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Police called after housing row man has altercation with councillor during canvassing session

Lee Scordis, left, and Lee Parker, right

POLICE are investigating claims a Colchester councillor assaulted a resident while out canvassing with the town’s mayor.

6:00am Tuesday 21 March 2017

BLOG: Trees down and travel disrupted as Storm Doris sweeps across Essex

LIVE: Weather updates as Storm Doris sweeps across Essex

Storm Doris is set to bring gusts of up to 80mph to the region today.

9:30am Thursday 23 February 2017

UPDATED: Road reopens after roof blows off block of flats during Storm Doris

Picture by Bruno Giesteira

A ROAD has reopened this morning after the roof of a block off flats was blown away by Storm Doris. 

9:22am Friday 24 February 2017

UPDATED: Roads closed and 64 homes evacuated after roof blown off flats complex in Colchester

Picture by Bruno Giesteira

POLICE have closed a road in Colchester due to a 'Storm Doris-related' incident. 

2:21pm Thursday 23 February 2017

Read all about it! Children are transformed as they celebrate World Book Day

Read all about it! Children are transformed as they celebrate World Book Day

BOOKWORMS swapped school uniforms for costumes as they got into the spirit of World Book Day.

8:40am Friday 3 March 2017

Busy road closed after collision involving car and motorbike

Busy road closed after two vehicle collision. Picture: PC Discombe

Greenstead Road Roundabout #Colchester closed due to a RTC involving a car and motorbike. Please avoid. pic.twitter.com/8ZBDPw2c7Q— Colin Shead (@SgtColinShead) March 1, 2017

9:01pm Wednesday 1 March 2017

PICTURE: The roof that Storm Doris ripped from a block of flats

PICTURE: The roof that Storm Doris ripped from a block of flats

A BLOCK of flats which had its roof ripped off by Storm Doris remains cordoned off this morning as a picture emerges of the full extent of the damage.

10:47am Friday 24 February 2017

Residents call for nature reserve to be protected from new town

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COLCHESTER councillors have been urged to protect a nature reserve against the development of a new town.

9:00am Friday 24 February 2017

Mum's fury after finding used needle bin overflowing in Tesco baby changing area

Tesco Hythe, Colchester..

SUPERMARKET mother and baby facilities will now be kept locked until shoppers ask for the key after a mum discovered a controversial sharps bin overflowing with used needles.

5:00am Thursday 16 March 2017

GALLERY: Saturday school teaches pupils the wonders of science

Creative - Paige Plant with her science bookmark

EARTHQUAKES and parachutes were just some of the topics budding scientists explored during their Saturday morning.

6:00pm Wednesday 15 March 2017
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