Essex's PCC is proposing a 3.25% increase in the Essex Police part of Council Tax.
Man Rescued From River In Colchester
A man has been rescued after falling into the River Colne in Colchester.
Fire crews pulled the man out at around 3pm yesterday (Thursday, 11 February).
Station Commander Lee Palfreyman said: "We found the man clinging onto reeds in extremely cold water.
"Crews did a brilliant job putting their training into practice.
"They quickly got a line around him and pulled him to safety."
The man was then treated by paramedics.
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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