Fantastic New Year gym offer

12/31/2018 9:29:54 AM

Join now and fix your membership costs throughout 2019!

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Mill Pond Car Park, Dedham, closure

12/28/2018 3:07:33 PM

The closure is to support Suffolk County Council’s essential major bridge maintenance on the nearby B1029 Dedham Road...

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Number of Dutch Quarter streetlights to remain on at night

12/21/2018 12:34:37 PM

Issued as a joint release by Colchester Borough Council, Essex County Council and Essex Police

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Increased patrols and penalties – Colchester Town Centre Action Plan reviews first mont...

12/21/2018 11:18:07 AM

Latest figures figures show how the multi-agency Town Centre Action Plan is contributing to tackling crime and ASB

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Castle Park’s celebrated World War One display raises £800 for the Royal British Legion

12/19/2018 3:04:17 PM

The hugely popular and widely celebrated floral sculpture stood proudly in front of Colchester Castle from late June

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Colchester’s new wayfinding elephant to improve walking route from train to town

12/19/2018 10:49:48 AM

Constructed using 26 individually-designed pieces, walkers will be rewarded as they walk towards the Town Centre

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Essex council leaders’ letter highlights concerns over London homeless being placed in ...

12/18/2018 3:22:46 PM

The letter raises 11 issues which have been highlighted by housing officers across the county

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Free dementia activity sessions extended

12/18/2018 10:06:26 AM

Since it launched in February 2018, over 400 people have attended the dementia sessions

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Colchester Borough Council’s services over the festive period

12/17/2018 2:37:30 PM

Key council services will continue operating over the Christmas and New Year period

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Christmas opening at Colchester Museums

12/13/2018 11:29:17 AM

Christmas is a magical time, so discover the fascinating heritage the town has to offer with a visit to one of our Mu...

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Lost World War One memorial finds permanent home in Colchester Town Hall

12/11/2018 4:51:47 PM

The missing tablet is dedicated to employees of the Essex and Suffolk Equitable Insurance Society Ltd

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Half price Christmas swimming

12/11/2018 3:12:48 PM

Make a splash at Leisure World this Christmas

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Top comedy at Charter Hall for 2019

12/11/2018 10:02:33 AM

A line-up of top talent to satisfy all comedy tastes

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Christmas and New Year Recycling and Rubbish collection changes

12/10/2018 3:14:18 PM

Recycling and rubbish collections dates are changing between 22 December and 5 January

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Safer Colchester Partnership funds acid attack kits

12/6/2018 9:34:14 AM

Twelve portable units delivered to pubs and other busy social venues in the coming weeks

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Christmas at the Castle – FREE Open Evening

12/6/2018 9:03:28 AM

Colchester Castle will be welcoming visitors to their special free annual Christmas Open Evening

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Town Centre enforcement continues as Colchester gets set for festive weekend of shoppin...

12/5/2018 12:26:34 PM

This is the fifth in a series of enforcement events scheduled to take place over the coming months

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Introducing Team Ten – Essex Police’s new Town Centre team starts work in Colchester

12/4/2018 4:24:42 PM

The new team aims to crack down on crime and anti-social behaviour in the town centre

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Contractor appointed for multi-million pound Northern Gateway sports and leisure park

12/4/2018 8:47:03 AM

The initial phase of the development comprises 76-acres of innovative and exciting sports and leisure facilities

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Local Plan set for autumn examination

12/3/2018 2:55:06 PM

The examination is likely to take place in October.

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Take a moment to explore the beautiful Borough of Colchester

12/3/2018 2:07:00 PM

Join in and share your images using the hashtag #BeautifulBorough

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North Essex Energy Group hosts inaugural event

11/30/2018 11:09:15 AM

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

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Woodland wreath-making workshop at High Woods Country Park

11/27/2018 1:12:34 PM

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

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Colchester + Ipswich Museums completes innovative trainee project

11/27/2018 11:04:49 AM

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

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Demolition works begin at Magdalen Street former bus depot

11/26/2018 3:43:22 PM

Historic features will be retained and incorporated into the new development

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Festive family fun at the Colchester High Street Christmas Market

11/26/2018 10:34:51 AM

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

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Planning Inspector approves councils’ approach to Local Plan work

11/23/2018 11:54:28 AM

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

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Remember a loved one at Colchester Crematorium’s Christmas Carol Service

11/23/2018 11:25:19 AM

Everyone is welcome to this informal and friendly service

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Colchester Plastic Pledge winners announced

11/23/2018 10:00:30 AM

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

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Colchester Borough Council’s benefits advice team shortlisted for national award

11/23/2018 9:27:07 AM

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

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Local Council Tax Support scheme to continue

11/22/2018 12:12:41 PM

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

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Council on course to set a balanced budget

11/22/2018 9:20:42 AM

The council plans to deliver the services residents and businesses depend and rely on, despite losing almost £11m in ...

