Thousands of music fans have been arriving in Chelmsford ahead of this weekend's V-Festival. Around 120,000 are expected to descend on Hylands Park over the 2-day event, including 46,000 campers.
Essex Police is urging festival goers to stay safe and has been cracking down on drug crime in the area to try to head off problems at the site.
The force has also been targeting drink-drivers and thieves, aiming to make the event as trouble-free as possible.
Click below to watch a report by ITV News Anglia's Matthew Hudson
More top news
Police are appealing for witnesses after a female pedestrian died following a hit and run collision in Essex.
Union officials are holding talks with administrators in an effort to save thousands of jobs following the collapse of City Link.
Ipswich Town manager Mick McCarthy says that it would take a "bonkers" offer for his club to consider selling striker Daryl Murphy.