It's been announced today that Essex PCC Roger Hirst will take on responsibility of the local fire and rescue service.
Missing Teenager Could Be In Thurrock
Police looking for a missing teenager from Norfolk say they think she is in Thurrock.
16 year old Chloe Carter was last seen at her home a week ago (17th April).
She is now believed to be in the Grays area, where she has links.
She is 5ft 4ins tall, has shoulder length dark brown hair and brown eyes.
Anyone who knows where she is is asked to call police in Grays 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.
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