Inspirational headteacher up for top award after leading school's revival

Clacton and Frinton Gazette: Inspirational headteacher up for top award after leading school's revival

3:00pm Saturday 19th April 2014

A WALTON headteacher has been named as a finalist for a prestigious award after inspiring a dramatic turnaround at his school.

Budding model ditches council for catwalk and Miss England bid

Clacton and Frinton Gazette: Hannah Munford

12:00pm Saturday 19th April 2014

A MONTH ago Hannah Munford was working for the county council - now she's a catwalk queen with the Miss England crown in her sights.

Council u-turn over card holder backlash

Clacton and Frinton Gazette: Frinton and Walton Swimming Pool

9:00am Saturday 19th April 2014

TENDRING Council has announced a u-turn on its decision to scrap free swimming lessons after a public backlash.

MP appeals for help in part-night street lighting fight

Clacton and Frinton Gazette: Douglas Carswell: Campaign deserves support

6:00pm Friday 18th April 2014

AN MP has launched a bid to get certain streetlights switched back on at night to make the area safer.

Wing mirrors pulled from car by vandals

Clacton and Frinton Gazette: Essex Police have closed the road

4:00pm Friday 18th April 2014

VANDALS ripped the wing mirrors from a car in Clacton, causing more than £500 of damage.

Musical tribute to world-famous hymn writer

Clacton and Frinton Gazette: The group were treated to a talk about Chetham's School of Music in Manchester.

2:00pm Friday 18th April 2014

A MUSICAL tribute was held to mark 25 years since the death of a world-renowned hymn writer from Walton.

Thieves rip copper piping from empty home

Clacton and Frinton Gazette: Essex Police have closed the road

1:12pm Friday 18th April 2014

CROOKS escaped with a copper piping after smashing their way into an empty house in Jaywick.

Popular ex-headteacher dies after cancer battle

Clacton and Frinton Gazette: Popular ex-headteacher dies after cancer battle

12:00pm Friday 18th April 2014

A POPULAR headteacher from Frinton has died after a year-long battle with lung cancer.

Police urge correct parking at night to avoid accidents

Clacton and Frinton Gazette: PCSOs at work in Walton

10:00am Friday 18th April 2014

DRIVERS have been urged to park their cars facing the right way at night to stop them becoming a major hazard following the streetlight switch-off.

Jet ski used to rescue kitesurfer

Clacton and Frinton Gazette: Busy weekend for Falmouth coastguards with three shouts in four hours

9:33am Friday 18th April 2014

A KITESURFER was rescued after getting into difficulty in Clacton's Martello Bay.

Schools join forces for Beatles music showcase

Clacton and Frinton Gazette: Schools join forces for Beatles music showcase

7:30am Friday 18th April 2014

SCHOOL choirs joined forces to put on a spectacular Beatlemania showcase.

Lease agreement means green light for £1m Naze centre

Clacton and Frinton Gazette: Wildlife trust eases Naze takeover fears

6:00pm Thursday 17th April 2014

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

Fire crews tackle workshop fire in Clacton

Clacton and Frinton Gazette: Fire brigade solar panels bid sparks anger

5:31pm Thursday 17th April 2014

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

Amputee Helen fulfills marathon dream on new running blade

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

4:00pm Thursday 17th April 2014

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

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

2:00pm Thursday 17th April 2014

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

Birthday girl picks gruelling charity walk over party

Clacton and Frinton Gazette: Birthday girl picks gruelling charity walk over party

12:00pm Thursday 17th April 2014

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

Lifeboat launched to help stranded boat

Clacton and Frinton Gazette: Lifeboat rescues two people near Mersea

10:00am Thursday 17th April 2014

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

Office staff in masked raid horror

Clacton and Frinton Gazette: Essex Police closed the station as part of £2.5million cuts.

9:00am Thursday 17th April 2014

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

IN THIS WEEK'S GAZETTE

Clacton and Frinton Gazette: IN THIS WEEK'S FRINTON AND WALTON GAZETTE

7:30am Thursday 17th April 2014

Holiday park building deliberately set on fire

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

9:48pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

A BUILDING in a holiday park has been deliberately set on fire.

Are you in this week's Gazette!

Clacton and Frinton Gazette: In this week's Gazette: Hannah Munford

6:30pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

Hannah Munford bids for catwalk dream.

Golf clubs snatched in garage raid

Clacton and Frinton Gazette: webpix police arrest

3:58pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

A BAG full of left-handed golf clubs was grabbed by crooks in a Great Clacton garage raid.

Ambulance boss clinches top award

Clacton and Frinton Gazette: Anthony Marsh

3:00pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

THE BOSS of the region’s ambulance service has spoken of his pride after being awarded the Queen’s Ambulance Medal.

Report claims police cannot be trusted to keep honest records

Clacton and Frinton Gazette: Rawdon murder probe - police have started an investigation

1:00pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

TARGETS for catching criminals should be abolished because police forces cannot be trusted to keep honest records, according to a Parliamentary committee.

Greater Anglia train franchise extended until 2016 - £20mil investment planned

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

10:30am Wednesday 16th April 2014

Greater Anglia will continue to operate north Essex’s mainline trains until October 2016.

'9 out of 10' get primary school of their choice

Clacton and Frinton Gazette: Essex County Council

10:00am Wednesday 16th April 2014

NINE out of ten parents have been offered their first or second choice of primary school by Essex County Council.

