Doctors and health care leaders today announced a new development in the options for future hospital services in mid and south Essex.
Teen Arrested After Suspected Acid Attack In Ockendon
A 17 year old boy has been arrested after five teenagers were hurt in a suspected acid attack at Ockendon railway station.
The group, all between 16 and 18 years old, were waiting on the platform at around 12.40am on Sunday when they were approached.
A man squirted them in the face with an "unknown liquid" before getting on a train from Southend to Barking.
Two of the group of friends suffered "potentially life-changing" injuries to their eyes, face and mouth.
Three others had minor burns, that aren't thought to be life threatening.
A 17 year old boy from Dagenham handed himself into police and has now been arrested.
He is currently helping police with their enquiries.
Residents are being urged to give their views on the Chelmsford City Growth Package.
A group of 12 men from Essex have been jailed for more than 40 years for a violent attack on a football fan.
Essex Police are carrying out a crack down on knife crime this week.
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