Woman interviewed over Primark ring theft

Clacton and Frinton Gazette: Static HTML image

1:58pm Thursday 31st July 2014

A WOMAN wanted by police in connection with the theft of a wedding ring at Lakeside has been identified.

Gift card giveaway for first customers to new TK Maxx

Clacton and Frinton Gazette: The unit TK Maxx will move into

1:54pm Thursday 31st July 2014

LUCKY customers are in with a chance of winning gift cards when a new store opens in Basildon.

Tattooist arrested on suspicion of online harassment: Conspiracy theorist Chris Spivey claimed Lee Rigby death was a hoax

Clacton and Frinton Gazette: TRIBUTES: Lee Rigby

1:35pm Thursday 31st July 2014

A BLOGGER who claimed online that the murder of soldier Lee Rigby had been a hoax has been arrested on suspicion of harassment.

Cariads host charity night

Clacton and Frinton Gazette:

1:31pm Thursday 31st July 2014

A CHARITY 70’s night hosted by Thurrock organisation Cariads helped to raise funds that will continue to support local carers.

Southend’s own Skywalker can’t use her Jedi powers on passport office evil empire

Clacton and Frinton Gazette: Speculation is growing that original trio could make a return

1:05pm Thursday 31st July 2014

A WOMAN who changed her middle name by deed poll to “Skywalker” as a joke has been told by the Home Office she cannot change her name on her passport.

Great Scott! It's a graffiti masterpiece

Clacton and Frinton Gazette:

1:00pm Thursday 31st July 2014

A TALENTED graffiti artist has transformed part of a children’s hospice with a stunning jungle scene.

Guns taken during burglary

Clacton and Frinton Gazette:

12:54pm Thursday 31st July 2014

GUNS have been stolen from a house on Canvey.

£10,000 donation for Reece

Clacton and Frinton Gazette:

12:57pm Thursday 31st July 2014

A FOUNDATION has announced it is giving £10,000 to a young man with two brain tumours who is fighting to stay alive.

Generous George buys pals first aid course

Clacton and Frinton Gazette:

12:00pm Thursday 31st July 2014

GENEROUS schoolboy George Sutton has come up with a lifesaving way to spend £200 he won as part of an award– he’s sending 29 of his classmates on a first aid course.

New deals for meals on wheels

Clacton and Frinton Gazette: Barbara Rice

12:24pm Thursday 31st July 2014

MEALS on wheels will now cost taxpayers £2.70 a meal after the council negotiated a new deal with providers.

Mugged Marie's search for have a go heroes

Clacton and Frinton Gazette:

11:10am Thursday 31st July 2014

A WOMAN who was mugged while on her mobility scooter is trying to find the have-a-go heroes who ran to her aid.

Charity's heartache as raiders strike for third time in year

Clacton and Frinton Gazette:

11:03am Thursday 31st July 2014

A CHARITY is counting the cost after being hit by burglars for the third time in a year.

140 affordable homes for borough

Clacton and Frinton Gazette: Barratt says the UK housing market is improving and has seen homebuyers queue up for its properties

10:59am Thursday 31st July 2014

MILLIONS of pounds have been secured by the council to build 140 affordable rental homes.

Shoppers' fury over Southend street auction con

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

10:58am Thursday 31st July 2014

ANGRY shoppers surrounded a town centre store to demand their money back after being caught out at a speed auction.

Travellers move off illegal pitch

Clacton and Frinton Gazette:

10:35am Thursday 31st July 2014

TRAVELLERS have moved off an illegal pitch in Basildon

Traveller in car hits woman councillor

Clacton and Frinton Gazette:

10:15am Thursday 31st July 2014

A COUNCILLOR was hit by a car after she formed a human shield with two colleagues to try to stop a convoy of travellers getting on to a disused car park.

Suicide may have been over debts

Clacton and Frinton Gazette:

10:11am Thursday 31st July 2014

A MAN who died when his car was engulfed in flames in Seevic College’s car park may have killed himself over debts, an inquest heard.

If your road’s on the list, it’ll be goodbye potholes

Clacton and Frinton Gazette:

10:00am Thursday 31st July 2014

MORE than 140 crater-pocked roads across south Essex will benefit from £17.5million of repair work announced in a new Essex County Council programme.

Police hunt for suspect after sexual assault in Shoebury

Clacton and Frinton Gazette:

9:50am Thursday 31st July 2014

A WOMAN was sexually assaulted and robbed in Shoebury in the early hours of Tuesday morning.

We raised £800 for our brave boys and girls

Clacton and Frinton Gazette:

9:30am Thursday 31st July 2014

VOLUNTEERS raised more than £800 during Armed Forces Day.

We want action on inadequate drains

Clacton and Frinton Gazette:

9:00am Thursday 31st July 2014

FURIOUS residents are demanding better drainage after sewage and floodwater ruined their homes.

Paul and Terry's excellent adventure - Hockley man cycles across America

Clacton and Frinton Gazette:

6:30am Thursday 31st July 2014

THE journey of a lifetime has taken a Hockley man from America’s east coast to its west, by bicycle.

Cavern Beatles have Ticket to Ride to Grays

Clacton and Frinton Gazette:

6:00am Thursday 31st July 2014

ONE of the most successful Beatles tributes acts has got a Ticket to Ride to Grays.

Accident closes Canvey Way

Clacton and Frinton Gazette: webpix police arrest

8:36pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

AN accident involving a car and a motorbike has closed Canvey Way.

