Fire engine called to woman stuck in lift

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

8:18pm Thursday 24th July 2014

A fire crew have been called out to help a woman stuck in a lift. 

Six fire crews called to huge grass fire

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

6:45pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Six fire crews were called to tackle a huge grass fire close to the South Essex College campus. 

Police drugs crackdown a big success

Clacton and Frinton Gazette: webpix police generic

6:00pm Thursday 24th July 2014

NEARLY 150 charges have been brought against alleged drug dealers across south Essex in one of Essex Police’s most successful drugs busts.

Three people injured in Leigh on Sea collision

Clacton and Frinton Gazette: Increase in New Year ambulance 999 calls in Essex

6:04pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Three people were injured in a collision between a car and motorcyclist in Leigh on Sea.

Southend-on-Mud is disappearing

Clacton and Frinton Gazette: Oyster pickers on Southend foreshore

4:30pm Thursday 24th July 2014

A NEW investigation into the loss of Southend’s foreshore will take place under the authority’s new council this year.

Man shot and wounded with an air gun in Grays

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

4:26pm Thursday 24th July 2014

A MAN was shot with an air gun as walked to Grays town centre.

Lightning blasts a hole in family's home

Clacton and Frinton Gazette:

4:00pm Thursday 24th July 2014

A FAMILY had a lucky escape when lightning hit their home, causing thousands of pounds damage.

Elijah’s run for Nick

Clacton and Frinton Gazette:

3:30pm Thursday 24th July 2014

A SCHOOLBOY has raised hundreds of pounds in memory of a marathon runner – and helped smash a £10,000 fundraising target in the process.

Saleswoman gives up career for dogs

Clacton and Frinton Gazette:

3:00pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Cath Lumley, 43, founded Dogtopia Pet Services in 2005 after a career in sales in which constant travelling meant she was unable to spend as much time with her dogs as she would like.

Postie Tracey wades through flood water to deliver mail

Clacton and Frinton Gazette:

2:30pm Thursday 24th July 2014

A POSTWOMAN refused to allow the floods to stop the mail getting through – so she waded through the water to complete her rounds.

Car set alight in Chafford Hundred

Clacton and Frinton Gazette:

2:32pm Thursday 24th July 2014

A CAR in Chafford Hundred had its window smashed before being set on fire.

Jordan’s footie club

Clacton and Frinton Gazette:

2:00pm Thursday 24th July 2014

A NEW football club has been launched for disabled people in memory of a teenager who died from a heart attack.

Chemical spillage at supermarket after vehicle overturns

Clacton and Frinton Gazette: ESSEX: Four year fire dispute ends

1:56pm Thursday 24th July 2014

A MAN required treatment after inhaling battery acid fumes which wafted through the air after a cleaning vehicle overturned in a supermarket car park.

Islander Anne’s action petition

Clacton and Frinton Gazette:

1:00pm Thursday 24th July 2014

AN online petition has been launched, calling for action to improve Canvey’s drains.

6,000 litres of illegal alcohol intercepted at Port of Tilbury

Clacton and Frinton Gazette: Alcohol seizure at PoT

12:59pm Thursday 24th July 2014

A 6,000-litre haul of Nigerian spirits was in intercepted by Border Force officers at the Port of Tilbury.

Gang are targeting sheds and garages

Clacton and Frinton Gazette: webpix police arrest

12:30pm Thursday 24th July 2014

THREE bikes worth £1,000 have been stolen from a house during a spate of garage and shed burglaries, which police believe are being carried out by the same gang.

Taylor's marathon effort in memory of Danny

Clacton and Frinton Gazette:

12:00pm Thursday 24th July 2014

A SCHOOLBOY who ran more than 12 miles in memory of a friend has raised £450.

Environment Agency admits pumps were out for two hours on Canvey

Clacton and Frinton Gazette: Canvey island flooding

12:04pm Thursday 24th July 2014

THE Environment Agency has admitted a pumping station on Canvey was not working for two hours during Sunday's storm.

Devoted surgeon husband dies saving wife

Clacton and Frinton Gazette:

11:40am Thursday 24th July 2014

A DISTINGUISHED couple who mixed with royalty died together in a swimming pool tragedy.

Three Canvey schools damaged by floods

Clacton and Frinton Gazette:

10:00am Thursday 24th July 2014

TEACHERS are pulling together to clear up their classrooms after flood damage left buildings wrecked.

Top teacher leaves school 'family' after 40 years

Clacton and Frinton Gazette:

9:00am Thursday 24th July 2014

A TEACHER is retiring after 40 years teaching in south Essex.

Waste plant rapped by Environment Agency

Clacton and Frinton Gazette: Environment Agency inspect beck

9:00am Thursday 24th July 2014

A RECYCLING plant has been criticised by the Environment Agency for storing unauthorised waste after residents complained of a noxious stench hanging over their village.

Stolen parking meter dumped on the beach

Clacton and Frinton Gazette:

8:30am Thursday 24th July 2014

AN ASTONISHED dogwalker came across a parking meter while walking on a Canvey beach.

Government cuts "unprecedented" - but there's always room for wine

Clacton and Frinton Gazette:

8:00am Thursday 24th July 2014

A COUNCILLOR claimed in a meeting some council services could be scrapped altogether because of government cuts.

