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  • Ryan is crowned champion

    FRINTON Golf Club hosted the final Coastal Golf Tour event of 2014. read more

  • Residents removed from under-fire care home

    VULNERABLE residents have been removed from a Clacton care home after a damning report by watchdogs revealed a catalogue of failings. read more

  • Impressive 30ft Christmas tree to light up town centre

    CLACTON town centre is set for an impressive 30ft Christmas tree following last year’s shambles. read more

  • 'Hospital crisis affects the coast as much as Colchester' - council takes action

    AN emergency motion was called by Tendring councillors to discuss Colchester’s hospital crisis. read more

  • It’s prize time for Frinton’s golfers

    MORE than 40 trophies were awarded at Frinton Golf Club’s annual presentation lunch. read more

  • Andrews: we will do everything possible to get game on

    FC CLACTON co-owner Stephen Andrews says the club will be doing “absolutely everything possible” to get Saturday’s game on against Haverhill Rovers. read more

  • Waters returning to the Bowl

    MATT Waters is back at FC Clacton. read more

  • Davies deflated after UK Championship defeat Clacton and Frinton Gazette: Alex Davies

    CLACTON’S Alex Davies was left speechless after crashing out of the UK Snooker Championship. read more

  • Rock-bottom watchdog band ratings for our surgeries Clacton and Frinton Gazette:

    STRUGGLING surgeries across Clacton, Frinton and Walton have been given rock-bottom ratings by a health watchdog – but bosses have defended the low rankings. read more

  • Innes element - legendary musical comedy performer in town Clacton and Frinton Gazette: Neil Innes anf friends are at the 02 Academy in Liverpool as part of the city's International Music Festival on Sunday.

    HE has played jokes on the Beatles and had jokes played on him by the Pythons. read more

  • Midwives back on strike over 1% pay claim Clacton and Frinton Gazette:

    ANGRY midwives have walked out of Clacton Hospital for the second time in a dispute over pay. read more

  • TV psychic in town for medium show Clacton and Frinton Gazette:

    A TELEVISION psychic hosts an evening of mediumship in Clacton tomorrow. read more

  • Louise gray

    Congratulations Helen Louise Gray on your Graduation BEd (hons) Class of 2014 From all the family read more

  • Jodie Fisher

    Congratulations JODIE Bachelor of Science with First Class Honours in Physiotheraphy It was a long road But you did us proud Love Dad, Mum, David, Nanny read more

  • Anger as streetlight switch-on decision is delayed until February Clacton and Frinton Gazette: Sussex streetlight blunder costs £100k

    TENDRING will be left in the dark through the winter after a decision on ending the controversial streetlight blackout was delayed. read more

  • Prime Minister David Cameron wants to help with £10m Jaywick revival plans Clacton and Frinton Gazette: Prime Minister David Cameron appears before the Liason Select Committee in the House of Commons, London where he answered questions over his proposals for wider devolution within the UK in the wake of the Scottish independence referendum vote

    PRIME Minister David Cameron has pledged to support a council’s “ambitious” £10million plans to regenerate Jaywick. read more

  • Tendring's terrible recycling rate revealed in shocking figures Clacton and Frinton Gazette:

    TENDRING’S waste boss has pleaded for residents to recycle more after shocking figures revealed the district has one of the worst recycling rates in the country. read more


    Council condemns district to winter with no lights read more

  • 10,000 more patients in the next decade to put further strain on health services Clacton and Frinton Gazette:

    Under-pressure medical services in Colchester and Tendring will be hit by significant population growth in the next ten years, health bosses have warned. read more

  • Charles Frederick Wilson

    WILSON Charles Frederick Happy 80th Birthday in Heaven Daddy on St Andrew's Day. We have missed you so much since you went away. Love Donna, Martin, Luke in Australia read more

  • Alan Chambury

    CHAMBURY Alan James The family would like to thank all who attended Alan's funeral on the 4th November 2014, also for the cards, flowers, phone calls and donations in memory of Alan. A very special thank you to Dr. Tabbone, Dr. Kumar and St. Helena Hospice for their wonderful care of Alan. Also Titford Funeral Service, Clacton Golf Club and Vanessa for the lovely flowers. A very special thank you to my wonderful neighbours Frank and Sue for all their support during this sad time. Please accept this as the only but most sincere acknowledgement, Pat Chambury and family. read more

  • Ronald (Ron) Evans

    EVANS Ronald (Ron) Passed away peacefully after a long illness at Edensor Care Home on 16th November 2014, aged 75 years. A much loved Brother and Uncle who will be sadly missed by all who knew him. The funeral service will take place at the Clacton Christian Spiritualist Church, Oxford Road, Clacton on Sea, on Wednesday 10th December 2014 at 12 mid-day followed by the committal at Weeley Crematorium. Donations if desired may be sent to The Alzheimer's Society c/o R. Gwinnell & Sons, 351 Holland Road, Holland on Sea. Telephone 01255 815600. Ron was well known for his work in the Spiritualist World. All friends and relations are welcome. read more

