• U's announce new stand sponsorship

    COLCHESTER United have agreed a new stand sponsorship. The U's have announced that Bank of Telecom are the new sponsors of the North Stand, at the JobServe Community Stadium. The stand will now be called The Bank of Telecom North Stand, for

  • Colchester shoppers treated to open-air theatre performance

    SHOPPERS were treated to live open-air theatre as a hit play was performed in Colchester before heading off to Edinburgh Fringe. Patrons at the Vacay Bar and Courtyard in Colchester’s Lion Walk enjoyed the performance of family friendly comedy,

  • Residents spot 'mini-tornado' on Frinton seafront

    RESIDENTS have reported spotting a mini-tornado tearing along the beach and promenade in Frinton. Locals took to social media to report seeing the phenomenon on Thursday afternoon. Mini-tornados are commonly known as dust devils and are caused

  • Clacton man fined £180 after obstructing police officer

    A MAN from Clacton has been fined £180 after obstructing a police officer. Joseph Tillett, 33, of Jameson Road, was found to have obstructed or resisted a constable in the execution of their duty in Haverhill, Suffolk, on July 10. The charge

  • Iron make new signings ahead of big kick-off

    BRAINTREE Town have added to their National League South squad for the new season that kicks off on Saturday away to full-timers and one of the promotion favourites Dulwich Hamlet, writes DAVID WARD. Current Bermudan international midfielder Willie

  • Brian Love

    In Loving Memory Of LOVE Brian Geoffrey 14.02.51 to 25.07.22 It is with sadness that we are announcing the passing of Brian Love, a much loved Husband, Dad and Grandpops. Brian was the life and soul of any party and made so many fond memories with family

  • Patricia Jean Hill (née Rubins, née Martin)

    HILL Patricia Jean (née Reubins, née Martin) Passed away on 29th July 2022, aged 83 years. Wife of Rod Hill, Mother of five, Step Mother of three. Grand Mother and Great Grandmother. Wake to be arranged by Rod and Jed. For further information please call

  • Nicholas James 'Nick' Merry

    MERRY Nicholas James "Nick" Passed away on Friday 22nd July 2022, aged 84. Devoted Husband to the late Jill. Much loved Dad to Mark, Richard, Edward, James and Liz. Grandad and Great Grandpa. Funeral service to take place at Colchester Crematorium on

  • Henry Julian Phillips

    Phillips Henry Julian "(Russ)" Sadly passed away on Thursday 7th July 2022 aged 87. Much loved Dad, Grandad and Great Grandad. Service to be held 1:00 pm on 12th August at St Bartholomew's Church, 1 Groton Street, Groton, Suffolk, CO10 5ED and then afterwards


    TRAXLER Karl Heinrich (Heinz) 06/08/1922 - 22/01/1995 Remembering you on your 100th Birthday, and not just today but everyday. Love from Theresa, Sue, Michelle & Ali.

  • Daphne Mary King

    KING Daphne Mary Passed away peacefully on 17th July aged 88 years. Funeral Service to be on Tuesday 16th August 11.00am at Colchester Crematorium. Family flowers only.

  • Ivan Victor POTTER

    POTTER Ivan Victor Passed away on Sunday 10th July 2022, aged 89. Funeral Service to take place at St Mary the Virgin Church, Ardleigh on Thursday 11th August 2022, at 9:30am. Family flowers only, donations if desired for R.S.P.B may be given via

  • Caroline Jillian Copping

    Caroline Jillian Copping 05.08.2019 Those we love don't go away, they walk beside us everyday, unseen, unheard, but always near, so loved, so missed, so very dear. Love and Miss you. Paul, Susan and David. We can't believe it's been three years.

  • Irene May Springett

    SPRINGETT Irene May Sadly passed away on 25th June 2022, aged 95 years. Much loved Mum, Nan and Great Nana who will be missed terribly. Service to be held at Colchester Crematorium Tuesday 9th August 2022 at 10:15am. Family flowers only, kind donations

  • June Rose Margaret Burman

    BURMAN June Rose Margaret (née Patten) 18/06/34 - 01/08/22 Beloved Wife of (Godfrey) John Burman, Mother to Lynda and Alastair, Grandmother and Great Grandmother, friend to many. 'To live is Christ, to die is gain' Private Cremation followed by thanksgiving


    SPENDLOVE Mary Passed away peacefully on 23 July 2022, aged 84. Widow of David, a loving Mother and Grandmother. Funeral to take place on 19 August 2022 at Colchester Crematorium at 2.00 pm. Bright colours please. Family flowers only, donations if desired

  • Florence Irene McWhirter

    MCWHIRTER Florence Irene Known as Doe Passed away peacefully at home on Monday 25th July 2022, aged 91 years. Dear Wife of Les, special Mum to Adrian, Sandra and Alison. Nan to Laura, Hayley, Tommy and Molly and Great Grandchildren. Doe was much loved

  • Henry Julian Phillips

    Phillips Henry Julian "Russ" Sadly passed away on Thursday 7th July 2022, aged 87 years. Much loved Dad, Grandad and Great Grandad. Service to be held at St Bartholomew's Church, Groton at 1.00pm on Friday 12th August 2022. With Henry's love of bright

  • Brian Leslie Graham Willey

    Brian Leslie Graham WILLEY "The Boss" 09th August 2012 A golden heart stopped beating, Hard working hands at rest, It broke our hearts to see you go, God only takes the best. 10 years have gone so quick. Always in our Thoughts, Forever in Hearts, Love

  • Leonard Ernest 'Len' Almond

    ALMOND Leonard Ernest "Len" Passed away peacefully on Monday 25th July 2022, aged 84. Devoted Husband to Elaine, much loved Dad to Rebecca and Jonathan and Grandad to Gabriel, Eleanor, Evan, Jude and Poppy. Funeral service to take place at Colchester

  • Norman Hyams

    Norman Hyams 18.04.1933 - 05.08.2017 A golden heart stopped beating Two smiling eyes at rest God broke our hearts to prove to us He only takes the best Love always Sylvia and family xx