Tribute from family of 'dearly loved' mother who died in Southminster collision

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

3:45pm Sunday 21st September 2014

A 'dearly loved' mother has died following a collision with a lorry.

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.

Could you adopt? New campaign launched to encourage Essex residents

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Rise in county adoptions

5:00pm Monday 22nd September 2014

A NEW campaign has been launched to encourage people in Essex to consider adoption.

'I don't recognise myself when I look in the mirror' says acid attack victim Wayne

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

5:00pm Monday 22nd September 2014

A dad-of-two who had acid thrown at him in a random attack is considering plastic surgery as he can’t bear to look at himself in the mirror.

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.

New headteacher vows to put Ramsey Academy at the heart of the community

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

3:00pm Monday 22nd September 2014

A new headteacher at Halstead’s Ramsey Academy has plans in place to improve the school and make it the talk of the town.

New Braintree community centre opens

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

3:00pm Monday 22nd September 2014

A new community and training centre has been officially opened.

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.

Football mad group raise thousands for charity by visiting 92 clubs in 92 hours

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

1:30pm Monday 22nd September 2014

Football mad friends raised thousands for a local hospice by visiting all the league clubs in England in 92 hours.

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.

Reception for Coggeshall Community Bus volunteers

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

12:00pm Monday 22nd September 2014

More than 70 people attended a reception to meet the drivers of the Coggeshall Community Bus and celebrate the 20th anniversary of chairman Derek North taking up the role.

Beer festival returns to Witham this week

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

10:30am Monday 22nd September 2014

Ale lovers will be hitting the Public Hall in Witham for the venue’s second beer festival.

Police advice after increase in Land Rover and 4x4 vehicle thefts

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

10:30am Monday 22nd September 2014

Police are reminding the public of the importance of securing their cars at all times.

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.

UPDATED MONDAY 5pm: Travellers pitch up for uninvited stay at Colchester United ground

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

10:12am Monday 22nd September 2014

TRAVELLERS have pitched up at the Colchester United ground.

Father pays tribute to tragic son as cause of death remains inconclusive

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

9:00am Monday 22nd September 2014

The father of a “lovable rogue” found dead in his house has told of his sadness as the cause of his son’s death remains unknown.

Memory Lane: Take a look at Southminster's "most hip" 1960s band

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

9:00am Monday 22nd September 2014

MBS reader Tiff Smith sent in this old snap of his band. 

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.

Braintree Council carries out checks to make sure taxpayers are legitimately claiming council tax discount

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: ‘Economic madness’ of £150,000 spin doctors

5:00pm Sunday 21st September 2014

Braintree Council will be checking residents who receive a single person discount for council tax are entitled to it.

Maldon Film Club to show Goodbye First Love

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Two teens treated for smoke inhallation after microwave popcorn drama

5:00pm Sunday 21st September 2014

Get your popcorn ready!

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.

Police arrest man after BMW overturns at A131 junction

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

4:11pm Sunday 21st September 2014

POLICE arrested a 36-year-old Braintree man following a crash on Mount Hill, Halstead last night.

Two men seen acting suspiciously arrested in connection with thefts from cars

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

1:30pm Sunday 21st September 2014

Police arrested two men in connection with thefts from cars after they were seen acting suspiciously.

Primary school pupil swims a mile for cancer charity

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

12:00pm Sunday 21st September 2014

A primary school pupil swam a mile to raise more than £600 for a cancer charity and her terminally ill friend.

Car goes into ditch on 'Burnham bends'

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Essex Police have closed the road

10:56am Sunday 21st September 2014

An incident on the infamous ‘Burnham bends’ left a vehicle in a ditch last Saturday.

£250,000 investment to turn Silkworm into American-style sports bar

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

10:30am Sunday 21st September 2014

A quarter of a million pounds is being spent turning a Braintree pub into a state-of-the-art sports bar.

Witnesses sought after series of container break-ins

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Essex Police have closed the road

10:30am Sunday 21st September 2014

Police are appealing for witnesses to a series of break-ins to secure containers.

Annie and Mel are the pride of Witham after creating floral masterpiece

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

9:00am Sunday 21st September 2014

Passengers at Witham station have been treated to a splash of colour after volunteers created a vibrant floral display.

Free Maldon craft event for children

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Painting for Pleasure art classes will begin at Trimdon Village Hall this month

9:00am Sunday 21st September 2014

A free children’s craft morning will take place with a harvest theme.

Parents form campaign group against proposed merger of Witham's secondary schools

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

5:00pm Saturday 20th September 2014

Parents have set up a campaign group against the proposed merger of Witham’s secondary schools.

Maldon Town Regatta is set to entertain the crowds

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Stalls lined the Hythe Quay

5:00pm Saturday 20th September 2014

Maldon Town Regatta is an event not to be missed next weekend.

Wacky Witham onesie walk raises vital cash to provide therapy for disabled children

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

3:00pm Saturday 20th September 2014

More than 150 people walked through town in their onesies to raise vital cash for a disabled children’s charity.

Mum who lost nearly six stone in a year nominated for slimming award

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

3:00pm Saturday 20th September 2014

An unhappy mum has grown in confidence after losing nearly six stone in just a year.

Expensive power tool stolen in shed break-in

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

1:30pm Saturday 20th September 2014

An expensive power tool was stolen from a Bradwell shed last week.

Police investigating BMW theft after car keys stolen from house

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

1:02pm Saturday 20th September 2014

Colchester Police are investigating a burglary that led to the theft of a BMW.

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.

PICTURED: Firefighters receive more than 80 flood-related calls due to storm

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

12:44pm Saturday 20th September 2014

Firecrews tackled more than 20 calls to flooding incidents this morning, after receiving more than 80 calls.

Former hospital struck by lightning causing roof fire

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Fire Engine on the way to the scene.
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12:22pm Saturday 20th September 2014

Four firecrews were sent to a former hospital blaze, after it was struck by lightning this morning.

Supermarket staff get on their bikes to raise money for Sue Ryder

Harwich and Manningtree Standard:

12:00pm Saturday 20th September 2014

SPORTY supermarket staff raised £1,450 for charity when they took part in an in-store static bike ride.

MP claims £16k more in expenses

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Halstead: MP backtracks over road plans due to divided opinion

12:00pm Saturday 20th September 2014

Halstead's MP claimed nearly £16,000 more in expenses last year compared with the previous year.

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.






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