Cost of living support

Colchester City Council is providing support for residents facing the cost of living crisis.

Britain’s only surviving gladiator armour on display at Colchester Castle

9/22/2023 10:30:43 AM

The ‘Hawkedon helmet’ is on display now in a Gladiator exhibition at Colchester Castle

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Survey reveals knife crime a key concern for young people in Essex

9/21/2023 8:53:43 AM

Knife crime and knife harm stand alongside fights and drug use as major concerns for young people in Colchester

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People share their thoughts on the city centre

9/21/2023 8:20:08 AM

More than 2,000 people in Colchester have had their say on the city’s future

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Council’s customer contact centre recognised for excellence

9/19/2023 12:13:14 PM

The team has once again achieved the prestigious national Customer Service Excellence Standard

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Turnstone Estates Sign Five New Restaurants at Colchester Northern Gateway Leisure Park

9/14/2023 3:51:54 PM

Five new restaurants signed up for the £70 million leisure park development in Colchester

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Colchester to honour heroes of the Battle of Arnhem

9/13/2023 1:26:32 PM

The Battle of Arnhem will be honoured at a special service on Wednesday, 20 September, at the city's war memorial.

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Step into a winter wonderland - Christmas at the Castle on sale now!

9/13/2023 12:32:22 PM

Bookings are now open for this year's magical Christmas at Colchester Castle.

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Colchester City Council leader calls for action on RAAC

9/8/2023 7:50:45 AM

Cllr King said he was “extremely concerned” about the situation and that he wanted to see “urgent action” taken to ad...

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Heritage interpretation panel unveiled at the Roman Circus

9/7/2023 8:05:11 AM

The panel was funded by Rosemary Jewers, in memory of her husband, Tony

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This weekend: hidden history unveiled with Heritage Open Days

9/6/2023 10:50:28 AM

This year, Colchester and the surrounding area have a record number of 48 buildings and events of significant histori...

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Colchester Museums Development Foundation turns two

9/5/2023 1:21:58 PM

Nearly £60,000 has already been raised in support of access, inclusion, the preservation of the Museums’ collections ...

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Colchester City Council welcomes LGA Peer Challenge Report

9/5/2023 7:38:36 AM

The council has made significant progress against the recommendations of the original peer challenge

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Moot Hall closure expected to last throughout 2024

9/1/2023 8:35:51 AM

Extensive and ongoing structural survey work has revealed that the ceiling is no longer safe and needs to be rebuilt

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Council’s recycling service supports Colchester Foodbank

8/29/2023 1:01:49 PM

The more waste residents recycle, the more food items will be donated to support those most in need

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Colchester Council and District Commander meet to continue work to tackle ASB

8/29/2023 8:03:27 AM

Colchester City Council and Essex Police are continuing to work together to tackle anti-social behaviour across the city

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Leisure World tennis courts reopen after renovation

8/25/2023 8:53:36 AM

The courts have undergone extensive work to ensure viability for years to come

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New £1.8 million bid submitted for refurbishment of Holy Trinity Church

8/24/2023 10:38:11 AM

Holy Trinity Church, the oldest standing building in Colchester's historic city centre, dates to the 11th century

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Colchester's Oyster Fisheries open for the season

8/23/2023 8:42:01 AM

The annual opening of Colchester's Oyster Fisheries will take place on Friday, 1 September 2023

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Council to continue to honour veterans with housing support

8/23/2023 7:42:20 AM

They will not have their income counted towards their entitlement to Housing Benefit

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Council stands firm against onshore overhead lines

8/22/2023 7:50:43 AM

The council has reaffirmed its objections to pylons and its support for a wholly offshore subsea solution instead

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Knife Angel statue coming to Colchester

8/21/2023 9:54:38 AM

It will be on display at the landmark Jumbo Water Tower in the city centre from 1 to 31 October

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Council’s new garden waste service: Way ahead agreed

8/18/2023 1:26:38 PM

Charging to collect garden waste, like other councils, will cost just over £1 a week

