Sir Alfred Munnings exhibition

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

2:00pm Thursday 2nd October 2014

AN exhibition which aims to shed a more positive light on one of our most famous painters is currently taking place in Dedham.

Sign up for your flu vaccine

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Family living out of boxes after house repairs delayed

12:00pm Thursday 2nd October 2014

A MANNINGTREE pharmacy is offering the winter flu vaccine.

Scout group needs volunteers

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Family living out of boxes after house repairs delayed

7:30am Thursday 2nd October 2014

A SCOUT group is looking for volunteers to help with activities.

Claim sailing club’s tent upsets residents

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Family living out of boxes after house repairs delayed

6:00pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

A SAILING club has been told it does not need planning permission for a controversial marquee.

Stroke survivors set out for charity walk

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

4:00pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

STROKE survivors strode out along the seafront for a sponsored walk.

Farmyard animals give furry therapy

2:00pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

BUMBLE and Badger the dogs, along with a host of farmyard friends, offer a furry alternative to traditional therapy.

Organisation hoping to purchase own building

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Family living out of boxes after house repairs delayed

12:00pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

A YOUTH organisation has asked for support as it bids for cash to purchase its building.

Supermarket staff excel at Birkett challenge

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Family living out of boxes after house repairs delayed

10:00am Wednesday 1st October 2014

SUPERMARKET staff turned £50 into more than £1,000 as part of an annual charity challenge.

Parish council gives cash to good causes

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Family living out of boxes after house repairs delayed

6:00pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

A PARISH council has agreed to award grants to two vital services.

Penalty to paper for rugby shirt designing kids

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

4:00pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

RUGBY players swapped scrums and rucks for pens and paper to design their new shirt.

Cliff shapes spruced up

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

2:00pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

SEAFRONT shapes have been brightened up for the first time in 30 years.

A120 campaign claims dualling will cut some journey times in half

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Still no A120 roundabout revamp

12:52pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

A FRESH campaign to dual the A120 throughout north Essex claims it could cut some journey times in half.

Jenkin to begin business seminar

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Bernard Jenkin

12:00pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

AN MP is set to open a seminar on how to rebrand Harwich.

New headteacher says school has potential

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

10:00am Tuesday 30th September 2014

HEADTEACHER Robert Garrett is a man that likes to step out of his comfort zone.

Precious deeds stay in town

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

7:30am Tuesday 30th September 2014

HISTORIC deeds will remain in Harwich after being sold to raise money for an ambitious shipbuilding scheme.

'Council hasn't helped us in fight to save rink'

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

6:00pm Monday 29th September 2014

A CHILDREN’S attraction is set to close because of crippling insurance costs.

Top Manningtree students welcomed to Mensa

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

4:00pm Monday 29th September 2014

A GROUP of brainboxes from Manningtree High School have been invited to join Mensa after receiving outstanding test results.

Giving mums a greater choice

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

2:00pm Monday 29th September 2014

OVER the last few months many pregnant women have faced turmoil over where they would give birth.

Residents say no to footpath plans

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

12:00pm Monday 29th September 2014

FRUSTRATED villagers living near a rural road set for a controversial new footpath are overwhelmingly against the plans, it has been claimed.

Football legend backs hospital fundraiser

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

10:00am Monday 29th September 2014

A FOOTBALL legend was on hand to present a cheque for more than £1,000 to Colchester General Hospital’s Neonatal Unit.

Crime rise ‘not due to blackout’

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Bernard Jenkin – MP for Harwich and North Essex

7:30am Monday 29th September 2014

RISING crime in Harwich is causing concern, but is not a result of the streetlight switch-off, it has been claimed.

Crash victim calls for action at A120 danger junction

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

3:00pm Sunday 28th September 2014

A CRASH victim has called for the Highways Agency to “get their act together” in a bid to prevent future accidents following the fatality.

Aggravated burglary in Harwich

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

12:20pm Sunday 28th September 2014

POLICE are investigating an aggravated burglary in Harwich.

Footballer fundraisers

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

12:00pm Sunday 28th September 2014

SPORTING youngsters are turning their hands to fundraising to buy a lifesaving defibrillator.

Memories: Sailing back into town's shipping history

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

9:00am Sunday 28th September 2014

As an historic passenger ferry sails out of Harwich for the last time on Sunday, the Standard takes a look back at the town’s illustrious shipping and ferry history.

Essex County Council backs call for action on A120

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Spend the Cash Now, Save Lives campaign has begun

3:00pm Saturday 27th September 2014

ROAD bosses have been accused of “fobbing off” residents and councillors after delays to promised works at notorious accident blackspot junctions.

