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  • Mervyn makes an instant impact

    SKIPPER Mark Jones is backing high-profile new signing Mervyn Westfield to be a major hit for Frinton Cricket Club. read more

  • Lease agreement means green light for £1mil Naze centre

    A LEASE has been agreed for Walton’s historic Naze allowing a £1million visitor centre development to go ahead. read more

  • Fire crews tackle workshop fire in Clacton

    FIREFIGHTERS wearing breathing apparatus tackled a blaze at a workshop in Clacton earlier today. read more

  • Amputee Helen fulfills marathon dream on new running blade Clacton and Frinton Gazette: Amputee Helen fulfills marathon dream on new running blade

    AMPUTEE Helen Chapman’s lifelong dream has been running the London Marathon. read more

  • Holland seal their place in final

    HOLLAND FC have booked their place in this season’s Kent Blaxill Essex and Suffolk Border League Knockout Cup final. read more

  • Injury blow for goal king Aaron

    FC CLACTON’S Aaron Condon may have played his last game this season. read more

  • Kirk: we’re feeling united and positive

    IT’S the dawn of a new era for rejuvenated Clacton Cricket Club. read more

  • Last chance to join hospice pier to pier walk Clacton and Frinton Gazette: St Helena Hospice has launched the first therapeutic day centre in the country for young adults

    THERE is still chance to sign up for next week's pier to pier walk for St Helena Hospice. read more

  • Birthday girl picks gruelling charity walk over party

    A TEENAGER chose to complete a gruelling ten-mile charity walk on her 16th birthday instead of having a party. read more

  • Lifeboat launched to help stranded boat

    CLACTON lifeboat was launched to help a broken-down motorboat near Seawick. read more

  • Office staff in masked raid horror

    POLICE are hunting three masked men who carried out a terrifying raid on a lettings agency in Holland-on-Sea. read more

  • Licensing Act 2003 - Tingdene Parks Ltd

    Licensing Act 2003 TAKE NOTICE that Tingdene Parks Ltd has applied to Tendring District Council as the Licensing Authority for the Tendring District for the Variation of a Premises Licence in respect of Club House situate at Sackets Grove, Jaywick Lane, Clacton on Sea CO16 7BD to permit the licensable activities to take place on the occasions and times as set out below:- Music, Live and Recorded and Making, dance performance and Provision of Late Night Refreshment, Supply of Alcohol Mon – Sun 12.00-01.00. read more

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  • Edna Ivy DUNN

    DUNN Edna Ivy Passed away peacefully on 31st March at Clacton Hospital aged 88 years. Beloved Aunt of Michael and Roy. Funeral to be held on Tuesday 22nd April 2014, Weeley Crematorium at 9.30am. Family would like to thank staff on Durban Ward at Clacton Hospital for all their care and kindness towards Edna. Family flowers only. Donations, if desired to Cancer Research c/o Titfords Funeral Service, 6 Elm Tree Avenue, Frinton on Sea 01255 850066 read more

  • Raymond Claude GILBEY

    GILBEY Raymond Claude Passed away peacefuilly at home on Wednesday 9th April 2014. He will be sadly missed by his loving Wife Ann, family and friends. The Funeral Service will be held at St. Johns Church, Great Clacton on Thursday 1st May 2014 at 12.30pm. Family flowers only please, donations if desired to St.Helena Hospice c/o Titford Funeral Service, 151 Old Road, Clacton-on-Sea CO15 3AU. 01255 220066 read more

  • Iris CAMPBELL

    CAMPBELL Iris (nee Oxley) Died peacefully at The Lister Hospital, Stevenage on 1st April 2014, aged 83 years. Beloved Daughter of Jonas and Hetty, Sister to Rene and Jean. Sadly missed by all her family. read more

  • Stanley HODGKINS

    HODGKINS Stanley Passed away after a tragic accident on 26th March aged 82 years. Our love always, Anne, Steve, Rob and families. Grateful and sincere thanks to Queens Hospital, Romford. Funeral Service to be held at Weeley Crematorium, Monday 28th April 2014 at 11.45am. Family flowers only but donations if desired, made payable to UA36/ NITU/NHDU. c/o Titford Funeral Service, 151 Old Road, Clacton on Sea, CO15 3AU. 01255 220066 read more

