Hotel’s Wedding Fayre tomorrow

Clacton and Frinton Gazette: Orsett Hall rebuild gathers pace

10:00am Saturday 1st November 2014

YOUR wedding day is one of the most important of your life and Orsett Hall prides itself on ensuring that your day will be remembered forever.

Murdered Angela "living with someone in February"

Clacton and Frinton Gazette:

9:53am Saturday 1st November 2014

A HOMELESS woman whose body was found washed up on Foulness in June may have been living with someone as recently as February, police believe.

Travellers site raid was part of puppy trade probe

Clacton and Frinton Gazette: ANIMAL WELFARE: The RSPCA prosecuted a 20-year-old woman for causing suffering to her dogs

6:30am Saturday 1st November 2014

A RAID on a travellers site in Aveley was carried out as part of an investigation into the puppy trade, it has emerged.

Petition over trains hits 400 in one day

Clacton and Frinton Gazette:

6:00pm Friday 31st October 2014

ACAMPAIGN to ensure trains continue to start from Laindon has gathered 400 signatures in just 24 hours.

Armed police seen in Westcliff

Clacton and Frinton Gazette:

5:44pm Friday 31st October 2014

ARMED police have been seen outside a Westcliff flat. 

Benfleet commuters back c2c shake-up

Clacton and Frinton Gazette: Cow on the line causes delays between Leigh and Benfleet

4:00pm Friday 31st October 2014

COMMUTERS who regularly use Benfleet station are hopeful plans to overhaul the c2c timetable will benefit them.

Aveley by-election called following the funeral of Maggie O'Keeffe-Ray

Clacton and Frinton Gazette:

3:06pm Friday 31st October 2014

A BY-ELECTION will take place in the Aveley and Uplands ward on Thursday, December 4.

Charity football match helps domestic abuse victims

Clacton and Frinton Gazette:

2:00pm Friday 31st October 2014

FIREFIGHTERS and police joined forces to tackle domestic abuse by staging a charity football match.

Pro scooter riders' demo

Clacton and Frinton Gazette:

1:00pm Friday 31st October 2014

YOUNGSTERS at a Benfleet skate park enjoyed a demonstration by professional scooter riders.

Oh Baby! Eloise ready to dirty dance with Darius

Clacton and Frinton Gazette:

12:30pm Friday 31st October 2014

TWO performers will have the time of their life as they prepare to go on tour with a Dirty Dancing production.

Sam triumphs at Natural Physique Association national championships

Clacton and Frinton Gazette:

10:30am Friday 31st October 2014

AN intensive 27-week diet and hours of hard work paid off when Sam Slack was crowned British champion at the Natural Physique Association awards.

UPDATED: Main roads closed after accidents

Clacton and Frinton Gazette:

10:11am Friday 31st October 2014

TWO main roads were blocked due to accidents in Southend.

Masked man in pinstriped suit at centre of terrifying burglary

Clacton and Frinton Gazette:

9:59am Friday 31st October 2014

A MASKED man in a pinstripe suit was at the centre of a terrifying burglary at a home in Grays.

UPDATED: Arrest made in Foulness murder investigation

Clacton and Frinton Gazette:

9:03am Friday 31st October 2014

A 51-year-old man from Westcliff has been arrested this morning on suspicion of the murder of Angela Millington.

New flu jabs have no needle

Clacton and Frinton Gazette:

7:30am Friday 31st October 2014

A NASAL spray flu vaccine that works even better than needle jabs is being rolled out for children across south Essex.

Council set to approve £85m A13 plans

Clacton and Frinton Gazette: webpix traffic roads jam cars

7:00am Friday 31st October 2014

PLANS to get the ball rolling on £85million works to widen the A13 are set to get Thurrock Council’s approval next week.

'Raped teenager' breaks down in court

Clacton and Frinton Gazette:

6:30am Friday 31st October 2014

A TEENAGE girl broke down in tears before telling a court how she was raped in the back of a car.