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Visitors head to discover Colchester

11/21/2018 10:22:09 AM

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

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Book now – Castle Grotto is selling fast!

11/19/2018 10:26:52 AM

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

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A fair day’s pay: Colchester Council considers new Living Wage rate

11/16/2018 12:01:35 PM

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

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Flats boost plastic recycling in Colchester

11/16/2018 11:43:21 AM

The collection of plastic recycling to flats began in June 2018

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New Pavement Permits to enhance Colchester

11/15/2018 1:22:20 PM

A permit will be required from 1 January 2019

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Final few days to enjoy the spectacular floral tribute to Colchester’s fallen

11/14/2018 12:24:29 PM

Thousands have enjoyed the colourful and poignant tribute since June.

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Temporary overnight closure: Britannia Car Park

11/14/2018 12:17:33 PM

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

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Councils set to agree direction of North Essex Garden Communities Ltd

11/13/2018 4:04:37 PM

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

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Pioneering partnership to ensure every woman can access domestic violence support

11/13/2018 2:22:44 PM

Initiative awarded nearly £400,000 government funding

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Council works with Creffield Medical Group to increase patients’ digital skills

11/13/2018 1:36:50 PM

The project aims to offer digital skills to patients

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Free Christmas parking

11/13/2018 10:25:40 AM

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

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A Green Wall for Colchester

11/8/2018 2:15:18 PM

The living structure will improve the aesthetics of Colchester

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First World War inspires student competition winners

11/8/2018 12:57:02 PM

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

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New drinking water fountains coming to Colchester

11/8/2018 9:12:04 AM

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

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Shining a light on Colchester

11/8/2018 8:53:10 AM

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

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Poppy displays mark Armistice Day centenary

11/7/2018 3:09:20 PM

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

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Colchester to be merry and bright with Christmas trees!

11/6/2018 10:20:43 AM

Colchester to be merry and bright with Christmas trees!

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Council’s delight as support for Arts Centre bid for Arts Council funding is successful

10/29/2018 8:14:12 AM

Colchester Arts Centre has been awarded a Small Capital Grant of £499,000 to transform the venue’s accessibility for ...

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Plant a tree in Tommies’ Wood

10/26/2018 9:33:03 AM

The woodland will provide a living memorial to those who lost their lives in the First World War

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Cashpoint ram-raid reveals rich heritage of Dedham

10/25/2018 9:53:28 AM

Robbery unwittingly reveals Co-op building to be an architectural gem

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Remembrance Sunday: Mayor of Colchester to lead centenary tributes marking the end of W...

10/24/2018 10:56:43 AM

Mayor of Colchester, Cllr Peter Chillingworth, to lead tributes marking the day the guns fell silent a century ago

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British comedy superstar Jimmy Carr returns to Colchester’s Charter Hall in 2019

10/24/2018 9:18:57 AM

Jimmy Carr makes a welcome return on Saturday 30 November 2019

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Colchester's Town Hall and Colchester Castle reach finalist stage of Essex Wedding Awar...

10/24/2018 8:43:11 AM

Both exceptional venues host weddings of all sizes throughout the year

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Councils set out Garden Community proposal timeline

10/22/2018 2:26:49 PM

Further work required by Planning Inspector expected to be completed by January

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Don’t let pumpkins become a Halloween horror

10/22/2018 8:58:30 AM

Residents are being asked to make the most of their jack- o’-lanterns this Halloween by making, munching and mulching...

