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Parent parking branded as dangerous

Gazette: Family living out of boxes after house repairs delayed

6:00pm Monday 28th July 2014

DANGEROUS parking outside a village primary school is causing a major hazard to children and drivers, it has been claimed.

Wrabness homes given the green light

Gazette: A new venue is hoped to keep children's centre services local

4:00pm Monday 28th July 2014

PLANS for 14 new homes in a village have been given the go ahead.

Model youngsters turn junk into a work of art


2:00pm Monday 28th July 2014

CREATIVE kids made the most of unwanted items by building their own junk models.

Off-route bus hits car with mum and baby inside


12:00pm Monday 28th July 2014

A MUM and her ten month old baby were left in tears after an off route bus going in the wrong direction down a one way street crashed into her car.

Wife's praise for Trust in light of fresh criticism

Gazette: Family living out of boxes after house repairs delayed

10:00am Monday 28th July 2014

A DOTING wife who has spent 11 hours a day at Colchester General Hospital since her husband was rushed to intensive care has defended the Trust after their latest wave of criticism.

Runner climbs mountain for charity


7:30am Monday 28th July 2014

A DEDICATED runner took on a gruelling marathon challenge in Switzerland to raise money for a charity close to his heart.

PCSOs could be on the buses


3:00pm Sunday 27th July 2014

PARISH PCSOs could be forced to travel by bus if villagers don't stump up the cash for their car.

Racers raise hundreds for charity


12:00pm Sunday 27th July 2014

SLIMMERS swapped losing pounds to raising them when they took part in this year's Race for Life.

Homeowners urged to lock windows following burglary

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

11:58am Sunday 27th July 2014

HOMEOWNERS are being warned to lock windows when leaving their home following a burglary in Harwich.

'Prospect of losing football club is a blow'

Gazette: Family living out of boxes after house repairs delayed

9:00am Sunday 27th July 2014

FEARS Harwich could lose its historic football club after 140 years have been branded as a "blow to the town".

Burglars target homes across Tendring

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

3:47pm Saturday 26th July 2014

BURGLARS have made of with hundreds of pounds of goods following a spate of burglaries across Tendring.

Sisters scoop gold


3:00pm Saturday 26th July 2014

A TRIO of sisters kept the success in the family when they each scooped a gold medal at a gymnastics competition.

Final preparations underway for Sea Festival


12:00pm Saturday 26th July 2014

A STUNNING array of activities both on and offshore will be on offer at the Sea Festival.

Traveller sites to double in Tendring

Gazette: Tendring District Council

9:00am Saturday 26th July 2014

THE number of gypsy sites in Tendring needs to almost double over the next 20 years, council bosses have been told.

New gym takes shape in £900k revamp


6:00pm Friday 25th July 2014

THE framework for a new gym is in place as part of a £900,000 swimming pool refurbishment.

Maicie and Summer stepping out for charity


4:00pm Friday 25th July 2014

A PAIR of big-hearted youngsters are set for a sponsored walk to raise money for charity.

Quay campaigners win Village Green battle


4:00pm Friday 25th July 2014

CAMPAIGNERS are jubilant after winning their fight for a controversial quayside to be given Village Green status.

More bans for Chinese sky lanterns

Gazette: A glow lantern in the sky

2:00pm Friday 25th July 2014

CHINESE lanterns are a step closer to being banned from all council land in Tendring.

Ale enthusiasts flock to tenth festival


12:00pm Friday 25th July 2014

BEER buffs turned out in force for a milestone festival in Manningtree.

New protest sign planted on sandbank


10:00am Friday 25th July 2014

A HAND painted sign criticising a controversial fence was been sited on a sand bank just days before top talks over its future.

Firefighters tackle fridge blaze

Gazette: ONGAR: Fire on school roof

8:37am Friday 25th July 2014

FIREFIGHTERS extinguished a blaze in a first floor flat which had started in a fridge.

In today's Standard


7:30am Friday 25th July 2014

A MUM hits out after off-route bus hits her car, a town pond is branded a "disgrace", little Lucy Henshall is rewarded for seven years of perfect attendance, and ship builders search for good luck treasure.

Carolyn hits the trail for cancer charity


6:00pm Thursday 24th July 2014

A DOVERCOURT woman is taking part in a trek across Peru to encourage women to check for the early signs of breast cancer.

Attempted burglar flees after being disturbed

Gazette: A man died after he was assaulted at a party being held at his partner's house, police said

5:11pm Thursday 24th July 2014

POLICE are appealing for information after an attempted burglary in Little Oakley.

