It's been announced today that Essex PCC Roger Hirst will take on responsibility of the local fire and rescue service.
Woman Dies In Essex Crash
One person's died and four others hurt in a crash on the A12 in Essex.
Emergency services were called shortly after 10 this morning to the northbound carriageway by Witham after a car and lorry collided.
Essex Police say a woman in her 30s, who was a rear seat passenger in the black Toyota Rav 4, was pronounced dead at the scene.
Two men, including the driver of the car, have been taken by air ambulance to a London hospital with serious injuries.
A man and a woman, who were also in the vehicle, have been taken by land ambulance to Colchester hospital with less serious injuries.
Part of the road was closed for several hours.
Anyone who saw what happened is asked to contact Stanway road policing unit on 0300 333 4444.
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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