Cost of living support
Colchester City Council is providing support for residents facing the cost of living crisis.
Date issued: 8 June 2020
Colchester Borough Council and Tendring District Council, in partnership with Abberton Rural Training are giving away 350 free planting starter kits containing everything you need to start growing small food items at home.Councillor Mike Lilley, Colchester Borough Council Portfolio Holder for Communities, Wellbeing and Public Safety, said: “I’m really pleased to be launching this initiative in Colchester. Gardening, and getting back to nature, is good for our health and wellbeing and encourages healthy lifestyle behaviours, such as healthy cooking. This is something everyone can get involved with, whether this be in their garden, balcony or windowsill.”
Page last reviewed: 8 June 2020
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