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In today's Gazette: Staffies tore my dog apart
8:22am Friday 12th October 2012 in News
IN today's Gazette: Four Staffordshire bull terriers tore apart a tiny Lhasa Apso in front of a woman pushing a baby in a pram.
The Staffies mauled the dog to death and injured a collie in Bromley Road, Colchester.
* The family of a woman who died at Colchester General Hospital plan to take legal action despite an inquest ruling out neglect.
Jennifer Ellis, 73, of Clacton Road, Elmstead Market , died five days after being admitted to hospital.
* Essex accents are one of the best ways to get your plants to grow, a gardening expert has claimed.
Chris Bonnett spent the summer researching which accents plants respond to and found Geordies topped the list followed by the Welsh and Essex.
* Two men were stabbed in what police suspect was a drug gang attack in Heath Road, Colchester.
For more on these and other great stories, see today's Gazette. There is always more in the paper than there is online.