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Mum claiming £500,000 compensation filmed lifting a car battery
8:18am Monday 23rd September 2013 in News
In today's Gazette:
- A mum claiming £500,000 compensation for injuries after a bus crash was secretly filmed carrying her son, picking up shopping bags and lifting a car battery.
- First Buses is now chasing legal fees thought to be about £90,000 from Emma Piper-Johnson of Sycamore Road, Colchester, who has regularly attended Rollerworld since she claimed a crash hurt her back.
- Bird lovers staged a dramatic rescue after a terrified hawk became caught in the branches of a tree. The harris hawk was wearing leather anklets which got caught in a dead tree by Dovercourt Caravan Park. A security guard raised the alarm and Colchester Owl Rescue raised the alarm.
- Fraudsters conned two pensioners out of a combined total of £24,500. The con artists posed as police officers and bank officials and targeted a man and woman in their seventies.
- A military spectacular filled the air at Colchester Castle Park as crowds poured through the gates to enjoy an event in support of ABF, the Soldiers' Charity.
For more on these and other great stories, see today's Gazette.