Thousands of duplicate street lights could be switched off by Essex County Council in order to reduce carbon emissions.
A record number of people were arrested on suspicion of drug driving last month, Essex Police revealed as it launched a new anti-drug driving campaign with the Safer Essex Roads Partnership.
Taxpayers in Essex have paid £30,000 to heat Chelmsford’s iconic Shire Hall since it was closed and left empty seven years ago.
Recorded cases of children being neglected, assaulted or mistreated in Essex for the past year are five times the number than for seven years ago, 2013-2014.
A public consultation regarding Essex County Council’s budget priorities will be available online until December 15.
Essex County Fire and Rescue Service’s annual report has revealed new leadership, ambitions to help the vulnerable, and recruitment of new wholetime firefighters.
Essex County Council is predicting a £2million overspend in its home to school transport budget – four years after cost-saving initiatives were implemented.
Essex high streets will benefit from the sale of a council-run education company – set to bring in millions of pounds.
An independent inspection of Essex Police has found the force to be ‘outstanding’ at accurately recording crime,
More than a dozen items uncovered in Essex over the last few years were classified as ‘treasure’ during a treasure inquest at Essex County Council on October 4.
Two major environmental actions have been announced by the leader of Essex County Council.
More than 120 people were arrested in Essex on suspicion of drug driving throughout September.
The group responsible for putting together contingency plans for Essex when the UK leaves the European Union is to get extra cash from the Government.
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.