King Canute pub to become a Co-op

Clacton and Frinton Gazette:

6:00am Friday 31st October 2014

CANVEY’S historic King Canute pub will be turned into a Co-op, despite concerns the island already has too many supermarkets.

St Luke's: Why we want new hospice at Malgraves Farm

Clacton and Frinton Gazette:

6:00am Friday 31st October 2014

BOSSES at St Luke’s Hospice have spoken out over why they want to build a new hospice on a controversial green belt site.

Independent candidate Colin Letchford wins Canvey East by-election

Clacton and Frinton Gazette:

11:47pm Thursday 30th October 2014

INDEPENDENT candidate Colin Letchford won the Canvey East by-election tonight with 389 votes.

Shanie bags top prize with her design for Tesco

Clacton and Frinton Gazette:

7:00pm Thursday 30th October 2014

A TALENTED schoolgirl is set to see her artwork printed on shopping bags.

Schoolchildren head to the polls for elections

Clacton and Frinton Gazette:

4:00pm Thursday 30th October 2014

YOUNGSTERS went to the polls to vote in their school elections.

Experts kept getting it wrong, then mum found out the cause of my illness

Clacton and Frinton Gazette:

3:00pm Thursday 30th October 2014

Lupus Awareness Month, which runs until Friday, was established to highlight the prevalence of this little-known disease which, as hairdresser Llydia Bannocks found, can even elude doctors in their diagnoses.

Detectives hunt attacker who punched man outside restaurant

Clacton and Frinton Gazette:

2:14pm Thursday 30th October 2014

A MAN was punched in the face in an attack outside Pizza Hut in Benfleet.

Cuts to voluntary sector set for review

Clacton and Frinton Gazette: Thurrock Council

2:00pm Thursday 30th October 2014

THE council has pledged to examine savings proposals which are threatening Thurrock’s voluntary sector.

MURDER UPDATE: Police receive calls from public into Foulness body

Clacton and Frinton Gazette:

2:01pm Thursday 30th October 2014

DETECTIVES from Essex Police have received several calls from members of the public following their appeal for information into the death of Angela Millington.

Teens risk lives by setting off fireworks from their hands

Clacton and Frinton Gazette: Wyvern Club Fireworks Display

1:00pm Thursday 30th October 2014

TEENAGERS are risking their lives by setting off fireworks from their hands in woodland and even firing them at each other.

Golden Lion brought back to life - but not as a pub

Clacton and Frinton Gazette:

1:00pm Thursday 30th October 2014

A SECOND pub on Victoria Avenue has had an impressive makeover – but all is not what it seems.

We'll consult public on preferred new crossing option by early 2016, minster says

Clacton and Frinton Gazette: The government want to increase the cost of the toll from £2 to £2.50.

12:54pm Thursday 30th October 2014

THE Government hopes to consult with residents over its preferred option for a new Lower Thames Crossing by the start of 2016.

I'm trekking in the Sahara for charity

Clacton and Frinton Gazette:

12:00pm Thursday 30th October 2014

A BANKER is set to take on the challenge of a lifetime to raise funds for dementia sufferers.

Diwali is sweet and 'light' work

Clacton and Frinton Gazette:

11:00am Thursday 30th October 2014

HUNDREDS of Hindus celebrated Diwali, the festival of lights, at the Baps Shri Swaminarayan temple, in Queensway, Southend.

Town centre car dealer undergoes £250,000 revamp

Clacton and Frinton Gazette:

10:30am Thursday 30th October 2014

A CAR showroom in Grays town centre is undergoing a revamp...and rebrand.

County councillor claims free food is justified because he works so hard

Clacton and Frinton Gazette: Rodney Bass, county councillor for highways, has urged those who are invited to take part to complete the survey.

10:45am Thursday 30th October 2014

A SENIOR councillor, who claimed nearly £1,000 of free food at Essex County Council's canteen, has insisted it shows how hard he works.

