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Bobbies swapping beat for saddle for charity cycle

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Bobbies swapping beat for saddle for charity cycle

2:00pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

A LEUKAEMIA sufferer has rounded up a team of cops to take part in a charity bike ride.

Sat nav and iPhone chargers stolen from car

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Braintree: drugs police raid ten homes

1:54pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

A SAT NAV and two iPhone chargers were stolen after thieves broke into a car in Dovercourt.

Battle of the supermarkets: where is better value?

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Reporter Rebecca looks at which supermarkets offer best value

12:00pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

WE pitted the current superstores in our area against the new proposed stores to find out who offers the better value for money.

Parking strife as new rules catch out drivers

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Parking strife as new rules catch out drivers

10:00am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

PARKING outrage has returned to a town centre, as new restrictions are targeting unaware drivers.

Part of Mistley Quay collapses

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Part of Mistley Quay collapses

8:51am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

WORK at Mistley Quay was affected and nieghbours left shocked after part of the quayside collapsed.

Student paramedics safe for calls says standards chief

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Marcus Bailey, interim consultant paramedic

7:30am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

FOUR hundred student paramedics are being recruited directly by the region’s ambulance service because it can’t get enough qualified medics from the universities.

Mayflower Project holds top level talks with city council

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Mayflower project holds top level talks with city council

7:30am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

BOSSES behind a project to recreate a historic ship have entered into top level talks with a city with strong links to the vessel.

Flytipping spoiling our community

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Flytipping spoiling our community

6:00pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

"UNACCEPTABLE" flytipping is spoiling towns and villages as irresponsible residents dump everything from sofas and beds to everyday houshold waste.

Close shave for mayor to raise charity cash

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Close shave for mayor to raise charity cash

4:00pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

A MAYOR has been robbed of his facial fuzz in the name of charity.

Russell's day in drag for charity

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Russell's day in drag for charity

2:00pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

A CHARITABLE garage worker has taken things a step further in his quest to raise money for Cancer Research – by dressing up as a woman.

Helping the elderly and vulnerable on the home front

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Helping the elderly and vulnerable on the home front

12:00pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

AN initiative to help vulnerable elderly residents and families will be launched in Mistley.

Pat, 77, takes her first flight... and leaps back to earth

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Pat, 77, takes her first flight... and leaps back to earth

11:09am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

GRANDMOTHER Pat Newton’s first ever flight was one she won’t forget in a hurry - after she leapt out at 15,000 feet.

Morrisons favoured by people doing weekly shop

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Morrisons favoured by people doing weekly shop

10:00am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

MOST people in our area do their weekly shop in Morrisons.

Green receives protection after successful campaign

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Green receives protection after successful campaign

7:30am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

DELIGHTED campaigners are celebrating after Harwich Green was officially marked as having Village Green status.

Asda given go ahead for new filling station

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Do we need more supermarkets in Harwich and Manningtree?

6:00pm Monday 21st April 2014

A SUPERMARKET giant has been given the go-ahead to install a two-pump filling station at its Dovercourt store.

Unusual work required for Harwich Festival of the Arts

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Unusual work required for Harwich Festival of the Arts

4:00pm Monday 21st April 2014

FESTIVAL organisers are inviting people to submit art works of place that are not normally known as tourist destinations for an exhibition.

Towns’ tourist attractions put on the map

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Towns’ tourist attractions put on the map

2:00pm Monday 21st April 2014

VISITORS will now be able to find their way around Harwich and Dovercourt after new poster maps were put up.

Siblings cycle for hospice that helped dad

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Siblings cycle for hospice that helped dad

12:00pm Monday 21st April 2014

A BROTHER and sister cycling duo have helped raise more than £6,500 for St Helena Hospice in memory of their dad.

Do we need more supermarkets in Harwich and Manningtree?

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Do we need more supermarkets in Harwich and Manningtree?

10:00am Monday 21st April 2014

BOTH Harwich and Manningtree could see two new superstores built on their doorsteps in the coming years.

'I was forced to call in auditor' says resident

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Resident calls for end to parking nightmare

7:30am Monday 21st April 2014

A RESIDENT who called for his town council to be investigated has spoken about his concerns after being accused of wasting time and money.

Public servant and mum-of-three Sarah Candy dies aged 47

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Sarah Candy

4:19pm Sunday 20th April 2014

TRIBUTES have been paid to a mum of three and prominent councillor who died suddenly from cancer.

Public meeting for former school plans

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Public meeting for former school plans

3:00pm Sunday 20th April 2014

A PUBLIC meeting has been called for residents air their views on new homes plans for a former village primary school.

Bikes stolen from sheds

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Essex Police have closed the road

2:13pm Sunday 20th April 2014

BURGLARS are breaking into sheds across Dovercourt and stealing bikes.

Bumper garage sale for a fighting fund

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Bumper garage sale for a fighting fund

12:00pm Sunday 20th April 2014

Harwich was bustling with business at a new town garage sale.

