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Essex pollster: UK opposes intervention in Syria

August 27, 2013

THE British public “want nothing to do” with an intervention in Syria, according to research by an Essex professor.
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Music festival makes £9.5k charity donations

August 27, 2013

THE Bures Music Festival has raised £9,500 for local charities.
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3D technology research by Essex Uni scientists

August 27, 2013

SCIENTISTS at Essex University hope to discover how the brain processes 3D films.
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We were already on the up…then Rihanna wore our shorts

August 27, 2013

THE day after singer Rihanna donned a pair of Ragged Priest’s signature studded shorts, sales went through the roof.
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Motorcyclist suffers life-threatening injuries in A12 crash

August 26, 2013

THE A12 was closed in both directions after a motorcyclist lost control of his bike and suffered life-threatening injuries.
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£5 million new hotel plan unveiled for Colchester pub site

August 26, 2013

A £5 MILLION plan to knock down a Colchester town centre pub and replace it with a boutique hotel, restaurant and bar has been unveiled.
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Fresh contractor chosen to create Colchester town square

August 26, 2013

A CONTRACTOR is finally set to be appointed to build a long-awaited public square in Colchester town centre.
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Teen to host charity open mic night

August 26, 2013

A teenager is putting her love of music to good use by hosting a charity open mic night.
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Campaign launched to "Save Essex Eyes"

August 26, 2013

A GROUP of Essex eye experts have launched a new campaign calling on every youngster in the county to get their eyesight tested.
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Charity moves collection point

August 26, 2013

COLCHESTER Foodbank has a new collection point.
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Today’s Gazette: Baby dies in crash

August 26, 2013

A baby girl aged nine months has died after a crash. She was one of six people in a Hyundai car when it crashed with a Land Rover on the B1027 Clacton Road in Thorrington. Also in today's paper... Why Colchester Council has bought the Queen Stre...
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Maldon: Teens donate time and money to care home

August 25, 2013

Teenagers spent some of their summer holidays helping out the elderly in the community.
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Festival celebrates cultural diversity

August 25, 2013

CULTURES from around the world will be celebrated at an event next month.
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Finding escaped hog could take several more weeks, zoo boss admits

August 24, 2013

ZOO bosses have admitted it could take several more weeks before an escaped wild pig could be found.
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Five arrested in drugs raid

August 24, 2013

FIVE people have been arrested following a drugs raid in Colchester.
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Bike promotes tourism in Essex

August 23, 2013

A BICYCLE has been rolled out to encourage tourists to come back to the county.
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Unite behind the U’s – Anne’s message to Colchester

August 23, 2013

U's fan and leader of Colchester Council Anne Turrell has urged the town to unite behind its football club.
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Today’s Gazette: Boxer charged over £1m scam

August 23, 2013

FORMER British boxing champion Lee Purdy has been charged by police investigating a £1million scam targeting elderly people. Purdy, 26, of Greenstead Road, Colchester, was one of four men and two women from north Essex charged with money laundering...
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Boxer among those charged with fraud offences

August 22, 2013

BOXER Lee Purdy is one of six people have been charged in connection with an organised crime group targeting elderly people in north Essex.
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Colchester entrepreneur launches fuel discount scheme

August 22, 2013

AN ENTREPRENEUR is calling on people to sign up for his innovative petrol money-saving scheme.
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Colchester: Zoo penguin has cataract operation

August 22, 2013

A PENGUIN at Colchester Zoo has had her sight saved after undergoing a delicate operation.
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