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The annual Oyster Feast: celebrating the best of Colchester

10/19/2018 8:37:51 AM

In time-honoured tradition, the Mayor will join guests in sampling the borough’s famous oysters

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Painting of second St Mary’s Car Park mural starts next week

10/18/2018 8:59:24 AM

The Roman-inspired second mural will span the south stairwell of the car park

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Council refurbishes baby area in Garden of Remembrance at Colchester Cemetery

10/18/2018 8:33:08 AM

The much-loved Jemima’s Corner is now over 20 years old and needs refurbishment

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Colchester residents win free entry to Colchester Castle for a year!

10/15/2018 12:25:55 PM

The competition asked local residents to share their best images of Colchester Castle

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Witches brooms, pumpkin pies and fancy dress... it must be Halloween!

10/15/2018 9:53:18 AM

Fun outdoor activities to celebrate Halloween at High Woods Country Park

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Make a Colchester Plastic Pledge to reduce your single-use plastics today

10/15/2018 9:31:33 AM

Residents and local organisations asked to follow council's example and make their own online pledge to reduce their ...

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Colchester Remembers: An exploration of the memorials of the Great War

10/15/2018 9:10:27 AM

The talk will take place in Colchester Castle’s Charles Grey Room, on Saturday 3 November 2018

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Colchester's Voluntary Welfare Grant fund open for applications

10/15/2018 8:55:28 AM

The Voluntary Welfare Grant supports the Council’s Better Colchester campaign

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Colchester’s Mayor to show War Horse in aid of the Royal British Legion

10/11/2018 2:43:59 PM

One of several events organised by the Mayor of Colchester to commemorate the centenary of the end of World War 1

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Discover a big day with a difference at the Secret Chapel in Colchester Castle

10/11/2018 12:04:59 PM

Colchester Events Company's second wedding open day at this popular venue introduced couples to the Secret Chapel

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Colchester Council adopts compassionate end-of-life charter for terminally ill staff

10/10/2018 3:45:20 PM

Colchester Borough Council has added its name to a new charter aimed at helping employees who become terminally ill.

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Latest Call Centre survey reveals high customer satisfaction levels

10/10/2018 1:16:59 PM

An increasing number of people rate their Call Centre experiences positively

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Colchester Council is listening to new ideas for a better Colchester

10/9/2018 12:25:38 PM

Following a recent consultation exercise, three new initiatives are to be added to the work programme of the Policy a...

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Give your views on new Gambling Policy proposals

10/8/2018 3:01:38 PM

Colchester Borough Council is inviting comments on its proposed draft Statement of Gambling Licensing Policy for 2019-22

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Get Online Week events to boost online skills and knowledge

10/8/2018 9:04:22 AM

Colchester residents are being supported to improve their digital skills and knowledge enabling them to access online...

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Local artist illustrates Colchester’s history in mural

10/5/2018 12:21:52 PM

The first mural in St Mary’s multi-storey car park, which celebrates the town’s amazing history, has been unveiled

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Rake in the rewards of composting this Autumn

10/4/2018 12:16:46 PM

Residents are being encouraged to get composting at home this autumn, to save money and help the environment

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Ex-service personnel to benefit from affordable homes deal with a leading housing charity

10/2/2018 8:30:13 AM

Up to nine affordable family homes for ex-service personnel or their bereaved spouses are set to be provided under a ...

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The sky’s the limit for tourism to Colchester

10/2/2018 8:12:39 AM

Over the summer, Visit Colchester launched its first ever television advert on SKY AdSmart and its social media chann...

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Half Term spooky sessions with Colchester Museums

10/1/2018 9:45:58 AM

October Half Term brings a host of fun activities to Colchester Museums

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Colchester Borough Council welcomes launch of Business Improvement District

10/1/2018 9:05:18 AM

The business-led partnership aims to provide a sustainable future for town centre traders

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International Older Persons Day is on 1 October!

9/28/2018 12:07:51 PM

Helpline recruits additional staff, to meet growing demand from local residents for their high-quality monitoring and...

