Local support and coronavirus (COVID-19) guidance

Colchester Borough Council is providing support for residents, businesses, and communities. The government has announced that England has returned to Plan A. You should continue to protect yourself and others. Find further guidance on GOV.UK.

Community neighbourhood services

Our neighbourhood services team have in-depth knowledge of local areas. They are on hand to report and solve problems.


  • What our neighbourhood services do
  • How to report an issue

Neighbourhood services support our local community and improve and maintain the areas covered in our neighbourhood. Our residents’ input is extremely valuable to our team - we welcome any suggestions as to how we can improve our local neighbourhoods and aim to work with our local residents to improve their environment.

Did you know the fastest way to report issues to our neighbourhood services is online? 

You can report:

  • Dead animals that need to be removed
  • Dog fouling
  • Full dog waste bins
  • Full litter bins
  • Fly-posting
  • Fly-tipping
  • Graffiti
  • Hazardous items such as needles
  • Road sweeping requests
  • Street maintenance requests such as broken benches

Report an issue

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