Local COVID alert level: high

Colchester is currently defined as a 'high risk' coronavirus alert level. We continue to monitor the situation closely and will take action to minimise disruption and keep residents and visitors safe.

Coronavirus: updates, advice and guidance

Homes and businesses set to benefit a...

4/30/2020 9:33:15 AM

The project will bring brand-new, gigabit broadband connectivity to Colchester

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Colchester Museums opens search for B...

4/30/2020 8:01:04 AM

For its new foundation: The Colchester Museums Development Foundation

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Colchester + Ipswich Museums launch C...

4/28/2020 11:07:20 AM

The public is invited to record their experiences

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One Colchester continues to support t...

4/24/2020 12:02:28 PM

One Colchester partners have been working tirelessly behind the scenes

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Museum From Home and Essex and Suffol...

4/23/2020 11:04:20 AM

To bring a slice of museum life to families at home

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Colchester Cemetery reopens after Gov...

4/22/2020 4:27:37 PM

Colchester Borough Council has reopened its cemetery on 22 April 2020 following a change to the coronavirus emergency...

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Safer Colchester Partnership gives fu...

4/21/2020 1:09:03 PM

Access to content is free to visitors

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Coronavirus crisis: council staff red...

4/20/2020 3:36:48 PM

They have taken on new challenges to help keep the council running

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Leisure World Colchester launches My ...

4/17/2020 12:41:15 PM

The app is free to all residents

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Hundreds sign up to volunteer across ...

4/17/2020 12:26:55 PM

Community360 has registered an extra 300 volunteers

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Helpline strengthens service to bring...

4/17/2020 11:06:14 AM

The Helpline team have responded to over 3,350 alarm activations during lockdown

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Residents asked to be considerate nei...

4/14/2020 11:34:02 AM

Communities can show greater tolerance of the noise and activity happening around them

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Colchester Foodbank receives financia...

4/9/2020 3:36:32 PM

The £5,100 donation has been matched pound for pound by the council

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Ultrafast broadband timing rearranges...

4/9/2020 2:28:59 PM

Work to repair and improve the paving slabs will be moved to August

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Colchester Borough Council pays out o...

4/9/2020 9:08:09 AM

Government announced the grants last month

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Recycling collections to start after ...

4/8/2020 11:10:57 AM

Recycling collections will be four-weekly for now

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​​​​​​​Colchester Cemetery and Cremat...

4/8/2020 8:46:17 AM

All crematoria are now required to close and can only open for funerals.

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Locality budgets to support COVID-19 ...

4/6/2020 8:49:09 AM

Money is being made available early this year

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COVID-19: Residents urged to heed adv...

4/3/2020 1:16:57 PM

Call to follow social distancing rules in the coming days and weeks

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Colchester Museums come to your home!

4/2/2020 3:22:31 PM

Museum From Home project launched

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Bring the great outdoors to your indo...

4/1/2020 12:56:58 PM

Residents are encouraged to take part in the new #ParksAtHome initiative

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COVID-19: Local Council Tax Support h...

4/1/2020 7:42:09 AM

As part of measures to mitigate the financial impact of COVID-19

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Second mural by local artist unveiled

3/31/2020 9:16:16 AM

It spans the south stairwell of St Mary's car park

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