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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

November

Local Council Tax Supp...

The scheme supports working-age people on a low income to pay their Council Tax.

The scheme supports working-age people on a low income to pay their Council Tax.

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Festive family fun at ...

Shoppers will be able to browse and shop from almost 100 stalls spanning the length of the High Street

Shoppers will be able to browse and shop from almost 100 stalls spanning the ...

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Demolition works begin...

Historic features will be retained and incorporated into the new development

Historic features will be retained and incorporated into the new development

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Colchester + Ipswich M...

The three-year innovative trainee programme was supported with funding from Arts Council England

The three-year innovative trainee programme was supported with funding from A...

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North Essex Energy Gro...

The group’s first public event was held on Wednesday 28 November

The group’s first public event was held on Wednesday 28 November

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Poppy displays mark Ar...

Poppies will light up Colchester’s iconic Castle as an act of remembrance over three nights

Poppies will light up Colchester’s iconic Castle as an act of remembrance ove...

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Flats boost plastic re...

The collection of plastic recycling to flats began in June 2018

The collection of plastic recycling to flats began in June 2018

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A fair day’s pay: Colc...

Colchester Borough Council became officially recognised as a Living Wage employer in February 2016

Colchester Borough Council became officially recognised as a Living Wage empl...

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Book now – Castle Grot...

Colchester Castle will be transforming the stunning Lucas Vaults into a magical grotto

Colchester Castle will be transforming the stunning Lucas Vaults into a magic...

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Visitors head to disco...

Official statistics show day trips to Colchester rose by 6.5% in 2017

Official statistics show day trips to Colchester rose by 6.5% in 2017

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Woodland wreath-making...

The event takes place at High Woods Country Park, on Thursday 20 December 2018

The event takes place at High Woods Country Park, on Thursday 20 December 2018

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Temporary overnight cl...

The car park will be open as usual during the day, between 7am and 8pm.

The car park will be open as usual during the day, between 7am and 8pm.

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Final few days to enjo...

Thousands have enjoyed the colourful and poignant tribute since June.

Thousands have enjoyed the colourful and poignant tribute since June.

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Council on course to s...

The council plans to deliver the services residents and businesses depend and rely on, despite losing almost £11m in core Government grant in ten years

The council plans to deliver the services residents and businesses depend and...

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Free Christmas parking

Parking charges will be waived in all Council-owned town centre car parks from 3pm on the first three Wednesdays in December

Parking charges will be waived in all Council-owned town centre car parks fro...

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Colchester Borough Cou...

The Essex Macmillan Welfare Benefits Service has been shortlisted in the Team of the Year category in this year’s LGC Awards

The Essex Macmillan Welfare Benefits Service has been shortlisted in the Team...

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Colchester Plastic Ple...

In the first weeks of the campaign around 100 residents have submitted a Colchester Plastic Pledge

In the first weeks of the campaign around 100 residents have submitted a Colc...

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Colchester to be merry...

Colchester to be merry and bright with Christmas trees!

Colchester to be merry and bright with Christmas trees!

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Shining a light on Col...

Plans to celebrate heritage and make the town a more welcoming place

Plans to celebrate heritage and make the town a more welcoming place

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New drinking water fou...

The water fountains will help reduce the use of single-use plastic bottles

The water fountains will help reduce the use of single-use plastic bottles

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First World War inspir...

Schools were invited to submit pupils’ artwork and poetry on the theme of the Great War

Schools were invited to submit pupils’ artwork and poetry on the theme of the...

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A Green Wall for Colch...

The living structure will improve the aesthetics of Colchester

The living structure will improve the aesthetics of Colchester

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Council works with Cre...

The project aims to offer digital skills to patients

The project aims to offer digital skills to patients

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Pioneering partnership...

Initiative awarded nearly £400,000 government funding

Initiative awarded nearly £400,000 government funding

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New Pavement Permits t...

A permit will be required from 1 January 2019

A permit will be required from 1 January 2019

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Remember a loved one a...

Everyone is welcome to this informal and friendly service

Everyone is welcome to this informal and friendly service

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Planning Inspector app...

The Inspector has welcomed the council’s "constructive proposals for taking the examination forward"

The Inspector has welcomed the council’s "constructive proposals for tak...

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Councils set to agree ...

Will consider NEGC's interim business plan to help deliver ambitious housing plans

Will consider NEGC's interim business plan to help deliver ambitious hous...

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