ESSEX County Council owns an art collection worth millions – yet the Essex people, effectively its owners, never get to see much of it.
A RECORD-breaking number of flight fans lined the Tendring coastline for the “best ever” Clacton Airshow.
DRIVERS faced long delays after a crash on the A12.
Colchester United's forthcoming League One fixture at Sheffield United has been postponed.
A CELEBRATION is to be held after a village hall underwent a major redevelopment.
A POLICE officer from Colchester has marked 28 years with Essex Police.
MS sufferers are set to embark on a 250-mile ride on a specialised cycle.
Colchester United have completed the loan signing of winger Callum Harriott from Championship club Charlton Athletic.
TENDRING Volleyball Club chairman Alex Porter says James Baker and Sonny Chaney will reap the benefits following their first senior England action.
A LUNCH menu signed by the Beatles when they dined at Le Talbooth is set to go under the hammer.
Colchester United are set to sign Charlton Athletic winger Callum Harriott on loan.
THE mystery of Colchester’s missing amphitheatre has still not been solved, despite archaeologists beginning their search of a new area.
Danny Cowley has welcomed the chance his Braintree Town players have had to “recharge their batteries” this week ahead of a busy Bank Holiday weekend of football.
A WORRIED mother has issued a warning to other parents after a man tried to lure her 13-year-old son into his car.
A MUM who lost her daughter to a rare disease has raised more than £13,500 for charity in a matter of months – and the donations keep on coming.
Witham Town manager Garry Kimble knows what a good FA Cup run could mean for his team so is looking for a strong first step on the Road to Wembley this weekend.
X FACTOR’s Stevi Ritchie has entered the Celebrity Big Brother house.
LABOUR’S Jeremy Corbyn is set to visit Colchester to rally support for his leadership bid.
THE Red Arrows are set to open the second day of Clacton Airshow today.
BROKEN down vehicles are causing delays in Colchester this morning.
OWEN Garvan will bring Colchester United more quality in midfield, according to boss Tony Humes.
COLCHESTER borough councillors are set to get an increase in their allowances for the next year.
IF feelgood factors could be bottled, then the construction of a bottling plant would currently be well under way at Portman Road.
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A NEW anti-litter campaign launched by Essex councils and fast food franchises has been branded sexist by feminist campaigners.
FC CLACTON’S Joe Fowler is dreaming of another FA Cup adventure.
A FRAUDULENT builder who conned elderly people out of more than £80,000 has been jailed for two-and-a-half years.
Tony Humes has congratulated striker Macauley Bonne on his international call-up - despite it potentially leaving Colchester United short of firepower.
PART of a former department store in Colchester’s High Street is set to be turned into 19 flats.
THERE have been a number of sobering displays in the last couple of years but last week’s 4-0 defeat at Fleetwood felt a little bit worse, and a little bit more serious. Explanations for the defeat are in short supply. How much of it was down to…
POLLEY Sylvia Blanche Passed away peacefully in Milton Lodge Retirement Home on 18th August 2015 Aged 95 years. Widow of the late Charles Mother of Valerie, Deirdre and Yvonne. Much loved Grandmother, Great Grandmother and Great Great Grandmother.…
SMERDON Née Prewer Beatrice Laura April 28th 1914 - August 20th 2015 Funeral at St Marys Church, Langham September 3rd at 12 noon and afterwards at Langham Community Centre. Everyone welcome. Mother, Grandmother, Great Grandmother and Great Great…
MURRAY Brenda Aged 72 Much loved Wife, Mother, Grandma and Friend. Passed away on 17th August after a long and bravely fought battle. She will be sadly missed by all that knew her. Funeral service to be held at St. Sabina’s Brightlingsea on Tuesday…
Mason (née Constable) Mary 11 - 12 - 1928 -- 18 - 8 - 2015 Much Loved Mum, Nan, Great Nan and Great Great Nan. Always In Our Hearts X X X X X Funeral service to be held at Weeley Crematorium on Monday 21st September 2015 at 2.45pm. Family flowers…
HINSON Sandra Passed away peacefully at St. Helena Hospice on 7th August 2015, aged 47 years. A devoted Mum and cherished Nan who will be deeply missed. Funeral Service to take place at Co-operative Service Chapel, Wimpole Road, Colchester on Friday…
SKARGON Brian Percy Passed away peacefully at home on Monday 17th August 2015, aged 87 Years. Beloved Husband of the late Eileen, loving Father of Michael, devoted Grandad to Mitchell, Luke and Jay. Sadly missed by all. Funeral service to take place…
WYATT MICHAEL JAMES Passed away peacefully on 21st August 2015 aged 83 years. Dearly loved Husband of Mary, devoted Father to the late Duncan. Funeral service to take place at Colchester Crematorium Chapel On Wednesday 2nd September 2015 At 12.30pm…
ROBINSON Ian James (Jim/Jimmy) Of Edwardstone suddenly on Friday 21st August aged 58. Dearly beloved Husband of Anita, Father of Katy, Lisa and Matthew, Brother, Uncle and Friend. Funeral Service 3pm Thursday 3rd September at St Mary the Virgin…
RUMNEY Edgar Passed away on 18th August 2015. A truly amazing man who will be missed by his devoted family, His wife Gillian, Daughter Trudy, Son-In-Law Mark and Special Grandson Alfie. Funeral service to take place at Colchester Crematorium on…
BRINE David John Passed away peacefully at home on Wednesday 12th August aged 62 years. Loving Husband, Father and Grandfather. Football Referee for 30 years, Team darts player and A loyal British Legion Member. Family Flowers only please, Donations…
Brian and Avril AYLETT Congratulations on your Golden Wedding Anniversary. All our love, Teen, Dave, Harry and Lauren xxxx
GILLANDERS Gill 25th August 2009 Our wonderful Mum and Gran. Missed more each day Loved and remembered in everyway. Karen, Debbie, Lynn, Kenny and Families. xxxx
GILLANDERSGILL 25th August 2009 Always in my thoughts. Forever in my heart. Love and miss you Allan xxx
SOUTHERNWOOD Eric 28.06.1925 - 30.08.2012 Missed, loved and remembered every day. Love from Ave (Evelyn), Heather, Derek, Martin, Claire & Simon Graham, Monika & Christopher, and all extended Family and Friends. xx