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Campaigners celebrate the refusal of the previous application.

New plans for homes at Gas Recreation playing fields

Monkey masks and messy food tables to celebrate Chinese New Year at the Busy Bees Nursery

Monkey masks and messy food tables to celebrate Chinese New Year at the Busy Bees Nursery

Geocurve drone at Tollesbury- staff from back, Andrew Mitson, Gary Nel (director) Nathan Meakin, Perran Banner (director), Terry Haines and Sam Treloar front, Phil Swart and Viviana Cirstean with multi blade and fixed wing drones

Tollesbury surveyors with drones could solve UK flooding problem

Controversial Mistley Place Park development scrapped

Controversial Mistley Place Park development scrapped

Third tumble dryer fire in three weeks put out by crews

Fire service renews warning after third tumble dryer fire in three weeks put out by crews

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Still open: Suresh Theivendram outside his damaged store.

Police issue appeal to trace shoppers forced to scramble out of the way of car as it was driven into store

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Police hunt for three men after meat is stolen from Dovercourt store

Police hunt three men after meat is stolen from Dovercourt store

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Police on the hunt for a man in Witham after a woman had her car kicked and was sworn at

Police on the hunt for a man in Witham after a woman had her car kicked and was sworn at

Ann Storey, Jo Tobin and Coplin Mills with their petition for Councillor Roger Hirst outside Colchester North Station

Commuter challenges Essex Council over number 15 bus re-route to Stanway

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Hannah Witheridge death was 'unlawful killing', coroner rules

Breaking Hannah Witheridge death was 'unlawful killing', coroner rules

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Council leader defends its bid to buy 33-acre site near potential housing development

Council leader defends its bid to buy 33-acre site near potential housing development

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Heads are determined to turn around Templars Primary School's 'inadequate' rating

Heads are determined to turn around Templars Primary School's 'inadequate' rating

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The funeral cortege arrives at Weeley Crematorium

Hundreds pay tribute to biker 'legend' Wally Walton

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What you’ve been reading: 10 most borrowed library books

What you’ve been reading: 10 most borrowed library books in Essex

Top 10 hilarious reasons people in the east had for not having a TV licence

Top 10 hilarious reasons people in the east had for not having a TV licence

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Dave Harris and Sam Cansdale

On a bear hunt: Mystery toy fan bemuses residents by scattering teddy bears round estate

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Plans for more than 200 homes at former Martello caravan park site in Walton finally approved

Plans for more than 200 homes at former Martello caravan park site in Walton finally approved

Boutique restaurant on the river-front to be unveiled in autumn

Boutique restaurant on the river-front to be unveiled in autumn

An artist impression of how the new store could look.

Sainsbury's fourth store in Colchester is given the go ahead

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This is the first suspect Colchester Police believe robbed a man on Mersea Road last year

Do you know this robber?

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Police want to track down the driver of a blue Audi

Police want Audi driver over A120 near Braintree crash

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London Bus Theatre Company is awarded £1,000 to take disadvantaged children to see their latest film

London Bus Theatre Company is awarded £1,000 to take disadvantaged children to see their latest film

Niamh McGovern from Braintree was last seen getting on a train to London on Friday afternoon

UPDATED: Missing Niamh McGovern from Braintree is now in London

Thank you Gwyneth and Jessica... healthy stars going gluten-free brings price down for coeliacs like me who don’t have a choice

Thank you Gwyneth and Jessica... healthy stars going gluten-free brings price down for coeliacs like me who don’t have a choice

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Police to investigate Southend fan's apparent charge at Colchester rivals

Police to investigate Southend fan's apparent charge at Colchester rivals

Man shot in leg after burglary in Sible Hedingham

UPDATED: Man shot in leg in aggravated burglary

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Two men arrested after "suspicious" death in Braintree flat

UPDATED: Arrested men released after sudden death

The woman was taken for further treatment at Colchester General Hospital after back pain

Elderly Colchester woman taken to hospital after car crash

Flipping brilliant! Pancake Day ousts Valentine’s Day as UK’s favourite festival in February

Flipping brilliant! Pancake Day ousts Valentine’s Day as UK’s favourite festival in February

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The fire at Haven Road in Wivenhoe was extinguished last night

UPDATED: Blaze rips through waste wood

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Family who lost their son in a car accident organises career guidance event to help other young children

Family who lost their son in a car accident organises career guidance event to help other young children

Bonkers, me? How very dare you!

Neil D'Arcy-Jones Column: Some people call me bonkers!

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Hunt launched for vulnerable missing Braintree teenager

Hunt launched for vulnerable missing Braintree teenager

Sonny Lonsdale

Drug dealer jailed after attacking family

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Victim Quaid Combstock

Colchester paedophile abused me for months - child sex abuse victim speaks out

Christine Maddock holding the latest designs of the centre's leaflets marketing their services

Colchester mental health service reaches 20 year anniversary

RECIPES: Fabulous Baker Brothers share their beer bread recipes

RECIPES: Fabulous Baker Brothers share their beer bread recipes

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Thieves snatch power tools worth hundreds of pounds from van

Thieves snatch power tools worth hundreds of pounds from van

Gavyn Booker

Colchester man wanted after serious assault and burglary

RESTAURANT REVIEW: Step back in time for unashamedly traditional treat

RESTAURANT REVIEW: Step back in time for unashamedly traditional treat

CHINESE NEW YEAR: The 5 best Chinese restaurants and takeaways in Colchester, according to TripAdvisor

CHINESE NEW YEAR: The 5 best Chinese restaurants and takeaways in Colchester, according to TripAdvisor

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Fireman Sam

Lauren Oldershaw : It's a relief to see Peppa and Fireman Sam again

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Sixth form students shoot music video for Colchester band

Sixth form students shoot music video for Colchester band

Residents hope new restrictions will end lorry parking nightmare

Residents hope new restrictions will end lorry parking nightmare

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Nigel Hildreth at last year's Teddy Bear's Concert

If you go down to the Arts Centre this weekend

Police reveal schemes to tackle crime in Harwich and Manningtree

Police reveal schemes to tackle crime in Harwich and Manningtree

Moves to cut speed limit in Colchester cul de sac

Moves to cut speed limit in Colchester cul de sac

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Sadie Hasler: Veganuary may sound like a complaint you’d go to a lady doctor about, but I’m doing it

Sadie Hasler: Veganuary may sound like a complaint you’d go to a lady doctor about, but I’m doing it

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Campaigners call for action to be taken to save historic tower now

Campaigners call for action to be taken now to save historic tower

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Historic pub welcomes families and hundreds of guest real ales inside

Historic pub welcomes families and hundreds of guest real ales inside

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