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Pensioner charged after fatal crash in Jaywick

Clacton and Frinton Gazette: Colchester Magistrates' Court

4:02pm Thursday 28th August 2014

A MAN is set to appear in court after being charged with causing death by careless driving.

Existing Clacton UKIP candidate to challenge "arrogant" Carswell for candidacy

Clacton and Frinton Gazette:

3:50pm Thursday 28th August 2014

DOUGLAS Carswell is already set for a fight with Clacton’s existing prospective UKIP candidate Roger Lord.

Carswell's UKIP move - what the voters think

Clacton and Frinton Gazette: Douglas Carswell: Campaign deserves support

3:01pm Thursday 28th August 2014

MANY voters plan to stick with Clacton MP Douglas Carswell despite his move to the UK Independence Party.

Traders slam supermarket lorries for causing town centre chaos

Clacton and Frinton Gazette:

2:00pm Thursday 28th August 2014

WALTON traders have hit out at supermarket lorry drivers for turning the town centre into a “nightmare”.

Tories will "fight every inch" to retain Clacton seat

1:27pm Thursday 28th August 2014

TORIES in Essex claim they will “fight every inch” to retain the Clacton seat.

What a mess! Couple's shock over doorstep manure discovery

Clacton and Frinton Gazette:

1:00pm Thursday 28th August 2014

SHOCKED farm owners in Weeley were given a smelly surprise when they discovered mountains of manure piled high on their doorstep.

Clacton voters to have their say on UKIP defection

Clacton and Frinton Gazette:

12:27pm Thursday 28th August 2014

VOTERS in Clacton will be the ones who decide on Mr Carswell’s future as their MP, he said.

Screen superstars visit Frinton bistro during summer theatre season

Clacton and Frinton Gazette:

12:00pm Thursday 28th August 2014

A FRINTON restaurant has played host to the stars as a string of famous faces dropped by.

Breaking news Tory Clacton MP Douglas Carswell defects to UKIP - and resigns his seat triggering a by-election

Clacton and Frinton Gazette:

11:20am Thursday 28th August 2014

CLACTON'S Conservative MP Douglas Carswell has defected to UKIP.

Spectacular air show spread in the Clacton Gazette

Clacton and Frinton Gazette:

11:00am Thursday 28th August 2014

RECORD crowds were dazzled by a string of spectacular aerobatic displays at this year’s air show in Clacton.

George is a celebrity...get him out of here!

Clacton and Frinton Gazette: Linda and Peter McGarry star on Gogglebox with Linda's son George Gilbey

10:00am Thursday 28th August 2014

GOGGLEBOX star George Gilbey will not be returning to the smash-hit TV show – because he is now classed as a celebrity.

Families face a struggle to afford seaside day out - but hoteliers say Clacton can still thrive

Clacton and Frinton Gazette:

9:00am Thursday 28th August 2014

A TRADITIONAL bank holiday trip to Clacton is a “pipe dream” for one in five families, according to a leading children’s charity.

IN THIS WEEK'S GAZETTE!

Clacton and Frinton Gazette:

7:30am Thursday 28th August 2014

Villagers claim homes bid would destroy their community

Clacton and Frinton Gazette:

4:00pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

ANGRY villagers are preparing to fight plans for more than 1,000 homes in their village over the next 17 years.

Magistrates criticised over number of defendants remanded in custody

Clacton and Frinton Gazette: Colchester Magistrates' Court

2:34pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

ONLY a quarter of defendants who are remanded in custody by magistrates in north Essex go on to receive prison sentences.

Cancer death rates plummeting according to new figures

Clacton and Frinton Gazette: Colchester General Hospital

12:00pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

DEATH rates for the most lethal cancers have dropped across the region by almost a third in the last 20 years, according to new figures.

Major cash grants available for community groups

Clacton and Frinton Gazette: Essex County Council

10:00am Wednesday 27th August 2014

COMMUNITY groups are being invited to bid for grants of up to £20,000.

Top school principal slams summer holiday reduction plans

Clacton and Frinton Gazette:

8:26am Wednesday 27th August 2014

THE principle of one of north Essex’s highest performing secondary schools described a move to a four-week summer break as “absurd”.

Crews free woman after smash

Clacton and Frinton Gazette:

10:07pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

FIREFIGHTERS freed a woman from a trapped car after a collision.

TV show searches for Essex contestants

Clacton and Frinton Gazette: Image for Globe Aerials

2:59pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

A BAFTA award-winning show is looking for contestants from Essex to take part.

Wind farm company launches new vessel

Clacton and Frinton Gazette:

2:53pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

A THRIVING wind farm company has launched a new vessel at Brightlingsea.

Commuters face long delays after problems on road and rail

Clacton and Frinton Gazette: There is disruption on the Greater Anglia service to Southminster

9:21am Tuesday 26th August 2014

COMMUTERS suffered a bank holiday hangover in north Essex this morning with road and rail delays.

Police stop and search powers to be restricted

Clacton and Frinton Gazette: Essex Police have closed the road

9:05am Tuesday 26th August 2014

NEW controls to reduce the number of people being stopped and searched by police in Essex are being introduced today.

WW2 grenade found during house clearance

Clacton and Frinton Gazette:

3:53pm Monday 25th August 2014

WORKERS clearing out a home stumbled upon a Second World War grenade thought to be live.

Theatrical group needs star men

12:00pm Monday 25th August 2014

A THEATRICAL group is desperate for men to star in their upcoming show.

New specialist to help boost business in Tendring

9:00am Monday 25th August 2014

A NEW specialist advisor has been brought in to help boost business in Tendring.