  • Pauline Ann Thorne

    Pauline Ann Thorne Passed away peacefully in Colchester General Hospital on 8th November 2014 aged 67. Beloved Wife of Peter, much loved Mum of Mark, Paul & Samantha, Robert & Karen, treasured Nan to Robert, Jordan and Savanna, loving Sister to Peter and Sister in Law to June. Funeral service to be held at Weeley Crematorium on Wednesday 3rd December 2014 at 1.15 p.m. Floral tributes may be sent c/o R Gwinnell & Sons, 351 Holland Road, Clacton on Sea, CO15 6PD read more

  • Win Burgess

    BURGESS Win Suddenly passed away on 1st November 2014 aged 86 years. Now reunited with her loving Husband George. Who will be sadly missed by her Sister, Children, Grandchildren and all her Family and Friends. Funeral service to take place on Wednesday 10th December at Weeley Crematorium at 2pm. Family flowers only, Donations if desired to Cancer Research UK c/o East of England Co-operative Funeral Services, 56 St Andrews Road, Clacton, CO15 3AP Tel. 01255 424675 read more

  • Vic Harvey

    HARVEY Vic Passed away peacefully on 17th November 2014 at Colchester General Hospital, aged 89 years. A devoted Husband. Dad, Grandad, and Great Grandad who will be forever in our hearts. Funeral Service to take place at Weeley Crematorium on 3rd December at 11.45am. Family flowers only, donations if desired to Alzheimer's Society may be sent c/o Co-operative Funeral Service, 56 St Andrews Road, Clacton. CO15 3AP Tel: 01255 424675 read more

  • Joan McArthur

    McARTHUR Joan Joan of Walton Road, Walton-on-the-Naze passed away on 20th November 2014, aged 91 years. In accordance with Joan’s heartfelt wishes there will be no funeral. The family however would like to invite friends and acquaintances to a gathering at The Victory Public House, Walton-on-the-Naze between 12 noon and 2.00 p.m. on Monday, 22nd December 2014. No flowers by her request, but donations may be sent to R.N.I.B. c/o P.G. Oxley Ltd., 43/47 High Street, Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex. CO14 8BE. Tel. 01255 675549. read more

  • Jack Banks

    Jack BANKS 18th August 1924 - 15th November 2014 Peacefully at home. Dedicated Husband to Joan. Loving Father to Elaine and Kent. Father in law to Joanne and David. Grandfather to Brendan and Bradley. Funeral Service to take place at Weeley Crematorium on 5th December 2014 at 1.15pm. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, to Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund c/o Lesley Barlow, Clacton Funeral Service Ltd, 98 Station Road, Clacton on Sea, Essex. CO15 6AA. Tel. 01255 222899 read more

  • Herbert John Batiste

    BATISTE Herbert John 'Bert' of Little Clacton aged 89 years, passed away peacefully on 17th November 2014. Dearly loved Father, Grandpa 'Poppa', Great Grandpa and Great Great Grandpa. Husband of the late Margaret (Margot) who passed away on 7th April 2014. Reunited for always. Funeral to take place at Weeley Crematorium on Thursday 4th December 2014 at 2pm. Family flowers only but donations, if desired, to R.N.L.I.(St. Peter Port Branch, Guernsey, C.I.) c/o Lesley Barlow Funeral Service Ltd, 98 Station Road, Clacton on Sea, Essex. CO15 6AA Tel. 01255 222899 read more

  • Stanley Robert SMITH

    STANLEY ROBERT SMITH Val would like to thank all family and friends for their support, messages of sympathy and generous donations. Also special thanks to Critical Care Unit at Colchester Hospital, Doctors at Walton Surgery and to P.G. Oxley Ltd. for their support and making a sad day easier. Please accept this as my only but most sincere acknowledgement and thanks. read more

  • Marie clark

    CLARK Marie20-5-31 - 31-10-14 Late of Sladbury's Lane, sadly passed away at the Gairloch Rest Home. She is greatly missed by her family and will no doubt be remembered by her many dogwalking friends in the Holland on Sea area. read more

  • Rosalind green

    GREEN Rosalind V.B. Passed away peacefully in Queens Hospital, Romford on 20th November, 2014, aged 73 years. Beloved Wife of George, dearly loved Mum, Nan and Great Nana. R.I.P. Service to be held at Weeley Crematorium on Thursday 4th December at 11.45am Flowers to Lesley Barlow, Clacton Funeral Service. Tel 01255 222899 read more

  • Arthur GEARING

    GEARING Arthur Passed away peacefully on 13th November 2014. Beloved Husband of Maureen, Father of Julie and Keith and Father-in-law to Alan. A Gentleman to the end. Funeral Service to be held at Weeley Crematorium on Wednesday 3rd December 2014 at 11.00am. Family and friends returning to The Bowling Green. All welcome All flowers c/o Lesley Barlow & Family, 98 Station Road, Clacton on sea, Tel No: 01255 222899 read more

  • Donald James Skitmore

    SKITMORE Donald James Passed away peacefully at Little Holland Hall Nursing Home on Saturday 22nd November 2014. Beloved Husband of Valerie for 63 happy years. Much loved Uncle and Great Uncle to his Nieces and Nephews and greatly thought of by his many friends and former pupils. Interment at Clacton Cemetery on Tuesday 9th December followed by a Service of Thanksgiving at St Pauls Church, Clacton on Sea at 11.00am. Flowers welcome or donations, if wished, to Essex Air Ambulance, c/o Titford Funeral Service, 56 Frinton Road, Holland on Sea. read more

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