Essex's PCC is proposing a 3.25% increase in the Essex Police part of Council Tax.
Southend: Stay In England With Airline
Low-fare airline easyJet is to start a new within-England service from next June operating three-times-a-week flights between Southend airport and Newquay in Cornwall.
The airline hopes to attract almost 10,000 passengers on the route each year.
EasyJet commercial manager Hugh Aitken said: "We're thrilled to be announcing this new route which opens up a fast connection to the English Riviera."
The Newquay route will be easyJet's 14th from Southend, with the airline recently announcing services to Berlin and the Polish city of Krakow.
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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