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Benefits cap comes to Colchester next week

July 9, 2013

A CAP on how much benefits claimants can receive will be introduced in Colchester next week.
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Tiptree: Firm lands £1.2million contract

July 9, 2013

A TIPTREE body armour firm has secured a £1.2million deal to supply the Greek Police.
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Man bailed after Colchester drug raid

July 9, 2013

A MAN has been bailed on suspicion of supplying drugs in Colchester.  
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New American Diner launched in Marks Tey

July 9, 2013

CLASSIC car enthusiasts came in their droves to the launch of a new American diner.
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Water safety courses to be run at Leisure World

July 9, 2013

YOUNGSTERS can learn important life-saving skills at Colchester Leisure World on Wednesday, July 24.
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Whole-life term breaches Essex killer Bamber’s human rights

July 9, 2013

WHOLE-life jail terms without the possibility of review amount to a breach of human rights, European judges have ruled.
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Bamber loses whole life tariff appeal

July 9, 2013

CONVICTED killer Jeremy Bamber has lost his bid for a review of his whole life sentence.
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Charity claims Essex magistrates sending too many women to jail

July 9, 2013

MAGISTRATES in Essex have been criticised for sending too many women to prison.
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Offers galore with today’s great value Gazette!

July 9, 2013

There's offers galore for Astute Gazette readers in today's paper - including half price on spa day packages as the prestigious Clarice House in Colchester and a free Panasonic Skype camera when you buy any screen size from the Panasoic DT65 range f...
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In today’s Gazette: School head blasts Ofsted report

July 9, 2013

In today's Gazette: A head teacher has accused Ofsted of playing politics after his school was put into special measures.
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Mervin displays ‘je ne sais quoi’

July 8, 2013

BRAVO et félicitations to Mervin George!
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Tollesbury: Car crash leaves woman in critical condition

July 8, 2013

A 23-year-old woman has been left with critical spine and head injuries following a car crash near Tollesbury.
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Colchester: Cash windfall for men’s health charity

July 8, 2013

A CHARITY is celebrating a £74,000 windfall after it held two major men’s health events in Colchester.
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Investigation closed after body found in car park

July 8, 2013

A MAN has been released without charge after a body was found in a Colchester car park.
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Ross Noble joins my job hunt

July 8, 2013

WHEN Anna Stopp approached comedian Ross Noble the last thing she expected was for him to help find her a job.
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Hulahoopers raise cash for MS

July 8, 2013

HUNDREDS of hulahoopers will be wiggling their hips for charity - and support a world record attempt.
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Colchester collects Purple Flag award for nightlife

July 8, 2013

COLCHESTER representatives have been handed a “Purple Flag” to show the town’s nightlife is vibrant and safe.
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Find knife-wielding robber who has targeted four Clacton teens

July 8, 2013

POLICE carried out stop-searches of men in Clacton in the hunt for a knife-wielding robber who targeted four teens on Friday and Saturday.
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Garden ornament used to break into village home

July 7, 2013

Burglars used a garden ornament to smash their way into a house and steal valuables worth £3,000.
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Pothole repair review calls

July 7, 2013

LABOUR councillors are calling for a review of County Hall’s pothole contract.
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A12 at Colchester to close in one direction for two nights

July 6, 2013

THE A12 near Colchester will close overnight on Thursday and Friday while resurfacing work takes place.
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