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In today's Gazette: Forget the school run - it's the school crawl
8:10am Wednesday 20th March 2013 in News
In today's Gazette: Colchester's High Street car ban has been blamed for adding 30 minutes to the daily school run.
Parents at St Thomas More's Primary School in Priory Street say the restrictions are making their journey times four times as long.
* England's most capped footballer has been banned from the road after he admitted drink driving in Colchester.
Peter Shilton, 63, was found to have 85 mcgs of alcohol in 100 mls of breath - more than double the legal limit.
* Colchester's Military Festival is to show case the work of Colchester soldiers, it has been revealed.
The event on July 6 will feature Apache attack helicopters, military working dogs, a field hospital and the Parachute Regiment's Red Devils.
* A special report on the murder of Thomas Brittain is to appear on BBC's Crimewatch tonight.
Mr Brittain, 26, was killed in a flat in Colchester and police are hunting for suspect Jack Hummerstone.
For more on these and other great stories, see today's Gazette. There is always more in the paper than there is online.