Pub regulars have clubbed together to reopen their local boozer.
A group of 20 residents in Wivenhoe have raised 80 per cent of the money needed to buy the Black Buoy pub, which is on the market for £350,000.
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<li> Planners say Horkesley Park application should be approved
<li> Meet the Christmas Day babies
<li> Tributes to mum-of-three, aged 30
<li> Why was dog thief only given a caution?
<li> Clacton Christmas Day swim picture special
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