Colchester and Ipswich Hospitals could soon become one under plans to merge.
South Ockendon: Teen Stabbed At House Party
A teenager has been stabbed out outside a house party in South Ockendon.
The 19-year-old victim received a small stab wound to his neck following the incident in South Road.
Police were called there at about 2am on Saturday (20 July) and were supported by the dog unit as they conducted a search of the area.
The victim was taken to hospital for treatment before being discharged.
Anyone with information is urged to contact Grays CID on 101. Alternatively, call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
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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