July 29 2014 Latest news:
A stalwart of the East Anglian farming community and successful business entrepreneur has died aged 85.
Detectives investigating the murder of Colchester man James Attfield last night called for a woman who was speaking to James online the week before he died to come forward.
It was a ship that helped found the United States of America. And it came from Harwich. James Marston goes behind the scenes at the Harwich Mayflower Project.
Do you recognise any of the people or were you at any of the events or in this week’s archive pictures?
During this hot summmer weather, eagle-eared readers may recall that last week I mentioned rushing home to finish my recording of a Christmas song which I was late delivering. I’d just like to clarify that at the time, the song was late for next Christmas and not last Christmas. Christmas songs are very often written and recorded during high summer.
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Dagenham & Redbridge 3 Colchester United 4
Dover Athletic 2 Colchester United 2
A quickfire second half double from Frank Nouble, as well as fine strike from Jack Marriott, sealed Ipswich Town a 3-0 pre-season win at Colchester United on Wednesday.