Essex one of the top ten places in the country for calls to the RSPCA about organised dog fighting.
Paras Arrive Home From Afghan
The families of just over 100 soldiers have welcomed them back to Colchester.
B Company, 2nd battalion, The Parachute Regiment arrived back at Merville Barracks yesterday.
During their six month tour the troops were responsible for security in the Nahr-e-Saraj (South) district.
Their return follows the deployment of 16 Air Assault Brigade to Helmand Province.
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.
An 18-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murdering Leonne Weeks, 16, who was found dead on a path in Rotherham.
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