A rise in the number of children taken into care by Essex County Council (ECC) is largely down to an increase of unaccompanied asylum-seeking children.
A countywide tourism body is launching a new campaign to reveal the "real Essex".
Nearly 50 firearms were handed in to police during a two-week firearms surrender.
Police appealing for witnesses following a serious collision on the M11 near North Weald yesterday (Thursday).
Essex County Council has announced a new county wide approach to tackle loneliness and social isolation in communities.
A former police constable who took on private plastering work without permission from senior officers has been found to have breached the standards of professional behaviour.
Police are encouraging Uttlesford residents to hand in any unwanted or unlicensed firearms to help keep Essex safe and prevent it from falling into the hands of criminals.
The county's police, fire and crime commissioner says the number of unauthorised traveller encampments in Essex has fallen by more than a third so far this year.
A lottery run by Essex County Council that offers a one in 1,000,000 chance to win the £25,000 jackpot is selling just a fraction of the tickets it was anticipated to when first launched.
Human rights campaigners have hit out at Essex Police after new figures revealed how the force is increasingly using spit guards including on children -the youngest being 15-years-old.
A campaign group has been urged to "accept reality" by the ruling administration at Essex County Council after it repeated calls for the authority to scrap its school transport policy.
A bid to ban trail hunting on land owned by Essex County Council has failed.
Essex Highways is apologising to drivers and residents who have been delayed by recent surface dressing work on the A134 and A131.
A creepy play, where the audience gets involved in the action, called The Ghost of Chesterton House will be at Stebbing Village Hall, on Saturday, March 23.
The new deputy chief constable of Essex Police says she's "very proud" to take on the role, as she starts her first day in the job.
Dunmow Atlantis swimmers Rebecca Johnston and Samuel Dack received Jack Petchey awards recently.
The consultation on the future of library services in Essex will finish in just under a month's time and residents in and around Dunmow have been sharing their thoughts on the issue.
A former Essex Police officer who engaged in sexual activity at a police station and sent "sexually suggestive" messages to a colleague while on duty has been found guilty of gross misconduct.
Taxpayers have been warned they could be facing a £24 Council Tax bill increase to pay for policing in Essex.
A former police officer based in Essex has been found guilty of gross misconduct after having a sexually explicit conversation with a convicted paedophile and failing to report it.
Highways England has revealed its latest list of planned roadworks and road closures across the East of England for the week ahead.