Essex's PCC is proposing a 3.25% increase in the Essex Police part of Council Tax.
Man In Court After Essex Police Chase
A 27-year-old man from Surrey is appearing at Basildon Magistrates Court today (Saturday 19 November) charged with a number of driving offences.
Nicholas Field, from Free Prae Road in Chertsey, is accused of dangerous driving, driving while disqualified and driving without insurance following an incident where a Ford Mondeo failed to stop for police on Arterial Road, West Thurrock at 10.10pm on Thursday 17 November.
The car was pursued along the A13 to the Sadlers Farm roundabout.
It then ended up on the A130 in the roadworks section when a roadworks lorry ahead, pulled across the carriageway to protect the roadwork crew.
The car tried to enter the wrong carriageway against the traffic but was stopped from doing so by a police car.
Essex Police say "the quick thinking of both the road worker and the police officer undoubtedly prevented a serious accident or loss of life".
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.
Recently Played Tracks
Deposit £10 to get a £40 Welcome Bonus - That's £50 to play bingo, slots and more!*
Over 50 tracks to make you feel-good. New album out now...
Find your local four day weather report here.
What's happening on the roads where you are?
Make Heart the soundtrack to your day and you could be a winner with great prizes up for grabs throughout the day.
Find out more about some of the companies advertising on Heart.
Get some great ideas on how to advertise your business on radio, online and on mobile.