Essex's PCC is proposing a 3.25% increase in the Essex Police part of Council Tax.
Hockley: Man 'Critical' After Found Unconscious
An investigation is underway after a man has suffered serious head injuries in Hockley.
The 41-year-old, who is thought to be from Southend, was found unconscious in the Broad Walk area by a member of the public just before 8am on Saturday (1st February).
He was taken to Southend Hospital but was transferred to Queens Hospital in London where he remains in a critical condition.
36-year-old Glen Cooper, from Broad Walk in Hockley, has been charged with GBH and is due at Southend Magistrates Court this morning (Monday 3rd February).
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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