  • Terence Eric DEAN

    DEAN Terence Eric Passed away peacefully on 8th April 2014 aged 77 years. Darling Husband to Vera, loving dad to Mark, Father-in-law to Diane and Grandad to Steele and Yazmin. Funeral Service to be held at Weeley Crematorium on Thursday 24th April 2014 at 2.45pm. All flowers welcome, but donations, if desired made payable to Essex Air Ambulance c/o Titford Funeral Service, 151 Old Road, Clacton on Sea. CO15 3AU. 01255 220066 read more

  • Marie LEONARD

    LEONARD Charlie Passed away peacefully on 8th April, 2014 at home aged 86 years. Sadly missed Husband of Eleanor. Much loved Dad of Brian, Carole and Tracy, Father-in-law to Jeanette and Graham, Grandad to Sam, Josh, Esther and Zoe. Not forgetting Daughter Elizabeth and Son-in-law Gareth who sadly pre-deceased him. Funeral to be held at Weeley Crematorium on Friday, 25th April at 12.30 p.m. Family flowers only please. Donations can be made to St. Helena Hospice c/o P.G. Oxley Ltd., 43/47 High Street, Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex, CO14 8BE, Tel. 01255 675549. read more

  • William SAUNDERS

    SAUNDERS William (Bill) Bill passed away on the 7th April 2014 aged 91 years. Funeral Service to take place at Weeley Crematorium on Friday 25th April at 10.15am. Any flowers c/o Lesley Barlow. read more

  • Dennis STRIBLING

    STRIBLING Dennis Suddenly but peacefully at home on 31st March 2014 aged 88 years. Loving Husband of the late Joan, Brother to Roy, Brother-in-Law to Coqueline and Jeanette and fond Uncle to his Nephews and Nieces. Funeral Service at St. Paul's Church, Clacton 1pm Tuesday 29th April followed by burial at Burrs Road, Cemetery. Family flowers only. Donations, if desired, to Essex Air Ambulance c/o Lesley Barlow, Clacton Funeral Service. Together at last R.I. P. read more

  • Arthur Frederick OLDHAMSTEAD

    Arthur Frederick OLDHAMSTEAD On 11th April peacefully in Essex County Hospital, Arthur of Walton-on-the-Naze aged 79 years. Much loved Husband of the late Pat, devoted Dad to Stephen and Lisa, loving Pops to Kim, Steven and Christopher, Great Pops to William and Ava-Rose and dear Brother to Brian. Funeral Service on Wednesday, 30th April at Walton Parish Church at 12.30 p.m. followed by interment in Kirby Cross Cemetery. Family flowers only please, but donations in lieu of flowers may be sent to Rhys-Lewis Ward Essex County Hospital c/o P.G. Oxley Ltd., 43/47 High Street, Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex, CO14 8BE, Tel. 01255 675549. read more

  • Fran TREDGET

    Fran TREDGET 13/06/1912 – 04/04/2014 2 months before her 102nd Birthday, Fran slipped peacefully away. Now resting with her loving Husband Roy and her Son Chris. Formerly of Nairobi, Kenya and then West Mersea, she filled her life with music & laughter, her family & travel. Sadly missed by Helen, Tony, George & Geraldine. Also Richard & Pam and all her Grandchildren in Australia. Our ever grateful thanks go to all the staff at the Ernest Luff Residential Home at Walton on the Naze for their loving care. Her Committal is to take place at the Colchester Crematorium on Monday, 28th April 2014 at 2.45 p.m. and then on to St Peter & St Paul Church at West Mersea for a Service of Thanksgiving at 4.00 p.m. Flowers or donations to Hospice Care Kenya in memory of Fran 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

