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

17:01 29 June 2014

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.

Crowds enjoy the sunshine on the first day of the Suffolk Show 2015.

It’s showtime! Today marks the start of the most popular event in the Suffolk calendar as Trinity Park opens its gates for the Suffolk Show 2016.

The last chance for Bury St Edmunds residents to ask questions about their post office’s future takes place in the town today.

Essex fire crews

More than 100 firefighters look set to be cut from the frontline in Essex as the public backed the “least worst” option of brigade reform.

Police investigate the scene of a murder on Old Road in Clacton.

A man has admitted killing a Clacton woman in her home.

Hollesley Bay

Hollesley Bay prison’s Independent Monitoring Board Chairman has pledged continue with her duties despite being ostracised by other board members.

Mill Street flooding in Mildenhall - 10.36am on 31/5/16 - picture by Helen Hysted

In just one hour, flood waters rose high enough to cause a BMW to break down in Mildenhall this morning.

Whitsun Fayre in Bury St Edmunds.

Sunday’s Whitsun Fayre in Bury St Edmunds could turn out to be the busiest yet in the town centre, adding further weight to questions about whether now is the right time to reintroduce the town’s carnival.

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