Pooch freed by firefighters after getting stuck in basket

Clacton and Frinton Gazette: ONGAR: Fire on school roof

5:52pm Sunday 24th August 2014

FIREFIGHETRS rescued a puppy from a hanging basket on Sunday.

Dogs to take the lead at annual show

5:00pm Sunday 24th August 2014

BRIGHTLINGSEAS annual summer show and companion dog show take place tomorrow.

Wind farm firm launches new vessel

Clacton and Frinton Gazette: A wind turbine

12:00pm Sunday 24th August 2014

A THRIVING wind farm company has launched a new vessel at Brightlingsea.

Community groups can apply for share of £20,000

9:00am Sunday 24th August 2014

COMMUNITY groups are being invited to bid for grants of up to £20,000.

"Suckers" being targeted by con artists

5:00pm Saturday 23rd August 2014

HUNDREDS of “suckers” in north Essex are being targeted by con artists.

St Osyth awash with colour for flower festival

Clacton and Frinton Gazette:

12:00pm Saturday 23rd August 2014

A CHURCH will be awash with colour at a saints-themed flower festival.

Walkers step out to raise cash for pet dog's knee op

Clacton and Frinton Gazette:

9:00am Saturday 23rd August 2014

WALKERS are stepping out to help raise thousands of pounds needed to fund a rescue dog's major knee operation.

Elsie celebrates her 100th birthday

6:00pm Friday 22nd August 2014

A TOWN stalwart has celebrated her 100th birthday.

Residents reminded about alterations to Bank Holiday waste collections

4:00pm Friday 22nd August 2014

COUNCIL bosses are reminding Tendring residents their refuse and recycling will be collected a day later than normal next week following the August bank holiday.

Senior care home worker stole £1,750 from vulnerable resident

Clacton and Frinton Gazette: Colchester Magistrates' Court

3:34pm Friday 22nd August 2014

The deputy manager of a care home who stole £1,750 from a vulnerable resident has avoided jail.

Celebrity Big Brother viewers urged to back Gogglebox George

Clacton and Frinton Gazette: Linda and Peter McGarry star on Gogglebox with Linda's son George Gilbey

2:00pm Friday 22nd August 2014

REALITY TV star George Gilbey has traded his Gogglebox sofa for the famous Diary Room chair of the Big Brother house George joined 13 other housemates in Celebrity Big Brother which returned to TV screens this week.

Clacton Air Show set for second day

Clacton and Frinton Gazette:

12:00pm Friday 22nd August 2014

CROWS are set to pack onto Clacton seafront to watch the second day of the town’s 23rd air show.

Fire crews called to blaze at tyre centre

Clacton and Frinton Gazette: Parked cars are delaying fire crews in Ongar (file image).

9:57am Friday 22nd August 2014

FIVE fire crews were called to a blaze at a tyre and MOT centre at an industrial estate in Clacton.

Frating crash causing long delays

Clacton and Frinton Gazette: A361 closed at Sampford Peverell

9:31am Friday 22nd August 2014

A CAR crash close to Frating is causing long delays for motorists.

Dancers gearing up for TV semi-final

7:30am Friday 22nd August 2014

DANCERS from Clacton are gearing up to complete in the live semi-finals of a top television show.

New £135k play area opened on Clacton seafront

Clacton and Frinton Gazette:

6:00pm Thursday 21st August 2014

A NEW £135,000 children’s play area has opened on Clacton seafront.

Birthday girl punches above her weight at fun new boxing club

Clacton and Frinton Gazette:

4:00pm Thursday 21st August 2014

A BIRTHDAY girl punched above her weight during her birthday celebrations at a fun new boxing club in Clacton.

Beer-lovers raise a pint at popular real ale festival

Clacton and Frinton Gazette: Alan Doyle pulls a pint at Clacton's Real Ale and Cider Festival

2:00pm Thursday 21st August 2014

CLACTON’S 19th annual real ale festival is underway with more than 65 different beers and ciders.

Cricket club fun night to boost theatre group

Clacton and Frinton Gazette: Acting hastily – members of the Youth Theatre Performerz, at Princes Theatre, in Clacton, who broke the world record for the fastest theatrical production

11:50am Thursday 21st August 2014

A FAMILY fun night is being held at Frinton Cricket Club to raise funds for the Youth Theatre Performerz at Clacton's Princes Theatre.

LIVE UPDATES: Clacton Air Show - Day 2

Clacton and Frinton Gazette:

10:00am Thursday 21st August 2014

FLIGHT fanatics are set for takeoff at day two of this year’s bumper Clacton Air Show.

Blow as report says 24/7 maternity unit in Clacton 'unviable'

Clacton and Frinton Gazette: Anger at shock closure of maternity service

9:40am Thursday 21st August 2014

A CAMPAIGN to fully reopen Clacton Hospital’s baby unit as a round-theclock service has been dealt a blow after a report said it was “unviable”.

Who cares about the colour? Frinton Sainsbury's gets thumbs-up from Gazette readers

Clacton and Frinton Gazette:

9:30am Thursday 21st August 2014

SUPERMARKET giant Sainsbury’s bid to build a new store in Frinton’s Connaught Avenue has been given a huge thumbs-up by Gazette readers.

EXCLUSIVE: TV's Mr Grumpy is all smiles ahead of Frinton Summer Theatre show

Clacton and Frinton Gazette:

9:00am Thursday 21st August 2014

HE became a national treasure as TV’s Victor Meldrew in One Foot in the Grave, but it’s all smiles now as Richard Wilson stars in Frinton Summer Theatre’s final show of the season.

New visitor centre bid for St Osyth's historic priory

Clacton and Frinton Gazette:

8:40am Thursday 21st August 2014

A NEW bid for a visitor centre and wedding venue at St Osyth Priory has been unveiled.









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