Colchester and Ipswich Hospitals could soon become one under plans to merge.
The Royal Wedding In Essex
There are just two weeks to go until Prince William and Kate Middleton tie the knot at Westminster Abbey.
So, to get into the spirit of things, Heart wants to find out how Essex plans to celebrate the Royal Wedding.
We want you to let us know what your town, village, street, workplace or local group etc has lined up - anything from street parties and big screens to fun days and big buffets!
So to get you started...in Widford, people will be able to watch the events as they happen on a giant screen at the Village Hall on April 29th.
Wentworth Primary School in Maldon's holding a kings and queens party for the schoolchildren.
And the Red Lion pub on New London Road in Chelmsford is planning a big street party.
Let us know below what you're planning and send us your pictures by texting the word 'Essex' along with your photo to 82122.
Two fairground workers have pleaded not guilty to charges they face over the death of a school girl on a bouncy castle in Essex.
An aircraft hangar has been damaged in a blaze at Southend Airport.
Residents and businesses are being encouraged to tell Essex County Council whether they can access superfast broadband.
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