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Colchester City Council launches consultation on new Council Tax Support Scheme

8/17/2023 9:27:50 AM

Proposals for a new scheme would provide maximum support to those who need it most

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Year of Celebration: September to October events

8/15/2023 8:36:21 AM

There are still lots of events taking place throughout the late summer and into autumn, and on the run-up to Christmas

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Council cracks down on chewing gum litter with new equipment

8/14/2023 1:32:13 PM

New equipment has bee funded with a £21,856 grant from the Chewing Gum Task Force

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Council helps hundreds of residents with cost of living crisis

8/14/2023 8:01:55 AM

The council has provided over £1.3m in benefits and other financial support

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City centre, University of Essex, and Greenstead linked by new wayfinding project

8/11/2023 11:38:10 AM

Innovative wayfinding posts will make walking between the university, city centre and Greenstead more enjoyable and s...

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The annual Colchester Oyster Feast: an exciting new venue for 2023

8/10/2023 12:50:08 PM

This year's feast will be held at one of Colchester’s most prestigious venues, the Talbooth restaurant in Dedham

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Grand Opening of council’s HQ: A Beacon of Sustainability

8/10/2023 11:42:02 AM

Rowan House will bring together a unique partnership of local services in one of the city’s greenest buildings.

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Just one week to go until the FREE Colchester Siege Spectacular!

8/10/2023 10:51:09 AM

The weekend will be commemorating and re-enacting the historic 73-day Siege of Colchester during the English Civil War

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Discover the secrets of Colchester Castle after hours! The ultimate adventure awaits...

8/9/2023 8:38:40 AM

All experiences are suitable for various occasions from birthday celebrations to corporate team building or just fun ...

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City of Sanctuary council thanks staff and agencies for supporting Afghan refugees

8/9/2023 8:25:47 AM

The Afghan families had been welcomed to Colchester after the Taliban takeover

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Elfreda House: topping out ceremony marks major milestone in development

8/8/2023 12:52:05 PM

Elfreda House is a three-storey building that will provide 36 new homes for older residents

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Colchester Local Plan Review to take fresh approach to engagement

8/8/2023 12:19:50 PM

The Local Plan Review is a comprehensive review of the development plan for Colchester

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Unveiling of a heritage interpretation panel at old St Michael’s Church, Myland

8/8/2023 7:48:59 AM

The panel explains the significance of the church, which is oldest known building in Myland.

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Colchester’s ParkPlay celebrates one-year anniversary

8/7/2023 10:37:40 AM

Colchester’s first ParkPlay has witnessed an impressive participation since it launched

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City centre improvement work shows that "little things matter"

8/3/2023 7:43:16 AM

An additional £50,000 has been allocated to undertake the work

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Leisure World Tennis Centre set for renovation

8/2/2023 9:28:23 AM

Six tarmac public tennis courts at Leisure World Tennis Centre will be renovated

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Hidden history unveiled with Heritage Open Days

8/2/2023 8:26:12 AM

This year, a record number of 48 buildings and events of significant historical and architectural will feature

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Council leader calls for stamp duty exemption for net zero carbon homes

8/1/2023 8:07:11 AM

Cllr King argues that a stamp duty exemption would help to accelerate the transition to a low-carbon economy

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Visitors invited to take part in Castle Park survey

7/27/2023 1:20:00 PM

The survey runs for six weeks from 24 July 2023

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New Tracing Trail launched at High Woods Country Park

7/27/2023 8:05:19 AM

The panels are located along a unique walking route running through the park

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Clear recycling bag deliveries 2023

7/25/2023 9:57:56 AM

The roll of clear bags will be delivered throughout August and September

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Leisure World Colchester enhances access for disabled individuals with new pool lift

7/25/2023 9:49:19 AM

Leisure World Colchester is delighted to announce the installation of a pool lift that caters specifically to disable...

