It's been announced today that Essex PCC Roger Hirst will take on responsibility of the local fire and rescue service.
Body Found In Search For Missing Man In Colchester
Police looking for a 21 year old who went missing after a night out in Colchester have found a body.
Luke Harding, from Ferndale Close in Clacton, was last seen in the Vineyard Street car park in Colchester at around 1am on Sunday (June 28th).
He'd been for a night out in Yates bar, Head Street and was due to meet his friends to get a taxi home but didn't turn up.
The body of a man was located in the river at Castle Park this afternoon by a police officer.
No formal identification has taken place yet.
Officers have made Luke’s family aware of the discovery and will be providing support to them.
They don't believe there are any suspicious circumstances at this stage.
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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