Top Whitehall scientist to look at why Canvey was flooded again

Clacton and Frinton Gazette:

7:30am Thursday 24th July 2014

A LEADING Government scientist is being drafted in to lead an investigation into why Canvey saw some of its worst flooding in years at the weekend.

Fire Authority accuse firefighters of "misleading the public" over cuts

Clacton and Frinton Gazette:

7:00am Thursday 24th July 2014

ESSEX Fire Service bosses have hit out at Grays firefighters’ attempts to “mislead the public” over cuts at the station.

Police save gran against all odds

Clacton and Frinton Gazette:

6:00am Thursday 24th July 2014

TWO children have thanked the four police officers who saved their grandmother’s life against all odds.

Thief in bag snatch from mobility scooter

Clacton and Frinton Gazette: webpix police arrest

6:00am Thursday 24th July 2014

A MUGGER who stole a pensioner’s handbag from her mobility scooter was chased through the streets by taxi drivers.

Video: Police appeal to trace man captured on video deliberately splashing people while driving through floods on Canvey

Clacton and Frinton Gazette:

6:00am Thursday 24th July 2014

POLICE want to trace a driver captured on video deliberately splashing people as floods swept into Canvey.

Fire crews called to Temple Court in Southend

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

8:37pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Five fire crews were called to a flat fire in Temple Court, Southend. 

CCTV of man police want to speak to in connection with nightclub attack

Clacton and Frinton Gazette:

7:10pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Detectives investigation a nightclub assault which left the victim with a broken jaw have released a CCTV image. 

Three vehicle crash near Rawreth

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

6:58pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A three vehicle accident is reportedly blocked part of the A1245/A130 roundabout.

Fire crews called to the Kursaal estate

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

5:54pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Fire crews have been called to reports of a flat fire on the Kursaal estate. 

Bailiffs shut down historic Royal Hotel

Clacton and Frinton Gazette:

4:00pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

ONE of Southend’s most iconic buildings has suddenly closed – with bailiffs called in.

Councillor ‘should have stepped aside’

Clacton and Frinton Gazette: Fresh face: new councillor Simon Hart

3:00pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A COUNCILLOR is tonight expected to be banned from taking part in a group to shape the future of new housing in the borough, because his house is next to a major development site.

£26,000 cost of closing Shoebury East Beach

Clacton and Frinton Gazette: Risk assessment – Royal Navy experts survey Shoebury East Beach after weapons find

2:30pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

THE taxpayer will foot a £26,716 bill for the closure of Shoebury East Beach because of fears over wartime shells.

Tots’ £2,340 for charity

Clacton and Frinton Gazette:

2:00pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

TODDLERS have raised £2,340 to help save babies’ lives through a series of “sensathon” events.

Rayleigh man dies after A127 crash

Clacton and Frinton Gazette: Essex Police have closed the road

1:54pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

ESSEX Police have confirmed the man who died after his car left the A127 last night was from Rayleigh.

Image of Alfie sums up spirit of Canvey

Clacton and Frinton Gazette:

1:30pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A SCHOOLBOY in his wellies with a broom in hand, helping out his neighbours on the first day of the summer holidays, is exactly the kind of community spirit that sums up Canvey.

Flats plan for car site

Clacton and Frinton Gazette: Castle Point Council shakes up its meetings

1:00pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

PLANS for a three-storey block of flats on a car sales site in Hadleigh have been submitted to Castle Point Council.

Finch to House of Lords: revoke Hanningfield's peerage

Clacton and Frinton Gazette: Hanningfield could be suspended from Lords in new storm on expenses

12:42pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

THE leader of Essex County Council has called on the House of Lords to revoke Lord Hanningfield’s peerage.

Man in court over assault

Clacton and Frinton Gazette: Unemployed David Quinn, 49, of Bockingham Green, Basildon, appeared at Basildon Magistrates Court (file picture)

12:00pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A FORMER vicar will appear in court charged with assaulting a police officer and sexually assaulting a paramedic after a crash.

Flood forum is cancelled ...because of flooding

Clacton and Frinton Gazette: Burst main leaves 38 homes without water

12:00pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A MEETING to discuss flooding in Rochford district tonight has been cancelled – because of flooding.

Pub damage runs into thousands of pounds

Clacton and Frinton Gazette: canvey flood

11:00am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

THE Haystack pub, in Furtherwick Road, was forced to close during a busy Sunday lunchtime as flood water destroyed half the bar.

Help find missing terrier Gillie

Clacton and Frinton Gazette: Gillie

10:21am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A FAMILY is calling for help in finding a beloved Yorkshire Terrier who went missing.

Children loitering on train tracks sparks trespassing operation

Clacton and Frinton Gazette: Crime fighters: British Transport Police

1:19pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A NEW operation to tackle train line trespassers is underway after children were seen dawdling on a crossing in Westcliff.

Five people injured on mud flats

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

9:49am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A GROUP of five people were injured on the mud flats near Southend Pier.

UKIP on course to win in Thurrock next year, poll finds

Clacton and Frinton Gazette: Tim Aker

10:01am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

UKIP will win in Thurrock at next year’s general election, a poll of the borough has found.

Poppy wreaths to commemorate First World War

Clacton and Frinton Gazette:

9:00am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

STUDENTS at a Thundersley school created poppywreaths to help commemorate the First World War.

Ice cream shop sees £3,000 of stock destroyed as 18 inches of water strikes

Clacton and Frinton Gazette:

8:30am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

BUSINESSES hit by flash floods have vowed to battle on.








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