Posts Tagged ‘News’

Partner of Murdered Colchester Man Makes Emotional Appeal

A grieving mum whose partner was brutally killed said her family has been torn apart by his death.     Murdoch Brown, 31, was stabbed in Buffett Way, Colchester, shortly before 1.10am on Tuesday, May 7.   He leaves behind his partner Michelle Bunch and their two children, Bonnie and Leo Bunch, who are just…

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CCTV Appeal After Youngster Is Attacked For His Bike

Youngster Attacked

Police in Colchester would like to speak to two boys in connection with reports of an assault and attempted theft in Colchester on May 4th 2019.   The teenage victim was approached on the High Street by two boys at around 5.35pm and, after refusing to give over his bicycle, was assaulted.   The boy…

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Police Hunt for Two Men Seen Running from Murder Scene

Police enquiries are ongoing to trace two men believed to have been involved in an attack on two other men, one of whom later died.   Murdoch Brown, 31, was found injured in Buffett Way, Colchester, shortly before 1.10am yesterday, Tuesday 7 May.   Sadly he died, despite the efforts of paramedics.   A post…

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Tributes Paid to Murdered Colchester Man

Murdoch Brown

The family of a man who died in Colchester have paid tribute to a “devoted father” whose death has left them heartbroken.   Emergency services were called to Buffett Way shortly before 1.10am today, Tuesday 7 May, with reports a man aged in his 30s had been stabbed.   Sadly he died, despite the efforts…

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Venue Change for Colchester “Nearly Festival”

Nearly Festival

Organisers of this year’s Colchester Nearly Festival are upbeat about a late switch to the Old Heath recreation ground from Castle Park. It’s good news for nearby residents, who will be offered tickets to the popular family event and advance ticket holders have been notified.   The two-day music festival was due to take place…

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Danny Bostock Jailed for Murder Over Coin Collection

Danny Bostock

Danny Bostock has been jailed for 30 years after murdering an acquaintance for his collection of rare coins.   Gordon McGhee, 52, was found dead at his flat in Forest Road, Colchester, just before 2pm on August 22, 2018.   Danny Bostock, 33, of Berberis Walk was sentenced at Ipswich Crown Court today, March 26.…

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Ioan Sabou Jailed For 12 Years

Ioan Sabou

Ioan Sabou has been jailed for 12 years after being found guilty of an aggravated burglary in Colchester in May 2018.   Ioan Sabou of Combs Lane, Great Finborough appeared at Chelmsford Crown Court on Friday, March 22 for sentencing having been convicted of the offence on March 7.   The Jury heard how Sabou…

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Ostrich Causing Delays On The A12 Tonight


An Ostrich has been casing traffic chaos tonight for divers on the A12 near Colchester’s Job Serve Community stadium.   Traffic has now eased in the area after the bird was herded onto a grass bank.   Who is he and where did he come from? His name is Colin and he escaped last year.…

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