Lorry driver arrested on suspicion of careless driving after builder left in critical condition

Halstead Gazette:

12:24pm Friday 24th October 2014

A lorry driver was arrested on suspicion of careless driving after a builder fell from a ladder and suffered severe head injuries.

Cop this! Old police station on the market for £175k

Halstead Gazette: Closed in January, Brightlingsea police station

6:00pm Friday 24th October 2014

HERE’S an arresting investment opportunity...the chance to buy your very own police station.

Drivers puzzled as new A120 signs go grey

Halstead Gazette:

6:00pm Friday 24th October 2014

DRIVERS have been left bemused after new speed signs at an accident blackspot were installed without numbers.

Bake off success for students

Halstead Gazette:

5:00pm Friday 24th October 2014

CHILDREN put on their aprons to battle it out for the title of the best baker.

Readers send in their eye-catching snaps from across Maldon district

Halstead Gazette:

5:00pm Friday 24th October 2014

Standard readers have been out and about with their cameras.

£1.4 million sports facility plan unveiled for Colchester secondary school

Halstead Gazette:

4:51pm Friday 24th October 2014

A STATE-OF-THE-ART sports facility could be created at a Colchester school.

Care Home plan unveiled for Essex County Hospital

Halstead Gazette: Essex County Hospital to shut

4:43pm Friday 24th October 2014

A DEVELOPER has unveiled plans to turn Essex County Hospital into a care village.

Anger as limited resources mean police can't close roads for remembrance parade

Halstead Gazette:

4:00pm Friday 24th October 2014

FURIOUS villagers have slammed Essex Police after top cops confirmed they do not have the resources to help at Thorpe’s memorial parade.

Blue badge spaces lost in car-sharing trial

Halstead Gazette:

4:00pm Friday 24th October 2014

COLCHESTER Council is offering exclusive parking spaces to car -sharing commuters – by cutting the number of Blue Badge spaces.

Police chief urges parents to remain vigilant after pervert accosted boys

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

4:00pm Friday 24th October 2014

EXTRA police patrols have been put in place after two teenage boys were accosted in Clacton.

Two men appear in court charged with attempted murder

Halstead Gazette: Colchester Magistrates' Court

3:41pm Friday 24th October 2014

TWO men were stabbed and had boiling water thrown at them during an attack at a house, a court heard.

Clacton man Junaid Hamidi, 28, charged with murder in Grimsby

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

2:16pm Friday 24th October 2014

A CLACTON man has appeared in court charged with murder.

Top harpist to dazzle with solo shows

Halstead Gazette:

2:00pm Friday 24th October 2014

A CLASSICALLY trained harpist is hosting two recitals.

Guy Carnival looking back

Halstead Gazette:

2:00pm Friday 24th October 2014

A SCRAPBOOK looking back at the Guy Carnival through the ages is being sold to raise money for charity.

Pool makeover to be rounded off with new name

Halstead Gazette:

2:00pm Friday 24th October 2014

A POPULAR leisure centre will be getting a new name to go with its new look, following a £900,000 makeover.

Police warn of phishing scam

Halstead Gazette: Essex Police have closed the road

1:30pm Friday 24th October 2014

Police have released a warning about fraudsters via their new community messaging system.

Motorists advised to avoid M25 following earlier crash

Halstead Gazette:

12:55pm Friday 24th October 2014

MOTORISTS are advised to avoid the M25 following a multi-vehicle collision on the Essex bound track of the motorway.

Tornados to whip up a storm on stage in Clacton

Halstead Gazette:

12:00pm Friday 24th October 2014

THE band who played alongside Britain’s answer to Elvis are back on tour.

In pictures: Our day learning about the Great Fire of London

Halstead Gazette:

12:00pm Friday 24th October 2014

YOUNGSTERS were transported back to the year 1666 to help them learn about the Great Fire of London.

Fundraising site set up in bid to save personality disorder service

Halstead Gazette:

11:43am Friday 24th October 2014

A woman is campaigning to save a Colchester centre tackling personality disorders, which has helped her stay in full-time employment.

Police attempt to predict burglaries before they happen

Halstead Gazette: Essex Police have closed the road

11:43am Friday 24th October 2014

POLICE officers in Essex are trying to predict crimes before they happen.

Girl knocked out during nightclub assault

Halstead Gazette:

11:40am Friday 24th October 2014

A GIRL was knocked unconscious and another punched in the face by a man at a university nightclub.

Eight people arrested during gang brawl released without charge

Halstead Gazette:

11:36am Friday 24th October 2014

EIGHT people arrested during a gang brawl in Colchester have been released without charge.

Pervert exposes himself near schools

Halstead Gazette: Essex Police have closed the road

11:27am Friday 24th October 2014

The hunt is on for elderly pervert spotted exposing himself near two Colchester primary schools.

Plans unveiled for all weather pitches at St Helena School in Colchester

Halstead Gazette:

10:59am Friday 24th October 2014

A STATE-of-the-art sports facility could be created at a Colchester school.

Men to appear in court charged with attempted murder following stabbings in Clacton

Halstead Gazette:

10:47am Friday 24th October 2014

Two men will be appearing in court today charged with attempted murder following the stabbing of two men in Clacton.

