Local COVID alert level: high

Colchester is currently defined as a 'high risk' coronavirus alert level. We continue to monitor the situation closely and will take action to minimise disruption and keep residents and visitors safe.

Coronavirus: updates, advice and guidance

March
March

Section of Roman Wall ...

The lit section extends to the south of Balkerne Gate

The lit section extends to the south of Balkerne Gate

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Special Constables rec...

At a presentation event jointly organised by the Safer Colchester Partnership and Essex Police

At a presentation event jointly organised by the Safer Colchester Partnership...

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Visit Colchester to in...

Start your very own #ColchesterRomanInvasion

Start your very own #ColchesterRomanInvasion

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New recycling calendar...

Colchester Borough Council is sending out the new 2019/20 Recycling Calendar to residents across the borough.

Colchester Borough Council is sending out the new 2019/20 Recycling Calendar ...

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Free ‘Healthy Body Hea...

Did you know that regular activity can relieve stress, enhance memory, improve sleep quality and boost our general mood?

Did you know that regular activity can relieve stress, enhance memory, improv...

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Castle Park Boating La...

Colchester Borough Council recently drained the boating lake in Castle Park for routine cleaning and maintenance.

Colchester Borough Council recently drained the boating lake in Castle Park f...

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New signs to welcome v...

New signs welcoming people to the borough are to be installed at a number of key locations by Colchester Borough Council over the next few weeks.

New signs welcoming people to the borough are to be installed at a number of ...

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Get your Free VIP Day ...

This March discover the world of fitness by registering for a Free VIP Day Pass at Leisure World Colchester

This March discover the world of fitness by registering for a Free VIP Day Pa...

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Council apprentices sc...

The Career Track Assessor Award recognises the hard work and commitment of apprentices

The Career Track Assessor Award recognises the hard work and commitment of ap...

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New interpretation hig...

An additional interpretation panel has been installed at the northern end of Oliver’s Lane

An additional interpretation panel has been installed at the northern end of ...

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New fleet to enhance s...

A new fleet of recycling and rubbish collection vehicles will be heading out on the streets of Colchester delivering a more efficient service.

A new fleet of recycling and rubbish collection vehicles will be heading out ...

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Multi-Storey Car Park ...

Colchester Borough Council is pleased to announce that St Mary’s and St John’s multi-storey car parks in Colchester town centre will get a much-needed deep

Colchester Borough Council is pleased to announce that St Mary’s and St John’...

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Council and Colchester...

The Neat Street campaign aims to get Colchester Town Centre businesses on board in support of Town Centre cleanliness.

The Neat Street campaign aims to get Colchester Town Centre busines...

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Statement re. Umbrella...

We are working to find a new location to ensure this installation happens for Colchester.

We are working to find a new location to ensure this installation happens for...

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Colchester Borough Cou...

The campaign runs from March 22 to April 23

The campaign runs from March 22 to April 23

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Colchester Castle welc...

Flame, the rather roar-some Dragon, will be greeting Castle guests on Sunday 14 April

Flame, the rather roar-some Dragon, will be greeting Castle guests on Sunday ...

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Visit Colchester invad...

The event organised by Visit Colchester on the main station concourse

The event organised by Visit Colchester on the main station concourse

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Explore and enjoy Colc...

The relaxed sessions are specifically designed to make the large museum space a less challenging space for visitors with Autism Spectrum Disorder

The relaxed sessions are specifically designed to make the large museum space...

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Get active with our 50...

Get up to 50% off annual gym memberships

Get up to 50% off annual gym memberships

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Priory access gate at ...

Access to St Botolph’s Priory from Priory Street will be closed for the duration of the works

Access to St Botolph’s Priory from Priory Street will be closed for the durat...

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Crematorium recycling ...

St Helena was chosen as one of several charities supported by this year’s Mayoress, Mrs Ann Chillingworth.

St Helena was chosen as one of several charities supported by this year’s May...

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Colchester Council suc...

A landlord and a property management company have been found guilty of a total of 56 offences

A landlord and a property management company have been found guilty of a tota...

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Check your information...

Ensure you’re eligible to vote in the Borough Council elections on 2 May

Ensure you’re eligible to vote in the Borough Council elections on 2 May

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Give your views on cha...

Views are being sought from borough councillors, parish councils, accessibility groups and residents

Views are being sought from borough councillors, parish councils, accessibili...

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Avenue of Remembrance ...

The memorial features plaques listing the names of all those who had commemorative trees planted along the Avenue of Remembrance in 1933

The memorial features plaques listing the names of all those who had commemor...

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Residents and business...

Residents and companies can now publicly state how they want to help tackle the issue through making an online pledge

Residents and companies can now publicly state how they want to help tackle t...

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Future High Streets ap...

Colchester’s application has been completed by the council, working in partnership with the Colchester Business Improvement District

Colchester’s application has been completed by the council, working in partne...

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Construction completes...

Colchester Amphora Trading Ltd has successfully completed work on the second Amphora Place office located off Sheepen Road.

Colchester Amphora Trading Ltd has successfully completed work on the second ...

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Mayor’s First World Wa...

More than £1,255 raised

More than £1,255 raised

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Calling all potential ...

Leisure World Colchester is holding a Lifeguard Recruitment Open Day Wednesday 24 April

Leisure World Colchester is holding a Lifeguard Recruitment Open Day Wednesda...

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Start your own Colches...

English Tourism Week takes place this year from the 30 March – 7 April,

English Tourism Week takes place this year from the 30 March – 7 April,

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Vineyard Street lift t...

Customers who use the lift are advised to plan ahead and seek alternative arrangements during the closure

Customers who use the lift are advised to plan ahead and seek alternative arr...

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