Councillor and cricket club official arrested in Sport England fraud probe

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

6:18pm Thursday 31st July 2014

A PROMINENT councillor and a cricket club official have been arrested on suspicion of fraud against Sport England.

Holey roads set to be repaired

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

4:00pm Thursday 31st July 2014

MORE than 40 potholed and defective roads in the Clacton and Frinton area are finally set to be repaired.

Dad catches snake coiled in the cupboard

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

3:00pm Thursday 31st July 2014

A QUICK-THINKING dad had to come up with a cunning plan after discovering a 5ft long snake hiding in his kitchen cupboard.

Young workers can't afford own home - shocking figures show property ladder woe

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Toughened lending sees mortgages fall

2:00pm Thursday 31st July 2014

THOUSANDS of young workers are being forced to live at home with their parents because they can’t afford a place of their own.

Life will never be the same without Conor - tributes after teen tragedy

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

1:00pm Thursday 31st July 2014

THE devastated family of a tragic teenager who drowned in a quarry lake say their lives will never be the same again.

Only way is Clacton as Joey Essex opens nightclub

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Joey Essex

12:00pm Thursday 31st July 2014

JOEY Essex’s legion of fans will be in d-reemland when the reality TV star visits Clacton on Saturday night.

Heroes save elderly swimmer by dragging him from the sea

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

11:00am Thursday 31st July 2014

TWO heroic men saved a swimmer’s life when they spotted him drowning in the sea and pulled him to safety.

Riding instructor attacked in her own garden by suspected horse rustler

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

10:00am Thursday 31st July 2014

A RIDING instructor was left terrified after being attacked in her own garden by a suspected horse rustler.

IN THIS WEEK'S GAZETTE

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

7:30am Thursday 31st July 2014

Family heartbreak as teenager drowns in lake... Villagers win Mere footpath victory... Joey Essex to unveil Clacton's newest nightclub... Snakes alive! - 5ft serpent lurking in our cupboard

Are YOU in this week's Gazette!

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

6:30pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

Trio of care homes compete in Clacton Commonwealth Games... Dave Garlick reaches Wembley Way in 100-mile charity epic... Stagestruck dancers dazzle at Disneyland

Community minibus on the road for 40 years

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

6:00pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

A MINIBUS service is celebrating 40 years on the road.

Pirate radio display gets an airing

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Event celebrating 50th birthday of pirate radio off Essex coast

4:00pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

A NEW pirate radio museum has opened on Clacton seafront.

Man and boy, 7, cut free from car following crash in Thorpe

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Parked cars are delaying fire crews in Ongar (file image).

2:32pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

A MAN and a seven-year-old boy were cut free from a car following a crash in Thorpe-le-Soken.

Jack powers through to clinch award

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

2:20pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

A SCHOOLBOY from Clacton has been hailed as an inspiration to others after scooping a top award.

Counting the cost after freak crash flattens wall

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

12:00pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

A WOMAN’S garden wall was flattened in what looks to be a freak accident.

Music Movers celebrate a year of success

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

10:00am Wednesday 30th July 2014

A MUSICAL movement group has celebrated a year of helping talented toddlers develop their skills.

Woman suffers suspected neck injury following crash

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Pic credit: East of England Ambulance Service Trust

9:43am Wednesday 30th July 2014

A WOMAN suffered a suspected neck injury following a collision in Clacton.

Emergency services at incident in London Road, Clacton

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Increase in New Year ambulance 999 calls in Essex

8:51am Wednesday 30th July 2014

Police and paramedics are at an incident in Clacton's London Road.

Work to start on million pound Naze centre

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Wildlife trust eases Naze takeover fears

7:33am Wednesday 30th July 2014

A CONTROVERSIAL £1million scheme to build a new visitor centre at Walton’s historic Naze will start in December.

UKIP: We're coming for your seat Mr Carswell!

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Ukip’s Roger Lord – “the world has moved on”

6:00pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

UKIP claims a Conservative MP’s days are numbered in Clacton after naming its own General Election hopeful.

School dazzles with Tempest performance

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

4:20pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

A FRINTON school signed off the year in style by dazzling audiences with a successful show.

Fire crews called to blaze at industrial unit in St Osyth

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Parked cars are delaying fire crews in Ongar (file image).

4:02pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

FIREFIGHTERS were called to 12 cars on fire at an industrial unit in St Osyth.

Wildlife enthusiasts wowed by TV presenter David Bellamy

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

1:20pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

Renowned presenter and environmental campaigner David Bellamy was among the experts who enthralled wildlife enthusiasts with guided talks and tours.

Fun at the fayre - top turnout for village event

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

12:00pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

HUNDREDS of smiling faces turned out for Jaywick’s summer fayre, with organisers hailing it as the best ever.

Man punched in face during street robbery in Clacton

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Essex Police closed the station as part of £2.5million cuts.

10:14am Tuesday 29th July 2014

A MAN was punched in the face during a violent street-robbery in Clacton.

Spectacular statue to commemorate VC winner

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

10:00am Tuesday 29th July 2014

A STATUE commemorating a Walton war hero is set to be unveiled on the town’s seafront next week.

