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.
England’s chief inspector of hospitals has rated the services provided by Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust (EPUT) as ‘good’ following an inspection.
More than 70 keen scooter riders from the local area took part in a May bank holiday ride-out which raised about £300 for a village hall which needs a make-over.
The Met Office has issued warnings of snow and ice across the East of England this weekend.
Essex Police are appealing for information about Oliver Darcy,28, who has been recalled to prison for breaching court bail conditions.
The number of child sex offences recorded by Essex Police rose to 1,531 last year, according to the NSPCC, increasing from 1,449 offences recorded the previous year.
Essex County Fire and Rescue Service is inviting people to become full-time firefighters – the first chance to do so in almost nine years.
Every household in Essex unnecessarily bins the equivalent of 36 woolly jumpers each year, costing more than £1.5 million to the taxpayer, according to Recycle for Essex.
Essex’s police, fire and crime panel has approved an average £12 increase in council tax - which looks to provide 150 more frontline officers in the county.
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.