Dog's to have their day at charity show

12:00pm Saturday 27th September 2014

EVERY dog can have its day at an annual charity show for pet pooches and their owners.

CSI Manningtree for forensic pupils

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

10:00am Saturday 27th September 2014

STUDENTS became crime scene investigators for a day thanks to a visit from a lecturer in forensic science.

Highways bosses remain committed to work at A120 junctions

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Spend the Cash Now, Save Lives campaign has begun

6:00pm Friday 26th September 2014

HIGHWAYS bosses say they remain committed to improving safety at notorious accident blackspot following a fatal accident.

Cash boost in line for ambulance service

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

5:21pm Friday 26th September 2014

AN emergency package worth £14.9million is being considered to improve the ambulance service.

Volunteers step out to clean up beach

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

4:00pm Friday 26th September 2014

HARDY volunteers removed 14 bags of rubbish from a Dovercourt beach as part of the Marine Conservation Society’s Great British Beach Clean.

Disciplinary panel clears nurse in misconduct case

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Health visitor fired for failings while working at Hove clinic

3:15pm Friday 26th September 2014

A nurse accused of misleading colleagues and behaving unprofessionally has been cleared of misconduct.

Anger at wait for A120 work after man dies in crash

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

2:00pm Friday 26th September 2014

A FATAL accident at notorious accident blackspot junctions has left roads bosses with “blood on their hands” campaigners have claimed.

In pictures: Youngsters help hoody reputation with festival

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

12:00pm Friday 26th September 2014

A ONE-DAY festival designed transform the image of hoody-wearing youngsters has been hailed a smash hit.

Tributes to A120 crash victim

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

10:00am Friday 26th September 2014

TRIBUTES have been paid to a community stalwart who died after a crash at a notorious accident blackspot on the A120.

Harwich and Dovercourt set for coffee mornings

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: WAKE UP AND SMELL THE COFFEE – WE NEED YOUR HELP! Erith Riverside Shopping Centre to host its own Macmillan Coffee Morning!

9:00am Friday 26th September 2014

COMMUNITY centres are getting involved with the world’s biggest coffee morning today.

Road blocked after two vehicle crash

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Family living out of boxes after house repairs delayed

9:20am Friday 26th September 2014

A ROAD is partially blocked after a collision involving two vehicles.

In today's Standard

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

7:30am Friday 26th September 2014

Tributes are paid to tragic victim of A120 crash while campaigners call for road bosses to take responsibility, computers thieves are ordered to pay £3 after bagging £60,000 of equipment in school raids, and a skating rink announces closure due to mounting costs.

Footpath meeting plans change

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Family living out of boxes after house repairs delayed

10:00am Thursday 25th September 2014

DETAILS for a meeting regarding a controversial footpath have changed.

Pubs earn a place in beer guide

7:30am Thursday 25th September 2014

PUBS are celebrating after earning a place in this year’s Good Beer Guide.

Branson backs Mayflower Project

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

6:00pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

AN ambitious ship building project has been endorsed by one of the UK’s leading entrepreneurs.

Night of hope and glory for charity

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Family living out of boxes after house repairs delayed

4:00pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

MORE than 100 people packed into Dedham Assembly Rooms for Last Night of the Proms.

Town council backs pitch project

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

12:00pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

A TOWN council plans to donate £1,000 to a football club’s new pitch project.

Pupils take GCSE three years early

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

10:00am Wednesday 24th September 2014

YOUNGSTERS at Manningtree High School are celebrating further success after 23 Year Eight pupils sat their Citizenship GCSE.

Crooks who stole school computers worth £160,000 ordered to pay back £1 each

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

9:15am Wednesday 24th September 2014

THREE men who admitted stealing £160,000 worth of computers from schools across Essex and Suffolk have no more than £3 left between them, a court heard.

Boris the bear going on tour to raise funds

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

7:30am Wednesday 24th September 2014

THE family of a youngster with a rare metabolic disease are hoping his beloved teddy bear will be whisked off on a tour of the country to raise money and awareness.

UPDATE: Man dies in fatal crash on A120

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

4:40pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

A MAN has died after a crash at an accident blackspot on the A120.

Survey first step to easing gridlock at rail underpass

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

6:00pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

TRAVEL chaos at a notorious rail underpass is set to undergo a rush-hour traffic watch in a bid to prove the need for change.

Schools face tough decisions to meet demand for results

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

4:00pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

A HAPPY headteacher with record-breaking GCSE results has spoken of exam appeals and the pressures of keeping up with an ever-changing curriculum after a year that has seen a number of schools in north Essex disappointed with their results.

School reunion for class of 1970

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Family living out of boxes after house repairs delayed

2:00pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

FORMER pupils from the Sir Anthony Deane school are invited to a reunion.






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