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Halstead Gazette

The Halstead Gazette is a weekly tabloid newspaper sold in the town of Halstead and surrounding towns and villages in the Colne Valley in North West Essex, including Sible Hedingham and Earls Colne.

It was founded in 1857 as The Halstead Gazette, and General Advertiser for North Essex and kept that name until at least 1966 (absorbing the 1861-founded Halstead Times along the way, in 1921). By 1985, however, it had become simply the Halstead Gazette and Advertiser; four years later the Advertiser disappeared from the masthead.

It was the only newspaper specifically for Halstead as of 2014.

It’s published by Essex County Newspapers, a division of Newsquest (Essex), from editorial offices in Braintree.

It comes out on Fridays.

  • Address:
  • Halstead Gazette
    76 High Street
    CM7 1JX
  • Tel:
  • 01376 343344
  • Fax:
  • 01376 347219