Pints and politics mix with new brew

Halstead Gazette:

7:30am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

BEER buffs are in for a treat as a brewing company has launched a new bitter named after a political stalwart specially for an upcoming festival.

Work starts on restoration of "hidden gem"

Halstead Gazette:

6:00am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

RESTORATION work is underway on a piece of Colchester's history.

All shook up for Elvis night at the Maybush

Halstead Gazette:

6:00pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A VILLAGE pub will be transformed into Heartbreak Hotel for one night only.

Hospital revamp to slash waiting times

Halstead Gazette: Colchester General Hospital

6:00pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A REVAMP of Colchester General Hospital’s outpatients department is set to reduce patient waiting times.

Still no date set for return of Vodafone signal

Halstead Gazette:

5:00pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A taxi driver has been victorious in ending a phone contract after complaining about poor signal in Maldon.

Scoring for charity

Halstead Gazette:

4:00pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

FOOTBALLERS netted more than £1,000 for charity by playing in a special fundraising tournament.

Ambulance chiefs need 999-user feedback to boost service

Halstead Gazette: Pic credit: East of England Ambulance Service Trust

4:00pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

AMBULANCE bosses are seeking the views and experiences of people who have used their 999 services to help make improvements.

One injured in Fambridge Road crash

Halstead Gazette:

3:00pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A crash on Fambridge Road last Sunday left a young woman needing hospital treatment.

RSPCA appeal after backwater birds are shot dead

Halstead Gazette: RSPCA OPEN DAY

2:00pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

THE RSPCA is appealing for information after three birds were found dead with suspected shot wounds on the Walton Backwaters.

Tendring crowns young musician of the year

Halstead Gazette:

2:00pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A YOUNG singer has scooped the prestigious title of Tendring’s Young Musician of the Year.

Police flood estate after woman discovers burglar

Halstead Gazette: Essex Police closed the station as part of £2.5million cuts.

12:53pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

POLICE swarmed an estate after a woman caught a burglar trying to steal her television.

I’ll drive 8,000 miles on a tractor for Tom

Halstead Gazette:

12:10pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A FORMER policeman will drive 8,000 miles on a tractor to raise money in memory of a former Colchester schoolboy.

Train operator launches summer ticket campaign

Halstead Gazette: There is disruption on the Greater Anglia service to Southminster

12:00pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

TRAIN operator Greater Anglia has launched a new campaign designed to give families a day out in London.

Escaping to the country isn’t always all it’s cracked up to be

Halstead Gazette:

12:00pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

POWER cuts, flooding and broadband are just some of the things Tendring’s most rural residents continually battle with.

Woman rebailed after crash that left four people needing hospital treatment

Halstead Gazette: Braintree: drugs police raid ten homes

12:00pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A woman has been rebailed following an crash that left four people needing hospital treatment.

'Make the Hythe one ward to see business benefit', says group

Halstead Gazette: Businesses must lead Hythe regeneration

11:25am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A BUSINESS group has urged the people behind an electoral change in Colchester to make the Hythe one single ward.

A HOUSE has been evacuated after a 20ft tree fell onto it.

Halstead Gazette:

10:45am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A HOUSE has been evacuated after a 20ft tree fell onto it.

Tractor loses load on Fambridge Road

Halstead Gazette:

10:00am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Hay covered Fambridge Road yesterday evening after a trailer load toppled onto the road.

Frinton headteacher set to retire

Halstead Gazette: Frinton school told to improve by watchdog

10:00am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A FRINTON headteacher is set to retire and will leave the school at Christmas.

Author inspires student with school visit

Halstead Gazette:

10:00am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

AN award-winning author inspired students to get into writing with a lively talk.

Doctor charged with molesting boys worked at Colchester clinics

Halstead Gazette:

10:37am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A DOCTOR charged with molesting young boys worked at hospital clinics in Colchester.

Fascinating carnival snaps tell story of time gone by

Halstead Gazette:

9:00am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Celebrating 100 years of Maldon Carnival processions, the Standard has dipped into the archives.

Explosion on boat in Tollesbury Marina

Halstead Gazette: Busy weekend for coastguard in Thames estuary

9:19am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Coastguard and Air Ambulance rushed to the aid of a man who suffered burns after an explosion on his boat yesterday.

UPDATED: Murder to be featured on BBC Crimewatch tonight

Halstead Gazette: Illegal resident held in Swindon wedding scam fear

9:23am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

THE murder of Nahid Al-Manea is due to feature on BBC Crimewatch tonight.

School arrives at the leading edge

Halstead Gazette: Tendring Technology College hailed outstanding by Ofsted

7:30am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A TENDRING school has been handed the prestigious “leading edge” status.

New group’s bid to inject life into town

Halstead Gazette:

7:30am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A NEW association is set to drive Manningtree forward in a bid to improve the town’s business prospects.