  • Matthew Scott Smith

    SMITH Matthew Scott 5.6.1973 - 30.3.2014 A kind and much beloved Son, who will be sadly missed by our Family and all who knew him. Funeral Service on 25th April 2014 at 12 noon, St Mary’s Church, Fourth Avenue, Frinton on Sea. Family only at Weeley Crematorium for the Committal. Donations to British Heart Foundation c/o Co-operative Funeral Service, 96-98 Connaught Avenue, Frinton. Phone 01255 675396 read more

  • Lily Spencer

    Lily Rose SPENCERHappy Sweet Sixteen Lily Lou Love you whole wide world Mum, Glyn, Frank and all the family xxx 16 read more

  • Lem Gladwell

    Ken GLADWELL Nora and Michael would like to thank all Family and friends for their messages of sympathy. read more

  • Michael KELLY

    KELLY Michael JohnThe family would like to thank everyone for the kind messages and donations received in memory of Mick and to all that joined us recently to celebrate his life. Special thanks go to Paul & Denise and to the Staff and Doctors at Colchester Hospital. read more

  • Megan PADDOCK

    Megan PADDOCK22nd April 2014 Happy 18th Birthday. Always so proud of you. Love Mum, Dad, Nadine, Chris and Harry xx.18 read more

  • Kirsty PRESTON

    Kirsty PRESTONHappy 18th Birthday Dear Love from Mum, Dad, Vicky, Rob, Benjamin, Nan and all the family xxxx18 read more

  • Irene Rose ADAMS

    ADAMS Irene Rose 04.04.1926 - 20.04.2011 As time goes by the days are long without you. I miss you more than ever you were taken before time. Your loving Husband Malcolm. read more

  • Leslie Ernest HULL

    HULL Leslie Ernest 22nd February 1930 - 22nd April 2013 Leslie you are never alone, I am always by your side. Your loving Wife Jean. xxx read more

  • Kenneth and Iris Prior

    PRIOR Kenneth Albert 15th April 2009 Iris Ethel Emily 2nd May 2009 Remembering my beloved parents We’ve been lonely since you left, Home has never been the same, The world would be like heaven, Just to have you back again. Your loving daughter Anthea read more

  • Henrietta DENNEY

    DENNEY Henrietta 22nd April 2013 In loving memory of our dear Mum, Beautiful thoughts of one so dear, Treasured forever with love sincere, Love from All your family read more

  • Amy MILLARD

    Amy MILLARD14th April 2014. Happy 21st Birthday. Lots of Love Mum, Dad, Chloe, Ryan and Family xxx21 read more

  • Leanne BYFORD

    Leanne BYFORD21st April 2014 Happy 21st Lots of love Mum, Dad, Josh, Grandma and Grandad Ju and Jeff xx 21 read more

  • Ben CHANDLER

    21Ben CHANDLER 18.04.2014 Wishing you a very happy 21st Birthday. Lots of love from Nan, Dad, Jacqui, Paul, Kim, Emma, Denise and George. read more

  • Kevin TAPPENDEN

    Kevin TAPPENDEN 21st April 2014 Happy Birthday. Have a nice day. Lots of love Mandy, David, Luke, Rachel, George and Bradley xxxxxx 50 read more

  • Chris WILLSMORE

    40Chris WILLSMORE Happy 40th Birthday. 18th April 2014. With all our love Mel, Thea and Kara. xxx read more

  • Charlotte Peck

    Charlotte PECK19th April 2014 Happy 40th Birthday From Mum and Dad, Barney, Tilly and Ruby and all the family. Have a great holiday xxx 40 read more

  • June Blumsom

    BLUMSOM June Beloved Wife of Terry, devoted Mother to the Magnificent Seven, adored Sister, Nan and Great Nan. Passed away on 11th April 2014 surrounded by her family. Loved by so many and will be missed so much. Funeral Service to take place at Weeley Crematorium on Friday 25th April at 11.45am. Family flowers only please, donations if desired for St Helena Hospice maybe sent c/o East of England Co-op Funeral Services, 23 High Street, Earls Colne CO6 2PA Tel: 01787 224566 read more

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