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Driver held after 44 tonne articulated lorry causes A12 to shut for 11 hours
8:32am Tuesday 8th October 2013 in News
In today's Gazette: A driver has been arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of drink or drugs after crashing his 44 tonne lorry on the A12.
The crash, near Marks Tey, caused hours of delays for motorists who were forced to use a 23 mile diversion.
- Two takeaways in Colchester are facing fines of thousands of pounds after they were raided by immigration officers.
Two people - a 22-year-old man and a 37-year-old woman - are facing deportation to China after the swoops at the Ocean Fish bar and Hong Kong Chef in London Road, Stanway.
- Tributes have been paid to veteran former Harwich councillor Steven Henderson.
Mr Henderson, 58, was rushed to hospital after being found at his home but died the next day with his brother, Ivan, at his bedside.
- A teenage girl was sexually assaulted walking to school in Colchester.
The attacker carried out a "strange and obscene act" in front of passers-by and police are now appealing for witnesses.
For more on these and other great stories, see today's Gazette. There is always more in the paper than there is online.
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