It's been announced today that Essex PCC Roger Hirst will take on responsibility of the local fire and rescue service.
Search For Missing 82 Year-Old From Leaden Roding
A search has started for an 82 year-old man who has gone missing in west Essex.
Gordon Wilson was last seen leaving his home in Leaden Roding at around 11am yesterday.
Essex Police said: "He left home on foot with a small amount of cash and has not been seen since.
"He is described as 5ft 11ins tall, of medium build with grey thinning hair. He wears glasses and has a Scottish accent.
"Mr Wilson was last seen wearing a sports jacket which is either checked or navy, and will usually wear a shirt, tie and jumper."
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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