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Gazette News
MEMORIES: A trip back in time to the origins of SouthwayIT might be a familiar area to many but Southway in Colchester and surrounding
Gazette News / Posted 37 minutes ago
IT might be a familiar area to many but Southway in Colchester and surrounding streets has seen major changes over the past few decades. Southway itself was built in the early part of the ‘70s, preparation for which included knocking down the... Read more
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Can Colchester High Street ever be totally car-free?PEDESTRIANISATION of Colchester High Street has long been a debate. Today we b
Gazette News / Posted an hour ago
PEDESTRIANISATION of Colchester High Street has long been a debate. Today we bring you the views of some of the town’s key players. With fresh plans being put forward to cut congestion in the town, this is something we expect to be on the agenda in... Read more
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Lines between Norwich and London Liverpool Street closed after person hit by trainabout 4pm while emergency services attended. As of 5.35pm, trains were running
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted an hour ago
about 4pm while emergency services attended. As of 5.35pm, trains were running again between London Liverpool Street and Colchester, Clacton, Ipswich and Norwich, but with delays and alterations. The rail operator said train services running... Read more
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Whatever Happened to Danny Granville?following route; • Leeds United • Manchester City (loan) • Manchester City
vitalfootball co uk / Posted 2 hours ago
following route; • Leeds United • Manchester City (loan) • Manchester City • Norwich City (loan) • Crystal Palace • Colchester United • Leyton Orient Before, in 2009, he dropped into non-league football with Hemel Hempstead. During his... Read more
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Gazette News
OPINION: First Essex's route-cutting figures 'don't stack up'the percentage of passengers boarding and alighting at most stops outside the m
Gazette News / Posted 2 hours ago
the percentage of passengers boarding and alighting at most stops outside the main part of West Mersea and urban Colchester will be in low single figures. To then argue by extension that serving some stops is uneconomic, is fatuous. As... Read more
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Cemetery toilets closed after 'mindless vandalism'antisocial behaviour, including drug-taking, we have taken the regrettable deci
Gazette News / Posted 3 hours ago
antisocial behaviour, including drug-taking, we have taken the regrettable decision to temporarily close the toilets in Colchester Cemetery. “We hope to reopen the facilities, once repairs and a deep-clean have been completed, but at this stage... Read more
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Gazette News
Cyclist hit by carwas between a car and a man on a bike. The East of England Ambulance Service s
Gazette News / Posted 3 hours ago
was between a car and a man on a bike. The East of England Ambulance Service sent a rapid response vehicle and an ambulance crew. They helped a man in his 30s who suffered cuts to his head. He was taken to Colchester General Hospital for treat... Read more
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Boys mind their language to win speaking contestUnion competition for students in Years 9 to 11. There were 24 participants an
Gazette News / Posted 4 hours ago
Union competition for students in Years 9 to 11. There were 24 participants and two teams from four schools took part. Colchester Royal Grammar School’s Team A featuring Yuvi Vithian, Zachary Cliff, Elliott Loukin won with Colchester County... Read more
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Gazette News
Make digital marketing work for you with our free seminarsTHE first Newsquest digital seminar to take place in Colchester was also the mo
Gazette News / Posted 6 hours ago
THE first Newsquest digital seminar to take place in Colchester was also the most attended in the country proving businesses are serious about being online-savvy. Participants left the Weston Homes Community Stadium today armed with free knowledge... Read more
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Science day goes out with a bang as pupils make slime and explosionskeen to grab their lab coats and join in with some crazy experiments to celebra
Gazette News / Posted 7 hours ago
keen to grab their lab coats and join in with some crazy experiments to celebrate all things science. Iceni Academy in Colchester hosted a science day, which invited children to take part in a number of experiments, which they then demonstrated... Read more
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Gazette News
Here's everything you need to know about overnight road closures this weekdiversion route for the A12 northbound will be leaving the road at junction 27,
