Some of the rules on what you can and cannot do changed on 12 April. However, many restrictions remain in place. Find out what this means for services in Colchester.
The Government has introduced a new Business Support Grant under its response to COVID-19. The grant will help businesses affected by local lockdown measures.
We have taken the decision to close the playground in Upper Castle Park to keep residents safe as the coronavirus infection rate in Colchester continues to rise.
Following the announcement on 23 December, Colchester will move into Tier 4 COVID-19 restrictions from Boxing Day (26 December 2020) at midnight. Stay up-to-date on which of our services are running as normal, are disrupted, or are closed with our service updates page.
All council-owned skateparks and sports court in the Colchester borough are now closed in line with government restrictions.
You can report a business or person who has significantly breached the coronavirus restrictions.
All outdoor gyms are closed due to coronavirus restrictions. All playgrounds remain open.
Help is available for anyone who has been identified as clinically extremely vulnerable.
Colchester’s Visitor Information Centre (based in Hollytrees Museum) is now closed. The team can still advise and help with tourism enquiries through email and social media. Contact the team at firstname.lastname@example.org or find them on social media @VisitColchester.
Colchester Castle, Hollytrees Museum and the Natural History Museum are closed. Whilst the museums are closed, take part in fun activities from home with #MuseumFromHome and stay in touch on social media @ColMuseums.