IN this week's Standard residents speak of their shock after woman is threatened just feet from a police station, a disabled family make a plea for more support and crunch meetings are thought to have been held over proposed Manningtree Tesco store.

Council is accused of missing chance to buy old courthouse, there is anger over new bus routes and timetables and rats and rubbish could blight new play area.

In pictures: Manningtree Regatta, we put the spotlight on child obesity and memories looks back at Kindertransport.

Plus all the latest news, sport and entertainment.