It's been announced today that Essex PCC Roger Hirst will take on responsibility of the local fire and rescue service.
Man Knocked Unconcious In Colchester
A man's been knocked unconscious in Colchester.
He was walking along North Hill in the early hours of Friday 17th October when he was assaulted.
Two passers-by found him with head injuries and called an ambulance.
He later discharged himself the same day.
Police are asking for anyone who was in the area at the time to assist them with identifying the suspects who are described as white men aged in their early twenties.
One was wearing a long sleeved light coloured top, dark jeans and dark footwear.
The other was wearing a light coloured top with an open dark jacket over the top, dark baggy jeans and light coloured footwear.
Anyone with information is urged to contact Colchester CID on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.
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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