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A new initiative to improve the health of residents across Essex has launched.For the first time, authorities countywide are set to work collaboratively on the Live Well Campaign, which is designed to promote public health with advice to suit the needs of residents.Experts are warning that there could be no more chocolate in 30 years' time due to global warming.Chocolate is made from cocoa beans, the dried and fermented seeds of the cacao tree.To celebrate the launch of the Live Well Campaign's new website, residents are also being encouraged to take part in a number of #21 challenges - a nod to the fact it reportedly takes 21 days to break or create a new habit.Mike Gogarty, Director of Public Health England, said: “The start of the year is a good time to think about our lifestyle choices.Peter Tattersley, councillor responsible for health and communities at Braintree Council, said: "We want residents to live well in healthy and resilient communities as good health impacts every single part of life."We are very proud of the public health work we are doing with our partners and all the local authorities in Essex, to encourage people to make small changes to their lifestyle.
Those who take part will be in with the chance to win prizes including Fusion gym memberships, the latest Jamie Oliver cookbook or healthy food related goodies.The warning said: "Some delays to road, rail, air and ferry transport are likely with some journeys taking longer."Delays for high-sided vehicles on exposed routes and bridges are also possible.Police officers have come to the aid of an elderly driver in distress after she was found lost in Purfleet.Pc Joe Goodwin (pictured) and student police constable, Pc Andrew Durling, were driving in Arterial Road at around 3.15pm yesterday, Sunday, December 31, when they spotted the 92-year-old woman in need of help.