Pensioner hits out at 'atrocious' broken street lights, which leave retirement bungalows in pitch black

Halstead Gazette:

10:30am Friday 24th October 2014

A pensioner has slammed Essex County Council for ignoring broken streetlights meant to light retirement bungalows.

Maternity unit in open day play to mums-to-be

Halstead Gazette:

10:00am Friday 24th October 2014

WOULD-BE mums are being urged to have a behind-the-scenes look at Clacton Hospital’s maternity unit in a bid to get more women to use it.

Churches join for charity fair

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

10:00am Friday 24th October 2014

CHURCHES Together is holding a charities fair today as part of One World Week.

Joshua sings with celeb Scherzinger in fundraiser

Halstead Gazette:

9:00am Friday 24th October 2014

A BRAVE youngster from Clacton took to the stage with Nicole Scherzinger as part of a special cancer campaign.

Heybridge councillor, who stood up for residents against housing, is deselected

Halstead Gazette: BREAKING: Tories retain control of Hillingdon despite losing five seats to Labour

9:00am Friday 24th October 2014

The deselectIon of a councillor who supported residents’ views against new housing plans has caused disappointment.

Family pay tribute to "gentle giant" Chris McDonald

Halstead Gazette:

8:53am Friday 24th October 2014

The family of Chris McDonald have paid tribute to their "ray of sunshine".

UPDATED 12pm: All lanes now reopen following five-car A12 crash which hospitalisted two people

Halstead Gazette: TRAFFIC.jpg

8:21am Friday 24th October 2014

DRIVERS are facing delays on the A12 this morning due to an accident involving five cars.

UPDATED 4PM: Man bailed after two boys accosted in Clacton

Halstead Gazette:

8:04am Friday 24th October 2014

A MAN has been arrested on suspicion of indecent exposure and sexual touching after two teenage boys were accosted.

Can you help sell poppies to boost appeal?

Halstead Gazette: Royal British Legion
Poppy Appeal (9853659)

7:30am Friday 24th October 2014

AN appeal has been launched for volunteers to sell remembrance poppies in Walton.

In this week's Standard

Halstead Gazette:

7:30am Friday 24th October 2014

IN this week’s Standard police say crime rise could be down to offenders moving to Harwich and Tesco is given another 12 months to build Manningtree superstore.

Touching tributes paid to "perfect" young man Chris McDonald

Halstead Gazette:

1:44pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

Devastated family and friends have paid tribute to a “perfect” young man.

Air ambulance lands on A12 after motorcyclist collides with HGV and lorry

Halstead Gazette:

5:20pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

A MOTORCYCLIST has been rushed to hospital after colliding with a HGV and a lorry on the A12.

Pictures reveal the moment a blind man was thrown onto rail tracks in attack

Halstead Gazette:

1:25pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

THIS is the horrifying moment a thug threw a blind man onto railway tracks during an argument at a train station.

Sniffer dog finds illegal stash of hidden cigarettes at Colchester store

Halstead Gazette:

8:35am Thursday 23rd October 2014

A SECRET stash of counterfeit cigarettes worth £10,000 were discovered in hidden cupboards at a Colchester newsagent.

250 tonnes of green waste taken in trial scheme

Halstead Gazette:

6:00pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

GARDEN waste weighing more than two blue whales has been collected from homes in the first five months of a trial scheme.

Price war on the forecourts sees fuel costs drop across Maldon area

Halstead Gazette:

5:00pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

As supermarkets do battle over fuel prices, consumers are reaping the benefits.

Celebrity donations boost sick children

Halstead Gazette: Lewis Hamilton

5:00pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

CELEBRITIES donated prizes to a charity auction which raised almost £100,000 for East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices and the Sir Bobby Robson Foundation.

Drone's aerial snaps show road's extension work

Halstead Gazette:

4:35pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

THESE aerial shots show how engineers are building a massive new road in Colchester.

Fury after human excrement is found at railway station entrance

Halstead Gazette:

4:00pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

A RAIL passengers group has criticised vandals for dumping human excrement at Frinton train station.

Dedicate a decoration on hospice's memory tree

Halstead Gazette: St Helena Hospice has launched the first therapeutic day centre in the country for young adults

4:00pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

PEOPLE can dedicate a Christmas tree decoration to a loved one in a charity appeal.

Residents call on council to call off controversial Tesco

Halstead Gazette: Tesco has launched an investigation after revealing that its guidance on profits for the six months to August 23 was overstated by around  £250m.

3:31pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

RESIDENTS have called on Colchester Council to pay off the developer behind the controversial Prettygate Tesco - and stop the shop from opening.

Ancient Egyptian coffin found in north Essex home

Halstead Gazette:

3:29pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

AN ancient Egyptian sarcophagus believed to be more than 3,000 years old has been found in a north Essex home.

Accosting suspect released without charge - investigation still underway

Halstead Gazette: A man died after he was assaulted at a party being held at his partner's house, police said

3:20pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

A MAJOR investigation into accosting incidents in Clacton is still underway after a suspect was released without charge.

All tease and no sleaze as burlesque show comes to Clacton

Halstead Gazette:

3:00pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

BRITAIN’s biggest burlesque extravaganza arrives in Clacton tomorrow.



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