Lights out for lanterns on council land

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: chinese-lantern.jpg

7:30am Tuesday 29th July 2014

CHINESE lanterns could be outlawed on all council land in Tendring.

Desperate appeal to hep charity save Barnabus

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

6:00pm Monday 28th July 2014

A CHARITY is appealing for big-hearted Gazette readers to help save a man’s life in Africa.

Parade to mark First World War centenery

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

4:00pm Monday 28th July 2014

A PARADE will be held in Clacton next to mark the centenary of the beginning of the First World War.

Number of Tendring traveller sites to nearly double

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

2:00pm Monday 28th July 2014

THE number of traveller sites in the Tendring district needs to almost double over the next 20 years, council bosses have been told.

Cabbies in plea to carry adverts

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

12:00pm Monday 28th July 2014

HARD-up cabbies in Clacton are pleading for the green light to put adverts on their taxis to drum up extra cash.

Colchester parks win new awards

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

10:00am Monday 28th July 2014

Colchester's award-winning Castle Park has been recognised again.

Fears over Clacton landmark as Venetian Bridge starts cracking up

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

5:37pm Monday 28th July 2014

WORK has been carried out to prop up Clacton's famous Venetian Bridge after a piece of concrete fell off.

Clacton gardens in stunning shape for the summer

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

7:30am Monday 28th July 2014

BLOOMING heck! Busy park rangers have planted a staggering 200,000 plants as Tendring gears up for the summer season.

Robber flees empty handed after struggle with security guard over cash box

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Essex Police closed the station as part of £2.5million cuts.

3:31pm Sunday 27th July 2014

A WOULD-be robber fled empty-handed after a struggle with a security guard outside a Tesco Express store in Clacton.

Smoke and fumes force residents from their home

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Free parking permits for Tendring residents

3:00pm Sunday 27th July 2014

AN elderly couple claim they are being forced out of their holiday park home by smoke and fumes from a nearby incinerator.

Councillors call for action over crumbling pub roof danger

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

12:00pm Sunday 27th July 2014

COUNCILLORS have called for urgent action to prevent a pub’s roof crumbling on to unsuspecting pedestrians below.

7-year-old girl pulled from sea following near-drowning in Walton

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Thames Coastguard station at Walton, earmarked for closure in September 2014.

11:28am Sunday 27th July 2014

A SEVEN-YEAR-OLD girl almost drowned while swimming in the sea off Walton beach.

Elderly woman left distraught after bag is snatched from car

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Essex Police closed the station as part of £2.5million cuts.

10:11am Sunday 27th July 2014

AN elderly woman has been left distraught after an opportunist thief swiped her handbag in a supermarket car park.

Seafront paddling pool in line for revamp

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

9:00am Sunday 27th July 2014

A SEAFRONT paddling pool could get a new lease of life after becoming silted up with mud.

Woman suffers from smoke inhalation following kitchen blaze

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Parked cars are delaying fire crews in Ongar (file image).

7:36pm Saturday 26th July 2014

A WOMAN in her fifties was treated for smoke inhalation following a fire at her home in St Osyth.

Police appeal for help to catch would-be robber

4:00pm Saturday 26th July 2014

DETECTIVES are appealing for help to catch would-be mugger following a brazen attempted robbery in broad daylight in Clacton.

Burglars target homes across Tendring

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Essex Police closed the station as part of £2.5million cuts.

3:47pm Saturday 26th July 2014

BURGLARS have made of with hundreds of pounds of goods following a spate of burglaries across Tendring.

Dog show to boost air ambulance cause

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: COLLECTING: Ten charities have permission.

12:00pm Saturday 26th July 2014

A DOG show is being held in Weeley in aid of Essex Air Ambulance.

Plans launched for new homes and football stadium

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

9:00am Saturday 26th July 2014

PLANS for a football stadium and 65 new homes between Clacton and Holland-on-Sea have been submitted.

It's A Knockout fundraiser back at cricket club after smashing success

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

6:00pm Friday 25th July 2014

CLACTON Cricket Club brings back the It’s A Knockout Challenge after its success last year.

Elton tribute act to get Clacton theatre rocking

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: IT’S A LITTLE BIT FUNNY: Paul Bacon’s amazing Ultimate Elton show is at The Rock in Weymouth tonight

4:00pm Friday 25th July 2014

AN award-winning tribute act will have Clacton’s Princes Theatre crocodilerocking this weekend.

No-one puts this show in the corner! Dirty Dancing tribute set for Clacton

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

2:00pm Friday 25th July 2014

A TRIBUTE to one of the greatest soundtracks in music history is coming to the West Cliff theatre.

Gwappling gwapenuts! TV nature guru David Bellamy comes to Brightlingsea

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Meet botanist David Bellamy at Butterfly World

12:00pm Friday 25th July 2014

TELEVISION presenter David Bellamy is meeting wildlife enthusiasts during a weekend of special activities.

Beach-goer taken to hospital after suffering chest pains

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Body washed up on Walton beach

10:00am Friday 25th July 2014

PARAMEDICS took a man to hospital after he started to suffer chest pains on the beach in Walton.






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