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Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Santa’s Grotto has returned to Clacton pier for the first time in five years.

A man has been charged with causing grievous bodily harm following reports a police officer was assaulted in Clacton.

Police are appealing for information after a woman in her 50s was injured during a collision with a van in Colchester.

Police have warned of a ‘dangerous’ batch of cocaine in Colchester following the sudden death of a 22-year-old man this morning.

Clacton’s covered market has come together in support of a 73-year-old woman who was robbed of a trolley containing her handbag, bank cards and keys last week.

An alcoholic accused of murdering a homeless man whose badly beaten body was found in the stairwell of a Colchester car park has told a court that the victim was still alive when he and his two co-defendants left him.

Essex Police are searching for a man wanted in connection with a breach of court order, assault, criminal damage and theft.

A stretch of the A120 at Braintree has been closed by officers due to a ‘police incident’.

A man who threatened and chased staff around a shop full of customers with a knife has been jailed.

Two police officers from Braintree have taken 125 wraps of suspected drugs of the streets following the arrest of a 16-year-old boy in the town.

A man was freed from his car by fire crews after crashing through barriers at Clacton Railway Station.

A week-long crackdown targeting drug dealing gangs in Essex has led to 13 arrests.

An Essex prison has been labelled violent and unsafe after an inspection revealed high rates of drug-fuelled violence and self harm.

Colchester United

Carl Marston’s Talking Points from yesterday’s 1-0 home win over Macclesfield Town

Colchester United correspondent Carl Marston awards his U’s Player Ratings out of 10, following yesterday’s 1-0 home win over Maccesfield Town, who are now managed by ex-England defender Sol Campbell.

Colchester United boss, John McGreal, thought his side fully deserved their 1-0 victory over Sol Campbell’s Macclesfield Town this afternoon.

Colchester United 1 Macclesfield Town 0

Follow all the action and reaction as we bring you live coverage of Colchester United’s home EFL League Two match against Sol Campbell’s Macclesfield

Colchester United boss, John McGreal, has admitted that his free-scoring attacking midfielder, Sammie Szmodics, might become the subject of transfer interest again when the window opens in January.

Colchester United’s Tom Lapslie would play every day of the week, if he could, which is why the last 10 days without competitive action has been so frustrating.

Colchester United boss, John McGreal, has been seeking advice from former Ipswich Town and U’s manager George Burley, during the recent break from competitive action.

Martin Newell

One evening in 2002 I’d just returned from drinking a couple of writerly pints at the pub when the phone rang. It was Rod Stewart, writes Martin Newell.

Bored and faintly appalled lately by reports of murder and mayhem on our streets, I turn once again to the past, burying myself in a book, writes Martin Newell.

For most of my life I have done my best to look after my teeth. Alas, as I sat up in the dentist’s chair last week, numb of mouth and feeling fragile, there before me were my two newly-extracted gnashers, writes Martin Newell.

FM radio listeners, the newspaper item informed us last week, would not now have to go digital if bosses at the BBC get their way.

It’s almost 18 months since the Walking Bus was launched here in Wivenhoe.

At the Chappel Galleries, only a few minutes’ walk from the delightfully time-warped railway station, is an exhibition of paintings by Wladyslaw Mirecki – ‘Waj’ to his friends.

Martin Newell relives Snowmageddon and The Beast from the East.

As I wrote last week, dealing with a close relative’s post-mortal arrangements is one thing; dealing with one’s own can be quite another.

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