Clacton Gazette

POPULAR funnyman Jason Manford is set to take the stage in Colchester's Charter Hall. 
Posted: 26-June-2017
Two lanes are closed and traffic is stationary due to an accident on M25 Clockwise.
Posted: 26-June-2017
FIREFIGHTERS were called to a fire in a mid-terraced house in Clacton last night after neighbours heard crackling and raised the alarm.
Posted: 26-June-2017
A THIEVING cleaner captured on camera stealing washing up liquid from a dementia sufferer’s home has avoided a looming court case by accepting a police caution.
Posted: 26-June-2017
A GROUP of Travellers have moved off from a country park in Clacton.
Posted: 26-June-2017
TWO police officers were sprayed in the face with a substance after being called to reports of a large fight in Clacton.
Posted: 26-June-2017
THE Countess of Wessex will officially relaunch a sailing smack just a stone's throw from where it was first built 124 years ago.
Posted: 26-June-2017
A BID to buy a special £6,500 bed for a disabled teenager has received a major boost.
Posted: 25-June-2017
A CAMERA containing photos with sentimental value was stolen during a burglary. 
Posted: 25-June-2017
A SCIENCE-MAD teaching assistant has won an Silver Award for inspiring pupils at Great Bentley Primary.
Posted: 25-June-2017
RIDING HIGH: Sreeharsh Baburajan, from Clacton, took this photo of some of the rides on the pier at low tide. Send your Reader Pictures to cf.gazette@newsquest.co.uk.
Posted: 25-June-2017
BIG-HEARTED fundraisers have come to the rescue of a pint-sized Houdini kept escaping from her child's car seat.
Posted: 25-June-2017
CLASSIC comedy from the pen of the masterful Ray Cooney comes to the West Cliff Theatre stage next week.
Posted: 24-June-2017
Motorists using the Dartford Crossing and QEII Bridge are being warned to expect disruption throughout next week.
Posted: 24-June-2017
CEREAL OFFENDER: This week's Star Pet is Garfield who enjoys a bowl of Weetabix for breakfast. Owner Eve Mitchell, from Clacton, said: "He is a rescue cat. He was found alone and eating nothing but bird seeds. He has been with me just over four years and I couldn’t ask for a better little lad. He is a cheeky character and doesn’t leave my side." Send your Star Pets to cf.gazette@newsquest.co.uk, with your name, address and why you love them.
Posted: 24-June-2017
MOST people may be enjoying fun in the sun during what is the hottest week of the year so far — but it is never too early to be thinking about Christmas.
Posted: 24-June-2017
THE new boss of Walton Pier is promising a massive £1.5million boost to breathe new life into the popular tourist attraction.
Posted: 24-June-2017
A TRIBUTE to the king and queen of country music comes to Clacton's West Cliff Theatre this Saturday.
Posted: 23-June-2017
Thousands of people have been urged to contact Hotpoint after police revealed the Grenfell Tower fire started in a faulty fridge-freezer manufactured by the company.
Posted: 23-June-2017
THE VIP guest at Walton railway station's 150th anniversary celebrations failed to arrive ... because his train was cancelled.
Posted: 23-June-2017
A HORSE-RIDING school in Holland-on-Sea has had its licence revoked by Tendring Council.
Posted: 23-June-2017
HUGE crowds flocked to the Sunshine Coast for a new beach festival as temperatures soared.
Posted: 23-June-2017
POLICE have officially identified Shane Scott as the driver who died following a fatal crash.
Posted: 23-June-2017
A FEAST of fun is on offer when carnival comes to Britain's biggest village green this Saturday.
Posted: 23-June-2017
Residents are being warned about the vulnerability of smart home devices after a child's toy, an internet router and CCTV cameras were all hacked into.
Posted: 23-June-2017
A MAJOR retailer is set to reveal ambitious plans for a new food store in Walton.
Posted: 23-June-2017
POLICE were forced to drop charges against a man who sent explicit pictures and arranged to meet who he thought was a 14-year-old girl because of a lack of evidence.
Posted: 23-June-2017
A PARAMEDIC who posted photographs of patients on Instagram to try boost his struggling jewellery business has been struck off.
Posted: 23-June-2017
HOMES on the Sunshine Coast are proving to be hot property, with house prices soaring in Clacton and Walton.
Posted: 22-June-2017
TRAVELLERS have pitched up at a country park on the outskirts of Clacton.
Posted: 22-June-2017
A GRIEVING mum says her late son was left stunned after being told he had cancer over the phone by hospital staff.
Posted: 22-June-2017
SUPER slimmers have raised more than 20-times the amount of cash as bags of old clothes they no longer fit into for cancer.
Posted: 22-June-2017
Tributes to horror smash victim Shane killed days after 21st birthday Resort earmarked for new M&S store Walton Pier boss's £1.5m vision for future Victory in battle to save minor injuries unit Drivers' anger over car parking fines Teachers are voted among best in the country Super-snoopers urged to catch fly-tippers on phone cams Refugees' astonishing flight from war zone to Tendring Mum's anguish after son was told he had killer cancer ... over the phone Beach fest bonanza - PICTURE SPECIAL Family in Crimewatch bid to find missing dad Doris's dream ride in a Roller - aged 96 IN PICTURES: Brightlingsea Carnival And all the latest news, views, leisure and sport from where you live.
Posted: 22-June-2017
FRIENDS have paid tribute to a cheeky 21-year-old who died in a crash just nine days after his birthday.
Posted: 22-June-2017
MOST people may be enjoying fun in the sun during what is the hottest week of the year so far — but it is never too early to be thinking about Christmas.
Posted: 21-June-2017
THE Party on the Square brought out the shining stars of Tendring for a variety show with its biggest line-up yet.
Posted: 21-June-2017
The Met Office has issued a severe weather warning for Essex as thunderstorms are set to hit the area tomorrow morning.
Posted: 21-June-2017
PARENTS and residents are being urged to have their say on proposals for the expansion of a primary school in Holland-on-Sea.
Posted: 21-June-2017
A crackdown, aimed at targeting people downloading, making and distributing indecent images of children online, has seen more than 40 properties raided by Essex Police in the last six months.
Posted: 21-June-2017
AN 85-home scheme which could jeopardise the green open space between two villages has been unanimously opposed by councillors.
Posted: 21-June-2017
It should be obvious to all responsible owners that dogs should never be put in danger through being left unattended in vehicles during hot weather.
Posted: 21-June-2017
Commuters are set for more disruption on the trains today as the temperature soars.
Posted: 21-June-2017
DEMAND for Section 61 police powers to be more widely employed is growing in a town which feels at the mercy of travellers.
Posted: 21-June-2017
MINOR injuries units across north Essex have been saved thanks to plans to overhaul health care in the area.
Posted: 20-June-2017
A FRESH appeal was launched on BBC's Crimewatch Roadshow over the disappearance of a missing Clacton dad.
Posted: 20-June-2017
GREATER Anglia have announced dozens of train cancellations for tomorrow as temperatures could rise to 31 degrees.
Posted: 20-June-2017
TRIBUTES have poured in for a bubbly 21-year-old rugby player who died after being involved in a car crash.
Posted: 20-June-2017
A HEADTEACHER from Clacton has been named one of the best in the country after reaching the finals of the education 'Oscars'.
Posted: 20-June-2017
DELAYS are likely for morning commuters tomorrow due to road works.
Posted: 20-June-2017
A SYRIAN family whose village was turned into a war zone has told of their desperation as they paid to smuggle their baby across the border to Lebanon hidden in a suitcase.
Posted: 20-June-2017

