In this week's Standard

First published in North Essex

A FORMER courthouse goes back up for sale despite popular plans for it to be transformed into an international music school, Harwich and Dovercourt High School's new headteacher talks about his plans for the school, and councillors hit out at "unacceptable" driving by motorcyclists they claim are using village roads as a racetrack.

Road campaigners say highway bosses have let down drivers after urgent safety works are still not completed a year after they were announced, more grenades could be set to wash up on a blue flag beach, and a struggling football gets a welcome donation.

In pictures: The Redoubt Fort open day Under the spotlight: Parents views at plans that could see school summer holidays slashed.

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