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  • Tributes paid to inspirational teenage guitarist Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

    TRIBUTES have been paid to an inspirational teenager who has died aged 19. read more

  • Ghosts and ghouls on spooky train ride Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

    YOUNGSTERS dressed up in all things ghoulish on a special Halloween ghost train. read more

  • Cannabis found in ex-council office Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

    POLICE have uncovered a drugs factory in a building owned by Tendring Council. read more

  • Tendring's foodbanks need restocking

    DWINDLING supplies at Tendring’s foodbanks need to be restocked in time for Christmas. read more

  • In pictures: Guy Carnival

    HUNDREDS of people lined the streets of Harwich to watch the town’s annual Guy Carnival. read more

  • Chris continues his purple patch

    SEVERAL members of Harwich and Dovercourt Golf Club’s veterans’ section enjoyed a day at Gorleston Golf Club. read more

  • Goods Vehicle Operator's Licence - G B N Logistics, Chelmsford

    Goods Vehicle Operator's LicenceG B N Logistics of Highwood Road, Writtle, Chelmsford, Essex. CM1 3PT is applying to change an existing licence as follows: To keep an extra 8 goods vehicles and 0 trailers at the operating centre at Iconfield Park, Freshfields Road, Parkeston, Harwich, Essex. CO12 4EN. read more

  • In today's Standard Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

    Tributes are paid to music-mad teenager Lewis Biddlecombe, revelers call for light switch-on for New Year's eve, bargain store announces it will open before Christmas, and football get their kit off for fundraising calendar. read more

  • Manning: We’re not going to make up numbers

    HARWICH and Dovercourt Rugby Club coach Shane Manning says his players are ready to take on “mission impossible”. read more


    EATON Anthony (Tony) 3rd November 2003 Dear Tony, another year has passed and I have missed you everyday. All my love Pam xx read more

  • John Dundas Hunt

    BIDDLECOMBE Lewis Bramwell Passed suddenly on 21st October 2014, aged 19 years. Beloved Son of Brian and Autumn and a much loved Brother of Triston. Funeral service to be held at Weeley Crematorium on Tuesday 11th November at 2pm. Family flowers only please, donations if desired,to 'Mary Baron Suite, Colchester General Hospital' c/o Harwich & Dovercourt Independent Funeral Service, 8 Oakley Road, Dovercourt, CO12 4QR read more

  • John Dundas Hunt

    HUNT John Dundas Passed away on the 3rd October 2014, aged 89 years. Devoted Husband to the Late Grace, Father to Jan, Father in law of Memi, much loved Gramps to Steven and Carrie and a dear Great Grandad to Anamaya and Kobe. Now reunited with his Wife Grace. Funeral Service to be held at All Saints Church, Dovercourt on Friday 7th November 2014 at 1.30pm, followed by interment at Dovercourt Cemetery. Flowers may be sent to Harwich & Dovercourt Independent Funeral Service, 8 Oakley Road, Dovercourt. All family and friends welcome to the Tower Hotel. read more

  • Peggy Messenger

    BRANCH Eunice Patricia Passed away peacefully at Dovercourt House, with her family and friends beside her, on 22nd October 2014, aged 85 years. Loving Wife of the late Ron, dearly loved Mum of Stuart and Sandra, much loved Sister and Aunt. Funeral service to be held at Weeley Crematorium on Thursday 6th November at 12.30pm, followed by a celebration of Eunice's life at the Salvation Army Citadel, Harwich at 2.00pm. Family flowers only please, donations if desired to 'Dementia UK'. c/o Harwich and Dovercourt Independent Funeral Service, 8 Oakley Road, Dovercourt, CO12 4QR. Promoted to Glory. read more

  • Peggy Messenger

    MESSENGER Peggy Passed away peacefully on 17th October 2014, aged 89 years. Devoted Wife of the Late Noel, much loved Mum of Ian & Jenny, Peter & Carol, loving Grandma and Great Grandma. Funeral service to be held at Weeley Crematorium on Wednesday 5th November at 11am. Family flowers only please, donations, if desired, to 'Essex Air Ambulance' c/o Harwich & Dovercourt Independent Funeral Service, 8 Oakley Road, Dovercourt, CO12 4QR read more

  • Jack Delves

    DELVES Jack Passed away suddenly but peacefully on 20th October 2014, aged 87 years. Devoted Husband of Joan, loving Dad of John & Maureen, Peter & Anne, much loved Grandad of Kevin, Karen, Melanie & Sarah and a dear Great Grandad. Funeral service to be held at Weeley Crematorium on Monday 3rd November at 10.15am. Family flowers only please. Donations if desired to 'Leukaemia & Lymphoma Research' c/o Harwich & Dovercourt Independent Funeral Service, 8 Oakley Road, Dovercourt, CO12 4QR read more

  • Lincoln Redburn

    LINCOLNHappy 1st birthday darling. All our love Mummy, Benny, Nanny, Grandad, Bup. Aunties Gemma, Becky, Ellie. Uncles Gavin, Andy Harry and Cousin Hayden xx 1 read more

  • Francis PLAYLE

    PLAYLE Francis The family would like to say a sincere thank you to all who attended the funeral, for the cards, flowers and donations received. Special thanks to Majors George & Jenny Warren and Majors John & Jenni McCombe for the memorable funeral service and to Nigel & Sam for the excellent funeral arrangements. Thanks also to Hospice at Home and the District Nurses for their amazing help and support. Please accept this as the final acknowledgement. read more

  • Elliott Atrill

    Elliott ATTRILL Happy Halloween Birthday Lots of love from Mum, Dad, Gran and Nan and all your family and friends. xxx 18 read more

  • Terry WARNER

    WARNER Terry 31.10.2009 Remembering a dearly loved Husband, Dad and Grandad. Forever in our thoughts and hearts. Linda, Richard, Jane, Mark, Ellen and Beth xxx read more

  • David CIPOV

    CIPOV David 26.4..1945 2.11.2005 We all talk about you every single day. An we all love and miss you in our own special way. Love Jenny and Family. read more

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