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Solar-powered smart bins coming to Mersea

7/25/2023 8:23:35 AM

Each 120-litre bin will have a number of features that make them more efficient and effective at managing litter

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Young people share their ideas on the future of their city

7/25/2023 7:55:54 AM

Colchester Sixth Form College students relished the opportunity to have their say in a specially organised city centr...

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Brand new gym equipment at Leisure World Highwoods

7/24/2023 2:00:16 PM

Thanks to a successful funding application by The Gilberd School with Active Essex

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Council invites expressions of interest for community-based use of vacant shop unit

7/24/2023 11:58:43 AM

The council wants to reserve this unit for community-focused purposes

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Celebrate the start of summer with Colchester Museums!

7/24/2023 9:23:37 AM

There’s lots happening at Colchester Castle, Hollytrees Museum and the Natural History Museum over the summer holiday...

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Colchester awarded multiple green flags – once again!

7/21/2023 4:54:58 PM

Castle Park, High Woods Country Park and Colchester Cemetery and Crematorium have retained their Green Flag Awards

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Antisocial behaviour complaints down by one third in Colchester

7/21/2023 8:19:56 AM

In the last 12 months, there has been 3,244 fewer antisocial complaints

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Council accelerates affordable housing plans with new home purchases

7/21/2023 8:01:52 AM

Plans agreed to acquire new-build affordable homes, as part of its ongoing commitment to providing more housing for l...

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Countdown to the FREE Colchester Siege Spectacular is on!

7/20/2023 9:22:19 AM

Colchester Siege Spectacular – 19-20 August

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Colchester Council named as finalists in street cleaning awards

7/18/2023 11:41:43 AM

Colchester is in the running for the Best APSE Awards 2023 Team Street Cleaning and Streetscene Service

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E-bikes launched in Colchester

7/11/2023 7:46:45 AM

100 e-bikes have been launched in Colchester to support demand for longer journeys in the city

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City Centre Masterplan Reflects Community Feedback

7/10/2023 11:24:26 AM

The proposed plan has placed the voice of the community at its core.

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Twinkle Twinkle Little Star charitable artwork

7/7/2023 12:50:11 PM

Exclusive stockist for the latest artwork from Dutch Quarter Industries

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Council awarded more funding to tackle sticky issue of chewing gum litter

7/6/2023 1:14:06 PM

The money will purchase an electric street vacuum that can remove chewing gum from pavements without damaging them

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Performance report highlights council’s achievements

7/6/2023 12:49:18 PM

Eight of the council’s 13 key performance measures were achieved in 2022/23.

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Experience the thrills of Ancient Rome – Gladiators: A Day at the Roman Games

7/5/2023 1:05:08 PM

A must-see for anyone fascinated by Roman history and Colchester's historic past

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Leisure World Tiptree sponsor girl’s youth football team

7/5/2023 10:14:52 AM

The team will be kitted out with the latest football kits and training wear by the Colchester City Council-run leisur...

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Architect chosen for the Heart of Greenstead project

7/3/2023 1:54:51 PM

KLH Architects brings extensive expertise and a passion for community-driven architecture to this significant regener...

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Colchester’s park and countryside summer events 2023

7/3/2023 10:22:36 AM

Discover the city's beautiful green spaces and to get up close with local wildlife

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Colchester City Council pays tribute to NHS with blue light display

7/3/2023 7:39:18 AM

Colchester Town Hall and Castle to mark NHS 75

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The Festival of Fun is back – and it’s bigger than ever!

