Village’s spot in top 101 places to live

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Village’s spot in top 101 places to live

10:00am Wednesday 16th April 2014

EAST Bergholt has been named as one of the best places to live in the country.

Fears raised "eyesore" building is in danger of collapse

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Fears raised "eyesore" building is in danger of collapse

7:30am Wednesday 16th April 2014

CONCERNED residents have demanded action at a dilapidated "eyesore" they fear is at risk of falling down.

Cycle race to put Tendring on the map

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Cycle race to put Tendring on the map

6:00pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

STREET parties, cheering children and a carnival atmosphere are hoped to greet top international cyclists when they race through Tending.

Warning after sheds hit by burglary spate

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Braintree: drugs police raid ten homes

4:00pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

RESIDENTS have been warned to take extra precautions after a spate of shed burglaries.

Trail tells story of a pub time gone by

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Trail tells story of a pub time gone by

2:00pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

A NEW pub trail with a difference has been launched in Harwich.

Resident calls for end to parking nightmare

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Resident calls for end to parking nightmare

12:00pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

A CONCERNED resident believes lives could be at risk unless something is done about the parking problems on his street.

Dog rescued from streets of Thailand

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Dog rescued from streets of Thailand

10:00am Tuesday 15th April 2014

A COUPLE have given a new life to a dog after it was rescued from the streets of Thailand.

Two years later and no Tesco in sight

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Two years later and no Tesco in sight

7:30am Tuesday 15th April 2014

WORK on a controversial new Tesco in Manningtree has yet to start – more than two years after planning permission was granted.

Baby Leah-Marie born in a car park

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Baby Leah-Marie born in a car park

6:00pm Monday 14th April 2014

WHEN mum-of-two Jade Paice realised her baby was coming she was on the A120.

Tom talks anti-cyber bullying on TV

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Tom talks anti-cyber bullying on TV

4:00pm Monday 14th April 2014

A CYBERBULLYING victim who is leading a campaign encouraging websites to protect their users from abuse has had his story featured on TV.

Eight months of pipe works disruption

2:00pm Monday 14th April 2014

RESIDENTS are facing eight months of disruption as underground water pipes are replaced in Dovercourt.

Oh buoy, what a way to welcome new visitors

12:00pm Monday 14th April 2014

PLANS to install a buoy to welcome visitors to Harwich have been submitted to Tendring Council.

Teens gripped by story of disaster survivor

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Teens gripped by story of disaster survivor

10:00am Monday 14th April 2014

HISTORY students were captivated as a holocaust survivor relived his horrific memories from the tragedy.

‘Vital’ teashop board is pinched by thieves

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: ‘Vital’ teashop board is pinched by thieves

7:30am Monday 14th April 2014

THIEVES stole a hand painted advertising board in broad daylight.

Council is ‘moving the goalposts’ over lights

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Braintree district: Street light switch off leads to safety fears

3:00pm Sunday 13th April 2014

MORE streets could be plunged into darkness as part of a controversial blackout, it is feared.

Taking a look back... at the Harwich marathon

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Taking a look back... at the Harwich marathon

12:00pm Sunday 13th April 2014

AS RUNNERS pound the pavements in London for this year's Virgin marathon today, the Standard takes a look back at Harwich's own running past.

Spring cleaning the town

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Spring cleaning the town

10:00am Sunday 13th April 2014

A HUGE spring clean up has been organised in a bid to pull in the tourists this summer and revitalise a recession-hit town.

Mums protest over Harwich maternity unit closure

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Mums protest over Harwich maternity unit closure

7:00pm Saturday 12th April 2014

MUMS staged a twilight vigil in protest to the temporary closure of the Harwich maternity unit.

Journeyer project on the verge of Harwich launch

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Journeyer project on the verge of Harwich launch

4:00pm Saturday 12th April 2014

EXHIBITS as part of an ambitious arts venture are set to be installed in the coming weeks ahead of the official launch event.

Doting sister to run to remember her brother

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Doting sister to run to remember her brother

12:00pm Saturday 12th April 2014

A DOTING sister is set to mark the tenth anniversary of her brother's death by running the London marathon.

Best pals to bike length of UK to help hospital unit

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Best pals to bike length of UK to help hospital unit

10:00am Saturday 12th April 2014

A PAIR of friends are set to take on the challenge of a lifetime to raise money for a children’s hospital.

Broken hospital fencing ‘could take an eye out'

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Broken hospital fencing ‘could take an eye out'

6:00pm Friday 11th April 2014

BROKEN fencing surrounding an old hospital site has been branded as “not acceptable”.

Travelling artist returning to music hotspot

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Travelling artist returning to music hotspot

4:00pm Friday 11th April 2014

A TRAVELLING troubadour whose latest album has been getting rave reviews is set to perform in Manningtree.

Blowing the whistle on record attempt

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Blowing the whistle on record attempt

2:00pm Friday 11th April 2014

AN engineering company revived interest in the industry by taking part in a world record attempt to create 20,000 whistles in just four hours.

Residents vow to clean up village

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Residents vow to clean up village

12:00pm Friday 11th April 2014

RESIDENTS have banded together to fight against vandalism blighting a village play park.

