In today's Gazette: A mystery lottery winner in Tendring is sitting on a life-changing ticket worth more than £3 million.

National Lottery organiser Camelot is urging all Tendring players to search their coat pockets, handbags and behind their sofas to see if they have the winning ticket bought on February 2. The numbers were 2, 12, 13, 14, 21, 30 and the bonus ball was 39.

* Young children in a school playground are being subjected to foul language coming from a controversial training ground, according to disgruntled residents.

About 150 people packed out a community hall to discuss the next step in their fight against the Colchester United facility in Tiptree.

* A dog which attacked and killed another dog and injured its owner will be destroyed.

However, magistrates have ruled three others involved in the incident should live - as long as they do not attack again. The four Staffordshire bull terriers escaped from Natasha Wood's garden before running two miles and attacking Josphine Driscoll and her two dogs.

* Highways bosses have pledged to urgently carry out a fresh assessement on the A120 following another serious accident on a notorious danger junction at Great Bromley.

For more on these and other great stories, see today's Gazette. There is always more in the paper than there is online.