A POPULAR barbershop is unable to expand because of an ongoing planning spat with Colchester Council.
With the heatwave forecast for this week, St John Ambulance is issuing some vital first aid advice to help keep people safe.
A TEENAGER has been arrested following a brutal assault at a supermarket.
THERE is nothing legally improper whatsoever with the payment of £50,000 to the former director of Firstsite.
ESSEX is set for record temperatures this week as the mercury climbs to its highest levels since 2006.
A BIG band concert will be held in Colchester.
ONE of Colchester’s McDonald’s restaurants is to close for a complete refurbishment, but Big Mac fans will be lovin’ its new look.
THE mum of a schoolboy who was stabbed to death will present a 50,000-name petition to 10 Downing Street tomorrow.
WHEN department store chain Fenwick revealed its plans to change the name of Colchester's iconic store Williams and Griffin, there was a communal and almost audible intake of breath.
ESSEX County Council has emerged as the most likely organisation to lead a project to dual the A120 between Marks Tey and Braintree.
ALEX Dowsett has been selected for a place on the Movistar team for this year’s Tour de France.
A VIDEO which aims to convince businesses that Essex is “the place to be” has had its first screening.
A SIXTH-FORMER honoured his outgoing headmaster with a surprise concert.
CAMPAIGNERS fear shelved plans to reverse the traffic flow in a residential town centre street are back on the agenda.
A CANNABIS factory was found in a home which caught fire in Dedham.
A GROUP responsible for small roads schemes has received a £1million boost from Essex County Council.
A couple from Braintree are recovering in hospital after they were badly wounded in the Tunisian terror attack on Friday.
THE former director of Colchester’s troubled art gallery Firstsite was given a secret £50,000 farewell package, it can be revealed.
KATY Yates was a classy winner of Clacton Golf Club’s Ladies’ Championship.
HARWICH and Dovercourt golfers competed for the Panama Cup.
DEPARTING Harwich and Parkeston joint-boss Mark Sharp has admitted it is a “wrench” to leave the Shrimpers.
LANDOWNERS who expressed an interest in having their sites used for garden cities are being sent letters about the council’s plans.
Elaina and Gary MARSH Are pleased to announce the birth of our baby Boy CLARK CARTER GARY MARSH Born 23rd June 2015 Weighing 7lb 6oz Brother for Amy-Mai, Joshua and Teddy. x x x
Eddie Hooper Formerly of Dovercourt Died on 15/06/15 after a brief illness. Beloved Husband of Barbara, loving Father of Robin and Victoria. Funeral services held in Spain.
SLOWGROVE Patricia Joan (Pat) Mother to Jane, Phil, Karina and John Grandmother to Rachel, Sophie, Jamie, Ashley, Lee, Nicole, Leoni & Danny. Great Grandmother to Neave, Benedict and Baby ‘Bean’ Sister to John. Passed peacefully away in her sleep at Aveley Lodge Residential Home on 8th June 2015. Now reunited with her beloved Thomas and Stephen. Family flowers only but donations if desired may be made in memory of Pat to Phil Slowgrove, so the family can share all donations with the charities that were dear to Pat’s heart. Funeral to be held at St Andrews Church, Fingringhoe on Wednesday 1st July at 1.30pm.
PETTICAN Edna Passed away peacefully at St. Helena Hospice on 17th June 2015 Aged 76 years. Very much loved Wife, Mother, Sister, Grandmother and Great Grandmother. Funeral service to take place at Colchester Crematorium Chapel on Thursday 9th July 2015 at 2pm. Family Flowers only please, but donations, if so desired to St. Helena Hospice c/o East of England Co-operative Funeral Services, 33-35 Long Wyre Street, Colchester, Essex CO1 1LH Telephone 01206 767675.
ALDOUS RON (THE BOILER MAN) Passed away suddenly on 21st June 2015 aged 78 years old. Devoted and much loved Husband, Dad (Pops), Grandad, Great Grandad & a Friend to many. Will be greatly missed by everyone, 'He was a lovely man' Funeral service to take place at Colchester Crematorium on Friday 10th July 2015 at 11.00am. Family request a single flower on the day in Ron's memory. If desired a donation to the family's preferred charity, made payable to Leukaemia Research UK, c/o John J Smith Funeral Service St Mary's Chapel, Mersea Road, Colchester, CO2 8RT. Tel: 01206 761800. Thank you.
MARINO PATRICIA ANN Passed away peacefully at home on the 13th June 2015. Sadly missed by family, friends and all that knew her. Funeral Service to take place at St. Marys Parish Church, Frinton-on-Sea on Friday 10th July at 11.30 a.m. followed by private interment. Flowers to P.G. Oxley Ltd., 101 Pole Barn Lane, Frinton-on-Sea, Essex, CO13 9NQ, Tel. 01255 675549.
THOMAS Pamela Rosemary of Rosemary Florist, Kelvedon Passed away 19th June 2015, aged 84 years. Loving Wife of Kenneth, Mother of Barry and Susan. Funeral Service to be held at Colchester Crematorium on 6th July at 3.30 p.m. Flowers or donations made payable to Dementia UK may be sent c/o R Gwinnell & Sons, 112 Ipswich Road, Colchester, CO4 0AA
EWERS Ivan George Sadly missed. Love always Lynne, Vickie, Darren and Jonathon x
COCKRAM Michelle (Née Thorpe)In loving memory of my wonderful Sis and Auntie. Sadly missed, never forgotten and always loved forever. Gary, Mandy, Gavin and Odette x
COCKRAM Michelle (Née Thorpe)Loving memories of our precious Daughter Shelley. Our world is a sadder place without you in our lives. In our thoughts and hearts always, cherished memories of you. Your loving Mum and Dad x x
COCKRAM Shelley (Née Thorpe)Wife and Mother You are always in our thoughts Eternally in our hearts Missed with every breath. Loved beyond words. Simply the best and for us all achingly irreplaceable. x Perry, Shelby and Ryan
DAWSON Joan Lavina 15.4.26 - 24.6.90 25 years ago the best Mum and Nan anyone could wish for died. Crazy as a barrel of frogs, but still missed. Son Barry, Daughters Jo and Anna and numerous Grandchildren and Great Grandchildren.
MANSFIELD Gilda 25.01.48 - 27.06.94 My one and only love. My thoughts are with you today and always John x Remembering our Mum with love and affection. Josie, Sean and Little Maisie. xxx
Westley Edward Sandford former Mayor of Colchester Passed away peacefully on 20th June 2015 at Freda Gunton Lodge aged 91 years. Funeral Service to be held at Colchester Crematorium on Wednesday 15th July 2015 at 11:45am. Family flowers only, donations if so desired to the Parkinson’s Disease Foundation may be sent c/o Hunnaball of Colchester, York House, 41 Mersea Road, Colchester. CO2 7QT
ANDREW Holmes, of VC Revolution, won his first Road race of the year at the Lea Valley Road Race.
Primary Schools from around Colchester and Tendring came together to compete at the Rugby Pups World Cup.