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Colchester paedophile abused me for months - child sex abuse victim speaks out

Christine Maddock holding the latest designs of the centre's leaflets marketing their services

Colchester mental health service reaches 20 year anniversary

RECIPES: Fabulous Baker Brothers share their beer bread recipes

RECIPES: Fabulous Baker Brothers share their beer bread recipes

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Councillors vote to axe free evening and weekend parking in Maldon

Councillors vote to axe free evening and weekend parking in Maldon

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Protesters are campaigning against the shipping containers

124-year-old firm 'could fold' if container park bid fails claim removal company bosses

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The Modfathers' Tony Brown bears striking similarity to Paul Weller

Paul Weller tribute band The Modfathers at Clacton's West Cliff Theatre tonight

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Thieves snatch power tools worth hundreds of pounds from van

Thieves snatch power tools worth hundreds of pounds from van

Gavyn Booker

Colchester man wanted after serious assault and burglary

RESTAURANT REVIEW: Step back in time for unashamedly traditional treat

RESTAURANT REVIEW: Step back in time for unashamedly traditional treat

CHINESE NEW YEAR: The 5 best Chinese restaurants and takeaways in Colchester, according to TripAdvisor

CHINESE NEW YEAR: The 5 best Chinese restaurants and takeaways in Colchester, according to TripAdvisor

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Fireman Sam

Lauren Oldershaw : It's a relief to see Peppa and Fireman Sam again

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The event takes place on March 13

Come and meet your councillors

5 events not to miss in Maldon and Burnham this week

5 events not to miss in Maldon and Burnham this week

Sixth form students shoot music video for Colchester band

Sixth form students shoot music video for Colchester band

Residents hope new restrictions will end lorry parking nightmare

Residents hope new restrictions will end lorry parking nightmare

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John Whittingdale suggests he could back Brexit

John Whittingdale suggests he could back Brexit

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Nigel Hildreth at last year's Teddy Bear's Concert

If you go down to the Arts Centre this weekend

Maldon councillor is presented with MBE at Buckingham Palace

Maldon councillor is presented with MBE at Buckingham Palace

Police reveal schemes to tackle crime in Harwich and Manningtree

Police reveal schemes to tackle crime in Harwich and Manningtree

Moves to cut speed limit in Colchester cul de sac

Moves to cut speed limit in Colchester cul de sac

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Sadie Hasler: Veganuary may sound like a complaint you’d go to a lady doctor about, but I’m doing it

Sadie Hasler: Veganuary may sound like a complaint you’d go to a lady doctor about, but I’m doing it

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Biking legend: 'Wally' Walton with his custom chop

Hundreds expected to turn out for biker legend Wally Walton's funeral

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Campaigners call for action to be taken to save historic tower now

Campaigners call for action to be taken now to save historic tower

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Historic pub welcomes families and hundreds of guest real ales inside

Historic pub welcomes families and hundreds of guest real ales inside

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Police close road in Braintree

UPDATED 9.22AM: Two-car collision in Buck Hill near Black Notley

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May contain Spanish rap - Tiff Stevenson

Top Five What's On in North Essex this week

Road in Danbury closed after collision between pedestrian and ambulance

Road in Danbury closed after collision between pedestrian and ambulance

Car rolls on to its roof after crash in Latchingdon

Car rolls on to its roof after crash in Latchingdon

John Vince pictured celebrating with other campaigners in January 2015 when West Mersea's public toilets were saved

West Mersea public toilets could cost 20p

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End of the Rainbow rehearsals

The Colchester playwright at the End of the Rainbow

Motorists face a temporary ban on turning right onto Headgate from Southway because of engineering works.

Traffic chaos fears as council plan temporary Southway right turn ban

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Ice on London Road

'It's only a matter of time before someone is killed'- campaigners urge action on road danger

MYSTERY PICTURE: Can you guess which Colchester building this photo shows? (click through for answer)

MYSTERY PICTURE: Can you guess which Colchester building this photo shows? (click through for answer)

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To donate to Hannah's fundraising appeal, visit justgiving.com/hannahblowers

Hannah, 16, 'died from a nausea drug overdose' coroner hears

Commuter Watch: Traffic and travel from around Colchester

Commuter Watch: Traffic and travel from around Colchester

Film made in Maldon to get its premiere in April

Film made in Maldon to get its premiere in April

In today's Standard

In today's Standard

Kirsty's face after she used the tanning lotion

'Tan lotion turned me green like Hulk'

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Scenes from the first planning committee meeting held in December 2015

Tollgate Village directors say planning application is not being treated fairly

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Dog owner's warning over pastry parcels of poison

Dog owner's warning over pastry parcels of poison

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An artist impression of how the new store could look.

Colchester Council's planning committee to decide on Sainsbury's plans

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Homeowner hid in bathroom after discovering masked raider in her home

Homeowner hid in bathroom after discovering masked raider in her home

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Shameful and disgusting? No, it’s perfectly legal to park here, say parking bosses

Shameful and disgusting? No, it’s perfectly legal to park in spot marked "disabled", say parking bosses

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Man sentenced for affray after stabbing outside Colchester nightclub

Man sentenced for affray after stabbing outside Colchester nightclub

Rail staff 'abused as man lay on track'

Rail staff 'abused as man lay on track'

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"We don't feel any sense of closure": Parents of fatal crash victims ask why unlawful killing verdict has not been returned

"We don't feel any sense of closure": Parents of fatal crash victims ask why unlawful killing verdict has not been returned

Linda Wragg claims her son William was the victim of a hate crime.

Mother of disabled teen accuses bus driver of hate crime for allegedly calling him a "retard"

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Deadline date for pet chipping

Deadline date for pet chipping

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Lord Sugar and Jamie Oliver praise choir flashmob video

Lord Sugar and Jamie Oliver praise choir flashmob video

Robin Willcocks looking at a photo album of his wedding day

A husband who struggled with his wife's dementia says social care agencies were his lifeline

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