Jumbo owner to face trial over chicken deaths at his farms

Clacton and Frinton Gazette:

8:49am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A FARMER has failed in his bid to get charges relating to the death of 24,000 chickens thrown out.

UPDATED: Trading Standards and Essex Police launch raids on Colchester businesses

Clacton and Frinton Gazette:

9:07am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

TEAMS of police and trading standards officers have this morning carried out raids in Colchester.

Man arrested over Clacton accostings

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

6:23pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A MAN has been arrested on suspicion of indecent exposure and sexual touching.

Arsonists set fire to garden fence in Witham

Clacton and Frinton Gazette: Braintree: drugs police raid ten homes

5:00pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Arsonists set fire to a garden fence causing £100 worth of damage.

Brownie tea shop a big success

Clacton and Frinton Gazette:

5:00pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A bit of Brownie magic has helped raise more than £500 for charity.

Councillor pays up after planning row - now the council owes her money

Clacton and Frinton Gazette:

5:07pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A COUNCILLOR has handed over £20,000 to prove she is not refusing to pay up in a planning battle she lost.

Will Quince stands down as leader of the Conservative group on Colchester Council

Clacton and Frinton Gazette: Will Quince and Grant Shapps in Colchester town centre

5:00pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

LEADING Conservative Will Quince has stood down as leader of the Conservative group on Colchester Council to focus on the General Election.

Council launches programme to keep older people at home for longer

Clacton and Frinton Gazette: Essex County Council

5:00pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A new programme designed to keep older people at home longer could save £35million.

Council receives 19 complaints after bodged roadwork In Latchingdon area

Clacton and Frinton Gazette: Thirty six officers at Essex County Council pocketed more than £100,000

5:00pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A bodged resurfacing job resulted in 19 complaints, but no compensation claims.

Concern grows for welfare of teenager missing from home since Monday

Clacton and Frinton Gazette:

4:56pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Concern is growing for the welfare of a girl who has gone missing from her home.

VIDEO: Champion boxer James DeGale put through his paces by Colchester paras

Clacton and Frinton Gazette:

4:21pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

CHAMPION boxer James DeGale was put through his paces by Colchester paratroopers.

Pass rate increases after exam remarks

Clacton and Frinton Gazette: Don't panic! Post GCSE exam advice for teenagers

4:00pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

SCHOOLS have seen a small rise in their pass marks after GCSEs were remarked in the wake of the English exam controversy.

Memories: Hurricane 1987

Clacton and Frinton Gazette:

4:00pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

HURRICANE-FORCE winds battered Tendring’s coast 27 years ago leaving a trail of destruction in its wake.

Crash! Lorry knocks down 112-year-old town centre lamp post

Clacton and Frinton Gazette:

3:18pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A LAMP post outside Colchester Town Hall was destroyed when a delivery truck reversed into it.

Soldier's tots make the grade as calendar girls

Clacton and Frinton Gazette:

3:15pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

THE adorable picture of a paratrooper’s daughter sleeping on her dad’s uniform has been chosen to feature in a charity calendar.

Funds granted for war memorial restoration

Clacton and Frinton Gazette:

3:06pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A village war memorial will be restored after the parish council was given a £12,855 grant to carry out work.

Celebrate orchestra's 25th anniversary

Clacton and Frinton Gazette: Didcot Sings

3:00pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Colne Philharmonic Orchestra is celebrating its 25th anniversary with the family-orientated Hurrah.

Halstead gets a new ambulance

Clacton and Frinton Gazette: Pic credit: East of England Ambulance Service Trust

3:00pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Halstead has a new ambulance - but there will not be an extra one for the town.

Council has a potential site and may fund new health facility in Maldon

Clacton and Frinton Gazette:

3:00pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Maldon District Council has a potential site for a new hospital or health facility and may fund the project if necessary, a councillor has revealed.

The day the PM gave us coffee and biccies

Clacton and Frinton Gazette:

3:00pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

FOR once it was John Warner’s turn to be served coffee and cake...and what a place to go for it!

RSPCA given permission to rehome horses found ill and injured in field

Clacton and Frinton Gazette:

2:48pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Animal welfare inspectors found injured and dangerously thin horses, a court heard.

Volunteer models sashay down catwalk for St Helena Hospice

Clacton and Frinton Gazette:

2:55pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

VOLUNTEER models sashayed down the catwalk for a fashion show fundraiser which raised £1,500.

20 ops have failed to correct A&E "blunder" which left me in constant pain

Clacton and Frinton Gazette:

2:41pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A MUM claims the failure of an A&E doctor to recognise her broken wrist had shifted is the reason she has been unable to work for six years.

Village solar farm given go ahead

Clacton and Frinton Gazette:

2:00pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

PLANS for than 10,000 solar panels that will produce enough power for 1,500 homes have been given the go-ahead.

Essex police advise Dengie on how to tackle spate of thefts from cars

Clacton and Frinton Gazette: Essex Police have closed the road

1:30pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Essex Police has reached out to the local community via their new messaging system to warn Dengie residents about a spate of thefts from cars.

