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> Meet the Christmas Day babies

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<li> Clacton Christmas Day swim picture special

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