Essex's PCC is proposing a 3.25% increase in the Essex Police part of Council Tax.
Lord Coe Visits Essex Olympic Venue
Lord Sebastian Coe's joined British Cycling GB riders on the brand new track at Hadleigh Farm.
With just over a year to go until the Olympics next year. the mountain biking course is now complete ahead of the Test Event scheduled for the end of July.
The 5km circuit is situated on an open hillside making it a lot easier for spectators to see more of the event.
The 2012 event will take place on August 11th and 12th with ticket prices ranging from £20 to £45 with concessions such as Pay Your Age also available.
The ticket application process is open until April 26th 2011 at www.tickets.london2012.com
Check out Heart's photo gallery and video feature with Competition Manager, Martin Salt telling us about the venue.
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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