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'Thefts in Colchester have reached a dramatic level,' says gardener after van raided three times in six weeks

David Cobbold

A PROFESSIONAL gardener and tradesman is fed up after his works van was raided by thieves three times in six weeks.

7:00am Tuesday 21 February 2017

'This is an accident waiting happen' - warning issued over faded give-way lines

scordis lines probs

A RESIDENTIAL road has become an "accident waiting to happen", campaigners have warned.

6:00am Monday 20 February 2017

Looking back: From mud to music, town park is the best

SUNSHINE:  Visitors pack out Maldon’s waterfront on a May bank holiday in 1992

MALDON’S Promenade Park has played host to concerts, runs, celebrations and the world famous Mud Race.

9:00am Saturday 18 February 2017

Employing pre-teens and rat-infested factories - Interviews from Colchester's working past

Team - man and boy in charge of a Co-Op cart

Andrew Phillips opens up the Colchester Recalled Oral History Archive again to look at jobs, especially the first job of children who left school at 12 or 14 before 1944.

12:33pm Monday 13 February 2017

Five events taking place in Maldon and Burnham this week

D’Ukes are performing in Cold Norton

The Standard has put together a round up of events you can enjoy across the district over the next seven days.

2:00pm Friday 10 February 2017

'These shared pedestrian and cyclist routes are an absolute disaster': Your Gazette Letters

'These shared pedestrian and cyclist routes are an absolute disaster': Your Gazette Letters

I WRITE in response to Richard Hart’s letter regarding cycling in Colchester.

11:50am Monday 13 February 2017

Patient walks 2.5miles in his slippers to get a lift home after thieves steal his wallet in A&E

John Solowyk

A PATIENT walked 2.5 miles in his slippers to get a lift home after his wallet was stolen in hospital.

5:00am Wednesday 8 February 2017

How MPs voted to give Brexit Bill a second reading

Latest news from the Commons

MPs voted by 498 votes to 114, a majority of 384, to give the E uropean Union (Notification Of Withdrawal) Bill a second reading.

8:15pm Wednesday 1 February 2017

UPDATED: Video - Dozens turn out for 'emergency' protest against Trump's refugee ban

Picture by Lee Scordis

A PROTEST against Donald Trump's decision to bar people from seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the US has been organised in Colchester.

12:00am Tuesday 31 January 2017

'Fake news' inquiry being launched by Westminster committee

The committee noted concerns over people being fed propaganda and untruths from non-traditional news sources on the internet

The "growing phenomenon of fake news" is to be the subject of a parliamentary inquiry.

12:04am Monday 30 January 2017
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