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Rebecca Creed

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Rain fails to drive car lovers away

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

11:00am Wednesday 8th July 2015

RAIN showers did not dampen spirits as a popular car show rolled into town.

Create a new design to banish roundabout blues

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

4:00pm Monday 6th July 2015

THE leaders of a project to redesign a controversial blue roundabout in Dovercourt are asking designers to come forward with proposals for its new look.

MS sufferer to complete skydive for charity

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

4:00pm Tuesday 7th July 2015

A MULTIPLE sclerosis sufferer is set to tick an item off her bucket list when she jumps out of a plane from an eye-watering 11,000ft.

Grot-spot site in Parkeston to go under hammer

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

6:30am Monday 6th July 2015

A GROT-SPOT plagued by vandals and fly-tippers is to be sold at auction.

Memories: Can you tell Andrew more about this picture?

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

8:00am Sunday 5th July 2015

THE son of a former amateur footballer is appealing for help to unlock the secrets behind this celebration picture.

Cruise ship passengers heading to Harwich struck down with Norovirus

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

8:30am Friday 3rd July 2015

HOLIDAYMAKERS have been struck down with a highly-contagious virus while on a cruise ship bound for Harwich.

Harwich Children's Carnival: A thousand youngsters join in colourful parade

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

2:00pm Friday 3rd July 2015

CARNIVAL fever came to Harwich as children paraded through the streets.

Calls to tidy up eyesore piece of land blighting view from the homes of furious residents

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

6:30am Tuesday 30th June 2015

FURIOUS residents have called for action to be taken on an “eyesore” piece of land that has been blighting the view from their homes for five years.

Arsene Wenger writes to widow after death of Gunners fan

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: SETTING STANDARDS: Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger, who is an “absolute genius”, according to Steve Bruce

4:00pm Friday 26th June 2015

THE widow of a lifelong Arsenal supporter has revealed her shock and delight after receiving a letter of condolence from Arsene Wenger.

Bid to make Manningtree High Street narrower

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

6:30am Monday 29th June 2015

MANNINGTREE’S High Street could be made narrower in a bid to protect pedestrians and drivers.

Plans for 360 homes in Lawford submitted to Tendring Council

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

12:30pm Monday 29th June 2015

CONTROVERSIAL plans for 360 homes to be built in Lawford have been submitted to Tendring Council.

Costa to open new store at Harwich Gateway Retail Park on Monday

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Costa Coffee looks to open branch in Shildon

4:00pm Saturday 27th June 2015

COFFEE giants Costa will be opening their new Harwich store on Monday.

Town leaders to continue bid to tackle trio of traffic problems in Manningtree

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

2:00pm Monday 29th June 2015

TOWN leaders have stepped up their bid to tackle a trio of traffic problems on Manningtree’s High Street.

Councils to form "united front" over plans for hundreds of homes

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

8:00am Wednesday 1st July 2015

THREE councils have joined together to form a “united front” over plans for hundreds of homes in the Manningtree area.

Historic organ’s pipes are stolen

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

8:00am Sunday 28th June 2015

HISTORIC organ pipes have been stolen from a village church.

Arrival of Women’s Tour to district hailed as yet another success

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

12:30pm Friday 26th June 2015

A TOP cycling event that helped put Lawford and Mistley “on the map” has been hailed as a success.

Please halve speed limit outside our playground

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

6:30am Wednesday 1st July 2015

A CHARITY is calling for the speed limit outside a children’s play area to be halved in an effort to prevent accidents.

LV18 to host nine-day pirate radio broadcast

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

8:00am Saturday 27th June 2015

A HISTORIC lightship will take to the radio waves again for a special nine-day broadcast this summer.

Eyesore building to be torn down as plans get green light

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

4:00pm Monday 22nd June 2015

AN eyesore building destroyed by fire three years ago is set to be torn down and replaced with eight apartments.

Blind war veteran at palace for charity centenary

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

8:00am Wednesday 24th June 2015

A BLIND Second World War veteran attended a garden party at Buckingham Palace to mark the centenary of a vital charity for ex-servicemen and women.

We’ll spend council cash to stop parking tickets

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

8:00am Monday 22nd June 2015

A COUNCIL could spend thousands of pounds to stop residents being slapped with parking tickets on bank holidays.

Band members to play at festival where they fell in love

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

4:00pm Tuesday 23rd June 2015

A MANNINGTREE band is set to take to the stage at a major UK festival where two of its members met and fell in love.

Rock concert in memory of guitarist Lewis

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

4:00pm Friday 19th June 2015

AN innovative music project for unemployed youngsters will culminate in a rock concert in memory of an inspirational Harwich teenager.

Tesco site holds the key to making town better

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

8:00am Wednesday 10th June 2015

THE site of an axed Tesco store has been branded as the “key” to rejuvenating Manningtree, with hopes it could be used for car parking – although housing on the eyesore plot has not been ruled out.

