Essex's PCC is proposing a 3.25% increase in the Essex Police part of Council Tax.
Knife Found At Kid's Play Area
There are worries about the safety of children in Essex after a kitchen knife was found at a play area.
The 4 inch blade was discovered during a clean up in Windsor Avenue, Clacton over the weekend.
Today, Tendring Council will be discussing ways to prevent such a thing happening again.
Councillors Stephen and Danny Mayzes have described the discovery as 'shocking' saying the consequences could have been 'devastating'.
They're warning parents to be vigilant.
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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