Car crashes into restaurant

Clacton and Frinton Gazette: Braintree: drugs police raid ten homes

1:00pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A car has crashed into a restaurant.

Controversial Premier Inn to open in winter 2015

Clacton and Frinton Gazette: Premier Inn

1:26pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A CONTROVERSIAL £6million hotel will open in Colchester within the next year.

UPDATED: Family pay tribute after son killed in crash

Clacton and Frinton Gazette:

12:40pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

The family of a man who died following a road traffic collision in Tollesbury have released a tribute to him.

Pensioner refuses to sell land to superstore developers

Clacton and Frinton Gazette:

12:00pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A pensioner said a DIY superstore will have to be built around him because he refuses to move.

Tributes to popular local postie

Clacton and Frinton Gazette:

12:00pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A popular former postie has passed away after serving Halstead for more than 30 years.

Corner shop could be turned into cafeteria

Clacton and Frinton Gazette: Family living out of boxes after house repairs delayed

12:00pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A CORNER shop could be turned into a cafeteria.

Residents tell the Standard why they are proud to live in Maldon

Clacton and Frinton Gazette:

12:00pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

From the Promenade Park to the High Street’s quirky restaurants, tales of viking battles and the sight of the barges along the Hythe Quay, there are many things that draw visitors to Maldon.

Historic carnival back this weekend

Clacton and Frinton Gazette: 80860-04 eg hms guy carnival.jpg

12:00pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

FINAL preparations are being made for one of Harwich’s most unique events.

Teenager to appear in court in connection with aggravated burglary

Clacton and Frinton Gazette: Braintree: drugs police raid ten homes

11:30am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A TEENAGE boy has been charged in connection with an aggravated burglary in Harwich in which a man was threatened with a firearm.

Police appeal to find bronze elephant ornament worth £1,400

Clacton and Frinton Gazette:

2:31pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Police are investigating the theft of a large bronze elephant worth £1,400. 

Grand £2.2m Italianate home attracts plenty of interest from buyers

Clacton and Frinton Gazette:

11:25am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

It's the sort of property you might expect to see on the Italian Riviera.

Family tribute to kind-hearted collision victim who 'was prepared to help anyone'

Clacton and Frinton Gazette:

12:39pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

The family of a man who died following a road traffic collision in Tollesbury have released a tribute to him.

Genuine police intervene after bogus officer tries to con £7,000 out of Essex pensioner

Clacton and Frinton Gazette: Essex Police have closed the road

11:17am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A bogus detective who tried to con a man into handing over £7,000 was foiled when genuine police intervened.

Witham charity launches Christmas appeal to feed orphaned and vulnerable Kenyan children

Clacton and Frinton Gazette:

10:30am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A charity has launched an appeal to feed children at a Kenyan children’s centre.

Peacocks causing a flap in village

Clacton and Frinton Gazette:

10:30am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Three pesky peacocks are causing a flap in a village.

School up for sale for £725,000

Clacton and Frinton Gazette: Family living out of boxes after house repairs delayed

10:00am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A FORMER school is on the market for £725,000.

Caravan and shed fire in Parkeston

Clacton and Frinton Gazette:

9:21am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

FIREFIGHTERS were called to a blaze involving a shed and a caravan in Parkeston in the early hours of Wednesday.

Braintree musician teams up with top American comedian for show this weekend

Clacton and Frinton Gazette:

9:00am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A musician is teaming up with a comedian who works on the famous Late Show with David Letterman.

What a whopper! Mark grows 700lb pumpkin

Clacton and Frinton Gazette:

8:40am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

GREENFINGERED Mark Rand has grown what he believes is Britain’s biggest outdoor pumpkin, this year.

Rugby players to tackle half Iron Man

Clacton and Frinton Gazette:

7:30am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

RUGBY players are set to tackle a gruelling fitness challenge to raise money for charity and inspire the youth of Harwich.

Man charged after fatal crash

Clacton and Frinton Gazette:

8:18am Tuesday 21st October 2014

A MAN has been charged with careless driving after a woman died following a crash in Little Horkesley.

Firefighters called to chimney blaze

Clacton and Frinton Gazette: STRIKE ACTION: Firefighters are to stage the latest in a long series of strikes as part of a wider public sector day of action tomorrow. SP

10:03pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

FIREFIGHTERS were called to a chimney fire in Colchester this evening.

655 homes 'too many'

Clacton and Frinton Gazette:

6:00pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

PLANS to more than triple the size of a future housing estate in Lawford have been branded as completely unsuitable for the village.

Nurse accused of holding pillow over resident's face

Clacton and Frinton Gazette: Health visitor fired for failings while working at Hove clinic

5:42pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

A nurse is due to appear before a disciplinary panel after he was accused of holding a pillow over a resident’s face for 30 seconds.

Farmer warns residents after rogue dog kills sheep

Clacton and Frinton Gazette:

5:20pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

A farmer believes a stray dog killed two of his sheep.






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