Essex one of the top ten places in the country for calls to the RSPCA about organised dog fighting.
Chelmsford: V Festival Line Up Additions
Lawson are among the newest additions to the line-up at this year's V Festival 2013.
The 'Taking Over Me' stars will perform at Hylands Park in Chelmsford over the weekend of 17th /18th August.
This year's event will be headlined by Beyonce and Kings Of Leon.
Other new names joining the bill include Naughty Boy, John Newman, Seasick Steve and a DJ set from Luther actor Idris Elba.
Stars already confirmed for the two-day event include The Script, Emeli Sande, Jessie J, Calvin Harris and Little Mix.
Meanwhile, Lawson have been busy back in the studio in the past few weeks and teasing new material to fans.
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.
An 18-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murdering Leonne Weeks, 16, who was found dead on a path in Rotherham.
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