Teenagers asked to get creative

Gazette: Family living out of boxes after house repairs delayed

4:00pm Thursday 24th July 2014

TEENAGERS are being asked to get creative with craft workshops at Harwich Library this summer.

Work being done to tackle rural issues


2:00pm Thursday 24th July 2014

WORK is being done to help tackle the significant issues facing rural communities.

Organisers gearing up for spectacular sea festival


12:00pm Thursday 24th July 2014

THOUSANDS of people are expected to turn out alongside a special royal visitor for an annual festival this weekend.

Raffle raises cash for the Ark

Gazette: Family living out of boxes after house repairs delayed

10:00am Thursday 24th July 2014

A PHARMACY has raised more than £300 for a family charity in Harwich.

Unemployment level drops again

Gazette: Family living out of boxes after house repairs delayed

7:30am Thursday 24th July 2014

UNEMPLOYMENT in Tendring has dropped but is still higher than regional levels.

Crash proves case for urgent dualling


6:00pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A TRUNK road is urgently in need of upgrading after a crash left a port town cut off for more than five hours.

Family praises school after strike day criticism

Gazette: Break-in at school

2:00pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A FAMILY has spoken out in support of a school which banned parents from sports day due to teacher strikes.

Finch to House of Lords: revoke Hanningfield's peerage

Gazette: Hanningfield could be suspended from Lords in new storm on expenses

12:42pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

THE leader of Essex County Council has called on the House of Lords to revoke Lord Hanningfield’s peerage.

Looking back - at 40 years of Dovercourt Theatre Group


12:00pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

TO be or not to be... that was the question for budding actors in Dovercourt.

Secret gardens another success for town


10:00am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

HUNDREDS of people descended upon the streets of Harwich for an annual garden extravaganza.

Pints and politics mix with new brew


7:30am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

BEER buffs are in for a treat as a brewing company has launched a new bitter named after a political stalwart specially for an upcoming festival.

All shook up for Elvis night at the Maybush


6:00pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A VILLAGE pub will be transformed into Heartbreak Hotel for one night only.

Scoring for charity


4:00pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

FOOTBALLERS netted more than £1,000 for charity by playing in a special fundraising tournament.

Tendring crowns young musician of the year


2:00pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A YOUNG singer has scooped the prestigious title of Tendring’s Young Musician of the Year.

Escaping to the country isn’t always all it’s cracked up to be


12:00pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

POWER cuts, flooding and broadband are just some of the things Tendring’s most rural residents continually battle with.

Author inspires student with school visit


10:00am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

AN award-winning author inspired students to get into writing with a lively talk.

New group’s bid to inject life into town


7:30am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A NEW association is set to drive Manningtree forward in a bid to improve the town’s business prospects.

Jobs to be lost as a result of loss of crossing

Gazette: Family living out of boxes after house repairs delayed

6:00pm Monday 21st July 2014

THE axing of a historic ferry route has resulted in a logistics company being forced to cut a number of jobs.

Parking permit plan hailed as reason for High Street success

Gazette: Harwich holds the key to ‘unlocking’ district’s potential

4:00pm Monday 21st July 2014

A FREE parking permit scheme is a major factor to the success of Tendring’s high streets according to council bosses.

Verdict awaited over homes plan

Gazette: Family living out of boxes after house repairs delayed

2:00pm Monday 21st July 2014

A DECISION is set to be made on plans for 14 new homes in a village.

D-Day for solar farm application

Gazette: Family living out of boxes after house repairs delayed

12:00pm Monday 21st July 2014

D-DAY is looming for controversial plans for a solar farm near Wix.

Pupils shine at their end-of-term show


10:00am Monday 21st July 2014

YOUNGSTERS put on their best performance for their school production of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.

Rail services delayed because of fallen tree

Gazette: Expansion plans – the car park at Marks Tey railway station is set to be more than doubled in size.

9:02am Monday 21st July 2014

TRAIN services through Manningtree and Colchester have been disrupted because of an obstruction on the line.

Bus firm is warned over sloppy service

Gazette: Family living out of boxes after house repairs delayed

3:00pm Sunday 20th July 2014

A BUS company has been given a formal warning by licence bosses over its sloppy punctuality.

Edme brings baking to life for Acorn Village


12:00pm Sunday 20th July 2014

A MALTING firm’s culinary mastermind brought baking alive at Acorn Village.

Dog charity calls for help to buy land


9:00am Sunday 20th July 2014

A CHARITY saving dogs from death row is in desperate need of more space as it struggles to cope with the high number of pets in need.



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