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The changing face of Colchester’s town centre: 16 shops, restaurants and bars we have said goodbye to in the last few years

PICTURE GALLERY: The changing face of Colchester’s town centre - 18 shops, restaurants and bars we have said goodbye to in the last few years

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15th century High Street pub to close for major facelift

15th century High Street pub to close for major facelift

Paul Dano, Lily James and James Norton in the BBC's epic adaptation of War and Peace

Lauren Oldershaw: War and Peace was grim but worth it

Plans for Mistley Place Park now scrapped

Campaigners vow to fight on for future of Mistley Place Park

Hi-tech liposuction service is a new dimension in fat loss

Hi-tech liposuction service is a new dimension in fat loss

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Wendy Schmitt (centre) with Green Heart Champions

Volunteer litter-pickers praised after council wins top award

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5 events not to miss in Maldon and Burnham this week

5 events not to miss in Maldon and Burnham this week

Couple and dog rescued after getting caught in high tide

Couple and dog rescued after getting caught in high tide

Jade Hay and Alex Hodder of Maltings Academy talking to Neve Hargreaves Of Sweyne Park School.

Sports event good sign for the future

‘Revolutionary’ plan to build new garden city

‘Revolutionary’ plan to build new garden city

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Football fan spots himself and his dad in the crowd on the cover of U's book

Football fan spots himself and his dad in the crowd on the cover of U's book

Harwich Wetherspoon plans will bring over £2.6 million investment

New Wetherspoon plans will bring over £2.6 million investment

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Halstead cadet meets Duchess of Cambridge and Carol Vorderman at prestigious London Parade

Halstead cadet meets Duchess of Cambridge and Carol Vorderman at prestigious London Parade

Missing Melanie Low from Tolleshunt Knights has been found

Missing Melanie Low from Tolleshunt Knights has been found

Person cut from car after two vehicle crash in Maldon last night

UPDATED: Person taken to hospital after two vehicle crash in Maldon last night

PC Benjamin Knighton with his award. Also pictured Thieves MC Mervyn Rutter, chairman Nick Clarke, Police Superintendant Steve Ditchburn, Police and Crime Commissioner for Essex Nick Alston and secretary Kim Kennedy

Colchester PC handed crime fighter award from 'Colchester Thieves'

Carl Wakefield

Change of name is academic for Plume

Mark Cory holding the accolade

Colchester Council is a living wage employer

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Villagers fear someone will be killed at busy crossing if road marking are not restored

Villagers fear someone will be killed at busy crossing if road marking are not restored

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Panni Young at the Little Yellow Hedgehog in Braintree

Panni’s dying wish is to carry on helping people

Alexandra Gibbon

Alexandra aspires to be charity's top fundraiser

Model Morgan Blackmore as an Avatar character

GALLERY: Colchester Institute's 'At the Movies' fashion show

Businesswoman’s phonebox business answers crafty needs

Businesswoman’s phonebox business answers crafty needs

Fictional boat crash and oil spill put coastal services skills to the test

Fictional boat crash and oil spill put coastal services skills to the test

New nursery rejected for 'unwelcome visual intrusion'

New nursery rejected for 'unwelcome visual intrusion'

Fiancee of ex-England goalie, Peter Shilton, launches whistleblowing case against Colchester care company

Fiancee of ex-England goalie, Peter Shilton, launches whistleblowing case against Colchester care company

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Firefighters called to rescue man from river

Firefighters called to rescue man from river

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Martin Stokes

Son jailed for brutal attack on his mum

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Emergency services attending a scene at Galleys Corner, Braintree

UPDATED: Driver in life-threatening condition after crash in Long Green, Cressing

Popular Big Issue seller Joseph Saunders. Photo: The Big Issue

Tributes to Big Issue seller killed in freak burger accident

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Jamie Kilmurray

Thug admits assaulting a terminally ill driving instructor in road rage attack

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First meeting of Veterans Breakfast Club, held at The White Hart Hotel in Braintree.

Veterans group gets off to fantastic start

Maldon Rowing race Sophie Clayton, Tom Clayton, Frankie Ash and Rorie Ash

Fun and funds on the water- row and gig race has helped RNLI for decades

Bus company to raise money for charity as it celebrates last year in service.

Bus company to raise money for charity as it celebrates last year in service

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Tillingham Parish Councillor Tony Pluckrose has called for more people to sign up to UK Power Network’s help scheme

British Red Cross sent in to help vulnerable residents after 12-hour power cut in Tillingham

GAZETTE COMMENT: Save lives and cut the drink drive limit

GAZETTE COMMENT: Save lives and cut the drink drive limit

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Multi-million school expansion scheme agreed to create more pupil places in Clacton academy

Multi-million school expansion scheme agreed to create more pupil places in Clacton academy

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Forgive yourself for your food mistakes ...take it from a former sugar monster

Forgive yourself for your food mistakes ...take it from a former sugar monster

Soprano Alexandra Cornell and pianist Matthew Wallace

VIDEO: Church filled with the sound of music in free lunchtime concert

Healthcare centre takes on new manager

Healthcare centre takes on new manager

Man threatened father of murdered Jay Whiston with 10” knife at Colchester shop

Man threatened father of murdered Jay Whiston with 10” knife at Colchester shop

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Man shot during burglary in Sible Hedingham may have to have his leg amputated

Man shot during burglary in Sible Hedingham may have to have his leg amputated

Top Valentine’s Day events across Maldon and Burnham

Top Valentine’s Day events across Maldon and Burnham

Two men arrested during police operation in Braintree

Two men arrested during police operation in Braintree

Charges dropped against Essex firefighter Mark Wilson

Charges against Essex firefighter accused of historic sex offences dropped

Children took part in the magical themed night at Southminster library

Going potty for Potter! Library invites young to join Harry's magical world

Poor parking which is blocking emergency vehicles will not get looked at without backing from residents

Poor parking which is blocking emergency vehicles will not get looked at without backing from residents

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Parents fear for children's safety after lollipop lady moved from busy road

Parents fear for children's safety after lollipop lady moved from busy road

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Man, 21, charged with drugs offence after being arrested at Essex University

Man, 21, charged with drugs offence after being arrested at Essex University

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Senior citizens get into the swing at tea dance in Witham

Senior citizens get into the swing at tea dance in Witham

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