COLCHESTER United players and supporters slept outside in the stalls last night for the team’s first ever sleep out.
Footballers and members of the public, who form Colchester United’s Football in the Community team, did a sponsored sleep-out from 7.30pm on Friday 23 until 8am this morning to raise money for two special causes.
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With Valentine’s Day approaching, lots of people are wondering just how romantic their partners will be.
According to a survey of 1,500 UK women, men from Chelmsford have been voted the least romantic by their wives and partners.
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Thailand have recently approved a legislation which outlaws the import of e-cigarettes into the country
Experts have warned that tourists could even face a hefty 10 years in prison for vaping in the popular travel destination.
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One way the University of Essex boosts the local economy big-time is through the use of taxis and minicabs by staff and students.
They are hailing and booking to get their way to and from work — and late at night after going out.
According to Dave Cox, 53, from Five Sevens Taxis, the university is a main source of work on weekdays — though it doesn’t make a big difference to business on weekends.
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A new social gaming centre, ‘Belong’, has opened in Lion Walk, Colchester. Retail store Game, have recently renovated into a gaming pad where local enthusiasts can go to communally interact. However, the store is not the first of its kind in the area.
Xtreme Gaming, on the high street, have been the one and only place in which to socially game between friends, in Colchester. Being there for ten years, it is one of the oldest LAN centre in the country.
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The University of Essex are handing out free cupcakes on campus this week… but you must register to vote first.
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Festival season is approaching, and with more and more line ups getting released its becoming difficult to decide which one to get a ticket for. With the prices of festivals over £200 for a weekend and £90 for a day pass, we can’t make them all.
When it comes to having to choose between acts that are on at the same time, especially Calvin Harris, Tiesto and Steve Aoki last year at Creamfields, dance music fanatics found themselves torn. Bigger, more established festivals have artist clashes that make you think ‘what is the point?’
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