Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 18°C

min temp: 12°C

ESTD 1874 Search

WIN A NEW HYUNDAI i10 - See the EADT on June 8 for full details

Update: Police satisfied there are no criminal circumstances surrounding death of man on Colchester building site

18:16 09 January 2014

Essex Police cordon off the entrance to the JR Pickstock construction site at King Edward Quay in Hythe after a mandied in an industrial accident.

Essex Police cordon off the entrance to the JR Pickstock construction site at King Edward Quay in Hythe after a mandied in an industrial accident.

Police investigating the death of a man on a Colchester building site say they are satisfied there are no criminal circumstances surrounding the incident.

shares

The man was declared dead on the JR Pickstock site, off Haven Road in the Hythe area of the town, shortly after 7.30am yesterday morning.

Officers from Essex Police were at the site all of yesterday but this afternoon said they have now handed the investigation over to the Health and Safety Executive, which will be leading inquiries from now on.

“We will be assisting them in any way we can,” said a police spokesman.

A spokesman for JR Pickstock, which is overseeing the £35m development to build accommodation for 700 students on the site, yesterday confirmed the dead man was an employee of the principle contractor for the project, Urban Summit Ltd.

shares

0 comments

The Suffolk Young Farmers Tug of War at the Suffolk Show.

Having lived in the county for nearly 19 years, when telling people I had never been to the Suffolk Show, I was always given a surprised response.

Crowds enjoyed the scorching sunshine on the first day of the Suffolk Show 2015.
Hayden and Sienna Cawston in the beach area.

See your photos from day one of the Suffolk Show at Trinity Park today.

The mascots race at the Suffolk Show in the Presidents Ring.

Tractor Boy has spoken of his “regret” after finishing third in the Mascot Derby.

Glenn Williamson, from Williamson Partnership, will be featured on Homes Under the Hammer with a flat he has renovated in Ipswich.

An Ipswich businessman is to appear on the BBC show Homes under the Hammer after he increased the value of a property by £100,000.

Beautiful day for the first day of the Suffolk show

Town meets country with style and substance as Trinity Park basks in glorious spring sunshine. Lynne Mortimer reports on day one at the Suffolk Show.

Queen Elizabeth II and The Duke of Edinburgh leave Buckingham Palace, London, as the royal procession makes its way along The Mall ahead of the State Opening of Parliament. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Wednesday May 27, 2015. See PA story POLITICS Speech. Photo credit should read: Yui Mok/PA Wire

David Cameron said he aims to ensure the recovery reaches every part of the country – including the East of England – as the Queen delivered his One Nation agenda for the coming parliament.

Police have closed the road

A motorcyclist has died after a crash on the A120 at Wix.

John Dugmore of The Suffolk Chamber of Commerce

Prime Minister David Cameron has repeated his government’s pledges to invest in East Anglia’s infrastructure as the debate on the Queen’s Speech gets under way.

Harriet Gazeley tries her hand at DJ-ing in the skills discovery zone

College students have been painting nails, building stud walls and laying bricks in the learning and skills zone at the Suffolk Show.

Gas works

Concerns have been raised about the knock-on effect on traffic as a result of weeks of gas works in Clare this summer.

Most read

Most commented

Topic pages