It's been announced today that Essex PCC Roger Hirst will take on responsibility of the local fire and rescue service.
Murder Investigation Begins In Chelmsford
Police have launched a murder investigation following the death of a man in Chelmsford.
Police say officers were contacted shortly after 5pm yesterday (Saturday, June 18th) to reports a man aged in his 70s had died at an address in Bramwoods Road.
Detectives have now declared the death suspicious and three people have been arrested on suspicion of murder.
In custody are a 43 year-old man, a 41 year-old woman and a 24 year-old man, all from Chelmsford.
Enquiries are continuing today at the scene and a cordon remains in place.
Anyone with information is asked to contact detectives at the Harlow major investigation team 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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