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Plastic recycling facilities being rolled out to flats

9/26/2018 3:22:38 PM

The first phase of plastic recycling facilities are being introduced for residents living in flats

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Hooray for Colchester Apple Day 2018 at the Big Garden

9/26/2018 11:55:35 AM

Apple lovers should get set to celebrate the ‘Best of British’ at Colchester’s Apple Day

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Further action to tackle homelessness progressing well

9/26/2018 9:36:03 AM

Additional measures to tackle homelessness in Colchester agreed by Full Council last February are progressing well

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Garden centre fined more than £100,000 for health & safety breaches

9/24/2018 2:31:58 PM

Popular garden centre failed to undertake adequate checks to protect staff from hazardous chemicals

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Council consultation seeks to tackle dog fouling at Mill Road Sports Ground

9/21/2018 10:46:24 AM

The public is being asked its views to extend a Public Space Protection Order, which comes to an end on 31 October 2018.

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Unregistered beautician pleads guilty to carrying out temporary tattoos

9/21/2018 10:28:53 AM

Following a successful prosecution by Colchester Borough Council

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Heritage Open Days hailed a success

9/18/2018 9:14:57 AM

Colchester’s annual Heritage Open Days has been hailed a huge success for the town

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Overnight closure of St John’s Multi-storey Car Park

9/17/2018 11:10:30 AM

St John’s Multi-storey Car Park will close overnight (10pm to 5am) on a daily basis, from Monday 1 October.

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Visit Colchester Castle for FREE for a year

9/17/2018 10:24:03 AM

Colchester Museums are offering local residents the chance to WIN a year's FREE entry to Colchester Castle

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Garden Communities: Colchester Council’s local plan committee agrees a way forward

9/14/2018 1:31:45 PM

Colchester Borough Council remains committed to the Garden Communities principles and will work closely with neighbou...

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Santa makes a special stop this December at Colchester Castle

9/14/2018 12:22:09 PM

Santa’s elves have been in touch with Colchester Castle and arranged for Santa to make some festive visits this December

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Don’t forget to update or confirm your details on the Electoral Register

9/13/2018 12:18:36 PM

Colchester Borough Council is urging all residents still catching up on their mail received during August 2018 to mak...

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Gift of a Wedding: Colchester Castle to play host to an extra-special celebration

9/7/2018 2:07:14 PM

Colchester Events Company has been tasked with organising its most short-notice wedding to date

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Residents invited to join in the big local heritage hunt

9/7/2018 11:29:50 AM

Colchester’s rich history is reflected in the diversity of historic buildings and assets found throughout the borough

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Colchester welcomes further funding to support rough sleepers

9/6/2018 1:41:37 PM

Colchester has provisionally been awarded an additional £204,753 to support its work in reducing the amount of people...

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Annual report shows Colchester’s air quality improving but still work to do

9/6/2018 1:31:29 PM

Steps by Colchester Borough Council to tackle pollution have seen improvements to the borough’s air quality in key ar...

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New energy-efficiency scheme offers residents the chance to save money with greener homes

9/6/2018 1:11:56 PM

Colchester Borough Council is encouraging eligible residents to boost the energy efficiency of their homes with its n...

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Colchester Castle to host family-friendly sleepover!

9/6/2018 8:21:59 AM

Colchester Castle is offering families a unique sleepover experience.

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Vote now for your favourite park in Colchester with the People’s Choice Awards

9/4/2018 10:50:32 AM

The People’s Choice award is a chance to show how much your favourite park means to you.

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Autumns days bring new opening times for Castle Park

9/4/2018 9:13:06 AM

As the evenings draw in, visitors to Castle Park are being urged to take note of changes to the park’s opening times.

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October holiday camp offer at Leisure World Colchester

9/4/2018 7:45:52 AM

Leisure World Colchester is excited to announce its holiday camp early bird offer for the upcoming October half term.

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Landlords of Houses in Multiple Occupation urged to prepare for changes to licensing re...

8/31/2018 1:39:59 PM

Landlords of shared accommodation are being urged to familiarise themselves with and prepare for the upcoming licensi...

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Colchester Council set to offer compassionate end-of-life support to terminally ill staff

8/31/2018 1:27:51 PM

Colchester Borough Council is set to add its name to a new charter aimed at helping employees who become terminally ill.

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Knots so fast! Jet skiers handed over £1300 in fines for speeding

8/30/2018 12:32:12 PM

Two jet-skiers have been fined for breaking marked speed limits on the waters around Brightlingsea, Mersea Island and...

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Apple Pay & contactless payment now available at Vineyard Street Car Park

8/30/2018 8:44:15 AM

Vineyard Street car park customers can now choose easy contactless, Apple Pay or chip card payments.

