FROSTY conditions faced competitors in round four of Maldon Golf Club’s Ben Volta Winter League.
A GANG of drug dealers have been convicted of bringing £1.6billion worth of heroin and cocaine into the country using fake ambulances.
HARWICH and Dovercourt Rugby Club coach Shane Manning is taking nothing for granted heading into tomorrow’s Suffolk Plate final at neighbours Mistley.
Changing roles: Samuel Nixon, Head Professional Roly Hitchcock and Alex English.
An arsonist who burnt down a homeless shelter in a “heinous” crime has been sentenced.
STAFF at a law firm staged a poignant demonstration in remembrance of former colleague who died aged 23.
THE Forrester Park ladies played the first round of their winter league over 12 holes.
AN Alice and Wonderland display has gone on show at Colchester's Hollytrees museum.
SAM Walker felt Tony Humes’ decision to step down as Colchester United manager showed “the measure of the man”.
SHEILA Dornan, the ladies’ captain, held her winter competition at Colchester Golf Club with all proceeds from the day going to her charity of the year which is the Cystic Fibrosis Holiday Fund.
WHEN your Monday starts with you nearly getting run over by a bus on a zebra crossing, you know your week can only get better.
A BELOVED son and brother was shot dead during terrorist attacks in Paris, an inquest heard.
FAMILIES had fun in the forest at an event in High Woods Country Park in Colchester.
MY husband glanced at the television as a beleaguered reality star suffered crickets, cockroaches and other critters being dumped on her head and declared it to be torture.
A RECOVERING alcoholic who pulled himself back from the brink of death will walk five miles carrying a huge log for charity.
NEIL D’ARCY-JONES picks his Top Five Events for the week ahead.
A SEVERELY disabled teenager has been seriously "let down" after being left without the proper care she needs, according to her devoted mum who has been left struggling to cope.
TO mark the screening of Blur's New World Towers film at the Firstsite Art Gallery in Colchester next week here's Neil D'Arcy-Jones' interview with Graham Coxon earlier this year.
A MAN suffered a broken leg after falling 30ft in the derelict former Osborne Hotel
Braintree Town manager Danny Cowley wasn’t viewing last weekend’s postponed fixture in a negative way.
BARGAIN hunters queued outside supermarkets and shops this morning to get their hands on Black Friday deals.
A good-sized field turned out on the cold snap to be greeted by the first frost of the winter season for Playgolf Colchester’s All-day par/bogey.
A DECISION to give more money to Colchester's Firstsite gallery has come under fire.
COLCHESTER United chairman Robbie Cowling insists his club are on the right track - despite recent doom and gloom after a run of defeats.
MORE refugees from war torn Syria are likely to be given homes in Colchester, it has been revealed.
THERE'S no such thing as a bad away point, Town boss Mick McCarthy has said on numerous occasions during his three years at the club.
AFTER months of planning and preparation, Colchester’s Winter Wonderland is finally open.
IN the spirit of the times, you are no doubt prepared for words of gloom, with some optimism for the future. I will not disappoint as the Tony Humes era comes to a close, with the last week resembling a car crash.
A DAD has told how he pretended to be his stepdaughter to snare a paedophile.
DAWSON Ada Violet “Vi” Passed away peacefully at Well House, Brightlingsea (formerly of Sydney Street, Brightlingsea) On 10th November 2015 Aged 92 years. Reunited with her Husband Fred. Much loved Mum to Keith, Peter and Fred. Dearly loved…
POWELL Dorothy Gwendoline (Gwen) Passed away peacefully in Colchester General Hospital on Monday 16th November 2015, aged 88 years. Funeral service at Colchester Crematorium on Tuesday 1st December 2015, at 1.15 pm. Family flowers only, donations, if…
FOXEN Margaret Anne 14.05.1947 – 31.10.2015 Passed away peacefully with her Life Partner Dale by her side. “Goodnight Princess, sweet dreams” Much loved Mum to Richard and his Wife Lucy. Loving Grandma to Michael, Jon, Megan, Poppy and Dexter.…
TOWNSEND Nancy Passed away peacefully at Colchester General Hospital on 13th November 2015 aged 87years. Sorely missed. Funeral will take place on Monday 30th November at Colchester Crematorium at 11.00am. Family Flowers only donations if desired to…
EUSTACE Gordon Passed away peacefully on 28th October 2015, aged 85 years. Funeral service to be held at Colchester crematorium on Monday 7th December 2015 at 3.30 pm. No flowers please, all donations to Age UK c/o Co-operative Funeral Services, 89…
CHAPLIN Brian Peacefully passed away on 15th November aged 76 years. Loving Husband to Annette, Much loved Dad to Tina, Anita and Clare and Families. Family flowers only please. Donations if desired to St Helena Hospice c/o Lesley Barlow Funeral…
KING John Allen formerly of Colchester Suddenly on 12th November 2015 aged 49 years. He will be sadly missed by Amanda, Emma, Nicola, family, friends and all who knew him. Funeral service will be held at Three Counties Crematorium Wednesday 9th…
ANDERTON Brian Joseph Passed away peacefully in Colchester Hospital on Friday 13th November aged 77 years. Dearly loved Brother of David, Sue and Keith. Cremation service at Weeley Crematorium on December 9th at 1.15 pm. Family flowers only please…
WILKES MARGARET Passed away on 19th November 2015 Aged 79 Years. Loving Mum, Nannie and. Great Nannie. “Sadly missed and forever in our thoughts” Funeral service to take place at Colchester Crematorium on Friday 11th December 2015 At 11.00am. The…
TUCKER Ronald William Passed away peacefully on 9th November 2015 in Loganberry Lodge Stanway, aged 91 years. Much loved Dad to John and Trevor and Families and Grandad. Step Dad to Carol and Clive. The Funeral Service will take place at St Marys…
CAUNTER Victor James ‘Jim’ Passed away after a long illness bravely borne on 13th November 2015, aged 82 years. Beloved Husband of Margaret, Father of Peter, John, Judy & Paul. Father-in-Law of Yvonne, Jeannette, Stewart & Helen. Proud…