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.