Promoted Article: Join the World's Biggest Coffee Morning with Macmillan

Clacton and Frinton Gazette: World's Biggest Coffee Morning

7:00pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

Join people in your area for the Worlds Biggest Coffee Morning on Friday 26th September – all in the name of Macmillan Cancer Support.

Owner does not want to sell Bar Plazma

Clacton and Frinton Gazette:

7:00pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

A BUSINESSMAN has said he does not want to sell his popular bar – despite putting it on the market.

Police hunt gangs after 23 burglaries

Clacton and Frinton Gazette: webpix police arrest

6:00pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

RAIDERS have stolen thousands of pounds from businesses across Basildon in a two-month spate of breakins.

First World War parade cancelled

Clacton and Frinton Gazette: Libray photo dated 25/9/16 showing British Troops going over the top to support an attack by XIV Corps on Morval during the Battle of the Somme in the 1914-1918 First World War.

5:23pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

A PARADE to mark the beginning of the First World War has been cancelled.

New TK Maxx set for an August opening

Clacton and Frinton Gazette: The unit TK Maxx will move into

5:00pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

TK Maxx’s new Basildon store will open next month, it has been revealed.

Park life - Perfect time to enjoy Rochford's green spaces

Clacton and Frinton Gazette:

4:30pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

FAMILES are urged to get out and about and enjoy the open spaces this week as part of the Love Your Parks week.

End of an era for school head

Clacton and Frinton Gazette:

4:00pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

RESPECTED headteacher Alison Blant has retired after 14 years at the helm.

Barclays in Benfleet is set to close

Clacton and Frinton Gazette: BREAKING NEWS: Police have appealed for information after the glass door at the entrance to the Ammanford branch of Barclays Bank was smashed.

3:00pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

DISGRUNTLED customers have been forced to change banks after Barclays announced it is closing its Benfleet branch.

Police hunt for convicted killer, thought to be on loose in Hockley

Clacton and Frinton Gazette:

2:17pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

A CONVICTED killer may be on the loose in Hockley.

Michelle's a tonic for young hospital patients

Clacton and Frinton Gazette:

1:00pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

CHILDREN’S author Michelle Harrison visited young patients at Basildon Hospital.

Girl found unconscious in sea

Clacton and Frinton Gazette: Traders delight as sun shines on Southend

3:24pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

A GIRL has been taken to hospital after being found face-down in the sea.

Man charged with 'Royal' conspiracy

Clacton and Frinton Gazette:

11:55am Wednesday 30th July 2014

A LEIGH man has become embroiled in allegations a top official in the Royal Household received more than £100,000 to award contracts for work at royal parties.

Inquiry: should council follow its own rules?

Clacton and Frinton Gazette: Tonight's Thurrock Council meeting back at Civic Offices on New Road

1:04pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

A BARRISTER has questioned the need for the council to follow its own planning rules in an inquiry into how 501 homes got the go-ahead to be built on greenbelt in Aveley.

Thurrock UKIP leader steps down

Clacton and Frinton Gazette:

11:33am Wednesday 30th July 2014

THE leader of Thurrock UKIP, Councillor Robert Ray, has confirmed he is standing down from his role as group leader.

Hundreds and thousands in ice cream world record bid

Clacton and Frinton Gazette:

9:00am Wednesday 30th July 2014

THOUSANDS of ice cream lovers flocked to Garon Park, Southend, to take part in a world record attempt.

Chris throws party to thank the men who saved her life

Clacton and Frinton Gazette:

8:00am Wednesday 30th July 2014

AWOMAN thanked the people who saved her life after she collapsed during a bowls match.

MP speaks out against Aveley housing plan

Clacton and Frinton Gazette: Jackie Doyle-Price

1:00pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

THE MP for Thurrock has defended her right to stick up for her constituents in the wake of tough questioning on the first day of a probe into how controversial plans for 501 homes in Aveley were given the go-ahead.

Health bosses looking to change rules on IVF

Clacton and Frinton Gazette: IVF hope for Ryedale women

6:00am Wednesday 30th July 2014

WOMEN trying to get pregnant in their twenties and thirties could have less chance after moves were made to limit IVF treatment.

Girl is injured after falling down drain as floods hit Canvey

Clacton and Frinton Gazette:

6:00am Wednesday 30th July 2014

A GIRL has been left on crutches after falling down an open drain as she waded through floodwater.

Flybe adds more flights to France

Clacton and Frinton Gazette:

6:00am Wednesday 30th July 2014

MORE flights to France are being offered from Southend Airport after a surge in popularity.

Man airlifted to hospital after falling 7ft from dumper truck

Clacton and Frinton Gazette: Collapsed man flown to hospital

6:27pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

A MAN was airlifted to hospital after he fell from a dumper truck this afternoon.

We don't know why our Michael jumped

Clacton and Frinton Gazette:

6:00pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

A WOMAN has paid tribute to her brother, who died after falling from the Pier Hill lift platform in Southend.

Kerbcraft volunteers thanked

Clacton and Frinton Gazette:

5:42pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

MORE than 1,700 Thurrock youngsters took part in the council-organised Kerbcraft road safety skills training programme this year. 

Fire beneath QEII Bridge closes crossing temporarily

Clacton and Frinton Gazette: qeii traffic

5:00pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

THERE are long delays approaching the QEII Bridge after an earlier a fire.

'We'll work together to stop a repeat of Canvey flooding'

Clacton and Frinton Gazette:

4:13pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

AN urgent meeting following flooding in Canvey took place last night.

Rayleigh exhibition on Great War

Clacton and Frinton Gazette:

3:00pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

THE centenary of the First World War will be marked at Rayleigh Windmill with a new exhibition.








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