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

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March

Keep Colchester tidy!

Take part in the Great British Spring Clean 2022

Take part in the Great British Spring Clean 2022

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Leisure Park partners ...

Work starts on the £65 million Colchester Northern Gateway Leisure Park

Work starts on the £65 million Colchester Northern Gateway Leisure Park

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Covid Commemoration af...

Afternoon events outside the Mercury for reflection on the last two years of the pandemic.

Afternoon events outside the Mercury for reflection on the last two years of ...

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Community comes togeth...

The lives, loves and losses of the pandemic commemorated at the Mercury theatre

The lives, loves and losses of the pandemic commemorated at the Mercury ...

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New Cultural and Creat...

The new fund totalling £30,000 has been made available to support cultural and creative events and activity across the borough

The new fund totalling £30,000 has been made available to support cultur...

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Colchester Museums to ...

The new lighting will enable the trees, along with the Sycamore on the roof of Colchester Castle, to be lit for special occasions

The new lighting will enable the trees, along with the Sycamore on the roof o...

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Hollytrees Museum: thi...

The three gold and two bronze pieces went missing from a display cabinet

The three gold and two bronze pieces went missing from a display cabinet

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Support for Colchester...

Support is available for local people who are experiencing acute financial pressures.

Support is available for local people who are experiencing acute financial pr...

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Mayor of Colchester: ‘...

The Mayor of Colchester has condemned Russia’s invasion

The Mayor of Colchester has condemned Russia’s invasion

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Book of Condolence ope...

It will remain open for people to leave messages until Saturday, 30 April.

It will remain open for people to leave messages until Saturday, 30 April.

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Piano recital dedicate...

Acclaimed international pianist Maria Kustas played Beethoven and Brahms

Acclaimed international pianist Maria Kustas played Beethoven and Brahms

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Colchester to raise fl...

Commonwealth Day 2022 will be celebrated with a special flag-raising ceremony at 10am at the Town Hall

Commonwealth Day 2022 will be celebrated with a special flag-raising ceremony...

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Essex Rebels gift team...

Two full team kits donated to help preserve them for future generations

Two full team kits donated to help preserve them for future generations

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Contractor appointed f...

M3 Design Development Ltd appointed as contractor.

M3 Design Development Ltd appointed as contractor.

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Helpline goes greener ...

The project is just one of several measures being developed by the council in response to the climate emergency

The project is just one of several measures being developed by the council in...

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Ukrainian flag raised ...

Ukrainian flag raised above Colchester Castle and Colchester Town Hall in solidarity.

Ukrainian flag raised above Colchester Castle and Colchester Town Hall in sol...

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Colchester gets set fo...

The opening leg of the race will head into Colchester town centre and through the wider borough before crossing into Suffolk

The opening leg of the race will head into Colchester town centre and through...

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Calling all fans – Rus...

Russell Kane is to perform his new show ‘The Essex Variant’ at Colchester’s Charter Hall.

Russell Kane is to perform his new show ‘The Essex Variant’ at Colchester’s C...

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Colchester Borough Cou...

The new strategy is a commitment in the council’s Strategic Plan and will strengthen and support the borough’s cultural sector until 2030

The new strategy is a commitment in the council’s Strategic Plan and will str...

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Cllr Nick Cope: A join...

It is with great sadness that we confirm the death of Colchester Borough Council member and former Mayor, Cllr Nick Cope

It is with great sadness that we confirm the death of Colchester Borough...

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Solar Powered Smart bi...

Solar Powered Smart bins coming to Dedham

Solar Powered Smart bins coming to Dedham

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Mercury Theatre to hos...

The special civic event aims to bring the community together through a range of music, recitals, and other performances

The special civic event aims to bring the community together through a range ...

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Visionary plans to be ...

An exciting new vision for Colchester’s town centre.

An exciting new vision for Colchester’s town centre.

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More street trees plan...

141 new street trees are being planted at several sites across the borough

141 new street trees are being planted at several sites across the borough

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Updating Colchester wi...

Professional mural artist Dan Kitchener mural in Colchester town centre.

Professional mural artist Dan Kitchener mural in Colchester town centre.

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Colchester Celebrates ...

Highlighting Colchester as a great tourist destination for groups to visit

Highlighting Colchester as a great tourist destination for groups to visit

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Improved security for ...

Security improvements for 17 open space sites in Colchester

Security improvements for 17 open space sites in Colchester

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Over £100k netball inv...

The investment will ensure local netball in Colchester can be enjoyed by netball leagues and clubs who hire the facilities

The investment will ensure local netball in Colchester can be enjoyed by netb...

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