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Colchester’s older residents to benefit from new centre

8/30/2018 7:50:10 AM

Colchester Borough Council and Age Concern Colchester are working together to improve facilities and services for old...

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Nearly 20 per cent fall in complaints to ombudsman about Colchester Borough Council ser...

8/29/2018 8:36:05 AM

The number of complaints made to the Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman about services provided by Colchester...

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Leisure World’s Diabetes Support Programme success

8/28/2018 11:59:56 AM

Leisure World Colchester has successfully delivered its first ever 12-week Diabetes Support Programme.

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Discover Colchester’s Heritage for FREE

8/28/2018 8:38:24 AM

Heritage Open Days will open the doors to over 30 historic properties across Colchester for FREE, including Colcheste...

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Time-honoured ceremony will mark the annual opening of the Oyster Fisheries

8/24/2018 9:30:03 AM

This year’s ceremonial opening of the Colne Oyster Fisheries, one of Colchester’s most celebrated and oldest traditio...

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Managing our precious asset: Colchester's Town Wall

8/23/2018 1:36:00 PM

“Our town wall is a precious national asset and is such a wonderful part of Colchester's heritage. We are committed t...

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Latest figures show Colchester’s recycling rates continue to rise

8/23/2018 10:29:46 AM

New statistics for the first three months of this financial year, show recycling rates across the borough continue to...

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Council recognised with a Silver Armed Forces Award

8/23/2018 8:31:32 AM

Colchester Borough Council has received a Silver Award from the Ministry of Defence for its work with the Armed Forces.

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Major funding boost to help make journeys across Colchester easier and smoother

8/22/2018 8:34:13 AM

Motorists, pedestrians and cyclists are set to benefit from a major funding boost to support travel schemes

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Local organisations invited to free Armed Forces employment event and lunch

8/21/2018 2:33:39 PM

Free local networking event and lunch will promote the benefits of Employing Ex-Armed Forces and Reservists

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Free dementia activities continue at Leisure World Colchester 

8/21/2018 10:15:55 AM

Leisure World Colchester is thrilled to announce its FREE dementia friendly activity sessions are continuing from 5 S...

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Joining forces – Colchester Borough Council launches ‘Town Centre Action Plan’ in partn...

8/16/2018 3:41:11 PM

Colchester Borough Council and Essex Police have joined forces to launch Colchester’s Town Centre Action Plan.

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Colchester Borough Council intern turns apprentice

8/16/2018 11:14:41 AM

An 18-year-old from Wivenhoe has gone from being an intern to an apprentice at Colchester Borough Council

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What a difference! Town Centre deep clean heralds new focus on a cleaner Colchester

8/16/2018 10:56:30 AM

Colchester’s High Street and the wider town centre is looking cleaner and brighter after deep cleaning.

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Summer holiday food and fun for Greenstead’s youngsters

8/16/2018 7:57:08 AM

A ‘Summer Fun’ Play Scheme for children in the Greenstead area of Colchester gets underway this week.

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Summer fun for the kids at Leisure World Tiptree

8/14/2018 7:38:31 AM

This summer Leisure World Tiptree has a packed programme of holiday fun on offer.

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Calling all potential lifeguards

8/13/2018 9:07:28 AM

Leisure World Colchester is currently recruiting for lifeguards.

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Colchester Museums wins prestigious Visitor Experience Award

8/13/2018 8:55:21 AM

The skills, hard work and commitment of the Colchester Museums Visitor Services Team has been recognised with a top a...

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Join in the Love for a Better Colchester

8/13/2018 8:39:58 AM

Colchester Borough Council Leader, Cllr Mark Cory, has today launched a Better Colchester campaign.

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Council leaders meet community groups to discuss Local Plan concerns

8/8/2018 8:48:01 AM

Colchester Borough Council’s leader and deputy leader met with local community groups yesterday to listen to their co...

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Local Plan Committee postponed as members consider Inspector’s latest letter

8/7/2018 1:54:25 PM

Colchester Borough Council has decided to postpone the next meeting of the Local Plan Committee

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Colchester Museums welcomes applications for paid museum traineeships

8/1/2018 2:28:41 PM

Colchester + Ipswich Museums Service is entering an exciting time of change and development.

