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"Live murder enquiry" will continue - Police

Clacton and Frinton Gazette: Police issue photograph of murder suspect

2:30pm Tuesday 10th July 2012

Click here for live updates on the hunt for the man who killed Clacton PC Ian Dibell.

Gang robs exam student

12:40pm Saturday 2nd June 2012

A STUDENT was robbed after he had just completed an exam.

Clacton: Woman trapped after two-car smash

12:32pm Saturday 2nd June 2012

A WOMAN had to be cut free from a car after it was in collision with a taxi.

UPDATED: Fire in Old Harwich

Clacton and Frinton Gazette: UPDATED: Fire in Old Harwich

3:45pm Friday 13th April 2012

Fire crews were called to battle a blaze at a home on the corner of Market Street and Kings Quay Street in Old Harwich.

Firefighters tackle scrapyard fire in Elmstead Market

2:28pm Monday 26th March 2012

FIREFIGHTERS were called to a scrapyard in Elmstead Market after a sand tank went up in flames.

Clacton: Couple's robbery drama

11:53am Sunday 11th March 2012

A WOMAN suffered serious facial injuries after she was robbed by a gang in Clacton.

Clacton: RTC - police appeal

8:00am Sunday 11th March 2012

POLICE have appealed for information after a vehicle failed to stop following a crash in Clacton.

Clacton: Teenager's pier jump threat

11:30am Saturday 10th March 2012

RESCUE crews were called to a report of a teenager threatening to jump off Clacton Pier.

Man left with fractured jaw after Clacton assault

5:54pm Wednesday 7th March 2012

A MAN was left with his jaw fractured in two places after an assault in Clacton.

Residents encouraged to get down to the farm

2:54pm Monday 5th March 2012

A NEW scheme encouraging residents to help on a local farm is being launched in Wivenhoe this week.

Man accused of grooming and assaulting 12-year-old girl

3:55pm Thursday 9th February 2012

A MAN has appeared in court accused of grooming and sexually assaulting a 12 year old girl.

Essex school closures

7:26am Monday 6th February 2012

THE following schools will be closed or open late today.

UPDATE: Travel news as snow arrives

8:52am Sunday 5th February 2012

MOTORISTS have been advised to avoid unnecessary journeys today as snow covered Essex last night.

Essex: Hospital scheme hopes to cut crime and increase safety

5:10pm Monday 30th January 2012

The county's first Hospital Watch scheme is up and running.

Essex: Water company wants opinion on drought plan

Clacton and Frinton Gazette: Anglian Water has applied for a drought permit during winter, the first such firm to do so in almost a decade

1:50pm Sunday 22nd January 2012

A water company is seeking public opinion on how drinking water can be maintained in the event of a future drought.

Man stabbed in Clacton: Two arrested on suspicion of attempted murder

12:55pm Sunday 22nd January 2012

Two people have been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder following a stabbing in Clacton.

Essex: Charity seeks ambassadors to help families

4:40pm Tuesday 17th January 2012

A charity is recruiting ambassadors to ensure disabled children and their families get the support they need.

Essex Police video: There is no excuse for poor drivers

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

8:58am Thursday 12th January 2012

Essex Police has launched a new campaign aimed at irresponsible drivers.

House burnt down in Jaywick

7:36pm Tuesday 10th January 2012

A MAN has been rushed to hospital after his house in Jaywick burnt down.

Video: Essex Police encourage use of non-emergency number

12:32pm Tuesday 10th January 2012

Essex Police are reminding people to dial 101 to report a crime or raise a concern that doesn't require an emergency response.

Cocaine and heroin suspect in court

1:51pm Friday 30th December 2011

A MAN accused of selling Class A drugs to undercover police officers has appeared in court.

Am I worth £285,000 a year? It’s up to me to prove I am

Clacton and Frinton Gazette: Joanna Killian - county council chief executive

6:40am Wednesday 21st December 2011

CLAIRE HANKEY speaks to Essex County Council chief executive Joanna Killian about her role at the helm of Essex County Council - and her salary.

Guilty verdict for man who murdered Clacton mother in hotel

Clacton and Frinton Gazette: Guilty verdict for man who murdered Clacton mother in hotel

2:53pm Wednesday 14th December 2011

A MAN has been jailed for life after a jury found he murdered a Clacton mother-of-five.

Eleven appear in court after drugs raids

6:00pm Friday 9th December 2011

INTELLIGENCE gathered by undercover cops was behind the multiple drugs raids carried out in north Essex last week.

Harwich fire update: Donations for homeless families pour in as fire crews leave scene

Clacton and Frinton Gazette: Firefighter tackle the blaze in West Street, Harwich

8:10am Thursday 8th December 2011

Five families have been left homeless following a fire in Harwich.

Tendring District: Strikes - Live Updates

9:20am Wednesday 30th November 2011

Public sector workers across Tendring are due to go on strike today to protest against proposed changes to pension plans.

