Daily Gazette & Essex Standard


POPULAR funnyman Jason Manford is set to take the stage in Colchester's Charter Hall. 
Posted: June 26, 2017, 11:40 am
A FEARLESS man says he does not feel like a hero despite rescuing an semi-conscious neighbour from his burning house.
Posted: June 26, 2017, 11:00 am
Two lanes are closed and traffic is stationary due to an accident on M25 Clockwise.
Posted: June 26, 2017, 10:56 am
FIREFIGHTERS were called to a fire in a mid-terraced house in Clacton last night after neighbours heard crackling and raised the alarm.
Posted: June 26, 2017, 10:51 am
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: June 26, 2017, 10:19 am
A GROUP of Travellers have moved off from a country park in Clacton.
Posted: June 26, 2017, 9:33 am
TWO police officers were sprayed in the face with a substance after being called to reports of a large fight in Clacton.
Posted: June 26, 2017, 9:04 am
Do you see yourself in this picture? - A morris dancing group is celebrating 30 years.
Posted: June 26, 2017, 9:00 am
AN Indian restaurant has lost its licence after a trio of illegal workers were found on the site during a raid, including one who pleaded with officers to return him home.
Posted: June 26, 2017, 7:46 am
The Gazette's 32-page Forever Friends supplement will be published on Tuesday, July 11.
Posted: June 26, 2017, 6:30 am
ESTATE agents have been battling it out for glory in a fitness challenge.
Posted: June 26, 2017, 6:00 am
A SINGLE mum who was left with £20 to her name has found her confidence again after setting up an online clothing company.
Posted: June 26, 2017, 5:00 am
GOLFING die hards took part in a 72- hole golfing marathon in memory of a friend who died from cancer.
Posted: June 26, 2017, 5:00 am
TRAVELLERS have set up two unauthorised encampments in Tiptree.
Posted: June 25, 2017, 3:02 pm
A CAMERA containing photos with sentimental value was stolen during a burglary. 
Posted: June 25, 2017, 11:34 am
A TEENAGE cadet is calling on schools to teach basic first aid after she saved another girl from choking.
Posted: June 25, 2017, 11:00 am
FRIENDS of a man fighting for his life following a tragic crash are praying for his recovery.
Posted: June 25, 2017, 9:00 am
A ROAD in Colchester is reportedly closed because of a faulty railroad crossing.
Posted: June 24, 2017, 12:47 pm
DEVOTED step-father John Sales revealed he had still kept Flash Day in his will despite him plotting his murder.
Posted: June 24, 2017, 11:00 am
Motorists using the Dartford Crossing and QEII Bridge are being warned to expect disruption throughout next week.
Posted: June 24, 2017, 10:38 am
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: June 24, 2017, 8:00 am
A CRASH left one person trapped inside their vehicle.  
Posted: June 24, 2017, 6:22 am
A SCHOOL left without play equipment after it was deemed unsafe was excited to open a new £10,000 fitness area.
Posted: June 23, 2017, 6:00 pm
A FIRE has closed a road in Wivenhoe. 
Posted: June 23, 2017, 4:30 pm
A PLANE was diverted to Stansted Airport after two drunk women were taken off the flight by police for being disruptive.
Posted: June 23, 2017, 4:19 pm
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: June 23, 2017, 2:38 pm
A HORSE-RIDING school in Holland-on-Sea has had its licence revoked by Tendring Council.
Posted: June 23, 2017, 1:20 pm
A DARTS legend has visited a school to teach children about being responsible.
Posted: June 23, 2017, 11:30 am
Advanced psychotherapist and clinical hypnotherapist CLAIRE GASKIN sees clients in Essex and in London’s Harley Street. She is now bringing her expertise to the problems of our readers as our agony aunt. If you have a problem you’d like Claire’s advice with, email agonyaunt@nqe.com For more details on Claire’s work, visit benefittherapy.co.uk/
Posted: June 23, 2017, 11:18 am
TWO men behind the horrific attack of a pensioner in his home have been jailed for more than 40 years. 
Posted: June 23, 2017, 11:08 am
Adrian Nation, Mercury Theatre, Balkerne Gate, Colchester, today, 7.30pm. £13 plus discounts. 01206 573948.
Posted: June 23, 2017, 11:02 am
A £750,000 refurbishment at a spa in Colchester is almost complete.
Posted: June 23, 2017, 11:00 am
POLICE have officially identified Shane Scott as the driver who died following a fatal crash.
Posted: June 23, 2017, 10:57 am
Prince Charles is visiting Colchester today to mark the 40th anniversary of his role as Colonel-in-chief of the Parachute Regiment.
Posted: June 23, 2017, 9:54 am
Yesterday I became aware once again of how tiny little moments, chance encounters, fleeting glances, an easily missed but deeply significant second can lead to seismic consequences further down the line.
Posted: June 23, 2017, 9:00 am
A ROAD in Witham is partially blocked after an accident involving one vehicle.
Posted: June 23, 2017, 8:19 am
THE first residents have moved into a new housing development on the grounds of a former hospital site.
Posted: June 23, 2017, 8:00 am
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: June 23, 2017, 7:04 am
THE largest container ship in the world was guided safely into port at Felixstowe by a skilled Harwich pilot on its first ever trip to the UK.
Posted: June 23, 2017, 7:00 am
A PERFORMANCE by topless hunks is every woman’s dream - and for 98-year-old superfan Betty, her dream came true.
Posted: June 23, 2017, 6:00 am
CHILDHOOD sweethearts who have been reunited after 30 years are set to tie the knot.
Posted: June 23, 2017, 6:00 am
A PENSIONER who was stabbed repeatedly in a horrific and sustained attack says he will suffer from his injuries for the rest of his life.
Posted: June 23, 2017, 5:00 am
SMASH and grab raiders left a business owner brassed off after stealing £15,000 worth of stock.
Posted: June 23, 2017, 5:00 am
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: June 23, 2017, 5:00 am
A PARAMEDIC who posted photographs of patients on Instagram to try boost his struggling jewellery business has been struck off.
Posted: June 23, 2017, 4:00 am
A FIRM has been fined £18,000 after a shopper fell six feet through an open trap door in a convenience store.
Posted: June 23, 2017, 4:00 am
Services on your doorstep
Posted: June 22, 2017, 11:00 pm
TWO men have been sent to prison for a robbery at a sub post office, which left two women "petrified".
Posted: June 22, 2017, 2:23 pm
COUNCIL bosses have appealed to residents to be patient in the early days of the new waste collection scheme and confirmed leftover black bags will be removed.
Posted: June 22, 2017, 5:00 am
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: June 21, 2017, 11:02 pm

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