Two stabbed during random attack

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

10:43am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

A MAN and a woman were stabbed on the doorstep of a house during an apparently random attack.

A120 closed after crash

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: A361 closed at Sampford Peverell

4:40pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

THE westbound lane of the A120 has been closed after a crash.

A12 northbound closed following an incident

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: A361 closed at Sampford Peverell

4:34pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

The A12 is closed following an incident involving a car and a lorry.

Your big Britain's Got Talent chance

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

4:00pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

FAME-SEEKING youngsters are perfecting their pitch and fine-tuning their instruments ready to wow scouts from Britain’s Got Talent.

Friends tackle 280-mile bike ride in memory of Daniel

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

3:10pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

BEFORE a brain tumour took its cruel grip on Daniel Havell, he told best pal Karl Bradwell not to forget him.

Investigation into attack on mourners at High Woods Country Park continues

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Essex Police have closed the road

3:04pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

SIX people arrested following a gang attack on a mourning family in High Woods Country Park have been given police bail.

We want to check how you walk

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Nordic Walking for Beginners (6 week course)

3:02pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

RESEARCHERS at Essex University need 1,000 volunteers aged over 55 to see howpeople’s gait changes over time.

Colchester A&E crisis plan unveiled

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

3:02pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

PLANS to cut A&E admissions at Colchester General Hospital by 10 per cent have been unveiled.

Couples wanted for Come Dine With Me

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Come Dine With Me - couples sought from Hillingdon for TV show

3:01pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

Reality dinner party show Come Dine With Me is coming to Colchester.

UPDATED TUESDAY 2pm: Travellers told to move on after setting up camp at football club

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

1:30pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

TRAVELLERS have pitched up at the Colchester United ground.

Drivers ignore bus lane restrictions to avoid four-mile diversion

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

11:29am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

Drivers have been flouting bus lane restrictions to avoid a four-mile diversion.

When Martin met Harry...and gave him babysitting tips

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

11:28am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

CHEEKY chappy Martin Bennett met Prince Harry and gave him babysitting tips for his new Royal niece or nephew.

Border force seize £30,000 worth of cannabis at Harwich International Port

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

10:27am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

SMUGGLERS attempting to bring £30,000 worth of drugs into the UK via Harwich were thwarted by the Border Force.

Dramatic dog rescue after Naze cliff fall

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

10:00am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

A DOG owner has spoken of the terrifying moment her dog ran off the edge of a 30ft cliff, sparking a dramatic rescue bid.

Become speed watch volunteer

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Speed Watch areas have been run by other forces in the UK

8:57am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

A COMMUNITY speed watch is encouraging volunteers to come forward.

Paralysed lad is visited by U’s hero Karl

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

8:30am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

TEENAGER Tristan Green has received a boost...a visit from Colchester United legend Karl Duguid.

Tailbacks as Northern Approach Road closes for at least three weeks

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

8:51am Monday 22nd September 2014

MOTORISTS reported rush hour delays after four mile diversions were put in place.

Woman injured in collision with forklift truck

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4:21pm Monday 22nd September 2014

POLICE are investigating after a woman was hit by a forklift truck at a building supplies store.

Drivers warned of deer risk on rural roads

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Deer-watching event

3:34pm Monday 22nd September 2014

Motorists are being urged to be aware of deer running into rural roads this autumn.

Colchester teen becomes one of the UK's youngest stem cell donors

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

3:13pm Monday 22nd September 2014

A teenager who gave stem cells to save the life of a stranger is backing a national campaign to find more donors.

Overdevelopment fears as plans for 150 new homes in village revealed

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

2:42pm Monday 22nd September 2014

Villagers fear being swamped by new houses after developers confirmed they hope to build 150 new homes.

Soldiers' lives put at risk to deliver turbine which has never been used

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

1:37pm Monday 22nd September 2014

SOLDIERS who risked their lives to bring electricity to parts of Afghanistan have been betrayed, it has been claimed.

UPDATED MONDAY 1.15PM: Gun recovered from Vineyard Street flat

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

1:20pm Monday 22nd September 2014

NINE people have been bailed after an armed gang attack in Colchester.

Save fringe from being developed

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

1:06pm Monday 22nd September 2014

A CAMPAIGN group has been launched to fight plans for thousands of homes on the outskirts of Colchester.

Passenger charged at taxi driver with a meat cleaver

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

1:15pm Monday 22nd September 2014

A TAXI driver described the terrifying moment a passenger charged at him with a meat cleaver over an £18 fare.

Remembering Arnhem's Dark Days

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

8:59am Monday 22nd September 2014

MORE than 200 Colchester-based paratroopers parachuted on to the same fields used 70 years ago by soldiers taking part in a Second World War airborne operation.

