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Colchester: The cold before the rain

Buster - Contributed

It was -9 C at 6:30 a.m. and todays high will be around -5 C, with sunshine, dropping to -8 C tonight.

The temperature will go up to about 6 C tomorrow, with a 60% chance of flurries or showers.

Rain, possibly heavy, is still expected for Friday, with freezing rain on Saturday.


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Buster is a nine-year-old boy who is ready for his forever home.

He weighs 11 pounds and is housetrained and neutered. He enjoys going for walks and drives, and playing ball.

He is good with small dogs but isnt comfortable with those who are larger than him, or dark coloured ones. He hasnt been tested with cats He needs a home with no children, and would prefer being with someone who is home most of the time.

Buster is on a special diet that cannot be changed and his food must be purchased at an animal hospital.

For more information visit the Animal Rescue Coalition site at Facebook at or email


Tidal Times

The tidal bore will be coming in at 7:39 p.m. today.

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