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Detective sacked for accessing police data for personal use

Gazette: Essex Police Headquarters in Chelmsford

6:11pm Thursday 24th April 2014

A DETECTIVE who used sensitive police data for “a personal matter” has been sacked.

Save our maternity services - campaigners to march this weekend

Gazette: Save Our Baby Services - we launch campaign for maternity unit

6:00pm Thursday 24th April 2014

HUNDREDS of people are set to turn out for two events rallying against the closure of Clacton’s maternity unit.

Further fire strikes pencilled in for three days in May

Gazette: Parked cars are delaying fire crews in Ongar (file image).

5:12pm Thursday 24th April 2014

Firefighters in Essex will strike for three days in May as part of an ongoing row over pensions.

Rail group claims Easter tourism could have been hit maintenance work

Gazette: Sunshine coast's perfect beaches

4:00pm Thursday 24th April 2014

A RAIL user group boss claims poorly-timed rail maintenance could have affected tourism in Tendring over Easter.

Holiday park to boost pet charity

Gazette: Del at the vets

2:00pm Thursday 24th April 2014

A HOLIDAY park is holding a charity tea party for the Blue Cross animal charity.

Cancer-fighting event organised by teenage fundraiser

Gazette: Cancer-fighting event organised by teenage fundraiser

12:00pm Thursday 24th April 2014

A TEENAGE fundraiser has organised an event to boost the fight against cancer.

Lobsters worth £400 pinched from marina tank

Gazette: Lobsters worth £400 pinched from marina tank

10:00am Thursday 24th April 2014

A FISHERMAN has hit out at crooks who pinched a haul of lobsters worth hundreds of pounds.

DON'T MISS your chance to win a copy of our superb Coasting Back magazine

Gazette: DON'T MISS your chance to win a copy of our superb Coasting Back magazine

9:50am Thursday 24th April 2014

It's the Gazette's anniversary so we've published a special glossy keepsake looking back at the last 125 years.

WIN! McBusted tickets up for grabs in today's Gazette

Gazette: REVIEW: McBusted

9:37am Thursday 24th April 2014

Don't miss your chance to win fantastic tickets to see McBusted live.

UPDATED: Car crashes into house in Clacton

Gazette: Lifesavers - Essex Air Ambulance

12:15pm Thursday 24th April 2014

A WOMAN has suffered injuries after a car crashed into a house in Clacton.

IN THIS WEEK'S GAZETTE

Gazette: IN THIS WEEK'S FRINTON AND WALTON GAZETTE

7:30am Thursday 24th April 2014

Are YOU in this week's Gazette!

Gazette: Under the bonnet at Delamer Care Home

7:00pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

Crematorium to enter green space contest

Gazette: Crematorium to enter green space contest

5:00pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

A TENDRING crematorium has been entered into a prestigious gardening competition for the first time.

Top cop says police stations are not fit for purpose

Gazette: Clacton police station

3:44pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

POLICE buildings in Essex are no longer fit for purpose, according to the county’s top cop.

New director for troubled hospital trust

Gazette: Colchester General Hospital

11:27am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

AN interim director has been appointed by Colchester's troubled hospital trust.

Council backs plans for more apprenticeships

Gazette: Essex County Council

9:13am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

ESSEX County Council is backing plans to create more apprenticeships.

Student paramedics safe for calls says standards chief

Gazette: Marcus Bailey, interim consultant paramedic

7:30am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

FOUR hundred student paramedics are being recruited directly by the region’s ambulance service because it can’t get enough qualified medics from the universities.

Red arrows returning to Clacton Air Show

Gazette: Red arrows returning to Clacton Air Show

5:51pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

THE world’s most famous aeroplane squad is set to take to the sky in Clacton again later this year.

Francesca is top charity fundraiser

Gazette: webpix charity donation cash money collection

3:00pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

LITTLE Francesca Ferdinando-Bright has been declared a top charity fundraiser.

Boost for passengers in Catch the Bus week

Gazette: Bus company announces shake-up of services

2:50pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

PASSENGERS in Essex are being given the chance to try the bus at a reduced fare as part of Catch the Bus Week 2014.

Lifeboat launched after jet ski capsized

Gazette: Busy day for Burnham RNLI with two calls in the space of three hours

10:35am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

COASTGUARDS were called to help after a rider flipped over on his jet ski near St Osyth.

Plans on further police cuts to be revealed

Gazette: Rawdon murder probe - police have started an investigation

7:30am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

PLANS on how Essex Police intend to make another £24million in cuts should be revealed next month.

Hundreds of guns confiscated across Essex

Gazette: Heart-warming act of honesty

1:20pm Monday 21st April 2014

HUNDREDS of firearms have been seized after a review of gun licenses in Essex.

Care home clinches top rating

Gazette: Care home clinches top rating

10:00am Monday 21st April 2014

A FRINTON care home has clinched an award after being given a top rating.

Open days to boost nature reserve funds

Gazette: Pedlars Wood bluebells

7:30am Monday 21st April 2014

A NATURE reserve will be opened up to the public for two special open days.

Public servant and mum-of-three Sarah Candy dies aged 47

Gazette: Sarah Candy

4:19pm Sunday 20th April 2014

TRIBUTES have been paid to a mum of three and prominent councillor who died suddenly from cancer.

Gruelling fire gear cycle for brave fundraisers

Gazette: Gruelling fire gear cycle for brave fundraisers

3:00pm Sunday 20th April 2014

TWO Clacton firefighters will don their heavy work gear and take on a mammoth tandem cycle ride to raise cash for charity.

