House clean up prompts fire fears

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

6:00pm Friday 19th September 2014

FEARS an eyesore building could be a major fire risk have been raised after volunteers discovered a mountain of flammable rubbish inside.

Beach cleaners need more numbers

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

4:00pm Friday 19th September 2014

VOLUNTEERS are needed for an annual beach clean in Harwich and Dovercourt.

Teenagers plan to be in hood voice for festival

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

2:00pm Friday 19th September 2014

YOUNGSTERS are hoping to prove not all people who wear a hoody are trouble at their fourth annual festival.

Weeds on pathways need to be cut, says councillor

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

12:00pm Friday 19th September 2014

VITAL footpaths are now unusable for mothers with pushchairs because of cuts to cuts, it has been claimed.

Heritage weekend success

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

10:10am Friday 19th September 2014

RECORD numbers descended on Harwich's historical buildings for a special open weekend which included a First World War themed cinema day and actors in period costumes.

In today's Standard

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

7:30am Friday 19th September 2014

A Harvard professor is to tell Harwich how to brand the town, a hotel is up for grabs for just £1,000, an inquest reveals live wires were left "dangerous and precarious", and fears are raised rubbish dumped at an eyesore building could be a fire risk.

Scouts to get new garage after plans given green light

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

6:00pm Thursday 18th September 2014

A SCOUT club is set to get a new garage after plans were given the green light.

The journey to safety

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

5:00pm Thursday 18th September 2014

A BONFIRE burnt in the street outside Ernest Simon’s home on Kristellnacht – the night Nazis destroyed synagogues, smashed Jewish shops and torched prayer books.

Warning after shed burglaries

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

4:00pm Thursday 18th September 2014

ADVICE has been issued to homeowners after a spate of shed and garage burglaries in the Harwich and Dovercourt area.

Crooks steal petrol from car in Parkeston

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

2:59pm Thursday 18th September 2014

PETROL has been repeatedly stolen from a car in Parkeston.

Jazz band will Mix it up

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

2:00pm Thursday 18th September 2014

A BAND comprising of the best jazz artists in East Anglia is returning to the Electric Palace.

Park Pavilion to host winter preparation event

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

12:00pm Thursday 18th September 2014

RESIDENTS are being offered help preparing for winter at an event in Dovercourt next month.

Visit to remember the kinder

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

11:03am Thursday 18th September 2014

CHILDREN who were rescued from Nazi Europe returned to Harwich to mark the 75th anniversary of the end of the Kindertransport which saved their lives.

New maternity service to help in north Essex

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

12:54pm Thursday 18th September 2014

A NEW maternity service in north Essex could help solve some of the problems caused by a cut in the service.

Yobs target cyclists in Big Mac Attack

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

7:30am Thursday 18th September 2014

LITTER louts on wheels hurled fast food remains and takeaway wrappers at cyclists in a random attack.

Wednesday latest: British man questioned in relation to murder of Hannah Witheridge

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

8:15am Wednesday 17th September 2014

A British man has been questioned in relation to the murders of two Britons found dead in Thailand.

MP wades into PCSO car bill row

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

5:10pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

A ROW over who pays the £1,500-a-year bill for a community police car has been taken to the top by Mannintree’s MP.

Museum having record year with time to spare

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

3:20pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

MUSEUM staff are celebrating after welcoming their 2,000th visitor of the year.

Chance to meet weather girl in school poetry contest

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

12:00pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

YOUNG poets and photographers have the chance to meet a television weather girl as part of a competition.

Searching High for lighthouse sisters

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

10:00am Wednesday 17th September 2014

LIGHTHOUSE bosses are trying to trace former residents as part of a history project.

Anger as developers’ cash goes to Clacton instead

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

7:30am Wednesday 17th September 2014

HARWICH has lost out on a £100,000 council cash windfall after it was spent on a project in Clacton instead.

UPDATE 2pm: Hannah Witheridge's family pay tribute to "beautiful, intelligent, loving young woman"

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

9:33am Tuesday 16th September 2014

THE family of a murdered Essex University student have paid tribute to a "beautiful, intelligent, loving young woman".

Residents’ tax bills could be cut or frozen

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

6:00pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

TOWN hall bosses could freeze or even cut council tax next year, despite Government grants being slashed by £1.6million.

'Cretins' kick down elderly lady's fence

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

4:00pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

YOBS who smashed down an elderly woman’s fence have been branded “morons”.

Coffee date in aid of charity

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Macmillan Coffee Morning

2:00pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

A COFFEE morning will be held to raise money for Macmillan Cancer Support.

