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Job success for Anna thanks to comedian Ross Noble

July 10, 2013

A TEENAGER who got an interview thanks to comedian Ross Noble has been given a job.
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Wivenhoe Regatta returns this weekend

July 10, 2013

RACING comes to the waves at Wivenhoe this weekend during the town’s annual regatta day.
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Colchester school’s shock at "inadequate" ruling

July 10, 2013

A HEADTEACHER has hit out at inspectors after they judged his Colchester school to be inadequate.
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Family of dead firefighter pay tribute

July 10, 2013

A LONG-SERVING firefighter found dead at his home has been described as a man who loved being active, socialising and spending time with his family.
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A night with the Specials

July 10, 2013

Volunteers needed to help police
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New exhibition remembers Tendring’s Napoleonic era homefront

July 9, 2013

A NEW exhibition about the home front during the Napoleonic era will take place in Jaywick.
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District councillors claim £460,000 in allowances and expenses

July 9, 2013

COUNCILLORS in Tendring were paid almost £460,000 in allowances and expenses in the last year.
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Colchester: Vandals strike at community garden

July 9, 2013

VANDALS tried to steal a plastic polytunnel from a garden used by people with learning difficulties or mental health problems.
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Sir Bob re-elected to Parliamentary group

July 9, 2013

COLCHESTER MP Sir Bob Russell has been re-elected as chairman of the All-Party Parliamentary Island of St Helena Group, a position he has held for 13 years.
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Gymnastics club postpones expansion plans

July 9, 2013

A GYMNASTICS club which needs to expand has been forced to put its plans on hold.
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Essex County Council to pursue lorry overtaking ban idea

July 9, 2013

CONGESTION-BUSTING proposals to ban lorries from overtaking on the A12 will be pursued by Essex County Council, it has been confirmed.
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New course for veterans

July 9, 2013

A NEW course for veterans with mental health problems has been launched in Essex.
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Firefighters tackle outbuilding blaze

July 9, 2013

FIRE crews are tackling a blaze in a building off the Avenue of Remembrance.
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Villagers’ anger at parking plans for Dedham

July 9, 2013

RESIDENTS have voiced their anger at plans to abolish free parking in their village.
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Memorial for murdered PC unveiled on the anniversary of his death

July 9, 2013

A MEMORIAL stone has been unveiled in memory of murdered Clacton police officer Ian Dibell on the anniversary of his death.
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600 mile cycle challenge for Colchester publicans

July 9, 2013

CYCLISTS will pedal 600 miles in six days to raise money for charity.
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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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