December 13 2013 Latest news:
Uttlesford’s top brass have come under fire this week after approving a hike in their allowances on the same night it was agreed to cut Council Tax discounts for lower income families.
Essex’s education chief has spoken of his determination to improve standards after a new report revealed the proportion of pupils studying in high achieving schools in the county is below the national average.
Essex Police has announced cuts to its dog-handling and marine teams, as part of a programme to deliver £36m worth of savings.
Immigration chiefs arrested 13 illegal workers at two of Dunmow’s Indian restaurants last week – leaving the businesses staring down the barrel of a maximum £130,000 fine.
Essex Boys and Girls Clubs are challenging families to think about how far they would be able to get in 15 hours, without any money.