Patient backs fight over cancer surgery

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

6:30am Wednesday 10th June 2015

A CANCER patient from Dovercourt has called for a specialist cancer surgery centre at Colchester General Hospital to be kept.

Councillors lining up to call for action on traffic

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

6:30am Wednesday 3rd June 2015

A TRIO of traffic problems causing havoc in a town’s High Street need to be tackled, councillors have urged.

‘Close car park on Sundays after Tesco U-turn’ plea

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

8:00am Tuesday 2nd June 2015

TOWN leaders have called for a temporary car park in Manningtree town centre to be closed on Sundays.

Teenager’s terror as bag snatched in town

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

6:30am Tuesday 2nd June 2015

A YOUNG woman has described the terrifying moment she had her bag stolen while walking home after a night out.

Horse rangers aim for £25,000 for 25 years

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

12:30pm Sunday 31st May 2015

A HORSE charity has launched a huge fundraising drive to help it move to new premises.

Memories: Mayor Making

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

8:00am Sunday 31st May 2015

THURSDAY marked the day when Harwich’s mayor and mayoress for the next year were appointed to their roles.

VIDEO: Town stalwart takes mayor role for the fifth time

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

11:00am Friday 29th May 2015

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

Charity counts the cost as yobs smash bus windows

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

8:00am Friday 29th May 2015

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

Villagers hold garage sale for Mistley Quay cause

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

4:00pm Saturday 9th May 2015

A DOZEN stalls lined Misley Quay as campaigners battling to have it registered as a village green held a garage sale.

Crowds come out to celebrate VE Day in Harwich

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

2:00pm Friday 8th May 2015

A SECOND World War plane took to the skies of Harwich to mark the 70th anniversary of VE Day.

Memories: How Harwich celebrated VE Day

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

1:00pm Friday 8th May 2015

TODAY marks 70 years since Prime Minister Winston Churchill announced to the British people Nazi Germany had surrendered after six years of war.

Green Farm solar park is approved

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Solar farm plans would benefit community

2:00pm Tuesday 5th May 2015

A THIRD solar farm between Bradfield and Wix has been given the green light.

20 Market Street could be torn down and replaced with flats

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

6:30am Monday 4th May 2015

AN eyesore building gutted by fire three years ago could finally be torn down and replaced with eight apartments.

Leaping from a great height to fight dementia

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

11:00am Wednesday 29th April 2015

A SPORTS journalism student is taking on his fear of heights to raise money for an Alzheimer’s charity.

Events to fund High Court defence of Mistley Quay village green decision

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Mistley: Ribbons burnt of Quay fence

6:30am Tuesday 28th April 2015

CAMPAIGNERS battling to have Mistley Quay registered as a village green are set to host a series of events to help fund a legal battle for their cause.

Use brownfield sites for new homes’ plea

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

8:00am Wednesday 29th April 2015

UNUSED sites in built-up areas could be the answer for future developments in the Manningtree area, according to a councillor.

Church’s rich past revealed in new book

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

4:00pm Saturday 25th April 2015

BRADFIELD’s oldest-surviving building has been documented in a new book.

Vandals put horses at risk after cutting fence

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

8:00am Monday 27th April 2015

VANDALS have “deliberately” targeted a horse charity by cutting a fence.

D-Day near for solar farm bid

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Solar farm plans would benefit community

4:00pm Sunday 26th April 2015

D-DAY is looming for plans for a third solar farm between Bradfield and Wix.

Runners urged to sign up for 24-hour race

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

11:00am Saturday 25th April 2015

HARDY runners are being reminded to sign up for Great Bromley’s first 24-hour runathon.

Memories: High Lighthouse gets £7k facelift

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

11:00am Thursday 16th April 2015

WORK on a major facelift for one of Harwich’s most iconic landmarks began 40 years ago.

Relatives of Captain Fryatt back our campaign

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

4:00pm Wednesday 15th April 2015

THE family of Captain Fryatt have backed a campaign to get him a posthumous honour for his bravery.

Crime fears played down after spray attack on man

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

8:00am Monday 13th April 2015

TENDRING’S top police officer has reassured the public an attempted burglary that saw a man sprayed in the face with an unknown substance is an “isolated incident”.

Burnt-out eyesore still untouched, but council says plans are imminent

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

5:00pm Friday 10th April 2015

ANGRY residents will renew demands for action to sort out an eyesore building on the third anniversary of it being gutted by fire.

An electric line-up of events at the Palace

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

4:00pm Sunday 12th April 2015

JAZZ, art and folk music are all coming to Harwich’s Electric Palace next week.

Maternity unit to remain as on demand centre

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Save Our Baby Services - we launch campaign for maternity unit

12:30pm Sunday 5th April 2015

MATERNITY bosses have decided to keep Harwich’s maternity unit as an on demand service despite more than half of mums calling for it to be opened 24/7.

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