Gazette News / Posted 7 hours ago
diversion route for the A12 northbound will be leaving the road at junction 27, taking the A133 Cymbeline Way towards Colchester, then take the A1232 Ipswich Road, and then re-join the A12 at junction 29. The diversion route for the A12... Read more
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Gazette News
Police to offer discounted bike locks following rise in bike theftsPOLICE are offering discounts on bike locks to cyclists in Colchester following
Gazette News / Posted 8 hours ago
POLICE are offering discounts on bike locks to cyclists in Colchester following a rise in the number of stolen bikes. The initiative has been set up by Pc Rosanna Walker after she noticed a number of the bikes which were being stolen had been locked... Read more
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Beautiful garden for terminal patients and families now 'within touching distance'a chance worth seizing before it is too late. In 2016 she unveiled her plans t
Gazette News / Posted 8 hours ago
a chance worth seizing before it is too late. In 2016 she unveiled her plans to raise £160,000 to create a time garden at Colchester General Hospital. After more than a year of overwhelming support, hard work and generosity, Bev and her team are... Read more
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WATCH: Take a look at how our digital seminar is goingThe Colchester Gazette is running a limited series of free digital marketing ad
Gazette News / Posted 9 hours ago
The Colchester Gazette is running a limited series of free digital marketing advice seminars, aimed specifically at local businesses who would like to expand their digital knowledge and cut through the jargon. Digital marketing expert, Rachael Dunn,... Read more
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Free parking days, extra street cleaning and more night time security... how businesses aim to boost town centreTOWN centre businesses are set to raise more than £500,000-a-year in a bid to b
Gazette News / Posted 11 hours ago
TOWN centre businesses are set to raise more than £500,000-a-year in a bid to bring more people into Colchester and cut the burden of parking costs. A Business Improvement District is set to be launched in September which will see more than 750... Read more
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Food waste attracts swarm of gulls at tipA SWARM of seagulls has descended upon a rubbish tip as food scraps are being h
Gazette News / Posted 12 hours ago
A SWARM of seagulls has descended upon a rubbish tip as food scraps are being held there. Residents visiting the Colchester Council-run tip in Shrub End noticed an increase in the number of nuisance birds flying around. Curious as to why, they... Read more
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Ssh! New proposals for empty Jacks building are top secretSECRET new plans are being drawn for the future of the former Jacks shop in Col
Gazette News / Posted 13 hours ago
SECRET new plans are being drawn for the future of the former Jacks shop in Colchester town centre - but they are being kept under wraps. Paul Smith, leader of the council, has confirmed the proposals deviate from those introduced last April, which... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Comedian Joanne McNally on being labelled a baby haterand tells me she wouldn’t change a thing. Nothing? I ask her, not even the time
Irish Examiner / Posted 19 hours ago
and tells me she wouldn’t change a thing. Nothing? I ask her, not even the time I stole your credit card and ran away to Colchester? Even that, she tells me through gritted teeth while the camera crew zoom in for a close-up. I spent a day in... Read more
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Police appeal for missing man9ins tall and of a medium build. A picture has been released by police of Mr C
Gazette News / Posted yesterday
9ins tall and of a medium build. A picture has been released by police of Mr Clark, however he has shaved his hair since the photograph was taken. Anyone with information about his whereabouts is asked to contact Colchester police station o... Read more
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Gazette News
Sketch troupe return for more laughs and more good causesand Webb, Smack the Pony and Not the Nine o’clock News.” Is This the Right Sho
Gazette News / Posted yesterday
and Webb, Smack the Pony and Not the Nine o’clock News.” Is This the Right Show for an Argument? is at the Headgate Theatre, Colchester, on February 25, at 7.30pm. With bad language and adult themes, tickets are £10, available from 01206... Read more
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Ipswich Star
Needham show their spirit to grab a deserved share of the spoils against Hendonbeaten at home to Kingstonian with Jack Simmons replacing the injured Jamie Gri
Ipswich Star / Posted yesterday
