It's been announced today that Essex PCC Roger Hirst will take on responsibility of the local fire and rescue service.
Southend: Concern For Missing Man
The hunt is on for a 36-year old man who has vannished from his Southend home.
Mark Barnes went missing from his home in Norwich Avenue on Sunday (29th December).
Police are getting incresingly concerned for his welfare.
The 36-year-old is 5ft 8ins tall, has dark brown hair, is of medium build and has blue eyes.
He is believed to have left home on a 'GIANT' mountain bike.
Police are urging anyone who has information, or Mark himself, to call them at Southend 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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