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Schoolboy struck by car in Colchester

September 17, 2013

A SCHOOLBOY has broken his leg after being hit by a car in Colchester.
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Police search for suspicious men

September 17, 2013

A LARGE scale police search was launched after two men were seen acting suspiciously.
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‘Colchester will be a greener place for food waste collections’

September 17, 2013

COLCHESTER will be a greener place when food waste recycling is rolled out across the borough, according to waste boss Martin Hunt.
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2.5 tonnes of fly-tipped rubbish collected in just one morning

September 17, 2013

THIS 2.5 tonne haul of sofas, mattresses, garden waste, children’s toys, TVs and more was picked up in just one morning after being dumped in a Colchester estate.
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Colchester to become one of the first 100 places to recycle coffee foil packs

September 17, 2013

COLCHESTER will be among the first places in the UK to offer residents the chance to recycle foil coffee packaging.
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Shop stops selling legal highs

September 17, 2013

A SHOP in Colchester has agreed to stop selling legal highs.
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Breakfast club gives Greenstead pupils a healthy boost

September 17, 2013

A NEW breakfast club has opened up for pupils at a Greenstead school.
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Half price windows and doors – with today’s Gazette

September 17, 2013

Astute Gazette readers can get 50% off replacement windows and doors with Essex Window Design.
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In today’s Gazette: £10k studs to stop Firstsite skaters

September 17, 2013

In today's Gazette: Ten thousand pounds of Colchester taxpayers' money has been spent on 146 tiny metal studs.
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Warrior grave found in excavation

September 16, 2013

A WARRIOR grave dating back 2,000 years has been discovered under the site of a new golf clubhouse.
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Uni scoops foreign language award

September 16, 2013

ESSEX University has won an award for a scheme which lets students take foreign language classes at no extra charge for a year.
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Colchester: Emaciated Spaniel, covered in mess, had to be put down

September 16, 2013

A COCKER Spaniel had to be put down after it was found in its owners’ shed covered in its own excrement.
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Attempted theft from Colchester supermarket

September 16, 2013

POLICE are investigating after an attempted theft of an electric shaver from a supermarket.
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A120 blocked in both directions

September 16, 2013

A TWO-vehicle collision has blocked the A120 between Coggeshall and Marks Tey.
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Historic artefacts to become "more accessible"

September 16, 2013

HISTORIC artefacts could become more accessible to the public as Colchester Council moves ahead with plans to sell off Colchester’s museum resource centre.
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Man charged after drugs raid

September 16, 2013

A MAN has been charged with four offences after police raided a home in Colchester.
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Police hunt pervert who exposes himself to boys

September 16, 2013

POLICE are hunting a man who exposes himself to young boys.
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Lollipop lady post faces axe in Brightlingsea

September 16, 2013

A LOLLIPOP lady has been axed from a busy crossing point in Brightlingsea.
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Three arrested following Colchester drug raid

September 16, 2013

A WOMAN has been arrested and two men cautioned after a drugs raid in Colchester.
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18 soldiers suspended by Army after testing positive for performance enhancing drug ephedrine

September 16, 2013

COLCHESTER soldiers could be discharged from the Army after testing positive for performance-enhancing drugs in the Forces’ biggest reported case of doping.
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Lorry and car collide on A12

September 16, 2013

A LORRY and a car collided on the A12 causing lanes to be closed and creating miles of tailbacks.
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