beaten at home to Kingstonian with Jack Simmons replacing the injured Jamie Griffiths whilst Callum Sturgess, on loan from Colchester, was preferred to Daryl Coakley. It was an adventurous Needham line - up and the London side were hard pressed... Read more
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Gazette News
170 volunteers to be honoured by mayorUNSUNG heroes who volunteer to help worthy causes are to be recognised and trea
Gazette News / Posted yesterday
UNSUNG heroes who volunteer to help worthy causes are to be recognised and treated to a slap up lunch. Colchester mayor Gerard Oxford asked charities to nominate up to 20 volunteers to dine with him and his wife, Beverley, to thank them for their... Read more
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Gazette News
'Fantastic' recycling and rubbish figures 'speak for themselves' say council bossesRECYCLING and rubbish figures throughout Colchester are on track to "exceed exp
Gazette News / Posted yesterday
RECYCLING and rubbish figures throughout Colchester are on track to "exceed expectations", according to waste bosses. Last year Colchester Council made changes to waste collections across the borough in a bid to boost recycling rates and reduce the... Read more
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Rutland Herald
Raiders boys top Seahorses, go to 10-0host Stowe in a makeup game on Monday and then will face Spaulding in a rematch
Rutland Herald / Posted yesterday
host Stowe in a makeup game on Monday and then will face Spaulding in a rematch on Wednesday. GIRLS HOCKEY Rutland 2, Colchester 1 Olivia Starer scored on an assist from Meghan Hamilton and Hamilton then scored on assists from Brianna... Read more
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Ipswich Star
Roadworks to watch out for this week – including projects on A14, A12 and A12040mph speed restriction will be in place east and westbound Monday to Friday 8p
Ipswich Star / Posted yesterday
40mph speed restriction will be in place east and westbound Monday to Friday 8pm to 6am. • A12 Junction 27 to Junction 29, Colchester: Resurfacing Work to resurface sections of the northbound carriageway will start on Monday January 22, for four... Read more
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Blues derail Crewe at the deatha frenzy and secure the three points. Gareth Ainsworth made two changes to the
vitalfootball co uk / Posted yesterday
a frenzy and secure the three points. Gareth Ainsworth made two changes to the side that completed a season double over Colchester last week. Sam Saunders missed out through injury and Mackail-Smith was dropped to the bench having been ill this... Read more
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Ipswich Star
Have you seen Ben Goodspeed and Tate Heeney wanted by police in connection with Colchester attempted murder? Essex Police want to speak to Ben Goodspeed and Tate Heeney about an attempte
Ipswich Star / Posted 2 days ago
Essex Police want to speak to Ben Goodspeed and Tate Heeney about an attempted murder in Colchester. Picture: ESSEX POLICE Police wants to... Read more
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Gazette News
Teenager stabbed in attempted murderPolice have issued an appeal for two teenagers to come forward after an attempt
Gazette News / Posted 2 days ago
Police have issued an appeal for two teenagers to come forward after an attempted murder in Colchester. Officers were called to reports a 17-year-old boy had been stabbed at 12.30am. The victim was taken to hospital with life threatening injuries... Read more
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Gazette News
Author David Evans proves crime does paya new series in north Essex initially towards the end of the long hot summer of
Gazette News / Posted 2 days ago
a new series in north Essex initially towards the end of the long hot summer of 1976.” Littered with local references from Colchester Hospital to Great Bentley village green, Disposal’s strength lies in David’s new crime-fighting duo DS Cyril... Read more
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Teenager stabbed in attempted murderA teenager has been left with life threatening injuries following a stabbing in
Gazette News / Posted 2 days ago
A teenager has been left with life threatening injuries following a stabbing in Colchester. Officers were called to reports a 17-year-old boy had been stabbed at 12.30am. The victim was taken to hospital with life threatening injuries but police... Read more
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Gazette News
Queen tribute band Flash are ready to rock Essexband. The show will be coming to the Thameside Theatre, Grays on Saturday Janu
Gazette News / Posted 2 days ago
band. The show will be coming to the Thameside Theatre, Grays on Saturday January 27 at 7.30pm, and the Mercury Theatre, Colchester, on June 19, 7:30pm Q: Hello Claudio Desideri. How did you end up being part of Flash ? A: I was approached by... Read more
