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Scope homes could be shut as care reviewed
8:31am Friday 11th October 2013 in News
In today's Gazette: Residential homes where 70 people with physical and learning disabilities are cared for could close, it has been revealed.
Drummonds, in Feering, and Wakes Hall in Wakes Colne, could be shut by the charity Scope. A total of 50 staff are employed.
- Friends who lost touch more than 40 years ago have been reunited through an online radio station.
Radio host David Finch was presenting his breakfast show from Colchester - and one of his listeners turned out to be Stephen Broadstock, a long-lost friend from Australia.
- The victim of a head-on crash, in which a drink-driving soldier drove the wrong way round a roundabout, has criticised his sentence.
Hannah Wright was left suffering flashbacks and pain after the crash. Driver Samuel Grover, from 2 Para, was banned for 18 months.
Parts of Colchester town centre's controversial car ban are to be re-introduced on Sunday.
- Bus lanes will return on North HIll and at the junction of the High Street and Queen Street.
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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