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Help Needed to Raise £1,350 for a Community Defibrillator for Monkwick & Berechurch

Automatic External Difibrillator (AED)

Colchester Councillor Dave Harris and the Colchester Community First Responders are asking for your help to raise the £1350 to fund an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) for the Monkwick & Berechurch communities of Colchester.   An AED defibrillator is used in cases of life-threatening cardiac arrhythmias which lead to sudden cardiac arrest, (which is not…

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Santa’s coming to Colchester, but Where and When?

For more than 40 years, Colchester Round Table 367 have been assisting Santa and his sleigh in collecting for local charitable causes and handing out treats to the good people of Colchester and this year is no different.   With out the following local companies this couldn’t be possible: Lookers Ford-Colchester, Platinum Crown, Kew Law…

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Will you find the “Giving Tree” in Mile End?

Giving Tree Mile End

A family in Mile End are raising awareness of children and families not so fortunate as them this Christmas by placing a “Giving Tree” in their front garden.   The tree will be accompanied with a present box. Generous residents of Mile End are asked to donate presents to help the charity Kids Inspire.  …

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Trio Convicted for Killing Homeless Man in Colchester

Three people have been convicted for their part in the brutal killing of a homeless man in a Colchester car park.   Martin Dines, 56, was found by a car park worker in a stairwell at St Mary’s car park on Balkerne Hill on the morning of April 23rd 2018.   A post-mortem examination found…

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Pedestrian dies after being hit by a car in Lawford

A pedestrian has died following a collision with a car in Harwich Road, Lawford.   Police were called shortly after 2.20am today, Saturday, December 8. Sadly the man died at the scene. A 20-year-old man from the Clacton area was arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving and is currently in custody for…

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