Essex's PCC is proposing a 3.25% increase in the Essex Police part of Council Tax.
Southend: Thousands Spent On Torch Relay
Southend Council spent more than £27,000 hosting the Olympic Torch for last year's Games, figures published on the one-year anniversary of the start of the relay show.
In total, the cost to Southend-on-Sea Council was £27,808.88, which funded items such as security and street furniture as well as road-closure notices.
Thurrock Council spent £42,227 while Barking and Dagenham recorded a figure of £57,763 to host the Torch.
Essex County Council did not record any expenditure, saying costs - apart from whatever staff overtime was incurred but not calculable - were met by the district authorities or town councils.
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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