6/30/2023 11:54:08 AM

A fun-filled weekend of activities for all the family, as part of Colchester’s Year of Celebration

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Castle Park blooms – thanks to Level Best volunteers

6/27/2023 9:42:08 AM

Wildflowers have been planted around the Blossom Circles

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Green energy boost for council tenants

6/27/2023 8:05:12 AM

More than 100 council homes are set for an energy efficiency upgrade

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Table Tennis contest builds community and hope for asylum seekers

6/23/2023 8:43:52 AM

The tournament, organised by C360, took place during Refugee Week

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Colchester Council leader calls on government to rethink Afghan refugee eviction plan

6/22/2023 3:21:04 PM

Cllr King urged ministers to “immediately extend the hotel stays of Afghan refugees"

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Essex Pedal Power – Colchester’s first bike giveaway

6/21/2023 10:27:34 AM

Ten Greenstead residents have received the first free Essex Pedal Power bikes

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Council writes to residents affected by Capita data breach

6/20/2023 8:26:41 AM

The council has reported the breach to the Information Commissioner’s Office

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Share your views on plans for Colchester City Centre

6/19/2023 4:39:54 PM

Feedback on the city centre vision, Masterplan and St Botolph’s Circus plans

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Tenants can have their say in Satisfaction Survey

6/19/2023 8:30:27 AM

The survey aims to measure the satisfaction levels of residents with services provided by Colchester Borough Homes

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New street art to mark Clean Air Day

6/14/2023 12:38:20 PM

Colourful new artwork to bring a breath of fresh air to Colchester city centre

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Year of Celebration: July and August events

6/14/2023 8:58:56 AM

Colchester continues to celebrate its new modern city status with a programme of events, activities and milestones

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Children’s cycling lessons at Colchester Sports Park now bookable online!

6/14/2023 8:42:35 AM

It’s the latest in services offered by Leisure World and Colchester Sports Park to move to a new online booking system

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Enter the labyrinth – the Colchester Colourscape weekend returns to Castle Park

6/14/2023 8:34:53 AM

Castle Park will transform into a magical world of colour, music and dance, when Colourscape returns to the city

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Colchester unites against modern slavery

6/13/2023 12:12:39 PM

The CAMS Partnership is taking a proactive approach to develop resilience against local modern slavery

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Colchester Museums and Lion Walk Shopping Centre to host unique art installations

6/13/2023 8:09:00 AM

Each location will host its own large globe, depicting a scaled down version of its surroundings

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Major investment for Colchester to run family cycling sessions for disabled people

6/12/2023 10:21:18 AM

Wheels for All receives £58k to expand its offering to disabled people and their families

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A final act of kindness: Crematorium recycling scheme raises thousands for local hospice

6/12/2023 8:41:47 AM

St Helena Hospice has received a £12,000 donation

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Recognising the unsung heroes: event celebrates local community volunteers

6/7/2023 12:26:17 PM

An event to recognise and celebrate the work of Colchester’s community volunteers

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Colchester Museums acquire rare pencil drawing by John Constable

6/5/2023 4:50:18 PM

Colchester Museums are now the proud owners of a stunning pencil drawing of St Botolph’s Priory by renowned landscape...

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Colchester Castle commemorates the Siege of Colchester

5/31/2023 7:57:45 AM

A new temporary display will be available to view from the 7 June 2023

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Apply for funding to support rural business and community projects

5/30/2023 7:50:33 AM

More than £540k available for capital projects to promote rural growth and diversification

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Colchester City Council takes possession of two new sites to create seven new homes

5/26/2023 8:13:20 AM

The homes at Prospero Close and Veronica Walk will be allocated to residents on a needs basis

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Celebration at official handover of Stanway Community Centre

5/25/2023 12:00:53 PM

The Anti Loo Roll Brigade takes over the state-of-the-art building

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New administration and cabinet confirmed

5/25/2023 8:18:12 AM

The council will now be led by a minority Liberal Democrat administration

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Data breach investigation continues

5/17/2023 10:12:56 AM

In response to the unsafe storage of personal data by financial services contractor, Capita.

