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  • Drivers puzzled as new A120 signs go grey Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

    DRIVERS have been left bemused after new speed signs at an accident blackspot were installed without numbers. read more

  • Chase Lane are the champions

    CHASE Lane Primary School’s girls’ football team have been crowned regional champions. read more

  • Pool makeover to be rounded off with new name

    A POPULAR leisure centre will be getting a new name to go with its new look, following a £900,000 makeover. read more

  • Guy Carnival looking back Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

    A SCRAPBOOK looking back at the Guy Carnival through the ages is being sold to raise money for charity. read more

  • In pictures: Our day learning about the Great Fire of London

    YOUNGSTERS were transported back to the year 1666 to help them learn about the Great Fire of London. read more

  • Crucial win for Acorns

    LITTLE Oakley bounced back to winning ways thanks to a 2-0 success at Coggeshall. read more

  • Runners preparing for a testing start

    HARWICH Runners are preparing for a challenging start to the new cross-country season. read more

  • Manning praises troops after latest crushing win

    HARWICH and Dovercourt Rugby Club powered to another big victory. read more

  • Churches join for charity fair Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Family living out of boxes after house repairs delayed

    CHURCHES Together is holding a charities fair today as part of One World Week. read more

  • In this week's Standard

    IN this week’s Standard police say crime rise could be down to offenders moving to Harwich and Tesco is given another 12 months to build Manningtree superstore. read more

  • Bryan secures the premier title Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

    THE Tendring Summer League held its finals and presentation night at Clacton Railway Club. read more

  • Eileen Eleanor Bone

    BONE Eileen Eleanor Passed away peacefully at home on 14th October 2014 aged 93 years, with her Husband and Children by her side. Eileen was cherished and dearly loved by Bert, her Husband of 68 years, her Children, Grandchildren and Great-Grandchildren all of whom will miss her beyond words. She enjoyed life, which she lived to the full for as long as she was able, and showed us by the way she lived just how much her family and her Catholic faith meant to her. She will forever be in our hearts. The funeral service will take place at The Holy Family Catholic Church, Brantham on Monday 27th October 2014 at 11.00am. followed by a private committal. Black dress optional. No flowers please. Donations, if desired, payable to either The Passage (a charity for homeless people) or St Elizabeth Hospice, may be sent to Geo. Paskell Funeral Services, 15. High Street, Manningtree, CO11 1AG read more

  • Johanna deans

    DEANS Johanna (Nee Verbaan) aged 70 We are sad to announce the death of our dear Mum, Nanny, Sister, Aunt, Great Aunt and Friend, now at last reunited with Husband Malcolm. Funeral to take place at Weeley Crematorium on Wednesday 5th November 2014 at 11.45am Family flowers only. Donations, if desired, to St. Helena Hospice or Thorrington Bowls Club c/o Lesley Barlow. Tel 01255 222899 read more

  • Eric Naisbett

    NAISBETT Eric Passed away after a sudden illness on 14th October 2014, aged 81 years. Dearest Husband of Pauline, loving Dad of Donna & Gerard, Tim & Samantha, Grace & Richard, much loved Grandfather & Great Grandfather and will be sadly missed by all family and many friends. Funeral service to be held at Weeley Crematorium on Monday 27th October 2014 at 1.15pm. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, to 'Critical Care Charitable Fund, Colchester General Hospital' or 'Age UK Essex Advocacy'. c/o Harwich and Dovercourt Independent Funeral Service, 8 Oakley Road, Dovercourt, Harwich. CO12 4QR. read more

  • Jack David Belsey

    BELSEY To Sarah and Wayne congratulations on the safe arrival of JACK DAVID Born on 14th October 2014 weighing 6lb 11oz. Thanks to staff at Harwich Maternity Unit. With love and best wishes from all the families xx read more

  • Dean and Mel Rowland

    Dean & Mel ROWLAND Congratulations on the birth of Baby LILY on 19th October 2014, a beautiful Grandaughter and Niece. All our love Mum, Dad & Chris xxx read more

  • Odessa Nea

    Odessa NEA Happy Birthday Sunshine! Love from Mamma and Dada, Papa, Dominic and Nana Mila xxxxxxx read more

  • Chloe/Dean Osbourne/Barclay

    Chloe Dean OSBORNE BARCLAY The families of Chloe and Dean are delighted to announce their engagement on 18th October 2014. Love & Happiness always x read more

  • Dee Rogers

    Dee ROGERS Happy 30th Birthday on 30th October To the best Dad in the World Lots of love Connor XXX 30 read more

  • Alan LAMB

    LAMB Alan 25th October 2003 The years may pass, but still you stay, as near and dear as yesterday. Remembered with love Marilyn, Tricia, Alison and Families read more

  • Niels VAN DER BIE

    VAN DER BIE Niels 21.6.48 - 24.10.07 You may not be here with me But thoughts of you are always in my heart Time goes by a lot slower When you miss the one you love Margie xx read more

  • Doris Lydia (Dot) ANDREWS

    ANDREWS Doris Lydia (Dot) Remembering a much loved Mum and Nana 30.10.1984 A heart of gold stopped beating. xxxxx Also our dear Dad Cyril Alfred (Andy) 17.2.2005 Loved and missed, forever in our hearts. xxxxx read more

  • John Reginald Rowland

    ROWLAND John Reginald Passed away peacefully at Colonia Court Nursing Home on 13th October 2014 aged 84 years. Beloved Husband of Angela. Funeral service to be held at St Mary's Church, Lawford on Friday 31st October 2014 at 11.15am Followed by cremation. Family flowers only. Donations if desired made payable to the Stroke Association can be sent to Geo.Paskel Funeral Services, 15 High Street, Manningtree, CO11 1AG read more

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