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Developers revealed new plan for Colchester's former Odeon cinema
8:09am Thursday 17th October 2013 in News
New plans have been unveiled for Colchester's former Odeon cinema.
Plans to build a hotel, shops and apartment have been radically altered and a six storey apartment complex would be set away from the iconic Crouch Street building - if plans were approved.
A hero hound has been honoured for saving the life of his young owner.
Geo, the German Shepherd collie cross, broke his bank, shattered his legs and punctured a lung when he leapt in front of a lorry to push away his ten-year-old owner Charlie Riley.
Paratroopers who tested positive for drugs are understood to have been dismissed from the Army.
18 members of 7 Parahute Regiment Royal Horse Artillery, based in Colchester, were discovered to have been taking a banned substance during routine drug test.
Councillor Danny Mayzes has been officially suspended from his political party after an offensive tweet landed him in hot water.
Tory district councillor Mr Mayzes used social networking site Twitter to comment on an 18 rate film. He has since apologised.
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