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Take part in Trinity Square consultation

5/16/2023 1:22:51 PM

On Saturday, 20 May 2023 a consultation event will be held outside the church

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Street Tag MOVE IT trial season ends

5/12/2023 2:13:04 PM

Loganberry Lodge Care Home and the Mayor of Colchester celebrated the end of Street Tag’s MOVE IT trial

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Serious data breach sparks council probe

5/12/2023 1:47:54 PM

Council expresses its extreme disappointment with its financial services contractor, Capita

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Have your say on Garden Community Development Plan

5/11/2023 9:08:00 AM

A six-week consultation runs from Monday, 15 May to Sunday, 25 June 2023

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FREE Colchester Through Time tours

5/9/2023 12:19:00 PM

Guided walking tours especially for residents

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Colchester Castle Park to host Spectator Zone at finish of Ford RideLondon Classique bi...

5/5/2023 12:21:52 PM

The Ford RideLondon Classique which finishes in Colchester on Friday, 26 May

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Colchester City Council election results

5/5/2023 2:12:25 AM

May 4 elections sees 'no change' to the party split on the council

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Colchester Castle Coronation celebrations!

5/3/2023 8:43:00 AM

Get 25% off Castle entry and Castle Passes on the 6 May

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New secure cycle parking hub opens in Colchester city centre

5/3/2023 8:00:47 AM

Located in Portal Precinct, just off Sir Isaac’s Walk

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The English Civil War Society to re-enact epic Siege of Colchester this August

5/2/2023 8:07:04 AM

Over 500 re-enactors from the English Civil War Society will descend on the city centre

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Community partners to step up efforts to combat modern slavery

4/28/2023 12:51:58 PM

Delegates pledged to support an anti-slavery free Colchester

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Illicit metal detecting at Gosbecks Archaeological Park

4/28/2023 7:52:19 AM

Essex Rural Police Engagement Team have increased patrols in the park

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Thetford woman hit with large fine for abandoned vehicle

4/26/2023 7:39:01 AM

She has been ordered to pay £2,930 in fines and court costs

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Colchester trials new cigarette butt bins

4/25/2023 8:26:51 AM

This pilot is funded by Keep Britain Tidy

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Are you disposing of vapes safely?

4/24/2023 2:00:08 PM

Vapes are quickly becoming part of the fastest growing waste stream in the UK

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New artwork to be unveiled at Hollytrees Museum

4/24/2023 1:03:16 PM

The Hollytrees Cushion Project was completed in March 2023

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Vineyard Street lift reopens after refurbishment

4/24/2023 12:25:51 PM

The replacement of several major components will make the lift much more reliable in the future

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Street Tag Coronation Trail in Colchester!

4/24/2023 7:44:15 AM

Discover 15 locations across the city, each with a link to royalty past and present

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Olly Murs confirms his final line-up at Colchester Castle Park

4/21/2023 9:39:47 AM

He will be joined by Dagny and Sam Tompkins with Special Guests Scouting For Girls

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Mayor of Colchester to lead St George’s Day celebrations

4/19/2023 10:45:26 AM

A special service and parade will take place in the city centre on Sunday, 23 April

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Colchester Awarded £530k in funding for rural communities

4/18/2023 9:17:59 AM

To help facilitate projects that address the particular challenges that rural areas face

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Colchester’s Coronation Picnic in the Park

4/17/2023 10:12:07 AM

Come together to celebrate King Charles III’s Coronation with a community picnic in Upper Castle Park, Colchester.

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Vote on design for new play area at High Woods Country Park

4/17/2023 9:50:22 AM

Help choose the design for a new play area at High Woods Country Park

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Progress across the board on delivering council vision and priorities

4/17/2023 9:27:12 AM

Progress by the Council to deliver on its Strategic Plan priorities.

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Public Consultation on City Centre Masterplan Approved

4/13/2023 11:28:14 AM

A public consultation on Colchester’s new City Centre Masterplan was unanimously approved at Colchester City Council’...

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Formal Decision Notice for Governance and Audit Hearing Sub Committee on 30/03/23

4/13/2023 7:54:29 AM

We are now publishing the final decision notice of the Governance and Audit Hearing Sub Committee hearing held on 30 ...

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Colchester’s Coronation Weekend Celebrations

4/12/2023 8:02:21 AM

Activities happening across the Coronation bank holiday weekend.

