Daily Gazette & Essex Standard


AN MP has called for an increase in police funding to ensure there are more bobbies on the beat in Tendring.
Posted: October 19, 2017, 11:00 am
Fare dodgers have been fined almost £66,000 for using trains without a ticket.
Posted: October 19, 2017, 10:00 am
HIGH tides at Mersea Island cause disruption for islanders trying to get off or on the island - but they make for some stunning photographs.
Posted: October 19, 2017, 9:00 am
CLACTON’S volunteer lifeboat crew launched three times in 12 hours following concerns for a kite surfer in Frinton and a person spotted in the water in Jaywick.
Posted: October 19, 2017, 8:35 am
VILLAGERS are again being urged to campaign against controversial plans for hundreds of homes on land around an exclusive spa in Thorpe.
Posted: October 19, 2017, 8:00 am
WhatsApp has announced a new feature on the app that lets you live track your friends.
Posted: October 19, 2017, 7:52 am
A MAN who was diagnosed with prostate cancer at a special screening day is urging men to get checked out to catch the disease early.
Posted: October 19, 2017, 7:00 am
ROCKSTAR turned reverend Justin Lunniss cheated death after he suffered an electric shock from his guitar as a teenager.
Posted: October 19, 2017, 6:30 am
He was jailed for robberies at banks, post offices and building societies in the 1980s and 90s.
Posted: October 19, 2017, 6:00 am
A LEADING county councillor has apologised to families of children with additional needs who have been waiting for a year for assessments.
Posted: October 19, 2017, 5:30 am
He said: 'Get on your knees or I’ll shoot you' before beating both victims
Posted: October 19, 2017, 5:00 am
A FORMER director of a social enterprise based in a council-owned church has hit at the authority for being “unrealistic”.
Posted: October 19, 2017, 5:00 am
DEVELOPERS are aiming to sell the first house in Britain for Bitcoin.
Posted: October 19, 2017, 4:30 am
A THUG who has racked up more than 30 convictions could now face five years in prison if he swears in public .
Posted: October 19, 2017, 4:00 am
A FAMILY has thanked the charity which came to their aid after their young son suffered heart failure.
Posted: October 18, 2017, 10:50 pm
The Apprentice hopeful Elliot Van Emden confessed that he "did not see it coming" as he became the third candidate to receive the dreaded firing from Lord Alan Sugar.
Posted: October 18, 2017, 9:10 pm
FOR viewers of Britain's Got Talent, this year's comic star turn Malawian-born comedian Daliso Chaponda, hasn't quite come out of nowhere.
Posted: October 18, 2017, 5:00 pm
Stars of The Only Way Is Essex have taken to Rollerworld's rink for a second time at the roller-skating venue.
Posted: October 18, 2017, 3:15 pm
At the top of Mount Kilimanjaro Mike Parmenter and his ne phew Jake quickly put on specially made purple t-shirts and posed for a long awaited photograph.
Posted: October 18, 2017, 2:50 pm
A yellow weather warning has been issued for stormy weather is poised to batter the UK.
Posted: October 18, 2017, 2:00 pm
The BBC is to drop Crimewatch after more than three decades.
Posted: October 18, 2017, 1:32 pm
On Thursday 19th October, discount supermarket Aldi is bringing back the headline grabbing 16oz ‘Big Daddy’ Extra Thick Rump Steak. The 21-day matured steak is the biggest pre-packaged rump available from any supermarket and costs only £4.99.
Posted: October 18, 2017, 1:25 pm
THE boss of Colchester General Hospital has apologised to patients for failing in three key Government-set targets.
Posted: October 18, 2017, 12:41 pm
POLICE have cracked down on drug use by making a number of arrests. 
Posted: October 18, 2017, 12:14 pm
AN image has been released of a man police want to speak to following an attempted robbery in Colchester.
Posted: October 18, 2017, 12:04 pm
A PERVERTED soldier who filmed himself performing a sex act and videoed an unsuspecting woman in the shower has walked free from court in order to better protect the public.
Posted: October 18, 2017, 11:13 am
FOR Porl Matthews, the truth is certainly more frightening than fiction.
Posted: October 18, 2017, 11:00 am
A ROAD is partially blocked following a crash.
Posted: October 18, 2017, 10:36 am
Star gazers will be in for a treat tonight with Uranus visible most of the night.
Posted: October 18, 2017, 10:27 am
POLITICAL rivals are going head-to-head over the actions of a railway workers' union.
Posted: October 18, 2017, 10:20 am
PUPILS at a primary school have played a starring role in a unique aerial photoshoot.
Posted: October 18, 2017, 10:00 am
POLICE have identified two men they want to speak to as witnesses following the rape in Layer Road on October 1.
Posted: October 18, 2017, 9:29 am
Lee Connelly visited Perrywood Garden Centre in Tiptree.
Posted: October 18, 2017, 8:35 am
A GRAND National winning jockey and leading lights in education will be part of Colchester’s traditional Oyster Feast.
Posted: October 18, 2017, 8:00 am
WORKS are underway on a £300,000 project to strengthen the structures holding up the pier.
Posted: October 18, 2017, 7:51 am
WAR veteran Paul Barnsley is used to touring the world but he has just added another tour to his C V.
Posted: October 18, 2017, 7:00 am
A SELF-CONFESSED “absolute nightmare” of a patient has presented a Colchester surgeon with an unusual gift – a miniature bronze bust of Winston Churchill.
Posted: October 18, 2017, 6:00 am
A FORMER maths teacher and housemaster at a boarding school for boys has gone on trial accused of committing sex offences on pupils 30 years ago.
Posted: October 18, 2017, 5:30 am
WHEN bubbly Katie Ward met Prince Harry at an awards ceremony, she could not help but give him her biggest smile.
Posted: October 18, 2017, 5:00 am
Mr Fisher was nick-named "The Dengie Dynamo" for his work.
Posted: October 18, 2017, 4:30 am
A LOLLIPOP lady who had been working for just one week has quit after being threatened and abused by parents.
Posted: October 18, 2017, 4:00 am
AN E4 dating show is set to return and producers was YOU to take part. 
Posted: October 17, 2017, 5:09 pm
LET’S take a leap of faith and assume all MPs choose to take on the job to serve the public and make a difference.
Posted: October 17, 2017, 4:50 pm
The Public Space Protection Order coming into force with regard to beggars and anti-social behaviour is, in my opinion, long overdue.
Posted: October 17, 2017, 4:00 pm
A CONMAN who scammed online buyers out of more than £18,000 has finally been jailed.
Posted: October 17, 2017, 3:17 pm
The man was also arrested for assault.
Posted: October 17, 2017, 1:58 pm
A MUM has spoken of her shock after her ten-year-old son was lured under Clacton Pier before allegedly being stoned by a group of children.
Posted: October 17, 2017, 6:00 am
A RESIDENT claims she was wrongly accused of flytipping after she handed some rubbish to her neighbour to store.
Posted: October 17, 2017, 5:30 am
A DEVASTATED homeowner says she does not feel safe in her new house after burglars stole £30,000 worth of items after getting in through a garage door.
Posted: October 17, 2017, 5:00 am
YOBS pelted a popular pub with ball bearings as customers enjoyed a balmy evening.
Posted: October 17, 2017, 4:00 am

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