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Man charged with raping an elderly woman.

Felixstowe: Man charged with rape of elderly woman

A man has tonight been charged with the rape of an elderly woman in Felixstowe.

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Britain's Got Talent auditions at Felixstowe Academy.
Elena Stennett.

Felixstowe/Ipswich: Britain’s Got Talent goes on the search for a winner at Felixstowe Academy and Ipswich Gymnastics Centre

TV crews from the country’s most popular talent show have been in Suffolk scouring the county for fresh and raw talent.

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Sirena Seaways, which served the DFDS route from Harwich to Esbjerg until the service ended on September 29, 2014. The ferry will now be redeployed to its Estonia to Sweden route (Kapellskär to Paldiski)

Harwich: Sadness as historic ferry link to Esbjerg lost, with loss of eight jobs in Essex

A historic ferry link between Essex and Denmark has been cancelled due to dwindling passenger numbers.

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A photograph discovered of the officers of the 5th Battalion of the Essex Regiment dated between August 1914 and July 1916 is soon to go up for sale.

What makes this picture different is that those officers photographed are named on the reverse.

It appears that 4 of the 26 officers pictured including Lt Col Frederick William Taylor were killed in World War One.

The four who died are: -

Front row 2nd from left 2nd Lt Edwin Cyril Beard

(Son of Mr. and Mrs. Reginald B. Beard, of

Gallery: ‘I do hope more Clacton men will come out and help finish this dreadful war. They certainly ought to do their bit’

Not surprisingly, The Great War left its mark on Essex. Steven Russell looks at a new book chronicling both events on the battlefield and life on the home front

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A120 between Marks Tey and Braintree. Picture: Lucy Taylor

Essex: Upgrading A120 could unlock £1.3bn for economy

Improving the A120 could unlock £1.3billion within the Essex economy and more than halve journey times.

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