Essex's PCC is proposing a 3.25% increase in the Essex Police part of Council Tax.
Tributes For Essex Crash Victim
The family of an Essex grandmother have been paying tribute to a 'special lady.
Ellen Elliott died after a crash at Lakeside on Wednesday 17 August.
A van collided with the 84-year-old as it was reversing in Motherwell Way.
Ellen's family said: "Her life was devoted to caring for us all and she will never be replaced in our hearts.
"We all miss the love and guidance given to us all. Ellen served in the RAF and worked throughout her lifetime whilst raising five children and looking after her husband and home."
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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