Painting of port to go under hammer

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Painting of port to go under hammer

10:00am Friday 11th April 2014

A PAINTING depicting the arrival of Charlotte of Mecklenburg in Harwich, just days before her marriage to George III in 1761, will be sold later this year.

In today's Standard

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: In today's Standard

7:30am Friday 11th April 2014

A mum tells of her terrifying experience when she gave birth in the back of a car, a community is set to spring into action for a big clean-up challenge, and residents fear excessive parking is making their road a danger.

Taking a stand

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Maternity unit closure: 'My choice has been taken away'

6:00pm Thursday 10th April 2014

RESIDENTS called on to join the latest protest against the closure of Harwich's maternity unit.

Abandoned dogs issue is soaring

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Abandoned dogs issue is soaring

4:00pm Thursday 10th April 2014

THE number of dogs being abandoned across the Tendring district is increasing dramatically, according to a rescue centre owner.

Soccer team run for Sport Relief

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Soccer team run for Sport Relief

2:00pm Thursday 10th April 2014

A JUNIOR football team are staging their own sponsored run to raise money for Sport Relief.

Call for new laws

1:00pm Thursday 10th April 2014

AN elderly man whose pet needed emergency surgery after being attacked has said new laws are needed to tackle dangerous dogs.

Town regeneration role ‘moving in right direction

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

10:00am Thursday 10th April 2014

PLANS for a role to focus solely on the regeneration of Harwich are progressing well.

Storm-hit trees are replanted

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Storm-hit trees are replanted

7:30am Thursday 10th April 2014

TREES on a roundabout which is the gateway to Old Harwich have been replanted after they came down following last year’s storms.

Commuter hits out at inconsistent service

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Commuter hits out at inconsistent service

6:00pm Wednesday 9th April 2014

A HEAVILY pregnant commuter has hit out at railway bosses after constant disruption to her daily journey.

Ghostly inn back under hammer

4:00pm Wednesday 9th April 2014

A “HAUNTED” pub is going under the hammer for the second time in six months.

Dangerous dogs... or just victims of our society?

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Dangerous dogs... or just victims of our society?

2:00pm Wednesday 9th April 2014

There are many words used to describe the influx of status dogs, poorly treated pets and just the unfortunate overspill of unwanted litters.

Nursery’s blooming great effort to support good cause

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Nursery’s blooming great effort to support good cause

12:00pm Wednesday 9th April 2014

GREEN fingered kids have been gardening for a good cause.

Businessman winding down after battle with cancer

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Businessman winding down after battle with cancer

10:00am Wednesday 9th April 2014

AN accountant is hanging up his calculator after more than three-and-a-half decades at his practice.

Higher pump cost due to fewer petrol stations in Tendring

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Higher pump cost due to fewer petrol stations in Tendring

7:30am Wednesday 9th April 2014

DRIVERS have branded high fuel prices in Harwich and and Manningtree as “discrimination”.

Football club in appeal for help

6:00pm Tuesday 8th April 2014

A WORRIED football club committee member has called on the community to safeguard the club’s immediate future.

Pre-school boss hits out at ‘ridiculous’ theft of banner

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Pre-school boss hits out at ‘ridiculous’ theft of banner

4:00pm Tuesday 8th April 2014

MINDLESS thieves have stolen a banner from outside a pre-school.

Appeal for more retained firefighters in Manningtree

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Appeal for more retained firefighters in Manningtree

2:00pm Tuesday 8th April 2014

FROM house fires to road traffic incidents retained firefighters respond to calls 24 hours a day.

Candlelight vigil for next maternity closure protest

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Maternity unit closure: 'My choice has been taken away'

12:00pm Tuesday 8th April 2014

FRUSTRATED campaigners have planned their next big protest at the closure of Harwich’s maternity unit.

New post office opens saving service for town

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: New post office opens saving service for town

10:00am Tuesday 8th April 2014

A NEW style post office has opened in Harwich saving the service for the town.

Motorists ignore new 30mph speed limit on Cox’s Hill

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Motorists ignore new 30mph speed limit on Cox’s Hill

7:30am Tuesday 8th April 2014

ANGRY residents fear drivers are flouting a newly installed 30mph speed limit on a dangerous stretch of road.

Headteacher's legacy of change

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Headteacher's legacy of change

6:00pm Monday 7th April 2014

A HEADTEACHER who transformed a high school with radical changes has been forced to retire on medical grounds.

More money, more midwives

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Maternity unit closure: 'My choice has been taken away'

4:00pm Monday 7th April 2014

MORE money, more midwives and more promotion is the wishlist for north Essex maternity units.

High praise for school’s production

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: High praise for school’s production

2:00pm Monday 7th April 2014

MORE than 750 people packed into a school hall to watch a production of Oliver!

Restaurant raises tasty sum for cause

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Restaurant raises tasty sum for cause

12:00pm Monday 7th April 2014

A MANNINGTREE restaurant has raised a £1,000 for a charity’s appeal.

Layla loses long locks to net charity £1,200

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Layla loses long locks to net charity £1,200

10:00am Monday 7th April 2014

A FUNDRAISING mum has raised more than £1,000 for charity by going for the chop.






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