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New gym takes shape in £900k revamp

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

6:00pm Friday 25th July 2014

THE framework for a new gym is in place as part of a £900,000 swimming pool refurbishment.

Maicie and Summer stepping out for charity

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

4:00pm Friday 25th July 2014

A PAIR of big-hearted youngsters are set for a sponsored walk to raise money for charity.

Quay campaigners win Village Green battle

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

4:00pm Friday 25th July 2014

CAMPAIGNERS are jubilant after winning their fight for a controversial quayside to be given Village Green status.

More bans for Chinese sky lanterns

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: A glow lantern in the sky

2:00pm Friday 25th July 2014

CHINESE lanterns are a step closer to being banned from all council land in Tendring.

Ale enthusiasts flock to tenth festival

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

12:00pm Friday 25th July 2014

BEER buffs turned out in force for a milestone festival in Manningtree.

New protest sign planted on sandbank

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

10:00am Friday 25th July 2014

A HAND painted sign criticising a controversial fence was been sited on a sand bank just days before top talks over its future.

Firefighters tackle fridge blaze

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: ONGAR: Fire on school roof

8:37am Friday 25th July 2014

FIREFIGHTERS extinguished a blaze in a first floor flat which had started in a fridge.

In today's Standard

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

7:30am Friday 25th July 2014

A MUM hits out after off-route bus hits her car, a town pond is branded a "disgrace", little Lucy Henshall is rewarded for seven years of perfect attendance, and ship builders search for good luck treasure.

Carolyn hits the trail for cancer charity

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

6:00pm Thursday 24th July 2014

A DOVERCOURT woman is taking part in a trek across Peru to encourage women to check for the early signs of breast cancer.

Attempted burglar flees after being disturbed

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

5:11pm Thursday 24th July 2014

POLICE are appealing for information after an attempted burglary in Little Oakley.

Teenagers asked to get creative

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Family living out of boxes after house repairs delayed

4:00pm Thursday 24th July 2014

TEENAGERS are being asked to get creative with craft workshops at Harwich Library this summer.

Work being done to tackle rural issues

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

2:00pm Thursday 24th July 2014

WORK is being done to help tackle the significant issues facing rural communities.

Organisers gearing up for spectacular sea festival

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

12:00pm Thursday 24th July 2014

THOUSANDS of people are expected to turn out alongside a special royal visitor for an annual festival this weekend.

Raffle raises cash for the Ark

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Family living out of boxes after house repairs delayed

10:00am Thursday 24th July 2014

A PHARMACY has raised more than £300 for a family charity in Harwich.

Unemployment level drops again

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Family living out of boxes after house repairs delayed

7:30am Thursday 24th July 2014

UNEMPLOYMENT in Tendring has dropped but is still higher than regional levels.

Crash proves case for urgent dualling

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

6:00pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A TRUNK road is urgently in need of upgrading after a crash left a port town cut off for more than five hours.

Family praises school after strike day criticism

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Break-in at school

2:00pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A FAMILY has spoken out in support of a school which banned parents from sports day due to teacher strikes.

Finch to House of Lords: revoke Hanningfield's peerage

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Hanningfield could be suspended from Lords in new storm on expenses

12:42pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

THE leader of Essex County Council has called on the House of Lords to revoke Lord Hanningfield’s peerage.

Looking back - at 40 years of Dovercourt Theatre Group

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

12:00pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

TO be or not to be... that was the question for budding actors in Dovercourt.

Secret gardens another success for town

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

10:00am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

HUNDREDS of people descended upon the streets of Harwich for an annual garden extravaganza.

Pints and politics mix with new brew

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

7:30am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

BEER buffs are in for a treat as a brewing company has launched a new bitter named after a political stalwart specially for an upcoming festival.

All shook up for Elvis night at the Maybush

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

6:00pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A VILLAGE pub will be transformed into Heartbreak Hotel for one night only.

Scoring for charity

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

4:00pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

FOOTBALLERS netted more than £1,000 for charity by playing in a special fundraising tournament.

Tendring crowns young musician of the year

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

2:00pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A YOUNG singer has scooped the prestigious title of Tendring’s Young Musician of the Year.

Escaping to the country isn’t always all it’s cracked up to be

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

12:00pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

POWER cuts, flooding and broadband are just some of the things Tendring’s most rural residents continually battle with.

Author inspires student with school visit

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

10:00am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

AN award-winning author inspired students to get into writing with a lively talk.

New group’s bid to inject life into town

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

7:30am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A NEW association is set to drive Manningtree forward in a bid to improve the town’s business prospects.

