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Archive - Friday, 1 August 2014

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  • Urgent repair works on village bridge cancelled Halstead Gazette:

    Urgent repair works on a village bridge have been scrapped despite fears that it could collapse. read more

  • Artist's First World War hero grandfather inspires latest exhibition in Gosfield Halstead Gazette:

    An artist whose grandfather was awarded the Victoria Cross during the First World War is exhibiting his memorabilia and her own war-themed artwork. read more

  • Poor driving clogging up high street Halstead Gazette:

    Drivers say badly parked cars are clogging up a busy village high street. read more

  • Hospital re-opens birthing centre "on demand" after four-month closure

    Mums-to-be in Halstead can once again give birth at an “on demand” birthing unit after it was temporarily closed in March. read more

  • First whiff of trouble at food waste plant

    Business owners say they will consider relocating if smells from a new food recycling plant persist. read more

  • Leslie Arthur Lewis

    LEWIS Leslie Arthur Passed away at Forest Home, Sible Hedingham, on 23rd July 2014, aged 90 years. Much loved Dad, Grandad, Great Grandad, Brother and Uncle. Funeral Service to take place at Three Counties Crematorium on Monday, 4th August at 2pm. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, made payable to "Essex Air Ambulance" or "Cancer Research UK", may be sent to Janet C. Davies Funeral Directors at Fern House, 72 Coggeshall Road, Braintree, CM7 9BY. Tel: 01376 339300. read more

  • Jean Margaret Paulyn

    PAULYN Jean Margaret Passed away suddenly in Colchester General Hospital on 18th July 2014 aged 86 years. Beloved Wife of the late Peter. Loving Mother of Simon, Elizabeth, Pamela and Margaret and a much loved Mother-in-Law and Grandmother. She will be sadly missed. Funeral service to be held on Thursday 7th August at 2.15 pm, St Andrew’s Church, Halstead followed by cremation at Three Counties Crematorium CM7 5PB. Flowers may be sent to Daniel Robinson & Sons Ltd, 52 Trinity Street, Halstead, Essex CO9 1GB Tel: 01787 475533. read more

  • Eric James Jelley

    JELLEY Eric James Passed away peacefully on July 25th at home, surrounded by his family. Beloved Husband of Jean. Dearest Dad of Norman, Jennie, the late Lesley and the late Heather. A much loved Grandad and Great Grandad . Special thanks for Jim’s care to Dr Patterson and his team at the Macmillan unit West Suffolk hospital, Hardwick House practice, Community Nurses and Forest Homecare. Funeral Service at Three Countries Crematorium on Monday 11th August at 11am. Family flowers only please, but donations if desired to ‘R.N.L.I’ or ‘Upbeat’ may be sent c/o East of England Co-operative Funeral Service, Cornard Road, Sudbury, Suffolk, CO10 2XA. read more

  • Don Turner

    TURNER Don of Earls Colne Passed away peacefully on 14th July 2014, aged 81 years. Much loved Husband of Jean, devoted Father to Craig and Nicci, and proud Grandfather of Lizi, Anna, Becca, Ella, Tom and Sam. “He made everyone who met him smile and laugh”. Funeral Service will take place on Friday 1st August 2014 at 10.00a.m at Three Counties Crematorium. Family flowers only please, but donations if desired, made payable to “Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity” or “Cancer Research UK” may be sent c/o Colne Valley Funeral Service, 47 High Street, Halstead, Essex, CO9 2JD. read more

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