It's been announced today that Essex PCC Roger Hirst will take on responsibility of the local fire and rescue service.
Police Appeal After Epping Race Attack
Police hunt woman over alleged race attack in Epping.
Police have released a CCTV image of a woman wanted in connection to an alleged racial attack in Epping.
It is alleged to have happened at a Shell garage at the Wake Arms roundabout on High Road at around 9.30pm on Friday February 13.
The victim was said to have been racially abused before having the contents of a glass of beer thrown at her.
Anyone with any information is asked to contact Pc Aksit Ekrem at Loughton Police Station on 101.
People can also give information to the independent crime-fighting charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or via an Anonymous Online Form at www.crimestoppers-uk.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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