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Colchester City Council begins partnership with littering enforcement company

4/3/2023 3:26:39 PM

Working with Waste Investigations Support and Enforcement Services to clean up the city

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Household drop-off service restarts

4/3/2023 9:01:04 AM

This year, the drop-off service will be visiting 21 locations across the city

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Year of Celebration: April to June events

3/28/2023 11:06:50 AM

A programme of events taking place across the city centre and surrounding towns and villages

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Colchester City Council agrees Garden Community Development Plan for consultation

3/24/2023 8:33:45 AM

Consultation will now take place in May and June, with all responses being sent to the Planning Inspectorate

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Colchester City Council begins donating 110 bikes, skateboards and scooters to the loca...

3/23/2023 4:27:51 PM

First 23 bikes donated to Bridgeway Mission, Community360 and a local family

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Funding set to deliver green energy boost for council homes

3/23/2023 8:59:32 AM

More than £1.024m, will upgrade the energy efficiency of 105 selected properties

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Colchester’s helpline 24/7 secures three year contract to deliver North East Essex fall...

3/21/2023 9:18:47 AM

A new falls ‘pick-up’ service for adults in north east Essex

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Colchester Museums awarded £228,850 Museums Estate and Development Fund Grant

3/20/2023 8:59:37 AM

The grant will pay for vital repairs to Hollytrees Museum

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Council Leader responds to Home Office over unsuitable hotel for asylum seekers

3/17/2023 10:42:55 AM

Cllr King has repeated the need for urgent reform

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Holy Trinity Square work to commence

3/17/2023 8:58:45 AM

The historic churchyard of Holy Trinity Church is set to become a green oasis in the city centre

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Swimming lesson pupils each win £200 worth of prizes

3/14/2023 9:30:00 AM

Those who re-enrolled onto Leisure World’s Swim England Accredited lessons were entered into a prize draw

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Cultural and Creative Events Fund 2023: successful applicants just announced

3/9/2023 10:02:42 AM

The £30,000 fund was made available to support cultural and creative events and activity across the city

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Colchester to raise flag for Commonwealth Day

3/9/2023 8:54:37 AM

The Mayor of Colchester, Cllr Tim Young, will raise the Commonwealth of Nations’ Flag of Peace

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The King and Queen Consort visit Colchester Castle during the Year of Celebration

3/8/2023 3:10:09 PM

Their Majesties pay an historic visit to mark city status

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Travel and road closure information for the Royal visit

3/3/2023 3:02:11 PM

The King and Queen Consort will visit Colchester on 7 March 2023

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How hot can you go?

3/2/2023 4:52:35 PM

The Colchester Chilli Challenge returns to Colchester High Street Market this Saturday, 4 March.

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Community Day of Action for Highwoods

3/2/2023 9:07:04 AM

The event on Thursday, 9 March, is the seventh to be held across the city

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Three Stages of 2023 Ford RideLondon Classique Revealed

3/1/2023 2:17:21 PM

- Saffron Walden and Colchester named as Start and Finish venues of Stage One

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Joint Committee backs Development Plan for new Garden Community

2/28/2023 9:00:56 AM

It will now be subject to further public consultation later in May and June

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Colchester to welcome Their Majesties The King and The Queen Consort

2/23/2023 11:08:37 AM

The historic visit is part of Colchester's Year of Celebration to mark the first year of modern city status

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Colchester continues commitment to tree planting

2/23/2023 9:11:13 AM

An ambitious goal to plant a further 200,000 trees with over 12,500 trees planted this winter

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Local Council Tax Support scheme to provide more help for struggling residents

2/23/2023 8:45:49 AM

Increasing the maximum level of support for working age applicants from 80% to 85%.

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Council agrees budget for ‘challenging times’ ahead

2/23/2023 8:38:29 AM

A raft of measures to meet the challenges and opportunities ahead were approved by Full Council

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Colchester Awarded over £300,000 to fund clean air initiatives

2/17/2023 10:22:48 AM

The funding will support the council’s drive to improve air quality in the city

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Archaeological work to begin on former bus depot site

2/17/2023 8:37:46 AM

To develop the site into a new digital creative hub for Colchester

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Spring into action to keep Colchester clean!

