Essex County Council is set to put its element of tax bills up by almost five per cent from April as it prepares for the day when financial help from the government ceases.
The construction of a new £11m technical college at Stansted Airport was officially started yesterday as part of the launch of the Government’s Industrial Strategy White Paper.
Both Saffron Walden and Thaxted were on the route when 3000 cyclists took part in the TP ICAP L’Etape cycling event through London and Essex.
The Essex farming community was firing on all cylinders this week as it geared up to celebrate Essex county harvest festival with a tractor rehearsal.
New figures have revealed fly-tipping is draining more than £1million of taxpayers’ money each year across Essex.
A police officer based in Essex has been suspended from duty after he was arrested on suspicion of child grooming.
A parish councillor says she is “astounded by the incompetence” of Essex Highways to deal with flooding on a busy road between High Roding and Dunmow.
Dunmow Atlantis Swimming Club said an emotional goodbye to head coach Steve Turner as he headed towards his retirement.
Four Essex councils could rack up £481million of debt between them as they build three new villages – totalling up to 42,000 homes.
Secondary schools in Essex had cause to celebrate after statistics published last week confirmed the county performed above the national average under the Government’s new GCSE measures.