Essex's PCC is proposing a 3.25% increase in the Essex Police part of Council Tax.
Bin Collections To Be Royally Interupted?
While many people will be getting an extra day off work thanks to the Royal Wedding - spare a thought for those who won't be!
Most councils in Essex say bin collections will run as normal on April 29th despite the bank holiday.
They say it's to reduce disruption for residents because of the Easter Holidays and the May Day bank holiday.
Five councils here have told Heart they won't be out collecting refuse on the day of the Royal Wedding.
They include Chelmsford, Southend, Thurrock, Epping and Uttlesford.
Essex one of the top ten places in the country for calls to the RSPCA about organised dog fighting.
Essex's Police and Crime Commissioner is launching a new initiative to prevent youngsters being exploited by gangs.
Abellio selling 40% of the Greater Anglia rail franchise.
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