Posts Tagged ‘Essex’

St John’s Car Park Dispersal Order

A dispersal order has been put in place in Colchester this evening, February 19, starting from 6pm.   The order covers St John’s Multi-Storey Car Park on Southway and concludes at 5.30pm on February 21.   It comes following reports of anti-social behaviour inside the car park.   The dispersal order provides an officer or…

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Join Colchester Museums for a fun-filled half term

Next week is half term, and parents and carers across the Borough will be looking for ideas to keep the children occupied. There’s no need to fear, as Colchester Museums have plenty of fun and inspiring activities to keep the whole family occupied.   With events taking place across all three sites, there is something…

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MISSING – Nicola Martindell from Clacton

Nicola Martindell

Have you seen 45 year-old Nicola Martindell who’s gone missing in Clacton?   No-one has heard from Nicola since about 2.35pm today (Tuesday, February 5) and police are concerned for her welfare.   She’s described as white, 5ft 6ins tall and slim with shoulder length brown hair.   If you have any information about where…

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Colchester’s Final Plastic Pledge Winners Announced

Final Plastic Pledge

Colchester’s Final Plastic Pledge competition winners have been announced as local residents Sarah Sherratt, Elisa Vasquez-Walters and Debra White.   The winners, who have all made pledges to reduce their use of single-use plastics, were selected at random and have each won reusable bottles and bags kindly donated by livewell.   Colchester Borough Council’s Colchester…

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Special Constable Suffers Fractured Jaw in High Street Assault

Two teenagers and a man have been arrested after two Special Constables were assaulted and seriously injured while dealing with an incident in Colchester.   The Special Constables and police officers had responded to a disturbance involving a group of men in High Street at 2.15am today, Sunday, January 13.   While dealing with the…

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CCTV Appeal After Collision on Mersea Road

Mersea Road

Police are looking to trace the driver of this car in connection with a collision on Mersea Road. Colchester.   It was reported that two cars, a white estate and a red Corsa, were in collision on Mersea Road just after 12.50am on Thursday, January 3.   The incident occurred near to The Grapes pub…

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Three Jailed for Killing Colchester Homeless Man

Darren Miller & Mark Hartley

Three people have been jailed for killing a homeless man in Colchester.   Martin Dines had been punched, kicked and stamped on before being left to die in a stairwell at St Mary’s car park on Balkerne Hill.   The 56-year-old’s body was found on the morning of April 23.   Mark Hartley, 32, of…

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WANTED – Andre Bell

Andre Bell

Do you know where Andre Bell is?   Police would like to talk to Bell, 27, after a woman reported that she was punched in the face and had cash and her phone stolen in Colchester.   Bell works as a labourer and has links to Braintree and Manningtree.   Anyone with information is asked…

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Micro-brewery plans confirmed for Jacks


Colchester Borough Council has appointed the contractor to carry out repair works to Jacks that will enable local business Three Wise Monkeys to move in and operate their pint-sized micro-brewery in the town centre.   ARC Group will be carrying out the works to the building over the coming months. Three Wise Monkeys will then…

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