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In today's Gazette: Six weeks of gridlock
8:08am Thursday 20th September 2012 in News
In Today's Gazette:
- Colchester is facing six weeks of gridlock due to work being carried out on one of its busiest roads. Roadworks in Ipswich Road combined with resurfacing in Turner Road has caused chaos with drivers complaining it took more than an hour to move less than a mile.
- A Colchester academic is presenting a new BBC programme which tells the real life of servants. Dr Pamela Cox, who is a senior lecturer at Essex University, is presenting Servants: The True Story of Life Below Stairs looking at life in service in Victorian times up until the Fifties.
- Quick-thinking pupil Maria Laws was hailed a heroine after she helped to save her tutor Angela Wint when she was taken ill.
- Tory MP Priti Patel has accused Colchester Council and Colchester United of failing to respect residents' quality oflife in the row of the U's training ground.
For more on these and other great stories, see today's Gazette. This is always more in the paper than there is online.