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A LIVE theatre spectacular that aims to bring back the nostalgia of stadium tunes is coming to Clacton.
A FATHER has cried foul after discovering some winning poems in the Essex Young Poet of the Year competition were ripped off.
THERE are fears a new housing development could open the floodgates for hundreds of new homes in Weeley.
A NEW chairman has finally been appointed to run the trust behind troubled Colchester General Hospital.
DELIGHTED residents and councillors have hailed the potential arrival of Aldi as a major boost for Walton.
A CARNIVAL wants a charity or good cause to benefit from its annual parade.
A SMASH-HIT sitcom is once again moving from the screen to the stage.
POST Office bosses have launched plans to move a Jaywick branch.
SPOT-CHECKS were carried out on taxis across Clacton to make sure they were safe and up-to-scratch.
GREEN residents across the district have been praised for their tree-mendous recycling effort.
THREE people were arrested after police executed a drugs warrant in Thorpe-le-Soken.
A WOMAN who has helped hundreds of vulnerable and young people in police custody has been named the county’s top community safety hero.
A PRIMARY school opened its doors to the community for a charity coffee morning.
TWO people had to be assisted by a coastguard rescue team after their car broke down on the beach at Point Clear.
A SUPER-HEAD from Walton is set to test his body to the limit by taking on a gruelling half ironman challenge.
HOLLAND-ON-SEA’S new beaches will be reopened to the public tomorrow.
A TELEVISION wildlife expert is the star of the Clacton Arts and Lits Society’s next show.
A COMMUNITY group has launched a bid to have Walton’s controversial Mere site listed as a community asset.
AN elderly woman whowas more than two times the drink-drive limit when she crashed her car into the front of a bungalow has vowed never to drive again.
A PRISON governor has apologised to the mother of murder victim Jay Whiston after officials admitted a photo of convicted killer Edward Redman had been taken in jail.
VILLAGERS battling against an “outrageously unsuitable” housing development at St Osyth Priory have claimed it would “tip the village into chaos”.
THOUSANDS of food-lovers are set to flock to Clacton when the town hosts its first Food and Drink Festival this summer.
A TEENAGE boy’s summer day out turned to tragedy when he drowned in a waterfilled quarry trying to swim across to meet some girls on the other bank, an inquest heard.
Clacton will host the second stage of this year's Friends Life Women's Tour, it has been revealed.
A BIG-HEARTED woman has donated the remaining funds from a defunct spiritualist group’s coffers to help save lives.
A BID to carry out work paving the way for major development on a Walton caravan park has been knocked back by town councillors.
THE parents of a brave little girl born with one of the rarest conditions in the world have raised money to say thank you to doctors.
HEALTH bosses say they are “confident” plans for a long-awaited new doctor’s surgery in Holland-on-Sea are “moving forward”.
DENTISTS in Clacton have warned residents about the dangers of mouth cancer after seeing a surge in cases.
A MAN has appeared in court and denied attempted murder after an alleged attack in Jaywick.
A CAR was left with a deep scratch by vandals in Clacton.
POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a vehicle was damaged in Clacton.
AN inquest into the death of a man from Clacton has recorded a verdict of suicide.
A YOUNG mum claims her family are having to live in the front room of their flat after the bedroom was flooded by sewage.
A COMMUNITY organisation is running walking and swimming groups to help residents get healthy.
TOWN councillors have been asked to provide evidence of the effect the streetlight switch-off has had on Frinton and Walton.
A VETERAN fisherman could land himself a major prize after reaching the last six in a top food competition.
A WALTON academy class raised cash for an impressive food haul donation.
A TOP-RATED Holland-on-Sea nursery has appeared on TV to talk about radical Government pre- school place plans.
A POPULAR performer in Clacton has raised more than £50,000 for Cancer Research UK.
A HUGE digger has been reducing two shops to rubble over the last week to make way for a new supermarket.
A REVISED train service will run between the coast and Colchester at weekends for the next two months.
PLANS for five new homes on a plot of land in Walton have been given the thumbs-down by town councillors.
FC CLACTON football manager David Coyle has admitted his life flashed before his eyes after being involved in a car crash.
STUDENTS from Frinton rubbed shoulders with the stars in a visit to the worldfamous BBC studios.
A HIGH-PROFILE councillor and former cabinet member will be hauled before a standards board hearing next week accused of lying to a community group set up to help victims of a gas blast in Clacton.
A VAN was flipped on to its side and smashed into the front garden of an elderly couple’s home in Clacton.
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TWO big-hearted carers from Clacton are setting off to a remote part of west India to help build a nursery.
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A POLICEMAN was knocked off his motorbike by a car he had tried to stop on the A13.