It's been announced today that Essex PCC Roger Hirst will take on responsibility of the local fire and rescue service.
More V Festival Acts Announced For Chelmsford
V Festival organisers have announced another group of acts that will be playing in Chelmsford in the summer.
Lawson, The Charlatans, Sigma, Wretch 32, Echo & The Bunnymen, Hilltop Hoods and Indiana have been added to the list.
On the 22nd and 23rd August, they will be joining a line up that includes Sam Smith, Calvin Harris and Kasabian - as well as Stereophonics, Sam Smith, Paloma Faith, George Ezra, Ellie Goulding and Ella Henderson.
Ahead of their eighth V Festival outing The Charlatans front man, Tim Burgess said: "Having been lucky enough to be part of the first ever V Festival line up in '96 we're thrilled to be playing its 20th anniversary year."
Wretch 32 also commented:"This will be my hat trick appearance and I can't wait to get out there and have some fun with my fans."
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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