Big repair bill forces Colchester Academy's sport centre to close

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

8:55am Monday 22nd September 2014

A SPORTS centre used by hundreds of people from across Colchester is due to close.

Grandad inspires pub’s life-saving mission to fund town defibrillator

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

8:51am Monday 22nd September 2014

A GRANDFATHER who was brought back to life on the street with a community defibrillator has inspired a fundraising campaign to get the life-saving equipment installed at his local pub.

14-bed hotel up for grabs for £1,000

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

7:30am Monday 22nd September 2014

A GUTSY gambler will win big by scooping the keys to a 14-bedroom hotel in a bonkers giveaway.

'Distracted cook' sparks fire warning after blaze

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

6:26pm Sunday 21st September 2014

A FIRE broke out in a flat in Clacton after the occupant became distracted while cooking.

Devastated family return to UK with body of 'our beautiful Hannah'

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

4:18pm Sunday 21st September 2014

THE family of Essex University student Hannah Witheridge, who was brutally murdered in Thailand, have returned to the UK with her body.

Sentimental jewellery among £2k haul from raid on Parkeston home

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

12:30pm Saturday 20th September 2014

CROOKS got away with almost £2,000 worth of loot in an raid on a home in Parkeston.

A12 tailbacks after double accident at Capel St Mary

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

11:50am Saturday 20th September 2014

THE A12 north of Colchester was blocked this morning following two crashes.

Woman badly injured and man rescued in Clacton blaze

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

11:23am Saturday 20th September 2014

A WOMAN has been badly injured after fire ripped through a flat in Clacton.

Woman and child cut free from smash in Elmstead Market

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

11:08am Saturday 20th September 2014

A WOMAN and child were trapped in the wreckage of a car for more than half an hour after a two-vehicle smash in Elmstead Market.

First it's parish council... then Downing Street for James, 18

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

8:00pm Friday 19th September 2014

A TEENAGER who hopes to become Prime Minister has become a council’s youngest member at the age of 18.

Decision is due on Braiswick

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

2:00pm Friday 19th September 2014

A DECISION on plans for another primary school in north Colchester is due to be made by Essex County Council next Friday.

I was beaten up by thugs ...but it’s taken 12 days for police to speak to me

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

1:46pm Friday 19th September 2014

A MAN who was attacked by three thugs says he feels let down it has taken 12 days for officers to take his statement.

Here's how new £5m school will look

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

1:06pm Friday 19th September 2014

THIS is the first glimpse of what a £5million primary school in north Colchester will look like.

Mount Snowdon fundraiser will mark firm's anniversary

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

12:22pm Friday 19th September 2014

STAFF at a north Essex firm will mark its tenth anniversary by climbing Mount Snowdon.

Crunch meeting may decide Slack Space's future

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Colchester Council reveals Plan B for old police station

12:19pm Friday 19th September 2014

COMMUNITY art group Slack Space continues to face an uncertain future because of money troubles.

Friday update: Thai police say investigation into murder of Hannah Witheridge is proving "quite difficult"

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

10:51am Friday 19th September 2014

Police in Thailand have admitted the investigation into the brutal murders of two British tourists is proving "quite difficult" as they revealed they do not know how many people were involved in the killings.

Hospital hopes new university degree will help solve nursing shortage

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

10:21am Friday 19th September 2014

A new on-the-job nursing degree could help to reduce Colchester General Hospital’s recruitment woes.

Teenager arrested after a man is stabbed in the chest

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

10:00am Friday 19th September 2014

A KNIFE victim was rushed to hospital after being stabbed in Clacton.

Colchester Leisure World revamp hailed following big boost in visitor numbers

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

8:37am Friday 19th September 2014

COLCHESTER Leisure World has seen visitor numbers increase by about 140,000 in two years and is close to breaking even for the first time.

Tickets sell fast for Military Wives concert at Mercury Theatre

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

8:26am Friday 19th September 2014

TICKETS for a “homecoming” performance by the Colchester Military Wives Choir sold out within three days.

UPDATED: Injured woman cut free from vehicle after Brightlingsea road crash

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

8:23am Friday 19th September 2014

A person has been cut free from their vehicle after a traffic collision in Brightlingsea this morning.

Train delays after police called to Witham station

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

5:46pm Thursday 18th September 2014

TRAINS have been delayed in the Witham area while police search for a vulnerable person.

Motorcyclist, in his 70s, has died after a crash with a van in Steeple Bumpstead

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: A361 closed at Sampford Peverell

5:09pm Thursday 18th September 2014

A motorcyclist aged in his 70s has died after he was involved in a crash with a van.

Anger over loss of the number 3 bus

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

5:00pm Thursday 18th September 2014

RESIDENTS have launched a campaign for the reinstatement of a bus service, claiming they’ve been left stranded.






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