IN this week’s Harwich and Manningtree Standard emergency talks will be held after plans are submitted to build on allotment land.

A man has been found guilty of attempted murder after stabbing a man in the head and a woman has hit out after he son was refused communion in her chosen church.

A petition has been launched to save a football club’s car park from development after bosses fear the plans could financially ruin the club and calls have been made to turn a water works site into a swimming pool.

Plans are in the pipeline for memorial to poisoned cats and dog lovers went for a Boxing Day dip to raise money for charity.

A family historian discovered a real life Oliver Twist when he traced his family’s name and a funeral has been held for a man who was knocked down and killed.

Plus all your entertainment and sports news.