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Parish council gives cash to good causes

Gazette: Family living out of boxes after house repairs delayed

6:00pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

A PARISH council has agreed to award grants to two vital services.

Penalty to paper for rugby shirt designing kids


4:00pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

RUGBY players swapped scrums and rucks for pens and paper to design their new shirt.

Cliff shapes spruced up


2:00pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

SEAFRONT shapes have been brightened up for the first time in 30 years.

A120 campaign claims dualling will cut some journey times in half

Gazette: Still no A120 roundabout revamp

12:52pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

A FRESH campaign to dual the A120 throughout north Essex claims it could cut some journey times in half.

Jenkin to begin business seminar

Gazette: Bernard Jenkin

12:00pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

AN MP is set to open a seminar on how to rebrand Harwich.

New headteacher says school has potential


10:00am Tuesday 30th September 2014

HEADTEACHER Robert Garrett is a man that likes to step out of his comfort zone.

Precious deeds stay in town


7:30am Tuesday 30th September 2014

HISTORIC deeds will remain in Harwich after being sold to raise money for an ambitious shipbuilding scheme.

'Council hasn't helped us in fight to save rink'


6:00pm Monday 29th September 2014

A CHILDREN’S attraction is set to close because of crippling insurance costs.

Top Manningtree students welcomed to Mensa


4:00pm Monday 29th September 2014

A GROUP of brainboxes from Manningtree High School have been invited to join Mensa after receiving outstanding test results.

Giving mums a greater choice


2:00pm Monday 29th September 2014

OVER the last few months many pregnant women have faced turmoil over where they would give birth.

Residents say no to footpath plans


12:00pm Monday 29th September 2014

FRUSTRATED villagers living near a rural road set for a controversial new footpath are overwhelmingly against the plans, it has been claimed.

Football legend backs hospital fundraiser


10:00am Monday 29th September 2014

A FOOTBALL legend was on hand to present a cheque for more than £1,000 to Colchester General Hospital’s Neonatal Unit.

Crime rise ‘not due to blackout’

Gazette: Bernard Jenkin – MP for Harwich and North Essex

7:30am Monday 29th September 2014

RISING crime in Harwich is causing concern, but is not a result of the streetlight switch-off, it has been claimed.

Crash victim calls for action at A120 danger junction


3:00pm Sunday 28th September 2014

A CRASH victim has called for the Highways Agency to “get their act together” in a bid to prevent future accidents following the fatality.

Aggravated burglary in Harwich


12:20pm Sunday 28th September 2014

POLICE are investigating an aggravated burglary in Harwich.

Footballer fundraisers


12:00pm Sunday 28th September 2014

SPORTING youngsters are turning their hands to fundraising to buy a lifesaving defibrillator.

Memories: Sailing back into town's shipping history


9:00am Sunday 28th September 2014

As an historic passenger ferry sails out of Harwich for the last time on Sunday, the Standard takes a look back at the town’s illustrious shipping and ferry history.

Essex County Council backs call for action on A120

Gazette: Spend the Cash Now, Save Lives campaign has begun

3:00pm Saturday 27th September 2014

ROAD bosses have been accused of “fobbing off” residents and councillors after delays to promised works at notorious accident blackspot junctions.

Dog's to have their day at charity show

12:00pm Saturday 27th September 2014

EVERY dog can have its day at an annual charity show for pet pooches and their owners.

CSI Manningtree for forensic pupils


10:00am Saturday 27th September 2014

STUDENTS became crime scene investigators for a day thanks to a visit from a lecturer in forensic science.

Highways bosses remain committed to work at A120 junctions

Gazette: Spend the Cash Now, Save Lives campaign has begun

6:00pm Friday 26th September 2014

HIGHWAYS bosses say they remain committed to improving safety at notorious accident blackspot following a fatal accident.

Cash boost in line for ambulance service

Gazette: Pic credit: East of England Ambulance Service Trust

5:21pm Friday 26th September 2014

AN emergency package worth £14.9million is being considered to improve the ambulance service.

Volunteers step out to clean up beach


4:00pm Friday 26th September 2014

HARDY volunteers removed 14 bags of rubbish from a Dovercourt beach as part of the Marine Conservation Society’s Great British Beach Clean.

Disciplinary panel clears nurse in misconduct case

Gazette: Health visitor fired for failings while working at Hove clinic

3:15pm Friday 26th September 2014

A nurse accused of misleading colleagues and behaving unprofessionally has been cleared of misconduct.

Anger at wait for A120 work after man dies in crash


2:00pm Friday 26th September 2014

A FATAL accident at notorious accident blackspot junctions has left roads bosses with “blood on their hands” campaigners have claimed.

