Essex's PCC is proposing a 3.25% increase in the Essex Police part of Council Tax.
Coryton: The Death Of A Refinery
Heart has been looking at the impact the closure of the Coryton will have on the local area and Essex as a whole.
The oil refinery - which supplied 20% of fuel in London and the South East - halted sales in January and told staff it was unsure when supplies would start again.
The shutdown came as Petroplus, its Zurich-based owner, went into administration and appointed a receiver to the UK plant.
Three companies - Royal Vopak, Greenergy, and Shell UK Limited - completed their purchase of assets at the end of September to turn it into an oil import and distribution terminal.
Heart's Dave Paramore has this special report.
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.
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