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20 hrs ago | Ipswich Evening Star

Suffolk/Essex: Region's parks fly the flag for high quality green...

Parks across Suffolk and Essex have been judged as being among the best in the country as part of an accreditation scheme recognising high-quality green spaces.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

East Anglian Daily Times

Colchester: Firefighters use specialist equipment to free man trapped in metal chair

Crews were called to Thaxted Walk at around 2.20pm where they used specialist cutting equipment to free the man.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

East Anglian Daily Times

Birch: Hope restored for listed St Peter and St Paul's Church after ...

An informal public inquiry enforced by Eric Pickles has given Birch residents hope for the future of the Grade II listed St Peter and St Paul's Church.

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East Anglian Daily Times

North Essex: Almost 30 people arrested in huge Class A drugs investigation

Police in north Essex arrested 28 people and seized more than 800 wraps of suspected Class A drugs as part of Operation Saturn.

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Essexcounty Standard

Cops fight back against armed drug dealers

DRUGS worth more than A 25,000 have been seized from dealers in the first three months of a police operation in Colchester and Clacton.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Suffolk County, England, Essex County, England, World News, United Kingdom,

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Gazette-news.co.uk

Move from Essex County Hospital to Colchester General Hospital is one step closer

THE trust which runs Colchester's hospitals will invest A 1.1million to help transfer services from Essex County Hospital to Colchester General Hospital.

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Gazette-news.co.uk

Traveller and gypsy sites in Colchester to double

Decisions on where these may be are yet to be made but councils have a legal duty to provide them.

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Related Topix: World News, Suffolk County, England, Essex County, England, United Kingdom,

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Gazette-news.co.uk

RESIDENTS have reported flooding after a pipe burst in Winstree Road, Stanway.

An Anglian Water spokesman said: "We're very sorry that a burst water main on Winstree Road, Colchester this afternoon has caused disruption to customers and has resulted in a number of properties being off water.

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Related Topix: Essex County, England, United Kingdom, Suffolk County, England, World News,

Gazette-news.co.uk

Church given reprieve after demolition plans temporarily halted

The Essex MP has ordered an informal inquiry into Church of England plans to demolish St Peter's Church, in Birch.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Braintree and Witham Times

Police are appealing for witnesses following a serious collision between a car and a pedestrian.

Officers were called to Cowdray Avenue, at the junction with North Station Road, in Colchester, at about 1.30am this morning following reports that a pedestrian had been in collision with a Nissan Terrano, whilst he was crossing the road on the roundabout.

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East Anglian Daily Times

Colchester: Pedestrian treated for head injuries after being knocked down by car in Cowdray Avenue

Police were called to Cowdray Avenue, at the junction with North Station Road, at about 1.30am following reports that a pedestrian had been in collision with a Nissan Terrano while he was crossing the road on the roundabout.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Gazette-news.co.uk

Young chefs take home top gong

STAFF at a restaurant in one of Colchester's idyllic villages are celebrating after being named the Young Restaurant Team of the Year.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Dining, Suffolk County, England, Essex County, England, World News, United Kingdom,

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Gazette-news.co.uk

An alleyway has been cordoned off by police in Colchester.

Police have cordoned off an alleyway at the back of the Cowdray Centre, in Cowdray Avenue, after a 21-year-old man was stabbed in the leg last night.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Essexcounty Standard

Hundreds of forensic investigations could help solve murders

Det Chief Supt Steve Worron said: " A number of these items are knives identified to the enquiry team by members of the public and recovered during the many searches carried out in Colchester.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

East Anglian Daily Times

East Anglia: Unemployment falls again as the number of people in work reaches a new record

The UK's unemployment rate has fallen to its lowest level in nearly six years with the number of people in work hitting a new record, official figures showed yesterday.

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Ipswich Evening Star

Suffolk/Essex: 34 men arrested as part of large national child abuse operation

Several hundred suspected paedophiles including doctors, teachers and former police officers have been arrested in the biggest ever UK crackdown on obscene images of children.

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Essexcounty Standard

Wednesday latest: Detectives warning to knife carrying criminals

Det Chief Supt Steve Worron, who is leading investigations into the murders of Jim Attfield and Nahid Al-Manea, said they are showing an utter disregard to the community.

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East Anglian Daily Times

A120 partially reopens near Harwich following three-vehicle...

Major travel disruption is expected as work is done to recover three vehicles involved in a crash which left two people seriously injured.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

Gazette-news.co.uk

Out-of-control bus hits block of flats

The depot is easy to access via a broken wall and it is understood the key had been left in the bus.

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Essexcounty Standard

Flower power in bloom for St Mary's schoolgirls

THE swinging sixties came back to Colchester as schoolgirls donned their flares and mini dresses in a bid to learn more about when their parents grew up.

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Related Topix: St. Mary's, CO, Suffolk County, England, Essex County, England, World News, United Kingdom,

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