Never miss anything again. Sign up for our RSS news feeds and Newsletters.

On this day:

  • Witnesses say they saw dog maul muntjac deer. Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

    A DOG walker has described how he witnessed a German shepherd savage a Muntjac deer to the point it had to be put down. read more

  • Our top 8 events to come this week

    TOP events this week read more

  • Breakaway Ukip group included in new Tory-led Tendring Council cabinet Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

    Tendring Council leader Neil Stock has announced his new cabinet - which includes Conservatives, independents and councillors from the breakaway Ukip group. read more

  • Birthday celebrations support charity appeal Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

    A GARDEN centre celebrating it's 30th birthday has raised £200 for the Nepal earthquake appeal. read more

  • Pairs success for Kempen and Brogan

    DAVID Kempen and Rick Brogan became the new holders of the Constable League’s blind pairs competition and won the Gladys Beecroft and Peggy Collins Memorial Charity Cup. read more

  • VIDEO: Town stalwart takes mayor role for the fifth time Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

    CROWDS lined the streets to welcome the new Mayor and Mayoress of Harwich. read more

  • Met Office issues weather warning as 60mph winds expected to hit Essex

    THE Met Office have issued a "severe" weather warning for Essex. read more

  • Police officers investigating Co-op theft release CCTV image of man they want to trace Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

    POLICE officers investigating a theft from the Co-op in Manningtree have released CCTV images of a man they would like to trace. read more

  • Charity counts the cost as yobs smash bus windows

    A VITAL hospital hopper bus was left needing repairs after “mindless vandals” smashed two windows over the bank holiday weekend. read more

  • In today's Standard Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

    In today's Standard: read more

  • Champions finish with a goal glut

    SUNDAY SHRIMPERS 11 read more

  • Marie AKERMAN

    In Memory of Marie AKERMAN (nee McKenna) Passed away 25.5.1995 The years pass by, But memories stay. From her Husband Bert and Family. read more

  • John GARLAND

    GARLAND John Ashwell Iris and family would like to thank all who attended John’s funeral and sent the many cards and kind messages. Special thanks to Alexandra House and Dr Smith. Thank you to Canon Peter Mann for the thoughtful service. Many thanks to Independent Funeral Service for their excellent care and support. read more


    MURRISON-BARBIER Annie Passed away peacefully on 11th May 2015, aged 75 years. Much loved Mother of Peter and Jackie. Loving Nannie to Daniel, Rachel, Jake and Toby. Funeral service to be held at Weeley Crematorium on Monday 15th June 2015, at 12.30pm. No flowers by request, but donations if desired to the 'R.N.L.I (Harwich Branch)' c/o Harwich & Dovercourt Independent Funeral Service, 8 Oakley Road, Dovercourt, Essex, CO12 4QR. (01255) 553398 All welcome read more

  • Ann RAYNER

    RAYNER Née Treacher Ann Passed away peacefully on 19th May 2015, aged 82 years. Devoted Wife of the Late Don, Loving Mother. Grandma and Great Grandma. Funeral service to be held at Weeley Crematorium on Monday 22nd June 2015 at 1.15pm. Family flowers only please, donations if desired to 'Essex Air Ambulance' c/o Harwich & Dovercourt Independent Funeral Service, 8 Oakley Road, Dovercourt, Essex, CO12 4QR, (01255) 553398 read more

  • John Good

    Good John of Dovercourt Aged 81 years, passed away peacefully at home on 20th May 2015, surrounded by his family, after a long battle with cancer, bravely borne. A devoted Husband to Yvonne, loving Father to Julien & Tina, Marcus & Nigel, treasured Grandfather to Tim and Jonathan and a Great Grandfather to David. A friend to many, he will be sadly missed by all. Funeral service to be held at Seven Hills Crematorium on Monday 8th June 2015, at 11.15am. No flowers by request. Donations if desired to 'St Helena Hospice' c/o Harwich & Dovercourt Independent Funeral Service 8 Oakley Road, Dovercourt, CO12 4QR (01255) 553398. read more

  • Kenneth Arthur Crawley

    CRAWLEY Kenneth Arthur (Ken) Passed away peacefully at home, with his Daughters at his side, on Tuesday 26 May 2015, aged 76. Ken fought a long illness with great dignity, strength and a never-ending sense of humour. Most beloved Husband of the late Jean, adored Father to Mandy, Tracey and Dawn, proud and treasured Grandfather to Hannah, James, Daisy, Cameron, Fraser, Maddie, Montana and Jett, loved Partner of Joan and friend to many. Rtd Metropolitan Police officer, Chairman of Harwich Guild and member of Rotary and Probus. He touched the lives of everyone who met him and will be sadly missed and never forgotten. Many thanks to the amazing staff at St. Helena Hospice for the wonderful care he received. Private cremation followed by a Service of Thanksgiving at St Nicholas’ Church, Church Street, Harwich, CO12 3DS on Thursday 11th June at 1.30pm. Donations, if desired, to 'St. Helena Hospice' c/o Harwich & Dovercourt Independent Funeral Service Ltd, 8 Oakley Road, Dovercourt, Essex. CO12 4QR (01255) 553398 read more

About cookies

We want you to enjoy your visit to our website. That's why we use cookies to enhance your experience. By staying on our website you agree to our use of cookies. Find out more about the cookies we use.

I agree