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Coronavirus (COVID-19)

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

August

Summer holiday food an...

A ‘Summer Fun’ Play Scheme for children in the Greenstead area of Colchester gets underway this week.

A ‘Summer Fun’ Play Scheme for children in the Greenstead area of Colchester ...

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What a difference! Tow...

Colchester’s High Street and the wider town centre is looking cleaner and brighter after deep cleaning.

Colchester’s High Street and the wider town centre is looking cleaner and bri...

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Colchester Borough Cou...

An 18-year-old from Wivenhoe has gone from being an intern to an apprentice at Colchester Borough Council

An 18-year-old from Wivenhoe has gone from being an intern to an apprentice a...

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Managing our precious ...

“Our town wall is a precious national asset and is such a wonderful part of Colchester's heritage. We are committed to celebrating it and protecting it”.

“Our town wall is a precious national asset and is such a wonderful part of C...

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Knots so fast! Jet ski...

Two jet-skiers have been fined for breaking marked speed limits on the waters around Brightlingsea, Mersea Island and the River Colne.

Two jet-skiers have been fined for breaking marked speed limits on the waters...

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Colchester Council set...

Colchester Borough Council is set to add its name to a new charter aimed at helping employees who become terminally ill.

Colchester Borough Council is set to add its name to a new charter aimed at h...

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Colchester Museums wel...

Colchester + Ipswich Museums Service is entering an exciting time of change and development.

Colchester + Ipswich Museums Service is entering an exciting time of change a...

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Summer fun for the kid...

This summer Leisure World Tiptree has a packed programme of holiday fun on offer.

This summer Leisure World Tiptree has a packed programme of holiday fun on of...

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Free dementia activiti...

Leisure World Colchester is thrilled to announce its FREE dementia friendly activity sessions are continuing from 5 September.

Leisure World Colchester is thrilled to announce its FREE dementia friendly a...

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Local organisations in...

Free local networking event and lunch will promote the benefits of Employing Ex-Armed Forces and Reservists

Free local networking event and lunch will promote the benefits of Employing ...

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Local Plan Committee p...

Colchester Borough Council has decided to postpone the next meeting of the Local Plan Committee

Colchester Borough Council has decided to postpone the next meeting of the Lo...

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Council leaders meet c...

Colchester Borough Council’s leader and deputy leader met with local community groups yesterday to listen to their concerns on the borough's Local Plan

Colchester Borough Council’s leader and deputy leader met with local communit...

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Council recognised wit...

Colchester Borough Council has received a Silver Award from the Ministry of Defence for its work with the Armed Forces.

Colchester Borough Council has received a Silver Award from the Ministry of D...

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Latest figures show Co...

New statistics for the first three months of this financial year, show recycling rates across the borough continue to rise

New statistics for the first three months of this financial year, show recycl...

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Discover Colchester’s ...

Heritage Open Days will open the doors to over 30 historic properties across Colchester for FREE, including Colchester Castle on Saturday 8 September.

Heritage Open Days will open the doors to over 30 historic properties across ...

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Nearly 20 per cent fal...

The number of complaints made to the Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman about services provided by Colchester Borough Council has fallen.

The number of complaints made to the Local Government and Social Care Ombudsm...

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Colchester’s older res...

Colchester Borough Council and Age Concern Colchester are working together to improve facilities and services for older people in Colchester.

Colchester Borough Council and Age Concern Colchester are working together to...

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Apple Pay & contactles...

Vineyard Street car park customers can now choose easy contactless, Apple Pay or chip card payments.

Vineyard Street car park customers can now choose easy contactless, Apple Pay...

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Join in the Love for a...

Colchester Borough Council Leader, Cllr Mark Cory, has today launched a Better Colchester campaign.

Colchester Borough Council Leader, Cllr Mark Cory, has today launched a Bette...

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Colchester Museums win...

The skills, hard work and commitment of the Colchester Museums Visitor Services Team has been recognised with a top award.

The skills, hard work and commitment of the Colchester Museums Visitor Servic...

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Calling all potential ...

Leisure World Colchester is currently recruiting for lifeguards.

Leisure World Colchester is currently recruiting for lifeguards.

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Joining forces – Colch...

Colchester Borough Council and Essex Police have joined forces to launch Colchester’s Town Centre Action Plan.

Colchester Borough Council and Essex Police have joined forces to launch Colc...

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Major funding boost to...

Motorists, pedestrians and cyclists are set to benefit from a major funding boost to support travel schemes

Motorists, pedestrians and cyclists are set to benefit from a major funding b...

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Time-honoured ceremony...

This year’s ceremonial opening of the Colne Oyster Fisheries, one of Colchester’s most celebrated and oldest traditions, takes place on Friday 7 September.

This year’s ceremonial opening of the Colne Oyster Fisheries, one of Colchest...

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Leisure World’s Diabet...

Leisure World Colchester has successfully delivered its first ever 12-week Diabetes Support Programme.

Leisure World Colchester has successfully delivered its first ever 12-week Di...

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Landlords of Houses in...

Landlords of shared accommodation are being urged to familiarise themselves with and prepare for the upcoming licensing changes.

Landlords of shared accommodation are being urged to familiarise themselves w...

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