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1 hr ago | Echo-news.co.uk

Will sale call time on landmark pub?

He is retiring and will be moving to Suffolk once he finished removing fixtures and fittings from the building where he has lived and worked for the past 33 years.

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5 hrs ago | Braintree and Witham Times

Pensioner builds steel and concrete barrier to protect home from speeding cars

A despairing pensioner who fears he will be killed by speeding cars crashing into his house has built a concrete-enforced steel barrier in his garden.

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9 hrs ago | TheBostonChannel.com

Voice may provide clues about Foley's killer

As UK investigators work to identify the Islamist militant who beheaded American journalist James Foley, the tiniest details in the videotape of the killing could provide the key clue.

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11 hrs ago | Radio Times

Emily Watson to star in 7/7 bombings drama as mother whose daughter was killed in terrorist attacks

Bafta-winning actress Emily Watson is to play a mother whose daughter is killed in the July 7 bomb attacks in a new BBC drama.

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Related Topix: Terrorism, World News, United Kingdom, Greater London County, England

16 hrs ago | Guardian-series.co.uk

Man arrested after dog stabbed with kitchen knife

A 22-year-old from Loughton was arrested at 3am this morning at his home address on suspicion of an attempted robbery and attempted grievous bodily harm.

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17 hrs ago | Thurrock Gazette

Thurrock teenagers collect their GCSE results

All smiles at Gateway: from left to right, back row Lucy Colbert, Leon Mills and Chloe Hinton, front Simon Powell and Catherine East YOUNGSTERS in Thurrock are collecting their GCSE results today, amid reports that nationally, there has been a sharp drop in English grades.

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17 hrs ago | Ham and High

Travel: Weekend Tube engineering works and Notting Hill Carnival...

There is a relatively minor programme of planned closures on the Tube and Overground network this Notting Hill Carnival weekend - but they could still affect your journey.

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18 hrs ago | Essexcounty Standard

Live Updates: Clacton Air Show

The event, which is in its 23rd year, takes place Thursday and Friday at the resort's West Greensward.

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Related Topix: United Kingdom, Aircraft, Eurofighter Aircraft, Eurofighter Typhoon, Military Aircraft, Avro Vulcan, Avro Aircraft

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Gazette-news.co.uk

Final decision to be taken on plans to build 50 homes on Gas Rec after appeal hearing today

A FINAL decision on whether 50 homes can be built on a Colchester football pitch will be taken after an appeal hearing today.

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Gazette-news.co.uk

Crowds watch Lancasters fly over Colchester for the last time

NEARLY 100 sightseers gathered at a war memorial to watch the last pair of airworthy Lancaster bombers fly over Colchester for the final time.

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Gazette-news.co.uk

Job boom in Colchester as unemployment hits six-year low

Dave Anthony, customer service operations manager at Colchester Jobcentre, said an extra 96 employers signed up to its Jobmatch system last month.

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Haringey Independent

Ambitious teenagers collect their GCSE results

The overall statistics are yet to come in but the borough is full of smiling teenagers with big plans for the future as they collect their GCSE results.

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Echo-news.co.uk

Cops remind residents to lock up their cars after spate of thefts in Langdon Hills

A MOTORIST had the contents of her handbag strewn across her street, while another person's car was broken in for just 20p, during a spate of car break-ins.

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Basildon Recorder

Pair arrested for filming in Basildon Magistrates' Court

Jason Shaw, 36, of Lincoln Road in Laindon was due to appear in Basildon Magistrates' Court on Wednesday in relation to an alleged car jacking in Curling Tye, Basildon in January.

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The Washington Post

5Accent of James Foley's executioner prompts a reckoning in Britain

The beheading of an American journalist at the hands of a London-accented extremist prompted deep reckoning among Britons on Wednesday over the particularly vicious role their countrymen are playing in the destabilization of the Middle East.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Gazette-news.co.uk

Pair to cycle from Colchester to Denmark ... to raise money for sharks

But after a while, the pair decided if they were going to do it, they should probably do it for charity.

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Ealing Times

New film on 1,000 Londoners focuses on Hyacinth, from Acton

HYACINTH MALCOLM, from Acton, came to London 45 years ago and started a large family, of whom she is the only original Jamaican.

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Marine Corps Times

British national may have beheaded U.S. journalist

Image from video released by Islamic State militants that appears to show the beheading of James Foley, a U.S. photojournalist who was kidnapped in Syria in November 2012.

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Gazette-news.co.uk

End of an era as bailiffs go in at independent Colchester bakers

When Kathleen's Kitchen, in Long Wyre Street, shut last month, a notice in the window said the oven had broken and the bakery would be open again soon.

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News Shopper

Brockley man charged with 2010 Greenwich murder of Eltham student

Four years after 17-year-old Eltham student Charlie Wright was shot dead at a Greenwich flat, two men have been charged with the murder.

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