Escaped horses cause traffic chaos on A127

Clacton and Frinton Gazette: Traffic jam on the A3 near Kingston

10:17am Thursday 30th October 2014

TWO horses who escaped from their field onto the A127 caused havoc for motorists.

Blogger admits child porn arrest

Clacton and Frinton Gazette:

10:00am Thursday 30th October 2014

A CONTROVERSIAL internet writer has revealed he has been arrested on suspicion of child porn offences.

Police appeal: Man threatened with knife in Stanford-le-Hope

Clacton and Frinton Gazette:

9:49am Thursday 30th October 2014

POLICE are investigating an attempted robbery in Stanford-le-Hope which saw a man threatened with a knife.

Bikes worth thousands stolen in spate of 20 burglaries

Clacton and Frinton Gazette: police

9:00am Thursday 30th October 2014

POLICE are urging homeowners to be on their guard after a spate of 20 shed and garage burglaries with thousands of pounds’ worth of items taken.

Woman cut from wreckage after Southend car crash

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

8:20am Thursday 30th October 2014

FIREFIGHTERS had to cut a woman free from her vehicle after an accident in Southend yesterday evening.

County Hall boss: It's up to you to help us save £237 million

Clacton and Frinton Gazette: County councillor David Finch, head of finance at Essex County Council.

8:05am Thursday 30th October 2014

THE leader of Essex County Council has asked you to help it save £200,000 a day by picking up litter or checking on elderly neighbours.

Warning drone-users need to be educated

Clacton and Frinton Gazette:

8:00am Thursday 30th October 2014

AN AERIAL film-maker who uses drones to video local landmarks believes education is the key to avoiding further incidents like the near-miss at Southend Airport.

Was Afghanistan war worth the losses?

Clacton and Frinton Gazette:

8:00am Thursday 30th October 2014

After the end of combat operations in Afghanistan, and the loss of 453 troops who died in the war, was the sacrifice really worth it?

Gym thief forced me to go home in towel!

Clacton and Frinton Gazette:

7:00am Thursday 30th October 2014

A WOMAN had to go home from a gym wrapped in only a towel after a thief stole her clothes.

Man finds stolen van...via Facebook

Clacton and Frinton Gazette:

6:00am Thursday 30th October 2014

A BUILDER has praised and thanked the Grays community for the help he received in locating his stolen van.

Hospital missed man's bladder cancer until it was too late

Clacton and Frinton Gazette: Basildon Hospital is ordering its security staff to issue the £40 fines in a bid to stop people parking inconsiderately.

6:00am Thursday 30th October 2014

A MAN missed out on the chance to extend his life by six months because doctors failed to diagnose him with cancer.

Mark makes splash at Sporting Village

Clacton and Frinton Gazette:

6:00am Thursday 30th October 2014

FORMER Olympic swimmer Mark Foster inspired youngsters at a half-term swimming academy.

Southend to Switzerland as airline launch new route from airport

Clacton and Frinton Gazette:

6:00am Thursday 30th October 2014

HOLIDAYMAKERS in south Essex are just a short hop from Switzerland after a new route was launched from Southend to Bern.

Man dead following Grays house fire

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

6:45pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

A man has died in a house fire in Grays.

RAF jets escort plane to Stansted airport

Clacton and Frinton Gazette: A bid to halt the expansion of Stansted airport has failed

6:11pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

RAF jets escorted a cargo plane to Stansted Airport after communication with the aircraft was lost. 

My boy didn't die in vain in Afghanistan - father of fallen Thurrock hero

Clacton and Frinton Gazette: Nicky Mason

4:30pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

THE father of a fallen Thurrock war hero spoke this week of the pride he feels for his son, after British troops left Afghanistan after 13 years.

FOULNESS MURDER: New photos of scene released

Clacton and Frinton Gazette:

4:11pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

DETECTIVES investigating the murder of a Southend woman have released photos of the area where her bones were found.


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