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Archive - Monday, 28 July 2014

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  • Key witnesses harming murder investigation by not coming forward

    DO the right thing and come forward. read more

  • Woman taken to hospital after Colchester road crash

    A woman was taken to hospital with chest and neck injuries after a crash involving two cars in Colchester. read more

  • Fisher helps England get off to winning start at Commonwealth Games Gazette: bowls - cxz

    David Fisher got his Commonwealth Games medal bid off to a perfect start with a 14-10 victory in his opening lawn bowls match in Glasgow. read more

  • Practice makes perfect for Vose Gazette:

    Dominic Vose revealed some extra shooting practice proved the catalyst for his two spectacular strikes for Colchester United at Dagenham and Redbridge. read more

  • Promoted Article: Join the World's Biggest Coffee Morning with Macmillan

    Join people in your area for the Worlds Biggest Coffee Morning on Friday 26th September – all in the name of Macmillan Cancer Support.  read more

  • Hundreds attend Love Prettygate festival

    More than 400 people gathered on the playing fields at Prettygate infant and junior school on Sunday for the culmination of the Love Prettygate initiative. read more

  • "Flawed car survey" delays Hythe Sainsbury's plans

    SAINSBURY’S plans to open its next superstore in Colchester have been delayed by concerns over potentially flawed traffic data. read more

  • Colchester parks win new awards

    Colchester's award-winning Castle Park has been recognised again. read more

  • Shoppers stop and stare as Willie Gee's huge crane shuts High Street

    COLCHESTER’S High Street was closed to traffic while a massive tower crane was brought in as part of Williams and Griffin’s £30million redevelopment. read more

  • UPDATED: Facebook friends could help catch killer Gazette:

    DETECTIVES are appealing for a murder victim’s Facebook friends to get in touch. read more

  • Jet skiers warned after racing off East Mersea coast

    JET SKI riders were warned about their behaviour after 12 were caught racing off the coast at East Mersea. read more

  • Wally Wones

    WONES Wally Passed away peacefully at home on 21st July 2014, aged 90 years. Devoted Husband of Mary, loving Dad of Jackie, Steve & Nik, dear Father in law of Keith, Andrea & Lorraine, much loved Grandad of Samantha, Rebecca, Asha and Nicole, Great Grandpa of Robin, Lucy, Oliver and James. Funeral Service to be held at St. Nicholas Church, Harwich on Friday 8th August at 12noon, followed by private cremation. Flowers or donations, if desired, payable to 'R.S.P.B.' c/o Harwich & Dovercourt Independent Funeral Service, 8 Oakley Road, Dovercourt, CO12 4QR read more

  • Yvonne McGrath

    McGRATH YVONNE Passed away suddenly on 10th July 2014. Much loved Mum, Partner, Sister, Nan and Friend to many. Funeral Service to take place at Colchester Crematorium on Tuesday 5th August at 3.30pm. “Black attire not essential” Flowers welcome and may be sent to Hunnaball of Colchester, The Gate House, Old Coach Road, Colchester, CO1 2TH read more


    WYNNE Isabel Maria Carmen June “June” Aged 78 Passed away peacefully at home on 16th July 2014, after a long fight against Myeloma. Much loved Wife, Mum, Nanna and Great Nanna. Funeral Service at 2.00pm, Thursday 31st July at All Saints Church, Shrub End, Colchester. Floral tributes welcome, no lilies please. read more


    NEWELL Matthew John 22nd July 1988 – 17th July 2014 Passed away suddenly but peacefully on 17th July 2014, aged 25. A dearly loved Son to Jackie and Terry and beloved Brother to Dominic and Alexandra. He will be sadly missed by so many relatives and friends across the globe. “We never know what the future holds, but always remember I love you more than you will ever know.”- (MJN March 2014) Funeral service to take place at St. Teresa of Lisieux Catholic Church, Lexden. All enquiries to Hunnaball of Colchester 01206 760049. read more

  • James Ian "Ian" Weir

    WEIR James Ian "Ian" Ex Green Howards Sadly passed away in hospital on 21st July 2014, aged 81 years. Father of Denise and Clive, Father-in-Law, Grandfather and Great Grandfather. Funeral Service to be held at Colchester Crematorium on Thursday 31st July 2014 at 11am. All welcome. Family flowers only. Donations, if desired, to Bipolar UK c/o Freedom Funerals, Hawkins Road, Colchester, CO2 8JX. read more

  • Don Turner

    TURNER Don of Earls Colne Passed away peacefully on 14th July 2014, aged 81 years. Much loved Husband of Jean, devoted Father to Craig and Nicci, and proud Grandfather of Lizi, Anna, Becca, Ella, Tom and Sam. “He made everyone who met him smile and laugh”. Funeral Service will take place on Friday 1st August 2014 at 10.00a.m at Three Counties Crematorium. Family flowers only please, but donations if desired, made payable to “Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity” or “Cancer Research UK” may be sent c/o Colne Valley Funeral Service, 47 High Street, Halstead, Essex, CO9 2JD. read more

  • Sidney Clifford Wiggins

    WIGGINS SIDNEY CLIFFORD 28-7-2012 In memory of a loving and devoted Husband, Father, Father-in-Law, Grand Father and Great Grand Father. Always in our hearts From Pat and all the family XXXXOOOO read more

  • Doreen Joan Harris

    HARRIS Doreen Joan Passed away peacefully after a short illness on 20th July 2014, aged 83 years. Devoted Wife of the Late Raymond, loving Mum of Dave & Gerry, Vonnie & Tony, Ged & Gail, Anita & George. Much loved Nan & Gt Nan. Funeral Service to be held at All Saints Church, Dovercourt on Monday 4th August at 1pm, followed by interment at Dovercourt Cemetery. Flowers may be sent to Harwich & Dovercourt Independent Funeral Service, 8 Oakley Road, Dovercourt, CO12 4QR read more

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