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In today's Gazette: NHS failed my David
7:45am Thursday 21st February 2013 in News
In today's Gazette: Widow Susan Pattrick is suing Colchester General Hospital for alleged failings in its care of her husband.
David Pattrick, 69 from Marks Tey, was found dead, face down in vomit and faeces in a toilet cubicle at the hospital. He had undergone a gall blader operation two days earlier.
* An Israeli diplomat was escorted from Essex University after a student demonstration.
Alon Roth-Snir, the deputy Israeli ambassador, was invited to Wivenhoe by the Department for Government but the trip was disrupted by the protesters in what they said was an act of solidarity with Palestine.
* A businessman says banning delivery vehicles from Colchester High Street during the day will cost him £50,000 a year.
Martin Averre, of Ace Comics, says he will have to pay courier firms £20 a time for secure an early delivery slot.
* Mum-of-three Gwen Pryke has been jailed in a planning dispute.
Officers arrested Mrs Pryke for breaching planning laws by camping illegally at Brook Street, Dedham. Her husband, Asa, has just been released from jail for the same breach.
For more on these and other great stories, see today's Gazette. There is always more in the paper than there in online.