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  • Police launch crackdown after massive rise in burglaries

    A MAJOR spike in break-ins has sparked extra police patrols as officers bid to clamp down on burglaries. read more

  • £36mil works to protect cliffs are taking shape - PICS

    A MAJOR £36million project to save Clacton’s cliffs from crumbling into the sea is making “significant progress”. read more

  • Clocks snatched by crooks in Holland-on-Sea burglary Clacton and Frinton Gazette:

    CROOKS snatched two clocks and a china figurine after smashing their way into a Holland-on-Sea home. read more

  • Man jailed for 20 years after attacking baby girl

    A MAN has been jailed for 20 years for causing life changing injuries to a 10-week old baby girl in his care in a "heinous" crime. read more

  • Why not make a knight of it at Clacton theatre? Clacton and Frinton Gazette: The Barron Knights

    ARGUABLY one of the most entertaining groups from the 1960s and 70s are returning to Clacton. read more

  • Firefighters set for new strikes

    PEOPLE are being advised to attend organised firework displays rather than host their own after more firefighter strikes were announced. read more

  • Proud Davies hails Tendring’s quality

    TENDRING Volleyball Club’s women’s team have never been stronger, according to proud coach Nick Davies. read more

  • Band tops Spirit of the Dog fundraiser Clacton and Frinton Gazette: COLLECTING: Ten charities have permission.

    A LIVE band is set to perform songs from throughout the decades at a charity dance. read more

  • Crimestoppers plea to help find sex attacker

    CRIME-FIGHTING charity Crimestoppers is offering a reward for information after a sexual assault in Clacton. read more

  • Blog's credit to 'maverick' MP Carswell Clacton and Frinton Gazette: Douglas Carswell: Campaign deserves support

    CLACTON MP Douglas Carswell has been named “backbench maverick of the decade” by an influential political blog. read more

  • 'Between a rock and a hard place' over plans for 12,000 homes Clacton and Frinton Gazette:

    PLANNING officers have told residents that Tendring Council has no choice over whether 12,000 new homes are built in the district. read more

  • Academy continue successful run

    CLACTON Coastal Academy’s year eight netball team continued their successful run by winning an inter-school tournament. read more

  • dean-sarah Bell-burton

    Dean BELL -Sarah BURTON Congratulations to a very special couple on your engagement Sat 1st November 2014 With all our love to you both from all your family and friends xxx read more

  • Ted WOLTON

    Ted WOLTON A much loved Husband, Father, Grandfather, Brother and friend. Was taken far too early from us, on Friday 17th October. leaving a huge space in the lives of his family and many wonderful moments to remember him by. Funeral service to be held at Weeley Crematorium on Friday 7th November at 2.45 p.m. A remembrance gathering will be held at Clacton Golf Club, from 3.45-6.00 p.m. Family flowers, or donations to the Leukaemia & Lymphoma Research Trust may be sent c/o P.G. Oxley Ltd., 43/47 High Street, Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex, CO14 8BE, Tel. 01255 675549. read more

  • Desmond Wilfred DEAN

    DEAN Desmond Wilfred (formerly named Death) Of Asher House, Walton-on-the-Naze, formerly at Great Clacton and Brightlingsea. Died peacefully after a short illness on 22nd October, 2014 aged 89 years. Beloved Husband of the late Constance Jean. Much loved Dad of Maureen and Son-in-law Rodney. Loved Granddad to Shelley and Stephanie and Great Granddad (Gramps). Will always be part of us all. Special thank you to Peldon Ward, Colchester General Hospital, for their kind care and attention. Funeral Service to be held at Weeley Crematorium on Thursday, 6th November, 2014 at 11.45 a.m. Family flowers only but donations, if desired, to Walton & Frinton R.N.L.I. sent to P.G. Oxley Ltd., 43/47 High Street, Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex, CO14 8BE, Tel. 01255 675549. read more

  • Bernard Culham

    CULHAM Bernard 03.02.1935 – 21.10.2014. Known to many through his various clubs and businesses. Beloved Partner to Jean and much loved Dad to Sherry and Jo. Forever in our hearts. Funeral Service at Gorleston Crematorium on Thursday 6th November 2014 at 12.40pm. Flowers or donations if desired to McMillian Nurses JPUH. All cheques made payable to Arthur Jary & Sons Donations Account. c/o Jary and Sons Ltd, 1 Golden Court, Bridge Road, Oulton Broad, NR32 3LU. Tel: 01502 538820 read more

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