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In today's Gazette: Car ban hit by legal battle
8:03am Thursday 21st March 2013 in News
In today's Gazette: Disabled campaigners have launched court proceedings against Colchester's High Street car ban.
Fair Access 2 Colchester say the trial restrictions are discriminating against disabled residents as they remove a number of Blue Badge holder spaces from Colchester High Street.
* A great grandfather has been robbed of hundreds of pounds in Colchester town centre.
Thieves stole John Robinson's wallett and raided his bank account taking £700.
* Cassie's Law has been invoked for the first time.
Police have confirmed they have used new powers - created in response to the campaign launched in the wake of the death of teenager Cassie McCord - to revoke a driver's licence after a crash.
* Colchester General Hospital has been told to improve after a health watchdog identified failings during an unannounced inspection.
For more on these and other great stories, see today's Gazette. There is always more in the paper than there is online.