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Teenager stabbed in attempted murderA teenager has been left with life threatening injuries following a stabbing in
Gazette News / Posted 2 days ago
A teenager has been left with life threatening injuries following a stabbing in Colchester. Officers were called to reports a 17-year-old boy had been stabbed at 12.30am. The victim was taken to hospital with life threatening injuries but police... Read more
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Cancer centre campaign boosted by lucky punters at racing eveningPUNTERS have raised £4,500 for the Cancer Centre Campaign at an exciting evenin
Gazette News / Posted 2 days ago
PUNTERS have raised £4,500 for the Cancer Centre Campaign at an exciting evening of racing from the comfort of Playgolf in Colchester. Old horse races were shown on a big screen and fundraisers placed their bets on the runners and riders to raise... Read more
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Gazette News
House damaged by firewas damaged by an overnight fire. Firefighters were called to reports of a bla
Gazette News / Posted 2 days ago
was damaged by an overnight fire. Firefighters were called to reports of a blaze at a property along Hawthorn Avenue, Colchester at 3.30am on Saturday. The fire was understood to be in the living room, where both the curtains and sofa were... Read more
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Gazette News
Overturned lorry forces road to shuton the northbound carriageway between junction 28 and 29 at around 2am. Driver
Gazette News / Posted 2 days ago
on the northbound carriageway between junction 28 and 29 at around 2am. Drivers were forced to head through central Colchester while Highways England worked with Essex Police to deal with the incident. The road has now reopened but drivers... Read more
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Gazette News
‘We’re being plunged into darkness again’: number of street lights could be switched offA NUMBER of “unnecessary” street lights could be turned off in Colchester as Es
Gazette News / Posted 2 days ago
A NUMBER of “unnecessary” street lights could be turned off in Colchester as Essex County Council reviews its lighting scheme. The Gazette has seen a forward plan where the Cabinet is being asked to approve a review of street lighting, and the... Read more
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Rutland Herald
Vermont Visual Arts30-May 20, work by Bolton cartoonist; Gallery of Asian Art, ongoing, new galler
Rutland Herald / Posted 2 days ago
30-May 20, work by Bolton cartoonist; Gallery of Asian Art, ongoing, new gallery highlighting the permanent collection, 61 Colchester Ave., Burlington, 802-656-0750 (info: 656-2090), www.flemingmuseum.org. Hours: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday-Friday,... Read more
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Gazette News
Neil D'Arcy-Jones's cultural highlights1 Grayson Perry: The Life of Julie Cope, Firstsite, Lewis Gardens, Colchester,
Gazette News / Posted 2 days ago
1 Grayson Perry: The Life of Julie Cope, Firstsite, Lewis Gardens, Colchester, until February 18, 10am to 5pm. Free. 01206 713700. With January rattling on at a fair old pace, blink and this gorgeously small, but oh so perfect, exhibition will be... Read more
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Hartford Courant
Guns, Ammunition Missing From State Police SWAT Unitwas last seen at the Brainard Armory where state police store equipment. The E
Hartford Courant / Posted 3 days ago
was last seen at the Brainard Armory where state police store equipment. The Emergency Services Unit is headquartered in Colchester and includes specialty units such as the SWAT team, the bomb squad and the dive team. There are at least 20... Read more
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Ilford Recorder
The book of Samuel is full of cross-country wins as he is first in Essex League matcha Havering athlete pushed everyone, it led to a three-man breakaway. Coming to
Ilford Recorder / Posted 3 days ago
a Havering athlete pushed everyone, it led to a three-man breakaway. Coming to the fin al sprint, Hick battled with a Colchester runner for second place, just missing out, but both were only a few seconds behind the winner. Hick’s younger... Read more
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Gazette News
Landlord fined thousands of pounds after leak in 'uninhabitable' flat damages neighbouring hairdressersseeped from an “uninhabitable” flat occupied by a family into a neighbouring ha
Gazette News / Posted 3 days ago
seeped from an “uninhabitable” flat occupied by a family into a neighbouring hairdressers. A prosecution was brought by Colchester Council against Mohibur Rahman, 53, after complaints of extensive leaking impacting on business Hair by Edward, in... Read more
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Gazette News
WANTED: Police launch appeal to help find Paul John Newallgoes by the names Joseph Anderson Greenway, Paul John Neil, and Paul Anderson.
