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In today's Gazette: Car parking charges slashed
8:11am Thursday 18th October 2012 in News
In today's Gazette: Car parking charges have been slashed at Colchester's 617 space St Mary's car park.
The reduced fees come into force from November 14 and could be extended beyound the three-month trial if proved to be a success.
* The trial ban on cars in Colchester High Street has been delayed until 2013, it has been claimed.
Colchester councillor Kim Naish works as a taxi driver and said he had been told the project had been put back due to concerns over the impact on Christmas trade.
* A boy aged 15 who injured a cyclist when he tied wire across a path in Paxman Avenue, Colchester, has been electronically tagged and put under curfew.
* A power company has admitted health and safety failings after an explosion claimed an engineer's life.
John Higgins, 59, of Albany Road, West Bergholt, died after a fire at an electricity sub-station. He was six months from retirement.
For more on these and other great stories, see today's Gazette. There is always more in the paper than there is online.