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Four car crash closes Cowdray Avenue

Four car crash closes Cowdray Avenue

Barcelona-bound...by bike

Barcelona-bound...by bike

Mayor and deputy mayor hunt for food for town's food bank

Mayor and deputy mayor hunt for food for town's food bank

Army ranges may be closed to the public

Army ranges may be closed to the public

Jordan goes back to being a foot soldier

Jordan goes back to being a foot soldier

Gardens and scarecrows of all shapes and sizes on display at festival

Gardens and scarecrows of all shapes and sizes on display at festival

Patient makes plea to keep Colchester cancer centre

Patient makes plea to keep Colchester cancer centre

Plans to liven up route between town center and Colchester Station

Plans to liven up route between town center and Colchester Station

Power cut affects hundreds of homes

Power cut affects hundreds of homes

16 volunteer groups given cash boost

16 volunteer groups given cash boost

Family meals are a rarity

Family meals are a rarity

Train disruption until 2pm due to overhead wiring problems

UPDATED at 1pm: Train disruption due to overhead wiring problems

Brazen intruder tried to break into offices

Brazen intruder tried to break into offices

Man missing from Colchester car park

UPDATED 5.25pm Tuesday: Body found in search for missing Luke Harding

Too hot for trains! Essex services cancelled due to high temperatures

Too hot for trains! Essex services cancelled due to high temperatures

Food and drink fair wows the crowds

Food and drink fair wows the crowds

From scrapyard to playground Colchester gets its first play pod

From scrapyard to playground Colchester gets its first play pod

We need hospital park and ride stop

We need hospital park and ride stop

Castle Park's big screen is finally here

Castle Park's big screen is finally here

Winifred Hall

Former postmistress Winifred celebrates 100th birthday

Fundraisers take a walk under the stars for breast cancer

Fundraisers take a walk under the stars for breast cancer

10 tips to keep your pets safe during the heatwave

10 tips to keep your pets safe during the heatwave

Timber windows firm unveils £1.5M factory expansion

Timber windows firm unveils £1.5M factory expansion

Onward Christian soldiers

Onward Christian soldiers

Brewer’s proposing a pub with difference

Brewer’s proposing a pub with difference

Power firm's golf and fishing fundraiser

Power firm's golf and fishing fundraiser

Gifted art students showcase their skills at exhibition

Gifted art students showcase their skills at exhibition

Firefighters tackled a blaze at a cafe

Firefighters in action after blaze breaks out in St Osyth cafe

Council cash for phone mast error

Council cash for phone mast error

‘World first’ that is helping disabled kids make strides

‘World first’ that is helping disabled kids make strides

Boing!... New park will put a spring in your step

Boing!... New park will put a spring in your step

House buyer conned out of life savings

House buyer conned out of life savings

Plea for a hospital park and ride stop dismissed

Plea for a hospital park and ride stop dismissed

Kirsty Murray and Radley Ruszkiewicz

Couple injured in Tunisian terror attack

Barbershop planning dispute grows as pair launch appeal

Barbershop planning dispute grows as pair launch appeal

Heatwave first aid advice issued

Heatwave first aid advice issued

Police release CCTV images after assault on staff member at Asda in Tiptree

UPDATED: TEENAGER arrested following brutal assault at supermarket

Comment: Firstsite golden handshake was wrong

Comment: Firstsite golden handshake was wrong

Essex set for heatwave as temperatures set to be highest since 2006

Essex set for heatwave as temperatures set to be highest since 2006

Big band gig at church

Big band gig at church

Revamp: the McDonald's restaurant in High Street, Colchester.

Colchester High Street McDonald's closes for refit

Caroline Shearer with son Jay Whiston before the tragedy

Tragic Jay's mum to deliver 50,000-name weapons awareness petition to Downing Street

Why Willie Gees must change its name

Why Willie Gees must change its name

County council to lead on dualling A120

County council to lead on dualling A120

Film launches Essex Means Business event

Film launches Essex Means Business event

Music show surprise for outgoing headmaster

Music show surprise for outgoing headmaster

We fear rat-run is back on the cards

We fear rat-run is back on the cards

Cops discover drug factory after blaze

Cops discover drug factory after blaze

£1m boost for roads

£1m boost for roads

Rowe’s £50k golden goodbye sparks anger

Ex-Firstsite director got secret £50,000 pay-off

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