It's been announced today that Essex PCC Roger Hirst will take on responsibility of the local fire and rescue service.
Searches For Missing Finchingfield Man
Searches have started for a 59 year-old man from Finchingfield has gone missing .
Michael Bell was last seen at his home on Bardfield Road at 8.30am on Friday (13 May).
Essex Police said: "He has not made contact with his family since 1pm on Friday. He suffers from a medical condition and is believed to be without his medication.
"He is thought to be wearing black cargo style trousers, a blue t-shirt, an orange and grey fleece and has with him a black and cream ski jacket.
"He may be wearing green wellington boots and his beard is longer than on the attached photograph.
"Michael is 5ft 10ins tall, is slim, white, has short grey hair and wears glasses. He has hearing aids in both ears.
"Anybody who has seen Michael is asked to contact Essex Police on 101".
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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