TWO men aged in their 60s and 70s were rescued from the sea after their kayak capsized off Walton.
ST Helena Hospice has organised a fundraising trail to mark its 30th anniversary.
A lorry driver from Witham has described how he witnessed a group of migrants waiting to storm the Channel Tunnel in Calais on Tuesday night.
A HEALTH forum will take place in Colchester next month.
MORE than 2,700 people are thought to sleep rough every night across England.
CLASS act Chris Ribchester can get better and better, according to FC Clacton boss David Coyle.
THERE was plenty of wind and bright sunshine for the Blackwater Sailing Club Fireball Open.
THE closing date for entries for the 2015/16 Clacton and District League season is Friday, July 31.
A MAN has thanked everyone who helped after his grandson lost his leg in a motorbike crash.
EXPERTS have confirmed a paiting of Dedham was the work of Sir Alfred Munnings – and is worth £50,000.
INSPECTORS raised concerns about the high numbers of agency staff during two unannounced checks at Colchester General Hospital.
A CHARITY supporting people with personality disorders, which was almost forced to close earlier this year, has shown off its new home to supporters.
FRIDAY'S pre-season friendly between FC Clacton and neighbours Holland FC will now take place at the Eastcliff, rather than the Rush Green Bowl.
A GROUP of Army chefs took over Colchester’s Culver Square to raise cash and awareness for a 100-mile cycle ride they will attempt on Sunday.
A WINTER Wonderland in Colchester’s Castle Park is set to get the green light from planners.
CAMPAIGNERS have put a giant picture frame by the roadside to show the picturesque countryside that could be lost if a housing development goes ahead.
KARL Andrade netted the winner as WIVENHOE TOWN defeated Wembley 1-0.
A FATAL crash has sparked fears drivers avoiding a chipping-strewn main road could result in more accidents.
KIRBY'S ladies’ A team continued their winning streak with a 7-2 victory at Dedham.
THE organisers of a cancelled music festival have been left with a £169,000 debt, it has been revealed.
A THUG who attacked a woman in her home with a weapon has been warned he is likely to be jailed.
THIS week the price of diesel dropped below petrol for the first time in about 15 years.
VERITY COOK and SAM DAVIS Were married at St Andrew's Church, Fingringhoe on 25/7/15. Loving congratulations and best wishes for their future happiness from both families and from their many good and true friends.
Stephen Charles WHITING 29th July 2015 Special thoughts and wishes on what would have been your 70th Birthday. Loved and missed everyday, Liz and all your family and friends.
COOK Alan Philip Passed away peacefully on 25th July 2015, aged 66 years. Dear Husband, Dad, Grandad and Brother. Funeral service to take place at Colchester Crematorium on Thursday 6th August 2015 at 11.45am. Family flowers only please, but donations, if desired, may be sent made payable to The Colchester League of Hospital and Community Friends, c/o John J Smith Funeral Service, St. Marys Chapel, Mersea Road, Colchester, CO2 8RT Tel: 01206 761800.
WESTERMAN Pat Passed away peacefully at home after a short illness on 26th July 2015, aged 80 years. Much loved Mum of Robert and Tina. Much missed Nan of Ellie, Chloe and Bobbi, also a dear Sister. Reunited with John. Funeral service to take place at Colchester Crematorium Chapel on Wednesday 5th August 2015 at 10.15am followed by burial. Flowers may be sent c/o John J Smith Funeral Service, St. Marys Chapel, Mersea Road, Colchester, CO2 8RT. Tel: 01206 761800.
THUILLIER Michéle Passed away at home on Thursday 23rd July aged 70. Much loved Mother and Grandmother who will be sorely missed. Funeral service to be held at Colchester Crematorium on Thursday 13th August 2015 at 11.00 am. Family flowers only but donations can be made to NEEDAS or Careline c/o Hunnaball of Colchester, York House, 41 Mersea Road, Colchester, CO2 7QT.
SALMON Charlotte Louise Née Robertson So very sadly passed away at home on 20th July 2015 Aged 38 years. Much loved Mother to Jake and Sister to Clare, who will be so very sadly missed by all who knew her. Funeral service to be held at Colchester Crematorium Chapel on Friday 7th August at 10.15am. Family flowers only but donations if desired to St Helena Hospice c/o East of England Co-operative Funeral Service, 33-35 Long Wyre Street, Colchester, Essex. CO1 1LH
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