Burglars steal rings and laptop in daytime raid

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

12:34pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

DETECTIVES are appealing for information after burglars stole a computer and two diamond rings from a house in Dovercourt.

Fury at meals on wheels cost hike

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

12:00pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

PENSIONERS have been left “outraged” after being told vulnerable meals on wheels users must fork out an extra 25p a day from November.

Sun shines on school's latest eco-friendly scheme

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

10:32am Tuesday 16th September 2014

A HIGH school has become the first in Tendring to go green and install solar panels in a bid to save cash and the environment.

Woman knocked down on crossing 'lucky' to escape serious injury, says mum

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

7:30am Tuesday 16th September 2014

A MOTHER has spoken of her shock after her daughter was knocked down by a car which ran through a red light.

Still no sign of safety work at A120 blackspot

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

6:00pm Monday 15th September 2014

FUMING councillors have vowed to pile pressure on the Highways Agency to install promised safety measures at an A120 danger junction.

Planners to decide on new village homes bid

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

4:00pm Monday 15th September 2014

PLANS to build nine new homes in Bradfield will be scrutinised by a planning committee.

One in 10 rail users forced to stand

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

2:00pm Monday 15th September 2014

MORE than ten per cent of commuters travelling into London Liverpool Street have had to stand during morning rush hour, new figures have revealed.

Frustration at MP over new sulphur rules

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Bernard Jenkin

12:00pm Monday 15th September 2014

FRUSTRATED town councillors have criticised an MP for delaying the submission of a motion for a debate in the House of Commons regarding new sulphur emission regulations.

Pupils’ thanks after charity trip of a lifetime

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

10:00am Monday 15th September 2014

BIG-HEARTED fundraisers have been thanked for their support of a charity trip to Thailand.

Disabled man stranded after bus service shake-up

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

7:30am Monday 15th September 2014

A DISABLED man has been forced to walk nearly two miles to a training centre after a bus company axed stops as part of a service shake-up.

Cash windfall for the Ark

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

3:00pm Sunday 14th September 2014

THOUSANDS of pounds have been given to a family centre in a bid to help survivors of domestic abuse.

Tributes paid to Wix musician

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

12:00pm Sunday 14th September 2014

TRIBUTES have been paid to a musician and leisure centre boss who has died after a long illness.

Vintage shop opens in Harwich

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

9:00am Sunday 14th September 2014

VINTAGE fans will be able to recapture the glamour and mystique of the years gone by after a new shop opens.

School mourns pupil killed in accident

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

3:00pm Saturday 13th September 2014

PUPILS have been offered support and counselling following the death of a classmate involved in a cycling accident.

Police release CCTV images following theft from shop

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

12:09pm Saturday 13th September 2014

POLICE have issued CCTV of two women they want to speak to following a shoplifting incident in Harwich.

Fundraiser for Maisy

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

12:00pm Saturday 13th September 2014

A FUNDRAISER is to be held for nine-year-old cerebral palsy sufferer Maisy Kidd-Munnery.

Door to the past swings ajar with open days

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

10:00am Saturday 13th September 2014

HISTORICAL sites across Harwich will be opening their doors to the public this weekend.

Jenkin set to campaign against Carswell

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

6:00pm Friday 12th September 2014

HARWICH and North Essex MP Bernard Jenkin says he will campaign to stop Douglas Carswell becoming UKIP’s first elected MP.

Road disruption on the way

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

4:00pm Friday 12th September 2014

MOTORISTS are facing major disruption as more than 20 roads across the district are set to be closed over the coming months.

Scouts set for fundraising drive

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

2:00pm Friday 12th September 2014

SCOUTS are hosting a weekend of fundraising which kicks off tonight.

Veteran takes on 600-mile event to mark anniversary of Second World War mission

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

12:00pm Friday 12th September 2014

AN Army veteran is taking on a gruelling 600 mile run to mark the anniversary of a daring Second World War mission.

In pictures: Motorcycle Run

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

10:00am Friday 12th September 2014

THOUSANDS of bikers descended upon north Essex to raise money for Essex Air Ambulance.

In this week's Standard

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

7:30am Friday 12th September 2014

IN this week's Standard an MP wades into a row over who should foot the bill for a village PCSO car and a huge £100,000 cash windfall generated in Harwich is spent in Clacton.

‘Trees, please’ is charity’s call

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Council's roll out Christmas tree recycling schemes

6:00pm Thursday 11th September 2014

A CHARITY is asking for your old and unused plastic Christmas trees.

Dramatic night for quiz lovers

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

4:00pm Thursday 11th September 2014

AN amateur dramatic society is hosting a quiz to raise funds.






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