Strikes: Essex school closures revealed

Clacton and Frinton Gazette: PICKET LINES: Bournemouth University branch of the UCU support the national strike

4:15pm Tuesday 29th November 2011

So far 75 schools have informed Essex County Council they will be closed, four will be open and 12 will be partially open. However these figures are not representative of the whole county as this leaves approximately 400 schools which have not made their intentions known to the county council.

We're still the sponsors

1:53pm Friday 25th November 2011

I HAVE been asked on various occasions about our sponsorship with FC Clacton, and can confirm we did win the raffle that the club ran in June 2011 to become the main shirt sponsors.

Print money for pensioners

1:47pm Friday 25th November 2011

WE are repeatedly told that pensioners are one of the largest groups of people in this country.

Fruit trees? I ask you...

1:44pm Friday 25th November 2011

I READ with much amusement in last week’s edition of the Gazette about the £49,000 awarded by the lottery to Jaywick to improve the area.

Your help invaluable

1:50pm Friday 25th November 2011

AS part of the Clacton Royal British Legion committee, it has been my privilege to organise some of the events that have been held in Clacton over this last year to celebrate our 90th anniversary.

Adding insult to injury

1:38pm Friday 25th November 2011

I READ last week’s report that Tendring is the worst place in Essex for child poverty, and also about the amount of unemployment.

Are Olympics that important?

1:32pm Friday 25th November 2011

WHILE I do try to respect other’s needs, as I hope they will respect mine, I fail to see this obsession with the commercial fiasco that is the current Olympic Games.

Memorial could mention others

1:29pm Friday 25th November 2011

I NOTE the efforts being made for the construction of a memorial statue for Private Herbert Columbine, but would like to draw attention to two other local heroes awarded the George Cross - itself recognised as the civilian Victoria Cross.

An inducement to be ignored

1:25pm Friday 25th November 2011

REFERRING to the lead story “Every Little Helps” in last week's Frinton and Walton Gazette.

Where is the pride in glorified bullying?

1:21pm Friday 25th November 2011

DID anyone else cringe, and then grimace, at the triumphant youth football report in last week’s Gazette?

UPDATED: Road closed after crash near Frating Green

6:32pm Thursday 17th November 2011

A ROAD was closed in both directions following a crash in Frating Green.


12:34pm Friday 11th November 2011

I’D like to thank Tom Bramhill for his response to my letter “Football ground is in wrong place” (October 20).

Sea defence system would take too long to test in our waters

12:24pm Friday 11th November 2011

I READ with interest councillor Neil Stock’s tried and tested oil rigs idea for sea defences in Holland-on-Sea.

Hospital care was first class

12:15pm Friday 11th November 2011

RECENTLY, while out, I suffered a fall in which I sustained injuries and subsequently needed treatment in both local hospitals.

Project will help whole community

12:13pm Friday 11th November 2011

I AM writing to request readers' support for the planning application that Micrologic UK Ltd have submitted to Tendring Council for the construction of a 40m mast to provide high-capacity, high-speed broadband to the entire Tendring peninsula.

Jazz musician defies description

12:10pm Friday 11th November 2011

I’M afraid that no superlatives exist in the English language that adequately describe the talents of Alan Barnes, this month’s guest at the Clacton Jazz Club.

Naze decision is catching up

12:07pm Friday 11th November 2011

IN the “50 years ago” feature in Life in our community in the Gazette (October 20), there was apparently “great interest in the campaign to keep the Naze as an open space”.

They should make it bigger

12:03pm Friday 11th November 2011

IT is ironic that two articles should appear in the same edition of the Gazette (November 3), one regarding the ongoing battle to stop the closure of Martins Farm, the cutbacks at other sites, and the other on Tendring’s poor recycling rates.

Dictatorial and undemocratic

11:59am Friday 11th November 2011

I HAVE asked Cllr Kevin Bentley, who was not elected in this area, how he justifies his dictatorial and undemocratic one-man decision to close Martins Farm recycling centre when locally elected councillors, of whichever party and whatever council, are all opposed and 2,800 people in Brightlingsea alone have signed a petition against it.

Hands off our countryside

11:55am Friday 11th November 2011

I WRITE in response to Chris Wilkin’s report in the Gazette (October 20) headlined “Less is more in alien landscape”.

Homes obsession ignores priorites

11:46am Friday 11th November 2011

IN March, Tendring Council signed up to the Essex County strategy for future sustainable development.

Is Mere soon to disappear?

1:21pm Friday 4th November 2011

STEVEN Walker (Letters, October 6) wrote that a house he lived in near the Mere, had a high tide mark, from the 1953 flood, five feet up the wall.

Compassion meant a lot

1:18pm Friday 4th November 2011

WE would like to thank the manager and staff of Ridgewell House care home, in Holland-on-Sea, for their exemplary care, attention and affection for our father Edward Pettitt during his short time with them.

Save our sympathy

1:15pm Friday 4th November 2011

WITH regard to the story about the couple and their dog begging in Clacton, which appeared on page five of the Gazette last week.


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