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Touching tributes paid to Thomas Payne, 22, who died in a car crash
8:34am Wednesday 16th October 2013 in News
Touching tributes have been paid to Thomas Payne, 22, who died following a road accident in Tolleshunt D'Arcy.
Thomas, who went to Colchester High School and Colchester Sixth Form College, was described as a gentleman who was much loved.
- A professional cyclist from Colchester has become the first European to be crowned world champion of freeride mountain bike.
Sam Pilgrim, 23, of Prettygate, got the title after the final leg of the FMB World Tour in Utah.
- England's star under 21 players broke planning rules by training at Colchester United's Tiptree ground, it has been claimed.
The squad used the ground to prepare for the game against Lithuania - but residents say conditions state only Colchester United or a team playing against the club's youth sides can use the pitch.
- A man who was punched unconscious and required plastic surgery in a Colchester nightclub is appealing for help to find his attackers.
Nicholas Cowie, 23, was in Liquid nightclub when the assault happened.
For more on these and other great stories, see today's paper. There's always more in the paper than there is online.
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