Get involved: send your pictures, video, news and views by texting ECS to 80360, or email »
In today's Gazette: Cut price leisure deals axe?
7:55am Thursday 14th February 2013 in News
In today's Gazette: Cut price fees for over 60s and under 16s at Colchester's leisure centre could be scrapped.
* Colchester's great and good have leapt to the town's defence after a tourism guide described it as "a perfect opportunity to experience British nightlife at its most vulgar and debased".
* Government minister Stephen Hammond has reassured motorists investment in the A12 is on the horizon.
* Campaigners are celebrating after a scheme was revealed to keep a doom school building open.
Market Field School in Elmstead Market is due to undergo a £8.5 million refurbishment next year and while the work is carried out, students and staff may temporarily relocate to the Alderman Blaxill School site.
For more on these and other great stories, see today's Gazette. There is always more in the paper than there is online.