It's been announced today that Essex PCC Roger Hirst will take on responsibility of the local fire and rescue service.
Teen Charged Over Suspected Acid Attack
Police have charged a 17 year old boy after a group of teenagers suffered serious injuries in a suspected acid attack at a railway station in Essex.
They were sprayed with an unknown substance at Ockendon station on Sunday.
The teenager's accused of three counts of occasioning grievous bodily harm (GBH) with intent, and two counts of attempted GBH with intent.
He's due to appear in youth court on Tuesday.
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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