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Colchester: Man charged with drink driving after car collides with restaurant

Man charged with drink driving

Man charged with drink driving

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A Northumberland man is due to appear in court next month after he was charged with drink-driving in Colchester.

The driver of a beige Kia Sedona lost control of the car while manoeuvring it on Osborne Street and struck the window of an Indian restaurant shortly before 4.30am today.

Peter Cole was arrested at the scene and later charged with one count driving while under the influence of alcohol. The 40-year-old scaffolder, from Adderlane Road, in Prudhoe, is currently on police bail prior to his appearance at Colchester Magistrates Court on Tuesday, July 15.

A mother who was diagnosed with breast cancer just before Christmas has completed a ‘booby walk’ around Bury St Edmunds in aid of the hospital unit that helped her.

A man from Kirton has appeared in court charged with the rape of a woman in Felixstowe more than 10 years ago.

There are traffic delays on the A14 because a lorry has dropped a “shed load of stones” in the road.

Staff in two shops in the Greenstead area of Colchester were held up with hypodermic needles during incidents at the weekend.

A motorcyclist suffered a serious and possibly life-changing leg injury during a crash with a car at the weekend.

Seven weeks’ work and 50 kilos of wicker have been put to good use to create a new feature for a pub garden.

A coastal rescue group is appealing for volunteers to join its fundraising team.

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