Posts Tagged ‘Essex’

Man Jailed For Knifepoint Robbery

A robber who threatened a couple with a knife has been jailed for five years.   Peter Learmonth and Collette Bisseker approached the victims as they were driving out of the Aldi car park in Magdalen Street, Colchester, in the early hours of New Year’s Day.   The pair asked the man and woman if…

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Commemorative Silverware Returns To Colchester

Antique commemorative silverware made for a former Mayor of Colchester has been returned to the borough, in a special ceremony at the Town Hall.   Colchester’s current Mayor, Cllr Nick Cope, was handed the silver casket and key by Sarah Bowler OBE, the great-granddaughter of Wilson Marriage who served four times as the Mayor of…

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Floral Dragon Display Unveiled In Colchester’s Castle Park

This year’s 3D floral display in Castle Park, Colchester has gone on public display today and features a dragon to link with the temporary Game of Thrones sign for Essos (Essex) and the legend of the local Wormingford Dragon.   The Essos sign in Castle Park was launched in Castle Park, in May, to promote…

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£30,000 To Tackle Rural Crime

Colchester Borough Council has committed £30,000 to help tackle crime and anti-social behavior in rural areas.   The funding application process will be launched in September 2019 when the council, supported by the Safer Colchester Partnership, launches its new Rural Crime Toolkit.   The Toolkit, which has been developed to work alongside the Essex Police…

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Graffiti Vandal Banned From Town Centre

A graffiti vandal who caused more than £1,700 damage to businesses in Colchester has been banned from the town centre.   Jamal Durant-Inniss sprayed tags including Loster, Sense, Dyla and Lost, on at least 16 shops and businesses over the last two months.   He was first arrested on 12 May again on 18 May.…

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East Street Hate Crime CCTV Appeal

Police in Colchester are reissuing their appeal to speak to this man about an ongoing hate crime investigation in Colchester.   The appeal was initially released on 22 June and, since then, one man has been identified.   Officers continue to ask anyone who knows the identity of this man to come forward, as we…

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Robbery At Co-op Store on Haven Road Colchester

After a Robbery at the Co-op on Haven Road Colchester, police are asking for your help in identifying this man?   Officers would like to speak to him about a robbery at a Co-op store in Colchester on Sunday 19 May. Around 11am, a man entered the store on Haven Road, walked to the counter…

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Colchester Drug Dealer Jailed For 28 months

A Colchester drug dealer who drove dangerously to avoid being arrested while under the influence of cannabis and cocaine has been jailed for 28 months.   At Chelmsford Crown Court yesterday, Thursday, 27 June, Thomas Wade, 21, of no fixed address, received two years for possession with intent to supply cocaine and four months for…

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MISSING – James Rouse from Colchester

Have you seen 30-year-old James Rouse from Colchester, who is missing?   James is around 5ft 10ins tall of a medium build with short mousey brown hair.   He was last seen wearing a black Stone Island branded jumper, light brown Chinos and black trainers.   Anyone with information are asked to contact Colchester Police…

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