GAVIN Massey hailed the character of his Colchester United team after they came from behind before snatching a 3-2 victory against Ipswich Town.
TWO strikes from Alex Gilbey and a late winner from Gavin Massey handed Colchester United a dramatic v3-2 ictory in tonight’s East Anglian derby.
A SHOPPER has called for action to stop an underpass in Colchester town centre from flooding.
St Helena Hospice is inviting families to take on its new Bubble Rush challenge on Saturday, September 5, at High Woods Country Park, Colchester.
TWO senior Essex firefighters who had been accused of abusing junior colleagues have been cleared of all charges.
NEW Colchester United skipper Chris Porter says being given the captain’s armband has put extra fire in his belly for the new season.
COLCHESTER United will be without Sammie Szmodics and Matt Briggs for tonight’s friendly against Ipswich Town.
American diner Sloppy Joe’s is under new ownership.
ARMED officers were called to land near Colchester United’s Weston Homes Community Stadium after reports of two men with a gun being spotted.
Firstsite has transformed a space outside the gallery into Colchester-on-Sea.
CANNONS Basketball Club celebrated the end of another successful season.
AN open-air adaptation of a classic Jane Austen novel is being staged to help to raise cash for Colchester’s new cancer centre.
COLCHESTER United boss Tony Humes wants his side to tighten up defensively in tonight’s pre-season friendly against Ipswich Town.
NEW money-making offices built by Colchester Council will be home to a long-established law firm.
CHARITIES across North Essex are invited to apply for a cash grant from the Gazette.
AN aspiring actress is making her the Edinburgh Festival debut – at the age of 11.
STREET traders and Colchester’s MP have called for a survey about stallholders to be extended.
TONIGHT’S pre-season friendly between FC Clacton and Brightlingsea Regent has been postponed due to “ongoing pitch maintenance work” at the Rush Green Bowl.
A new secure bike storage area is being installed at Colchester North train station.
TREASURED medal ribbons from the Second World War have been reunited with their owner, thanks to Gazette readers.
BELEAGUERED Colchester art gallery Firstsite has found a new chairman following months of searching.
THE Harwich Men’s League held its annual general meeting at The Royal.
MORE than 600 drivers have been taken off the road for failing roadside eye tests brought in following a Gazette campaign.
A HIT and run truck driver who killed a man after drinking and taking drugs has avoided jail.
CLACTON brothers Aaron and Ryan Smyth are celebrating a season of success between the posts.
THE organisers of the I Am Music Festival have released a statement to ticket holders still waitinf for refunds - one year after the event was meant to take place.
TUCKWELL David In loving memory of a dear Son and Brother who passed away 28th July 1995 after a long illness bravely borne. Always in our hearts and minds. Love from Mum and Michael.
Elanor HORNSBY EllieCongratulations Happy 21st Birthday on 28th July 2015 May all your hopes and dreams come true. Love from, Nana, Grandad, Mum, Dad and The Family. xxxx 21
WHIPP Sylvia Passed away at home on 9th July 2015, aged 73 years. Will be greatly missed by her Husband Pat and all her Family. Funeral service at Weeley Crematorium on Thursday 13th August at 1pm. Family flowers only. Donations to St Helena Hospice.
FRENCH Leslie Frederick Passed away peacefully at Colchester General Hospital on 13th July 2015 Aged 92 years. Reunited with the late Eleanor Proud Former RAF Fighter pilot. Funeral Service to be held at Colchester Crematorium on 4th August 2015 at 1.15pm. Donations to be sent for St Helena Hospice, British Red Cross, or Macmillan Cancer Support C/O East of England Co-operative Funeral Services, 89 Wimpole Road, Colchester. CO1 2DB.
SMITH Brian Edward Passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family, after a short illness on 18th July 2015 aged 79 years. Much loved Husband, Father, Grandad & Brother. Funeral service to take place at Colchester Crematorium on Tuesday 4th August at 2:45pm. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired to St Helena Hospice, c/o Hunnaball of Colchester, York House, 41 Mersea Road, Colchester, CO2 7QT
JOAN FROST Wishes to thank her family and friends who made her 90th birthday a very special day to remember and thanks for the many cards and gifts. Special thanks also to my Brother, Niece and my four Nephews who made this a special and memorable day.
MOSS Patricia Bertha (Pat) Passed away on 1st July 2015, aged 82. Much loved Mum to Phil and Sally Beloved Nan to all her Grandchildren Funeral service at Weeley Crematorium on Tuesday 11th August at 2.00pm Family flowers only, donations if desired to British Heart Foundation c/o Co-op Funeral Services, 77/79 High Street, Walton-on-the-Naze, CO14 8AP Tel: 01255 852783