Town's bid for flower power gold

Halstead Gazette:

6:00pm Monday 21st July 2014

FRINTON is hoping flower power will see the town go for gold for the sixth year running at the Anglia in Bloom awards.

Jobs to be lost as a result of loss of crossing

Halstead Gazette: Family living out of boxes after house repairs delayed

6:00pm Monday 21st July 2014

THE axing of a historic ferry route has resulted in a logistics company being forced to cut a number of jobs.

Man jailed for four years for Essex pub knifepoint burglary

Halstead Gazette:

5:52pm Monday 21st July 2014

A man was jailed for four years today after admitting three armed offences.

Readers share impressive lightning pictures from wild storm

Halstead Gazette:

5:27pm Monday 21st July 2014

Maldon Standard Facebook users shared their impressive lightning pictures of the storm last Friday.

Pavements damaged by storms and heavy rain

Halstead Gazette:

5:22pm Monday 21st July 2014

The ferocious storm last Friday caused havoc to roads and houses.

Lightning strike destroys young family's home

Halstead Gazette:

5:00pm Monday 21st July 2014

A family have been left homeless after a lightning strike set their bungalow on fire.

Eight-page Colchester Race for Life picture special in Tuesday's Gazette

Halstead Gazette:

4:30pm Monday 21st July 2014

Women ran, jogged and walked through Castle Park as they joined together in a bid to beat cancer.

We’re driving the stars in Glasgow

Halstead Gazette:

4:30pm Monday 21st July 2014

FORGET chugging along in congested Colchester!

No plans for high speed rail project

Halstead Gazette:

4:00pm Monday 21st July 2014

THE Government has no plans to extend a high speed rail project to Essex, a minister has confirmed.

Parking permit plan hailed as reason for High Street success

Halstead Gazette: Harwich holds the key to ‘unlocking’ district’s potential

4:00pm Monday 21st July 2014

A FREE parking permit scheme is a major factor to the success of Tendring’s high streets according to council bosses.

Sir Bob Russell says Colchester Council planners are 'inflexible and rigid' amid claims they are holding back on £6million veterans project

Halstead Gazette: Sir Bob Russell

3:43pm Monday 21st July 2014

£6MILLION project in Colchester to help war veterans get back on their feet could have been ruined by Colchester Council, the town’s MP has claimed.

Colchester soldier jailed for eight years for hiving arsenal of ammunition, guns and chemicals

Halstead Gazette:

3:27pm Monday 21st July 2014

A SOLDIER has been jailed for eight years after a collection of lethal weapons was discovered in the boot of his car.

New figures reveal major concerns over nursing levels

Halstead Gazette: Colchester General Hospital

2:00pm Monday 21st July 2014

NOT enough nurses are working on many wards at Colchester General Hospital, new figures reveal.

Verdict awaited over homes plan

Halstead Gazette: Family living out of boxes after house repairs delayed

2:00pm Monday 21st July 2014

A DECISION is set to be made on plans for 14 new homes in a village.

MP amazed by studio school growth

Halstead Gazette:

12:00pm Monday 21st July 2014

STUDENTS in Clacton have been praised as their school continues to grow.

D-Day for solar farm application

Halstead Gazette: Family living out of boxes after house repairs delayed

12:00pm Monday 21st July 2014

D-DAY is looming for controversial plans for a solar farm near Wix.

Police cuts not to blame for violent crimes in Colchester, says Home Secretary

Halstead Gazette:

10:18am Monday 21st July 2014

Financial pressures on Essex Police are not to blame for recent violent crimes in Colchester, the Home Secretary insists.

Pupils aim high with Apprentice-style session

Halstead Gazette: Essex University

10:00am Monday 21st July 2014

STUDENTS from across north Essex took part in an Apprentice-style challenge as they work towards their English GCSE qualification.

Pupils shine at their end-of-term show

Halstead Gazette:

10:00am Monday 21st July 2014

YOUNGSTERS put on their best performance for their school production of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.

Rail services delayed because of fallen tree

Halstead Gazette: Expansion plans – the car park at Marks Tey railway station is set to be more than doubled in size.

9:02am Monday 21st July 2014

TRAIN services through Manningtree and Colchester have been disrupted because of an obstruction on the line.

Residents carry out survey to prove recycling centre use

Halstead Gazette:

9:00am Monday 21st July 2014

A concerned resident carried out a user survey at a recycling centre to prove just how well-used it is.

UPDATED - Lightning storms: Your pictures from across north Essex

Halstead Gazette:

8:50am Monday 21st July 2014

SPECTACULAR lightning storms illuminated the night sky across north Essex this weekend.

WERE you sitting on a park bench the night Jim Attfield was stabbed to death?

Halstead Gazette:

5:38pm Monday 21st July 2014

WERE you sitting on a park bench the night Jim Attfield was stabbed to death?

Hundreds flock to U's open day

Halstead Gazette:

9:25am Monday 21st July 2014

HUNDREDS of families turned out to meet their heroes ahead of the start of the new Colchester United season.



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