It's been announced today that Essex PCC Roger Hirst will take on responsibility of the local fire and rescue service.
Motorcyclist Dies In Southminster
A motorcyclist has died after a crash in Southminster.
Police were called to reports a blue Suzuki GSX-R1000 had "left the road" on the B1021 Cripplegate at around 1.30pm yesterday (Sunday, 24 April).
Essex Police said: "The rider, a 36-year-old man from Benfleet, was taken to the Royal London Hospital but later sadly died.
"Police closed the road until 5.40pm while they carried out initial investigations.
"Anyone with information is asked to contact the Serious Collision Investigation Unit on 101 or email firstname.lastname@example.org".
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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