Jobs to be lost as a result of loss of crossing

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Family living out of boxes after house repairs delayed

6:00pm Monday 21st July 2014

THE axing of a historic ferry route has resulted in a logistics company being forced to cut a number of jobs.

Parking permit plan hailed as reason for High Street success

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Harwich holds the key to ‘unlocking’ district’s potential

4:00pm Monday 21st July 2014

A FREE parking permit scheme is a major factor to the success of Tendring’s high streets according to council bosses.

Verdict awaited over homes plan

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Family living out of boxes after house repairs delayed

2:00pm Monday 21st July 2014

A DECISION is set to be made on plans for 14 new homes in a village.

D-Day for solar farm application

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Family living out of boxes after house repairs delayed

12:00pm Monday 21st July 2014

D-DAY is looming for controversial plans for a solar farm near Wix.

Pupils shine at their end-of-term show

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

10:00am Monday 21st July 2014

YOUNGSTERS put on their best performance for their school production of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.

Rail services delayed because of fallen tree

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Expansion plans – the car park at Marks Tey railway station is set to be more than doubled in size.

9:02am Monday 21st July 2014

TRAIN services through Manningtree and Colchester have been disrupted because of an obstruction on the line.

Bus firm is warned over sloppy service

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Family living out of boxes after house repairs delayed

3:00pm Sunday 20th July 2014

A BUS company has been given a formal warning by licence bosses over its sloppy punctuality.

Edme brings baking to life for Acorn Village

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

12:00pm Sunday 20th July 2014

A MALTING firm’s culinary mastermind brought baking alive at Acorn Village.

Dog charity calls for help to buy land

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

9:00am Sunday 20th July 2014

A CHARITY saving dogs from death row is in desperate need of more space as it struggles to cope with the high number of pets in need.

Police issue e-fit of burglary suspect

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

4:54pm Saturday 19th July 2014

Detectives have issued an image of one of two men suspected of a burglary in Dovercourt.

Thousands raised as Essex trio pad up for charity

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

3:00pm Saturday 19th July 2014

A STAR trio of Essex cricketers turned out for a charity match which raised thousands of pounds for a good cause.

TV presenter presents awards at school

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

12:00pm Saturday 19th July 2014

PUPILS were treated to a special visit by a TV presenter as part of their awards afternoon.

Preparations in full swing for village fayre

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Family living out of boxes after house repairs delayed

9:00am Saturday 19th July 2014

A REVAMPED village fayre will have all the traditional fun and games, live music and a photography competition.

Fears villages will be suffocated by homes

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Family living out of boxes after house repairs delayed

6:00pm Friday 18th July 2014

RURAL villages in Tendring could be “suffocated” under plans to build 12,000 homes, it has been claimed.

Zigzag theatre group performing four straight plays

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

4:41pm Friday 18th July 2014

YOUNGSTERS will be performing four on act plays this weekend.

Dingus Khan set for Suffolk festival

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

4:00pm Friday 18th July 2014

A BAND who named their first album after Mistley’s iconic swans is set to perform at a top festival alongside platinum-selling bands and award-winning comedians.

Youth group off to see the wizard

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

2:00pm Friday 18th July 2014

A YOUTH theatre group is performing The Wizard of Oz on Saturday.

Yobs armed with crowbar target over 20 beach huts

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

12:00pm Friday 18th July 2014

POSSESSIONS were left strewn across the seafront after more than 20 beach huts were ransacked in an overnight raid.

In Pictures: The Tendring Show

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

10:00am Friday 18th July 2014

THIS year’s Tendring Show has been hailed a huge success after 25,000 visitors flocked to the event.

Commuters face morning of train chaos

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: There is disruption on the Greater Anglia service to Southminster

8:22am Friday 18th July 2014

PEOPLE are being advised not to travel on train services to London Liverpool Street due to long delays.

In today's Standard

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

7:30am Friday 18th July 2014

A TOURIST tells of her terror at finding a grenade on the beach, job losses are announced at Harwich logistics company DSV, and health bosses scrap plans to close the town's maternity unit.

Eight pages of Year 6 school leavers pictures in tomorrow's Standard

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

6:00pm Thursday 17th July 2014

SEE tomorrow's Standard for our eight-page Year 6 leavers Friends Forever supplement.

Fibre optics firm plays quay role in jobs boost

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

4:00pm Thursday 17th July 2014

MORE jobs for local people are set to be created when a fibre optics company takes over Harwich’s Gas House Quay.







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