Local News

Community Safety – Defining our priorities

Over the next few weeks, I will be putting together a new Police and Crime Plan for our county, setting out key priorities for Essex Police and laying out a framework for our partner agencies who work hard to keep our communities safe.

Future Of Shire Hall Secured

The future of one of Chelmsford’s most iconic buildings looks bright after owner Essex County Council agreed a deal to secure its future

The Grade II listed Shire Hall within Chelmsford City Centre has been empty for over two years following the relocation of the Magistrates Court.

Essex Libraries catalogue goes mobile

A new ‘mobile friendly’ library catalogue has been launched to help people enjoy Essex Libraries on the go.

The new catalogue has been developed with help from library users with an aim of being easier to access on all devices – including tablet computers and smart phones.

New fund secured to tackle fuel poverty and cold homes in mid Essex

A new project to improve the health of people’s homes in Chelmsford was launched in January and will run until December 2016.

The Healthy Homes; Active Advice project will focus on managing and reducing fuel bills and helping residents stay warm in their homes.