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town (1991 pop. 39,618), Essex, E central England. It is a seaside resort situated on high cliffs. The Norman Church of St. John was restored there in 1865. Clacton-on-Sea is the area from which Clactonian tools, early flake instruments dating back to the early Interglacial stage, get their name.


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a town and resort in SE England, in E Essex. Pop.: 51 284 (2001)
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We would like to apologise to Chris Cowlin, of Clacton on Sea, Essex, and Ed Tibury, of Buckhurst Hill, Essex, for the error.
AT THE SCENE: Pier at Clacton, Essex, right, and police on the closed off section of beach, above TRAGIC: Stella Akanbi, left, who disappeared after going into the water at Clacton on Sea, Essex with a friend on Sunday afternoon
Send cheques to Animals Asia Foundation to AAF UK, PO Box 5713, Clacton On Sea, CO15 6QT.
The company has saved pounds 445,000 by moving its operations in Wembley and Clacton on Sea into smaller rented factories and another pounds 250,000 of costs have been taken out through eight redundancies at NPE in South Wales and at Richard Lloyd in Tenbury Wells.
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