Essex's PCC is proposing a 3.25% increase in the Essex Police part of Council Tax.
Thurrock: Free Transport Scrapped
Free transport for Thurrock children at religious school will no longer be provided.
The council is scrapping the service following a major consultation last year.
They have already had to withstand £30 million worth of cuts and are facing at least that much again so are looking at ways of saving money.
Students starting school this September will have to pay £5.88 a day or £1,117 a school year.
Students who are already attending school will be offered a 50% discount - £2.89 a day or £550 a year.
The council says they will help those who can show they absolutely can't afford it.
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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