2/16/2023 9:51:31 AM

Pledge to take part in the 2023 campaign and help collect even more bags than last year!

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Work to begin to revamp St Nicholas Square

2/16/2023 8:35:04 AM

The work is being completed in conjunction with HAT Projects

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Jack Whitehall sells out Colchester’s Charter Hall in minutes!

2/15/2023 2:34:44 PM

The comedian will play two shows on 16 March 2023

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Moot Hall reopens after essential ceiling repairs

2/15/2023 8:38:08 AM

Further repairs will be undertaken in the coming months

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Colchester to continue annual tree giveaway for 16th Year

2/14/2023 9:05:48 AM

Trees for Years set to give away 15,000 free native trees, shrubs and fruit bushes to residents

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Council Leader writes to Home Office about unsuitable hotel for asylum seekers

2/9/2023 8:49:40 AM

"Situation is harmful and needs immediate action"

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Statement on the council’s 2023 parking tariff increases

2/7/2023 4:37:19 PM

The new charging structure for 2023 is much simpler and aligns fees across our car parks

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A Community Day of Action for Greenstead

2/7/2023 8:37:48 AM

The event is the sixth in a string of Community Days of Action to be held across the city.

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Fancy winning prizes worth £120?

2/6/2023 9:48:42 AM

Your responses will help shape how the Natural History Museum could look in the future

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Cost of living support popup events

2/3/2023 1:53:46 PM

A programme of pop-up events across the city get information and support to help with the cost of living crisis

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Vineyard Street Lift Refurbishment

2/2/2023 2:48:12 PM

Vineyard Street lift refurbishment begins on 10 February 2023

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Colchester city status celebration events

1/31/2023 3:18:38 PM

Events planned to mark the first year of Colchester being named a modern city

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Colchester City Council delivers 12 new homes for families on the housing register

1/26/2023 11:16:41 AM

Part of an ambitious building programme to deliver 350 affordable homes by 2024

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Colchester commits to tackling Climate Emergency

1/20/2023 10:15:07 AM

Its Climate Emergency Action Plan for 2023 contains nine key themes

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New playground planned for High Woods Country Park

1/19/2023 10:11:59 AM

The playground will contain a range of equipment suitable for a wide range of ages and abilities

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Colchester Awarded £19.66m funding for Levelling Up

1/19/2023 9:11:56 AM

The funding will support major improvements to Colchester city centre

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Budget options released by Colchester City Council

1/18/2023 2:39:59 PM

Focussed on enabling it to balance its books and continue to deliver modern services for a modern city

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New heritage interpretation panel at Berechurch’s Iron Age dyke

1/17/2023 9:35:24 AM

The panel explains the earthwork that was designed to protect Iron Age Colchester

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Colchester awarded £1.362m in Shared Prosperity Funding

1/13/2023 9:21:00 AM

The Shared Prosperity Fund replaces the European Structural and Investment Funds

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Colchester residents need photo ID to vote at elections in May

1/13/2023 8:58:10 AM

New rules come into effect for voters

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Progress on efforts to improve health and wellbeing

1/12/2023 10:16:19 AM

Around £3.5m is being spent on projects that are helping to tackle health inequalities and transform lives across the...

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Knightzzz at the Museum returns for 2023!

1/12/2023 8:47:15 AM

Colchester Castle, Europe’s largest Norman Keep, will once again be throwing open its historic doors at night

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Action plan to deliver on peer review recommendations

1/11/2023 8:40:17 AM

The review focused on the council’s performance, governance, relationships, and financial resilience

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The City of Colchester’s Cultural and Creative Events Fund returns for 2023

1/4/2023 12:01:07 PM

Applications are now open for micro grants to help deliver creative events and activities across Colchester

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