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Transformed revenues service shortlisted for a national award

7/31/2018 2:53:03 PM

The finalists of this year’s Institute of Revenues Rating and Valuation Awards have been announced and Colchester Bor...

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Aqua Springs Launches Mobile App

7/31/2018 2:38:04 PM

Aqua Springs has launched its first ever free mobile app, making it easier than ever before to book beauty therapy tr...

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Normal waste service resumes after extreme high temperatures disrupt some collections

7/31/2018 9:43:50 AM

A normal waste and recycling service has resumed today, after the council suspended collections early on Friday

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Waste collections suspended due to extreme hot weather

7/27/2018 2:41:02 PM

Due to the continuing severe high temperatures Colchester Borough Council has suspended its waste and recycling colle...

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It’s easy to confirm or update online to stay registered to vote

7/27/2018 2:35:42 PM

Residents are being urged to reply online by Monday 3 September to the mail out taking place this summer.

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Council waste operatives physically attacked in separate incidents on the same day

7/26/2018 4:11:48 PM

Colchester Council has strongly condemned violent assaults against two of its waste collection operatives

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Exciting new developments for sporting facilities at Colchester’s Northern Gateway as p...

7/26/2018 9:09:24 AM

An important milestone has been reached in the delivery of the Northern Gateway

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Colchester town centre to be deep cleaned

7/25/2018 1:17:18 PM

A two-week deep clean of Colchester town centre will start tonight Wednesday 25 July

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Fine for homeowner whose garden became a dumping ground

7/24/2018 12:43:09 PM

A homeowner whose back garden became a dumping ground has been fined more than £2,000 by Chelmsford Magistrates.

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Enjoy your summer in Colchester with great parking offers

7/24/2018 12:38:56 PM

 Colchester has something for all the family this summer, including great value parking at easy to find car parks to ...

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Colchester celebrates creativity at first ever Arts & Craft Fair

7/18/2018 2:02:09 PM

Arts & Crafts is the theme for the town’s market this weekend

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Feel good with Leisure World’s one day fitness & spa package

7/18/2018 11:34:12 AM

Leisure World’s NEW Summer Energy Booster day

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Flying the ‘Green Flag’ - Colchester’s Parks scoop national accolades

7/16/2018 11:40:29 AM

Some of Colchester's Parks receive a prestigious Green Flag award

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Colchester Museums Provides Summer Holiday Fun For Young Time-Travellers this Summer

7/16/2018 11:33:03 AM

Colchester Museums have launched a programme of family activities for the summer holidays

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One year on – rubbish and recycling collection changes a success

7/9/2018 1:54:43 PM

Changes to Colchester Borough Council's rubbish and recycling collection introduced a year ago have been a huge success

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Colchester Museums Shortlisted for a Prestigious Visitor Experience Award

7/4/2018 10:54:24 AM

Colchester Museums recognised for their excellent service

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Colchester Council set for fresh approach to making the borough an even better place fo...

7/3/2018 2:30:26 PM

How we intend to make Colchester an even more attractive place to live, work and visit.

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New Year’s Eve Great Gatsby Gala Ball

7/2/2018 11:12:25 AM

Details about Colchester Events Company’s newest signature event

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Hotelier fined £30,000 for health and safety offences

6/29/2018 1:44:29 PM

Directors of Bremwell Limited, who operate the Rose and Crown Hotel in East Street, Colchester, were fined £30,000 fo...

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Planning inspector confirms housing growth figure for North Essex

6/29/2018 12:32:11 PM

A planning inspector has confirmed the amount of new houses which need to be built across north Essex over the next 1...

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Castle Park’s living memorial to commemorate the end of the First World War

6/27/2018 3:23:37 PM

A spectacular three-dimensional flower display, as part of its commemorations to mark the centenary of the end of Wor...

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Free Family Open Afternoon at Leisure World

6/26/2018 1:16:32 PM

Families will be able to enjoy FREE activities at Leisure World Colchester on Saturday 14 July, midday to 4pm

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Colchester + Ipswich Museums gain funding boost from John Ellerman Foundation

6/26/2018 8:40:49 AM

From mussels and snails to fossils and flies, visitors to Colchester + Ipswich Museums will soon be able to discover ...

