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Woman assaulted at swimming pool

August 22, 2013

A WOMAN has been slapped in the face at a swimming pool in Brightlingsea.
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Suspected drug dealer re-bailed

August 22, 2013

A SUSPECTED drug dealer has been re-bailed until next month.
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Murder trial told of knife in getaway car

August 21, 2013

BLOOD stains and a knife were found in a getaway car used by two men accused of murder, a court heard.
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Red tape means carer faces eviction from council home of 39 years

August 21, 2013

A CARER faces eviction from her home of 39 years - which she moved into aged six.
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St Botolph’s residents views needed

August 21, 2013

MEMORIES of St Botolph’s in Colchester will be shared with residents for the first time.
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Traders divided on town centre traffic plans

August 21, 2013

HIGH Street traders are divided on the new traffic plans for Colchester town centre.
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Will’s friends raise £14,000 to say thank you

August 21, 2013

FRIENDS took to the skies to raise thousands of pounds for charity.
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Your chance to question County Hall

August 21, 2013

WE are giving you the chance to put your questions to Essex County Council.
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Tulisa investigated over V Festival assault claim

August 21, 2013

POLICE are investigating claims that X Factor judge and N-Dubz singer Tulisa Contostavlos assaulted a blogger at V Festival.
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Reading challenge success at Greenstead Library

August 21, 2013

YOUNGSTERS have been turning pages at Greenstead Library during the holidays as part of the annual Summer Reading Challenge.
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Web film asks for your council spending ideas

August 21, 2013

COUNTY Hall has made a web film as part of the Your Essex, Let’s Talk campaign.
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Today’s Gazette: Abused baby off life support

August 21, 2013

A baby girl who was subjected to a brutal assault has been taken off life support. The 15-week-old was taken to Colchester General Hospital in a critical condition more than a week ago - but doctors at Great Ormond Street Hospital have been able to ...
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Essex student survives first Great British Bake Off battle

August 21, 2013

An Essex student was one of a baker's dozen of contestants who attempted to cook up tasty treats last night as the fourth series of The Great British Bake Off returned.
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Bakery "heists" and more raise £5,600 for Macmillan

August 21, 2013

CRAMMING into a shopping trolley dressed as peas, raiding a cake shop in army gear and roaming mainland Europe in nurses outfits were a means to an end for Paul Bennett.
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Coroner says man shot outside nightclub was unlawfully killed

August 21, 2013

A MAN murdered outside a nightclub was unlawfully killed, an inquest has ruled.
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Council taxpayers plugging Colchester Council £95million pension fund gap

August 20, 2013

COUNCIL taxpayers are having to plug a £95million gap in Colchester Council employees’ pension fund.
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Burglars disturbed by neighbour in Clacton

August 20, 2013

TWO burglars were disturbed by a neighbour during an attempted burglary in Clacton.
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Petrol bomb attack on Colchester home

August 20, 2013

A PETROL bomb was hurled at the gas supply of a Colchester home while a woman slept upstairs.
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Building equipment torched in arson attack

August 20, 2013

THOUSANDS of pounds worth of building equipment was ruined following a suspected arson attack on a container in Brightlingsea.
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Donate to VC grave project

August 20, 2013

FUNDRAISING has begun to pay for a revamp of a dead soldier’s grave.
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Alleged robbery victim charged with theft

August 20, 2013

A MAN has been charged with theft after claiming he had been robbed at knifepoint.
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