Inside Housing

The council whisperer
Inside Housing
So far, the one major scheme at which the HFI has publicly acknowledged its role is at Jaywick Sands in Essex, where 950 homes are planned (see box below). So far, around 50 councils have worked with the organisation in one way or another, most visibly ...

Posted: June 23, 2017, 6:22 pm

Spectator.co.uk (blog)

Labour and the Lib Dems are as much to blame as the Tories for Grenfell Tower
Spectator.co.uk (blog)
Actually, it comes in at number 3823 out of 32,844 wards in the government's deprivation index: not even in the top 10 per cent. The most-deprived is Jaywick, on the fringes of Clacton, Essex, and the next two are in Blackpool. Corbyn might pitch ...

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Posted: June 22, 2017, 6:09 pm

East Anglian Daily Times

Man knocked unconscious in brutal Jaywick robbery with iPhone 7 and cash stolen
East Anglian Daily Times
Detectives are appealing for witnesses after the incident, which happened in the area between Eldorado amusement arcade in Broadway and Rosemary Way, in Jaywick, between 12am and 3am on Saturday June 10. Sometime during this timeframe the ...
Clacton man kicked in head and left unconscious in robberyEssex Live

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Posted: June 14, 2017, 10:27 am

East Anglian Daily Times

Three car crash in Jaywick leaves injured woman trapped in vehicle
East Anglian Daily Times
Essex County Fire and Rescue Service was called to assist at the scene of the collision in Brooklands, Jaywick, at 11.40am. Firefighters from Clacton and Weeley arrived to find a woman trapped in her vehicle. Crews worked with paramedics to free the ...

Posted: June 8, 2017, 6:12 am

Clacton and Frinton Gazette

Tendring councillors outline their vision to turn deprived Jaywick into a trendier, more affluent 'Sandbanks'
Clacton and Frinton Gazette
Work was carried out last week to remove and relocate reptiles from the site and now that has been completed under the guidance of Essex Wildlife Trust, further ground preparation work will begin. The land is part of 28 hectares which has been bought ...

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Posted: June 5, 2017, 6:02 am

East Anglian Daily Times

Paramedic victim of attempted knife-point robbery in Jaywick
East Anglian Daily Times
Essex Police continue to work closely with the ambulance service and members of the public in order to do this and bring them to justice. “We believe someone local to the area will have information about this incident and we urge them to come forward.”.

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Posted: June 1, 2017, 12:59 pm

The Guardian

Ukip braces for a tough election fight, even in its heartlands
The Guardian
Oakley is bullish as he pushes purple leaflets through letterboxes of the often tumbledown bungalows and prefab chalets of Jaywick, a few miles west of Clacton-on-Sea along the Essex coast, which has the unwelcome official designation of England's most ...

Posted: May 29, 2017, 5:10 pm

East Anglian Daily Times

Footage of fly-tippers could bring criminal prosecutions in Essex
East Anglian Daily Times
Several bags of fly-tipped waste left in Jaywick in December. Picture: TENDRING ... Cameras could be used in the fight against the fly-tippers whose anti-social behaviour is said to be “blighting” north east Essex and costing taxpayers thousands of pounds.

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Posted: May 28, 2017, 10:30 am

ITV News

Jaywick evacuation: 'Danger to life' as stormy weather threatens Essex village
ITV News
Residents of a village in Essex are being evacuated from their homes after being warned of a danger to life, with the possibility of properties being flooded by sea water up to a depth of three metres. People in Jaywick, near Clacton-on-Sea were being ...
Jaywick residents refuse to evacuate homes after severe flood warningEssex Live
Jaywick evacuation: Essex seaside villagers told to leave homes as stormy weather brings flood alertEvening Standard
Essex village evacuated over flood fearsMetro
Telegraph.co.uk -BBC News
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Posted: January 13, 2017, 6:11 am
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