War memorial club pays tribute in Belgium

Gazette: War memorial club pays tribute in Belgium

12:00pm Sunday 20th April 2014

MEMBERS of the Frinton War Memorial Club visited Belgium to mark 100 years since the start of the First World War.

Easter outings keep coastguards busy

9:38am Sunday 20th April 2014

FOUR people were rescued by helicopter after coastguards in north Essex were called to help more than a dozen people in 48 hours.

Shocking air pollution killed 100 in Tendring in one year

Gazette: Shocking air pollution killed 100 in Tendring in one year

9:00am Sunday 20th April 2014

SHOCK figures have revealed air pollution is to blame for more than 100 deaths a year in Tendring.

Inspirational headteacher up for top award after leading school's revival

Gazette: Inspirational headteacher up for top award after leading school's revival

3:00pm Saturday 19th April 2014

A WALTON headteacher has been named as a finalist for a prestigious award after inspiring a dramatic turnaround at his school.

Budding model ditches council for catwalk and Miss England bid

Gazette: Hannah Munford

12:00pm Saturday 19th April 2014

A MONTH ago Hannah Munford was working for the county council - now she's a catwalk queen with the Miss England crown in her sights.

Council u-turn over card holder backlash

Gazette: Frinton and Walton Swimming Pool

9:00am Saturday 19th April 2014

TENDRING Council has announced a u-turn on its decision to scrap free swimming lessons after a public backlash.

MP appeals for help in part-night street lighting fight

Gazette: Douglas Carswell: Campaign deserves support

6:00pm Friday 18th April 2014

AN MP has launched a bid to get certain streetlights switched back on at night to make the area safer.

Wing mirrors pulled from car by vandals

Gazette: Essex Police have closed the road

4:00pm Friday 18th April 2014

VANDALS ripped the wing mirrors from a car in Clacton, causing more than £500 of damage.

Musical tribute to world-famous hymn writer

Gazette: The group were treated to a talk about Chetham's School of Music in Manchester.

2:00pm Friday 18th April 2014

A MUSICAL tribute was held to mark 25 years since the death of a world-renowned hymn writer from Walton.

Thieves rip copper piping from empty home

Gazette: Essex Police have closed the road

1:12pm Friday 18th April 2014

CROOKS escaped with a copper piping after smashing their way into an empty house in Jaywick.

Popular ex-headteacher dies after cancer battle

Gazette: Popular ex-headteacher dies after cancer battle

12:00pm Friday 18th April 2014

A POPULAR headteacher from Frinton has died after a year-long battle with lung cancer.

Police urge correct parking at night to avoid accidents

Gazette: PCSOs at work in Walton

10:00am Friday 18th April 2014

DRIVERS have been urged to park their cars facing the right way at night to stop them becoming a major hazard following the streetlight switch-off.

Jet ski used to rescue kitesurfer

Gazette: Busy weekend for Falmouth coastguards with three shouts in four hours

9:33am Friday 18th April 2014

A KITESURFER was rescued after getting into difficulty in Clacton's Martello Bay.

Schools join forces for Beatles music showcase

Gazette: Schools join forces for Beatles music showcase

7:30am Friday 18th April 2014

SCHOOL choirs joined forces to put on a spectacular Beatlemania showcase.

Lease agreement means green light for £1m Naze centre

Gazette: Wildlife trust eases Naze takeover fears

6:00pm Thursday 17th April 2014

A LEASE has been agreed for Walton’s historic Naze allowing a £1million visitor centre development to go ahead.

Fire crews tackle workshop fire in Clacton

Gazette: Fire brigade solar panels bid sparks anger

5:31pm Thursday 17th April 2014

FIREFIGHTERS wearing breathing apparatus tackled a blaze at a workshop in Clacton earlier today.

Amputee Helen fulfills marathon dream on new running blade

Gazette: Amputee Helen fulfills marathon dream on new running blade

4:00pm Thursday 17th April 2014

AMPUTEE Helen Chapman’s lifelong dream has been running the London Marathon.

Last chance to join hospice pier to pier walk

Gazette: St Helena Hospice has launched the first therapeutic day centre in the country for young adults

2:00pm Thursday 17th April 2014

THERE is still chance to sign up for next week's pier to pier walk for St Helena Hospice.

Birthday girl picks gruelling charity walk over party

Gazette: Birthday girl picks gruelling charity walk over party

12:00pm Thursday 17th April 2014

A TEENAGER chose to complete a gruelling ten-mile charity walk on her 16th birthday instead of having a party.

Lifeboat launched to help stranded boat

Gazette: Lifeboat rescues two people near Mersea

10:00am Thursday 17th April 2014

CLACTON lifeboat was launched to help a broken-down motorboat near Seawick.

Office staff in masked raid horror

Gazette: Essex Police closed the station as part of £2.5million cuts.

9:00am Thursday 17th April 2014

POLICE are hunting three masked men who carried out a terrifying raid on a lettings agency in Holland-on-Sea.

IN THIS WEEK'S GAZETTE

Gazette: IN THIS WEEK'S FRINTON AND WALTON GAZETTE

7:30am Thursday 17th April 2014

Holiday park building deliberately set on fire

Gazette: Parked cars are delaying fire crews in Ongar (file image).

9:48pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

A BUILDING in a holiday park has been deliberately set on fire.






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