in hospital.
The collision happened on Hythe Hill at around 10am on Wednesday (6 April).
The 39 year-old, who was from Frinton, was flown to Addenbrooke's Hospital in Cambridge, but died there as a result of his injuries on Friday (8 April).
Essex Police said: "The bus, the No 76 operated by First Buses, was carrying a small amount of passengers at the time of the collision.
"Police are continuing to appeal for witnesses and any passengers who have not yet spoken to police are asked to get in touch.
"Please call the Serious Collision Unit on Essex Police 101 or email email@example.com".
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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