It's been announced today that Essex PCC Roger Hirst will take on responsibility of the local fire and rescue service.
Two Men Arrested Over Wivenhoe Murder
Two men have been arrested over the murder of a man near Colchester.
A man in his 30s was found dead inside a property on Denham Close in Wivenhoe shortly before 3.50pm yesterday (Monday, 6 June).
A 30 year-old man from Colchester was arrested on suspicion of murder near the scene shortly after. A second man, who is 37 and also from Colchester, has also been arrested.
Police cordoned off the area for forensic examinations.
Detective Chief Inspector Stephen Jennings said: "Our enquiries are continuing and I would like to speak to anyone who may have seen any suspicious activity in the area of Denham Close this afternoon to come forward and speak to my officers.
"They may have some vital information which could assist the investigation.
"We have made two arrests and are not looking for anybody else in relation to the incident at this time but are still keen to talk to any potential witnesses.
"We believe all the people involved were known to each other".
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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