Gazette News / Posted 3 days ago
goes by the names Joseph Anderson Greenway, Paul John Neil, and Paul Anderson. If you recognise him or have any information about where he is please call Det Con Jonathan Robinson at Colchester CID on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 1... Read more
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"It was such a shock": Teen braves the shave for dad days after he was diagnosed with Leukaemiawho works for BT, had been experiencing flu symptoms since before Christmas. A
Gazette News / Posted 3 days ago
who works for BT, had been experiencing flu symptoms since before Christmas. Andrew, 17, who lives at home in Highwoods, Colchester, with his dad and mum Karyn, said none of the family had any reason to be concerned. However, a week into the new... Read more
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Sophie Hagen takes the very personal and makes it funnyexperiences into comedy led to Sofie Hagen taking the reins of life back in to
Gazette News / Posted 3 days ago
experiences into comedy led to Sofie Hagen taking the reins of life back in to her own hands. Dead Baby Frog comes to Colchester Arts Centre tonight, as part of Sophie’s 30-date UK tour, following her successful run at the Edinburgh... Read more
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Gazette News
'Sickness benefits just aren't enough to live on' says family of Parkinson's suffererwhich was set up especially for people who may be fit for work in the future.
Gazette News / Posted 3 days ago
which was set up especially for people who may be fit for work in the future. Unfortunately for Kevin and Amanda, 60, from Colchester, the allowance was not enough to cover the cost of living. “Being part of this group meant they deemed him well... Read more
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CBC.ca
What really happens to old clothes dropped in those in-store recycling binsfrom its landfills because there was so much of it. Markham is one of only two
CBC.ca / Posted 3 days ago
from its landfills because there was so much of it. Markham is one of only two Canadian municipalities to do so, along with Colchester, N.S. Like Cline, Marsales takes issue with fast fashion's business model. Claudia Marsales is senior manager of... Read more
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Gazette News
Veteran who overcame PTSD is now starring on the big screensergeant who was on the verge of taking his own life has found life in the spot
Gazette News / Posted 3 days ago
sergeant who was on the verge of taking his own life has found life in the spotlight as a film extra. Ryan Lewis, from Colchester, served for nearly 15 years in the 7th Parachute Royal Horse Artillery including tours of Iraq and... Read more
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Essex Dementia Day kicks off with awareness eventsimprove the lives of everyone living with dementia, their carers and families.
Gazette News / Posted 3 days ago
improve the lives of everyone living with dementia, their carers and families. Several events are taking place arranged by Colchester Council and other members of the Colchester Dementia Action Alliance. Tracy Rudling, chairman of One Colchester... Read more
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Boomtown! Wages are up and business is booming but is Colchester 'prospering'?WORKERS in Colchester are earning £60 more per week than they were in 2010, fre
Gazette News / Posted 3 days ago
WORKERS in Colchester are earning £60 more per week than they were in 2010, fresh figures show. An economic report to be published by Colchester Council also shows the average income in the borough last year - £580.40 a week - outstripped the... Read more
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Gazette News
Father and son farmers deny mistreating sheep destined for slaughterofficer. However, he admitted two charges of failing to comply with an animal
Gazette News / Posted 3 days ago
officer. However, he admitted two charges of failing to comply with an animal by-product requirement when he appeared in Colchester Magistrates’ Court. He acknowledged he breached regulations by possessing the bones and carcass of animals not... Read more
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