Call for "cutting edge" council police force

Clacton and Frinton Gazette: PCSOs at work in Walton

7:30am Wednesday 16th April 2014

A COUNCILLOR called for Frinton and Walton town council to be “cutting edge” and consider creating its own police force.

Man in pink thong flashes to teenage girls

Clacton and Frinton Gazette: Essex Police launch appeal for stolen goods

6:43pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

A MAN wearing a pink thong flashed at a group of teenage girls.

Essex homes saves £250k after energy switch

Clacton and Frinton Gazette: Essex County Council

4:00pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

HOUSEHOLDS across Essex have joined forces to save more than £250,000 on their gas and electricity bills.

Councillors recommend refusal of "backland" development

Clacton and Frinton Gazette: Councillors criticise nine-home development plan

2:00pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

A PROPOSAL to build two new homes on a plot behind the Mossla restaurant in Kirby Cross was rejected by town councillors.

Fire crews tackle blaze at Little Clacton home

Clacton and Frinton Gazette: ONGAR: Fire on school roof

12:59pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

FIREFIGHTERS are battling a blaze at a house in Little Clacton.

Star singer donates clothes to Essex charity

Clacton and Frinton Gazette: Ed Sheeran performing at the Teenager Cancer Trust concert at the Royal Albert Hall (courtesy of the Official Charts)

12:00pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

BRIT winning singer song writer Ed Sheeran has donated bags of his clothes to a charity which looks after north Essex children.

Free swimming for charity Easter eggs donations

Clacton and Frinton Gazette: Frinton and Walton Swimming Pool

10:30am Tuesday 15th April 2014

A DONATION eggstravaganza has been set up to brighten the Easter period for children on a hospital ward.

Sites to receive summer season revamp

Clacton and Frinton Gazette: Free parking permits for Tendring residents

7:30am Tuesday 15th April 2014

A SERIES of facilities in Walton will be revamped and repaired by Tendring Council in time for the summer season.

Development plans get council backing

Clacton and Frinton Gazette: Strong opposition for Great Holland housing plans

6:00pm Monday 14th April 2014

PLANS for a new development including a house and two bungalows in Great Holland were supported by town councillors.

More trains on time across Essex

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

4:00pm Monday 14th April 2014

MORE Greater Anglia trains are running on time, new figures reveal.

Offenders to help with Walton garden revamp

Clacton and Frinton Gazette: Offenders to help with Walton garden revamp

2:00pm Monday 14th April 2014

OFFENDERS carrying out unpaid work will help council staff boost a popular public garden in Walton.

New man in charge of Essex ambulances

Clacton and Frinton Gazette: Essex set for ambulance upgrade boost

12:00pm Monday 14th April 2014

A NEW director has been appointed to run the emergency ambulance service in Essex.

Town council to spend £180k per year on PCSOs

Clacton and Frinton Gazette: PCSOs at work in Walton

10:00am Monday 14th April 2014

A COUNCIL will pay out a massive £180,000 per year to fully fund six PCSOs and keep the streets safe.

DIY superstore in Clacton to shut

Clacton and Frinton Gazette: DIY superstore in Clacton to shut

7:30am Monday 14th April 2014

A DIY superstore in Clacton is set to close its doors, with the loss of up to 30 jobs.

Students raise cash for Ugandan school

Clacton and Frinton Gazette: Students raise cash for Ugandan school

3:00pm Sunday 13th April 2014

STAFF and students at an academy in Clacton have helped to raise more than £1,000 for a charity building schools in Africa.

Woman caught thief red-handed

12:08pm Sunday 13th April 2014

A BRAVE homeowner tackled a burglar when she caught him red-handed raiding her home in broad daylight.

Youngsters welcome chicks at nursery school

Clacton and Frinton Gazette: Youngsters welcome chicks at nursery school

12:00pm Sunday 13th April 2014

YOUNGSTERS at a nursery school in Holland-on-Sea were delighted to watch as ten chicks hatched as part of the build up to their Easter celebration.

Luxury home's owner told roof must come down

9:00am Sunday 13th April 2014

A HOMEOWNER has been told that part of a triple garage roof at a luxury new house in Weeley Heath may have to come down.

Mums protest over Harwich maternity unit closure

Clacton and Frinton Gazette: Mums protest over Harwich maternity unit closure

7:00pm Saturday 12th April 2014

MUMS staged a twilight vigil in protest to the temporary closure of the Harwich maternity unit.

Student chops off her long locks in aid of cancer charity

Clacton and Frinton Gazette: Student chops off her long locks in aid of cancer charity

3:00pm Saturday 12th April 2014

A BRAVE student from Clacton had her long locks chopped off to raise charity cash in memory of her grandmother.

New seafront play area given the green light

12:00pm Saturday 12th April 2014

A new children’s play area on Clacton seafront has been given the go-ahead.

Tributes paid to war veteran Cyril

Clacton and Frinton Gazette: Tributes paid to war veteran Cyril

9:00am Saturday 12th April 2014

A LONG-time Clacton resident and Second World War veteran has died, aged 91.

Soldier to run marathon for life-saving unit

Clacton and Frinton Gazette: Ben Hughes-Day with baby sister Megan in 2002

6:00pm Friday 11th April 2014

A SOLDIER from Frinton will run the London Marathon in aid of a hospital unit which saved the lives of his mum and sister.

Tributes to top table tennis talent Ken Gladwell

Clacton and Frinton Gazette: Tributes to top table tennis talent Ken Gladwell

4:00pm Friday 11th April 2014

A SPORTSMAN considered to be the best table tennis player ever to grace Clacton has died.








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