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10 per cent of drivers stopped in June had been drinking

10 per cent of drivers stopped in June had been drinking

Woman treated by paramedics in Queen Street

Woman treated by paramedics in Queen Street

Nominations still open for the Gazette Education Awards

Nominations still open for the Gazette Education Awards

Record breaking Brightlingsea Regatta gets 4,000 visitors

Record breaking Brightlingsea Regatta gets 4,000 visitors

Faith Ressmeyer continues to inspire donations as legacy lives on

Faith Ressmeyer continues to inspire donations as legacy lives on

Ticketed – In Bloom team who watered their baskets

Ticketed – In Bloom team who watered their baskets

Council launch video promoting Colchester as tourist destination

Council launch video promoting Colchester as tourist destination

Former Essex University student quits as Greek finance minister despite 'No' vote

Former Essex University student quits as Greek finance minister despite 'No' vote

50 drivers a day hit with fines for using bus lanes

50 drivers a day hit with fines for using bus lanes

Balloons released for anti-bullying campaign

Balloons released for anti-bullying campaign

Nursery youngsters graduate early

Nursery youngsters graduate early

Will Quince attends opening of underwater themed school library

Will Quince attends opening of underwater themed school library

Museum wins bid for police station

Museum wins bid for police station

Safety barricades are simply a bridge too far

Safety barricades are simply a bridge too far

Trust ‘must borrow £26m to pay staff’

Trust ‘must borrow £26m to pay staff’

Sport

Senior defies crab attacks to take victory

Senior defies crab attacks to take victory

Braintree get goalkeeper on season-long loan

Braintree get goalkeeper on season-long loan

Plans for a special needs team

Plans for a special needs team

Finalists are now known in the triples

Finalists are now known in the triples

New recruit - Joe Edwards, pictured here playing for former club Yeovil Town against Bradford City, has joined Colchester United.

U's sign midfielder Edwards

New additions? - Colchester United manager Tony Humes says he is "very close" to making another signing, as he closes in on snapping up a new midfielder.

U's close in on midfielder

Wivenhoe Town to kick-off the new Thurlow Nunn League season

Wivenhoe Town to kick-off the new Thurlow Nunn League season

Klapper claims victory in summer five-mile event

Klapper claims victory in summer five-mile event

Graft starts now: Manning

Graft starts now: Manning

Sorrell: we’re even more determined to go up now

Sorrell: we’re even more determined to go up now

FULL CIRCLE: John Summerfield (in red) won the very first John Bedford Cup, in 1969, and competed again in Sunday’s race. He is pictured with long-standing crew Martin Berryman.

Summerfield rolls back the years in historic cup

Tough opening ride for Dowsett in the Tour de France

Tough opening ride for Dowsett in the Tour de France

Hat-trick: Mick Amey (right), pictured with son Ashley, celebrates his success

Amey powers to a hat-trick of titles

Braintree MP James Cleverly (far right) joined Braintree Rugby Club members at last weekend’s Natwest RugbyForce event.

New MP shows support as Black and Ambers get ready

National Sport

England star Lucy Bronze is already looking forward to the start of the new season

Bronze - Don't stop me now

Mo Farah will compete at next month's Sainsbury's Anniversary Games

Farah to run at Anniversary Games

Novak Djokovic edged through to the quarter-finals

Djokovic through after scare

Alastair Cook will be hoping to get his hands on the Ashes urn at the end of the series

Cook aims to get on front foot

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