In pictures: Youngsters help hoody reputation with festival


12:00pm Friday 26th September 2014

A ONE-DAY festival designed transform the image of hoody-wearing youngsters has been hailed a smash hit.

Tributes to A120 crash victim


10:00am Friday 26th September 2014

TRIBUTES have been paid to a community stalwart who died after a crash at a notorious accident blackspot on the A120.

Harwich and Dovercourt set for coffee mornings

Gazette: WAKE UP AND SMELL THE COFFEE – WE NEED YOUR HELP! Erith Riverside Shopping Centre to host its own Macmillan Coffee Morning!

9:00am Friday 26th September 2014

COMMUNITY centres are getting involved with the world’s biggest coffee morning today.

Road blocked after two vehicle crash

Gazette: Family living out of boxes after house repairs delayed

9:20am Friday 26th September 2014

A ROAD is partially blocked after a collision involving two vehicles.

In today's Standard


7:30am Friday 26th September 2014

Tributes are paid to tragic victim of A120 crash while campaigners call for road bosses to take responsibility, computers thieves are ordered to pay £3 after bagging £60,000 of equipment in school raids, and a skating rink announces closure due to mounting costs.

Footpath meeting plans change

Gazette: Family living out of boxes after house repairs delayed

10:00am Thursday 25th September 2014

DETAILS for a meeting regarding a controversial footpath have changed.

Pubs earn a place in beer guide

7:30am Thursday 25th September 2014

PUBS are celebrating after earning a place in this year’s Good Beer Guide.

Branson backs Mayflower Project


6:00pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

AN ambitious ship building project has been endorsed by one of the UK’s leading entrepreneurs.

Night of hope and glory for charity

Gazette: Family living out of boxes after house repairs delayed

4:00pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

MORE than 100 people packed into Dedham Assembly Rooms for Last Night of the Proms.

Town council backs pitch project


12:00pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

A TOWN council plans to donate £1,000 to a football club’s new pitch project.

Pupils take GCSE three years early


10:00am Wednesday 24th September 2014

YOUNGSTERS at Manningtree High School are celebrating further success after 23 Year Eight pupils sat their Citizenship GCSE.

Crooks who stole school computers worth £160,000 ordered to pay back £1 each


9:15am Wednesday 24th September 2014

THREE men who admitted stealing £160,000 worth of computers from schools across Essex and Suffolk have no more than £3 left between them, a court heard.

Boris the bear going on tour to raise funds


7:30am Wednesday 24th September 2014

THE family of a youngster with a rare metabolic disease are hoping his beloved teddy bear will be whisked off on a tour of the country to raise money and awareness.

UPDATE: Man dies in fatal crash on A120


4:40pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

A MAN has died after a crash at an accident blackspot on the A120.

Survey first step to easing gridlock at rail underpass


6:00pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

TRAVEL chaos at a notorious rail underpass is set to undergo a rush-hour traffic watch in a bid to prove the need for change.

Schools face tough decisions to meet demand for results


4:00pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

A HAPPY headteacher with record-breaking GCSE results has spoken of exam appeals and the pressures of keeping up with an ever-changing curriculum after a year that has seen a number of schools in north Essex disappointed with their results.

School reunion for class of 1970

Gazette: Family living out of boxes after house repairs delayed

2:00pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

FORMER pupils from the Sir Anthony Deane school are invited to a reunion.

Decision on new homes is delayed

Gazette: Family living out of boxes after house repairs delayed

12:00pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

A DECISION on plans to build nine new homes in Bradfield have been deferred by a planning committee.

Border force seize £30,000 worth of cannabis at Harwich International Port


10:27am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

SMUGGLERS attempting to bring £30,000 worth of drugs into the UK via Harwich were thwarted by the Border Force.

Manningtree credit union opens


10:00am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

RESIDENTS in Manningtree have the chance to join a credit union.

Talk to help rebrand Harwich


7:30am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

HARWICH is joining the elite crowd of business giants and even the country of Colombia by getting an exclusive seminar to help brand the town, attract big-name shops and tourists.

Council can still spend £100,000 windfall if suitable scheme can be found

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

6:00pm Monday 22nd September 2014

HARWICH has been told it can have a cash windfall, controversially spent in Clacton, back if it finds a suitable scheme within six years.

Funeral directors staging coffee fundraiser


4:00pm Monday 22nd September 2014

A FAMILY business is hoping to put the fun back into funeral by hosting coffee mornings next week.

Happy couple celebrate 60 years’ marriage


2:00pm Monday 22nd September 2014

ONE of the last couples to marry at Harwich Registry Office have celebrated their diamond wedding anniversary.

Parking permit plea is rejected


12:00pm Monday 22nd September 2014

CALLS to let shoppers with permits to park for free for longer on market days in Dovercourt have been rejected by Tendring Council.



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