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16 hrs ago | Essexcounty Standard

I forgot the lyrics of Olly hit... but I made next round of X Factor

Stevie, 33, from Colchester, impressed X Factor judges, despite forgetting most of the lyrics to Olly's hit, Dance With Me Tonight.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Essexcounty Standard

Bail extended for man after woman died in crash

Stacy Clague, 34, was in a BMW 325 that hit a tree in Vinesse Road, Little Horkesley, on Tuesday, May 20. The mother-of-two died in Colchester General Hospital the next day.

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East Anglian Daily Times

Travel: Roadworks in Ipswich, Colchester, Little Cornard and Badingham cause delays for motorists

In Ipswich, traffic is slow moving in Stoke Quay in Ipswich, which is closed at the Felaw Street junction because of roadworks.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Maldonandburnham Standard

BUYERS are outstripping the number of houses for sale by 15 to one.

The buoyant market has pushed up prices in the Colchester area by as much as 16 per cent in the past three months, while the average house price in Essex has rocketed 11 per cent in the past year.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Gazette-news.co.uk

Yet another bus is driven off from First

The latest incident happened on Saturday night, when a First bus was taken from the company's workshop in Haven Road, Colchester.

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Steve Schollar in the garden as it begins to take shape

The Heroes Garden Project aims to transform an area of land behind Chavasse VC House recovery centre in Colchester into a peaceful garden which also has places for activities and socialising.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

Essexcounty Standard

Tyres of 16 cars slashed in four night vandal spree

VANDALS who have slashed the tyres of 16 cars in four days could be putting lives at risk, according to a top cop.

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Ipswich Evening Star

Colchester: Man charged after bus taken from depot in Magdalen Street early on Saturday morning

Police in Essex have charged a 19-year-old man with several offences after a bus was taken from a depot in Colchester.

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Essexcounty Standard

Man charged after bus depot theft

A MAN has been charged in connection with an incident where a bus was stolen from a depot in Colchester.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

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Gazette: A man died after he was assaulted at a party being held at his partner's house, police said

Officers were called to the bus garage in Magdalen Street, Colchester shortly before 4am on Saturday after reports a vehicle was being driven around the grounds.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

CBS News

Alter egos: World War I re-enactors

Corin Watts participates in a rifle drill while recreating life as a World War I soldier at the Colchester Military Tournament in Colchester, England, July 6, 2014.

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Super six charities benefit from Mayor Colin's year in office

SIX charities are benefiting from a share of A 24,000 raised through a series of fundraising events organised by Colchester's last Mayor.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

East Anglian Daily Times

Gallery: Thousands of Essex pupils celebrate GCSE result success

Top GCSE achievers at Gilberd School, Highwoods, Colchester. : Louise Hewitson, Jade Ajagun-Brauns, Ben Squire, Josh Farmer, Freddie Cooke, Jack Starkey, Robert Mills, Ben Steadman, James Pearson, Harry Gardner, Sophia Zahariadi, Alice McClintock, Charlotte Brinkley and Grace Langhamer.

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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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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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Colchester schools celebrate GCSE results

Despite experts' predictions that the number of pupils being awarded top grades would decrease, many schools saw the proportion rise.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

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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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Essexcounty Standard

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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Essexcounty Standard

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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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Harwich and Manningtree Standard

Retired army deputy commander rides to Paris for Royal British Legion

A RETIRED army deputy commander is taking on a gruelling 460km cycle ride to raise money for the Royal British Legion in memory of his grandfather who served in the First World War.

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