Colchester Borough Council is monitoring the situation closely and will continue to take action to minimise disruption and keep residents and visitors safe.
Coronavirus: updates, advice and guidance
Access the latest press releases and media statements published by Colchester Borough Council.
No health, social care or other key worker will have to pay parking fees
One Colchester partners are mobilising practical support for Colchester's most vulnerable
Because of the impact of Coronavirus
All parks and open spaces in the borough will remain open, however
Council to focus resources on the critical elements of the service
As the latest restrictions require people to stay at home
Colchester Borough Council has made the decision to suspend its garden waste collections from 24 March 2020
Appeal made in response to a series of unprecedented measures
Cllr Mark Cory, the Leader of Colchester Council, has issued the following urgent statement to all residents
Colchester Borough Council also offering its support
The council is committed to helping businesses of all sizes through this unprecedented period
Work is due to be completed by Christmas 2020
Council buildings will close for the foreseeable future following Government advice to combat coronavirus
All of Colchester Borough Council’s building are to be closed to the public in light of the Government’s advice.
Plans to move Colchester Market to a new permanent location have been given the green light.
Contactless, Apple Pay or chip card payment are now available at Napier Road North and Butt Road car parks.
Councillor Mark Cory provides an update on COVID-19
LED lighting installed along a 250-metre stretch of Balkerne Hill
Bike Wise campaign relaunches
Colchester Castle will be hosting 12,000 of the figurines
Commonwealth Day 2020 will be celebrated nationwide
Knightzzz at the Museum is a family-friendly experience
The first Colchester Town Assembly was held as part of the long-term vision for unlocking more jobs and prosperity.
Thirteen voluntary and community groups have been awarded a share of Colchester Borough Council’s Voluntary Welfare G...
Water level in the River Colne from Middle Mill to Spring Lane to be reduced for one day this spring.
Successful applicants to the Creative Events Fund have been announced.
Access to St John’s Car Park will be affected by the closure.
After the budget was formally approved
Council buildings and services continue to reduce single-use plastic
Following a successful bid led by Colchester Borough Council
At the Career Track Assessor Awards
Running from 20 March to 13 April
The council continued to receive complaints
The calendar sets out the schedule of all collections between 1 April 2020 and the end of March 2021
The work, which takes place between 24 and 26 February, will follow strict guidelines
Four proposals submitted to HM Treasury form part of a national consultation on what should be in next month’s Budget
The work celebrates Colchester's Roman heritage and history
LED colour-changing lighting showcases the largest Norman keep in Europe in all its glory
Passenger threw litter from the car
The consultation is open until 30 April 2020
The town’s museums will be hosting some special events
Invite for Stanway residents to view the new design proposals for new community facility on Stanway’s Western Bypass.
Spaces reduced due to resurfacing works
Will develop an investment plan for up to £25 million from the Government’s Town Deal
Fewer car parking spaces available from 3-7 February 2020
An additional £296,144 will continue and extend existing initiatives
10,000 trees to be given away as part of the Colchester Woodland Project
The consultation is planned to start at the end of January.
The council's portion of the Council Tax could rise for only the fourth time since 2010
The council’s current Events Policy was introduced in 2016 and is due for renewal
To replace the existing analogue system with an advanced digital platform
Providing a snapshot of what's on offer in the borough
Guided tours will uncover some of the hidden LGBT stories held in the museum collections
Colchester Market's vegan traders are promoting their own vegan produce throughout January
The final eight contributors have fascinating and unique stories to tell
£550,000 funding to progress plans for three proposed Garden Communities
A new scheme to encourage people to come together and get talking.
Will be used to bid for up to £25 million from the Government’s Town Deal
Additional Local Plan hearing sessions into plans to create three Garden Communities
The breaches related to fire and electrical safety and living conditions
Colchester Borough Council's new Happy to Share My Table scheme aims to tackle loneliness
Part of the council's commitment to deliver up to 350 new affordable homes over the next five years
In total £20,000 has been made available for creative events
More information on how our neighbourhood service is ready for winter.