Essex's PCC is proposing a 3.25% increase in the Essex Police part of Council Tax.
Clacton MP Douglas Carswell Defects To UKIP
Clacton's Conservative MP, Douglas Carswell, has dramatically announced he's defecting to join UKIP.
At a press conference earlier he said he believed David Cameron and senior Conservatives were not "serious about real change"
The Clacton MP entered Parliament in 2005.
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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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