Shocking air pollution killed 100 in Tendring in one year

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Shocking air pollution killed 100 in Tendring in one year

9:00am Sunday 20th April 2014

SHOCK figures have revealed air pollution is to blame for more than 100 deaths a year in Tendring.

‘Shanty’ extension owner loses lengthy court fight

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: ‘Shanty’ extension owner loses lengthy court fight

3:00pm Saturday 19th April 2014

A FIVE-YEAR battle to remove an illegal ‘shanty’ extension to a building in Mistley has ended.

Easter fun day at Horse Rangers

2:00pm Saturday 19th April 2014

FAMILIES will be able to enjoy some Easter fun at a stables.

In pictures: Party for 20 Market Street on second anniversary of fire

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: In pictures: Party for 20 Market Street on second anniversary of fire

9:00am Saturday 19th April 2014

ANGRY residents have called for immediate action over an eye-sore site which was gutted by a fire two years ago.

Crime concerns as PCSO funding is lost

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: New carer support group

6:00pm Friday 18th April 2014

CONCERNS have been raised people are taking advantage of a "lack of police presence" after a wave of thefts and criminal damage in the Manningtree area.

Annual art exhibition taking place this weekend

4:00pm Friday 18th April 2014

AN annual art exhibition will take place again this Easter.

Couple falsely claimed £25,000 benefits in four years

2:00pm Friday 18th April 2014

A MARRIED couple have avoided jail despite swindling more than £25,000 out of Tendring Council.

Protest by candlelight

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Protest by candlelight

12:00pm Friday 18th April 2014

VOICES rang out in the evening night as part of a protest against maternity unit closures.

Runners battle the heat to complete London Marathon

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Runners battle the heat to complete London Marathon

10:00am Friday 18th April 2014

MARATHON runners battled the heat to take part in one of the world’s top charity races.

In today's Standard

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: In today's Standard

7:30am Friday 18th April 2014

A COUPLE are spared prison after admitting benefit fraud of £25,000, protesters hold a twilight vigil at Harwich's Hospital, and residents say flytipping is spoiling their town.

Community heroes are honoured for work

4:00pm Thursday 17th April 2014

COMMUNITY groups in Brantham have picked up their awards for improving the quality of life for residents in their village.

New volunteers enrolled for special tourism tours

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: New volunteers enrolled for special tourism tours

2:00pm Thursday 17th April 2014

NEW volunteers have been signed up for tourism tours around historic Harwich.

Laptop stolen in Dovercourt burglary

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Braintree: drugs police raid ten homes

1:11pm Thursday 17th April 2014

A LAPTOP was stolen during a burglary at a Dovercourt home.

Jewellery and phone stolen in burglary

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Braintree: drugs police raid ten homes

1:09pm Thursday 17th April 2014

JEWELLERY, a mobile phone and lighter were stolen in a house raid.

New credit union opens in Dovercourt

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: New credit union opens in Dovercourt

12:00pm Thursday 17th April 2014

A NEW credit union aimed at helping struggling residents steer clear of loan sharks and payday loans has opened.

Students prepare for exams at soccer stadium

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Students prepare for exams at soccer stadium

10:00am Thursday 17th April 2014

STUDENTS from Manningtree High School took part in an English masterclass event at the Weston Homes Community Stadium in Colchester.

New charges to park in Dedham

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Flight path changes could affect Constable country

7:30am Thursday 17th April 2014

VISITORS to Dedham will be charged to use two village car parks from today.

Get your passport... for the pub

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Get your passport... for the pub

4:00pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

BEER lovers have launched a new passport scheme aimed at promoting Tendring’s real ale pubs.

Art centre reaches milestone

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Art centre reaches milestone

2:00pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

AN arts and crafts centre is celebrating its 30th anniversary.

It's tough, but pubs can still thrive

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: It's tough, but pubs can still thrive

12:00pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

UP and down the country pubs continue to struggle watering holes in our area are bucking the trend.

Village’s spot in top 101 places to live

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Village’s spot in top 101 places to live

10:00am Wednesday 16th April 2014

EAST Bergholt has been named as one of the best places to live in the country.

Fears raised "eyesore" building is in danger of collapse

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Fears raised "eyesore" building is in danger of collapse

7:30am Wednesday 16th April 2014

CONCERNED residents have demanded action at a dilapidated "eyesore" they fear is at risk of falling down.

Cycle race to put Tendring on the map

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Cycle race to put Tendring on the map

6:00pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

STREET parties, cheering children and a carnival atmosphere are hoped to greet top international cyclists when they race through Tending.

Warning after sheds hit by burglary spate

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Braintree: drugs police raid ten homes

4:00pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

RESIDENTS have been warned to take extra precautions after a spate of shed burglaries.

Trail tells story of a pub time gone by

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Trail tells story of a pub time gone by

2:00pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

A NEW pub trail with a difference has been launched in Harwich.

Resident calls for end to parking nightmare

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Resident calls for end to parking nightmare

12:00pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

A CONCERNED resident believes lives could be at risk unless something is done about the parking problems on his street.







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