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IN TODAY'S GAZETTE: JAY WAS MY HERO
8:04am Tuesday 11th September 2012 in News
IN TODAY'S GAZETTE: THE family of murdered schoolboy Jay Whiston have paid tribute to him.
Jay's father Stafford described the 17-year-old as his hero and said he was clever and gifted and with his whole life ahead of him.
* Colchester MP Sir Bob Russell will not face action even though a Parliamentary inquiry found he breached expenses rules for six years.
Sir Bob unwittingly breached the rules by holding shares in a company which owned Magdalen Hall which was sub-let for his constituency office. MPs on the Commons' standards committee said he made no financial gain.
* Farmer Howard Dennis has told how he was confronted with a wall of fire as the blaze ripped across 123 acres of his fields.
* A brave mum fought off a man who tried to rob her at knifepoint in Colchester's Castle Park.
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