Essex's PCC is proposing a 3.25% increase in the Essex Police part of Council Tax.
Essex Waffle Lady Sentenced
A woman, who handled stolen food from a bin, outside a Tesco store here, has been given a 12-month conditional discharge.
Sasha Hall lived above the shop in Great Baddow.
The 22-year-old said she had been given the potato waffles, pies and ham following a power cut at the supermarket - which had meant staff had to throw away food worth around £10,000.
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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