Doctors and health care leaders today announced a new development in the options for future hospital services in mid and south Essex.
Police Continue To Question Duo Over Southend Stabbing
Police in Southend are continuing to question to men after a teenager was found stabbed in the chest in the town.
The 19 year-old man is in a critical condition in hospital after he was discovered injured on Napier Avenue at around 2.15pm on Saturday (13 February).
Essex Police said: "Officers carried out a search of the area, assisted by the force helicopter, and arrested two men in Sutton Road.
"They are a 25-year-old from Hastings, who was arrested on suspicion of GBH, and a 21-year-old from London, who was arrested on suspicion of GBH, possession of an offensive weapon and possession of class A drugs.
"Enquiries are ongoing to locate a third man, who is described as having an olive skinned complexion, 5ft 10ins tall, with closely cropped hair. He wore a black puffa jacket, black hooded top, blue jeans and black trainers.
"Witnesses or anyone with information are asked to call Rayleigh CID on 101.
"Alternatively, they can contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 or www.crimestoppers-uk.org".
Residents are being urged to give their views on the Chelmsford City Growth Package.
A group of 12 men from Essex have been jailed for more than 40 years for a violent attack on a football fan.
Essex Police are carrying out a crack down on knife crime this week.
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