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Colchester’s Livewell Campaign is well on the way to improving residents’ health

6/21/2018 2:12:40 PM

The Livewell campaign was launched one year ago this month – and to celebrate, Livewell Colchester was proud to spons...

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Summer activities & aquatic fun at Leisure World

6/21/2018 2:10:46 PM

Leisure World Colchester is excited to announce a bumper programme of kids' activities and aquatic fun for the summer...

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Armed Forces Day to be marked with Colchester fanfare

6/20/2018 2:12:14 PM

A fanfare of trumpets from The Band of The Parachute Regiment is set to herald Armed Forces Day in Colchester, at 10a...

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Fitness fans rejoice: Leisure World is now stocking Under Armour

6/20/2018 9:21:48 AM

Visitors to Leisure World Colchester can now reward themselves for their fitness efforts with some new Under Armour g...

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Colchester Borough Council and Colchester Borough Homes launch a No Idling Policy on Na...

6/20/2018 9:18:52 AM

Colchester Borough Council (CBC) and Colchester Borough Homes (CBH) will be celebrating National Clean Air Day on Thu...

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Castle Park blooms for St Helena Hospice

6/18/2018 2:54:47 PM

A spectacular floral display celebrating St Helena Hospice has been unveiled on the flowerbed of Hollytrees Lawn.

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Funding boost to help local businesses

6/15/2018 2:25:16 PM

Details about the Enterprise Skills and Employment grant

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Planning Inspector reports on North Essex Garden Community plans

6/15/2018 11:40:19 AM

Details of the Planning Inspector's Report

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Two Colchester public spaces set to benefit with transformative design by local archite...

6/14/2018 10:13:24 AM

The initial phase of an innovative new project to rejuvenate two town centre public spaces has started in Colchester.

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Successful prosecution by Colchester Borough Council after unsafe property remained occ...

6/13/2018 10:06:16 AM

At Basildon Magistrates Court, on 11 June, Mr Mahfuzur Rahman, was found guilty of two breaches of a Prohibition Order

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Walk on sunshine this summer with a Guided Walking Tour of Colchester

6/13/2018 8:36:28 AM

Visit Colchester is encouraging residents and tourists to get outside and explore Colchester on foot this summer.

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Colchester Borough Council welcomes A120 upgrade announcement

6/8/2018 3:52:53 PM

Colchester Borough Council has today (8 June) welcomed the announcement of the next step towards a major upgrade to t...

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Colchester Amphora Homes Ltd selects architect for first phase of homes in Colchester

6/8/2018 11:07:49 AM

An important milestone has already been reached for Colchester Borough Council’s (CBC) new private housing developmen...

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Recycling boost for residents living in flats

6/7/2018 1:27:00 PM

More household rubbish looks set to be recycled in Colchester

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High Court rejects Northern Gateway challenge

6/5/2018 3:00:15 PM

A major leisure-led development north of Colchester has received the backing of a senior judge

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Visit Colchester launches its first ever TV advert to help cement borough as one of Eas...

6/4/2018 9:48:55 AM

Visit Colchester has launched its first ever television advert to promote tourism to the borough with a new 30 second...

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Colchester’s momentum will not be lost despite missing out in Channel 4 relocation bid

6/4/2018 9:36:11 AM

Colchester Borough Council will continue to show the borough has all the right ingredients to help businesses grow an...

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Views sought to help shape standards for shared houses and flats in Essex

6/1/2018 12:30:56 PM

A consultation for proposed standards of Houses in Multiple Occupation (HMOs).

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Keep Recycling: 73,500 new clear bags to be delivered

6/1/2018 11:16:56 AM

From Thursday 31 May, 73,500 Colchester households who have kerbside collections will begin to receive their new supp...

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Council leaders pledge Gateway project will go ahead despite funding set back

6/1/2018 11:06:39 AM

Council leaders have pledged to continue plans to transform an historic yet undervalued part of Colchester into a thr...

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New Cabinet Line-up Confirmed

6/1/2018 10:50:47 AM

Colchester Council's coalition administration has announced its new Cabinet line-up.

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UB40 40th Anniversary Tour coming to Colchester's Charter Hall in May 2019

6/1/2018 10:12:48 AM

As part of their 40th anniversary celebrations Britain's world-famous reggae band UB40 will be performing at Charter ...

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