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Councillor Danny Mayzes apologises for offensive immigration tweet
8:30am Thursday 10th October 2013 in News
Tendring councillor Danny Mayzes has apologised after tweeting a film featuring gun-toting vigilante murders was the answer to immigration.
Mr Mayzes insisted the tweet was a joke but apologised unreservedly.
- A group of grannies have been knitting for Britain as they made woolly hats for the GB Olympic ski-ing team.
GB skier Jasmin Taylor asked the Elmstead Market Knitting Circle to make the hats after being impressed by the dexterous skills of founder member Betty Sly.
- Essex University's Student Union has banned sales of the Sun and Star newspapers from the Colchester campus claiming the publications misrepresent women.
- Protesters gathered outside Colchester Magistrates Court as two cases of animal neglect were heard.
Kerry Denton, of Dugard Avenue, Colchester, and David Bramble and Amy James, of Fairfax Road, Colchester, admitted charges under the Animal Welfare Act.
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