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Residents encouraged to share their rainbows for council competition

PUBLISHED: 15 May 2020

Date issued: 15 May 2020

Colchester Borough Council is encouraging residents to share photos of their home-made rainbow creations that demonstrate the borough’s support and gratitude to key workers throughout Covid-19.

Residents are being asked to share photos of their colourful and creative rainbow creations – whether it’s a hand-drawn rainbow, a chalk drawing on their driveway, or even a floral display in their front garden. The competition is open from 15 May until 7 June and will be judged by Cllr Mark Cory, Leader of Colchester Borough Council.

The winning photo will be awarded a family pass to visit Colchester Castle, a family swim pass at Leisure World Colchester and will feature on the council’s Facebook page as a cover photo.

Cllr Mark Cory, Leader of Colchester Borough Council, said “It’s been inspiring to see photos of everyone’s rainbows across the borough, knowing that communities are supporting key workers across the nation.

“We’d love to see even more photos, which is why I encourage everyone to upload a photo to the Council’s website. Good luck!”

To enter the competition, visit:

The winner will be announced the week following the competition’s deadline of 5 June 2020.

Page last reviewed: 15 May 2020


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