HARWICH is set to get more police officers on the beat, the town’s top officer has confirmed.

Inspector Chris Willis announced the plan at a Harwich Town Council meeting last Wednesday.

Although he was unable to confirm how many police officers would be coming to the town, or when it was likely come into effect, Mr Willis said he had been assured it would be happening.

He told the meeting: “We are hoping we will be posting more police officers in the town."