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

Parks and country sites car parks now...

3/31/2020 2:53:44 PM

In line with government guidelines to limit the spread of coronavirus

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Prohibition order for pub breaching c...

3/31/2020 10:10:55 AM

The Bonnie Blue Oak, Tiptree, was open in contravention of government orders

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Colchester Borough Council produces C...

3/30/2020 3:48:24 PM

To guide residents through the continuing COVID-19 crisis

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Colchester Borough Council given £42 ...

3/30/2020 2:48:19 PM

To help support those eligible for Small Business and Retail Grants

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Coronavirus: parking charges to be wa...

3/27/2020 9:41:41 AM

No health, social care or other key worker will have to pay parking fees

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Community support is reaching the mos...

3/26/2020 4:16:59 PM

One Colchester partners are mobilising practical support for Colchester's most vulnerable

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Rubbish collection limits temporarily...

3/26/2020 3:23:47 PM

Because of the impact of Coronavirus

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Covid-19: Colchester Borough Council ...

3/24/2020 5:52:20 PM

All parks and open spaces in the borough will remain open, however

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Recycling collections suspended due t...

3/24/2020 5:31:13 PM

Council to focus resources on the critical elements of the service

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COVID-19: Residents reminded that cou...

3/24/2020 5:12:16 PM

As the latest restrictions require people to stay at home

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Garden waste collections suspended du...

3/23/2020 3:52:45 PM

Colchester Borough Council has made the decision to suspend its garden waste collections from 24 March 2020

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Coronavirus: NEPP calls on motorists ...

3/23/2020 12:44:43 PM

Appeal made in response to a series of unprecedented measures

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“Don’t spread the virus to the ones y...

3/22/2020 9:21:14 AM

Cllr Mark Cory, the Leader of Colchester Council, has issued the following urgent statement to all residents

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COVID-19: Government announces range ...

3/21/2020 10:47:57 AM

Colchester Borough Council also offering its support

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COVID-19 digital information director...

3/20/2020 4:16:28 PM

The council is committed to helping businesses of all sizes through this unprecedented period

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Jack’s regeneration work complete as ...

3/19/2020 10:17:30 AM

Work is due to be completed by Christmas 2020

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Council services continue

3/18/2020 4:14:07 PM

Council buildings will close for the foreseeable future following Government advice to combat coronavirus

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Colchester Borough Council public bui...

3/17/2020 7:14:43 PM

All of Colchester Borough Council’s building are to be closed to the public in light of the Government’s advice.

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Colchester Borough Council stepping u...

3/16/2020 1:43:10 PM

Joint Statement

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Colchester Market move agreed

3/12/2020 11:42:01 AM

Plans to move Colchester Market to a new permanent location have been given the green light.

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Apple Pay & contactless payment at tw...

3/12/2020 10:35:00 AM

Contactless, Apple Pay or chip card payment are now available at Napier Road North and Butt Road car parks.

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Council leader provides COVID-19 update

3/11/2020 4:47:59 PM

Councillor Mark Cory provides an update on COVID-19

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Lighting up the Roman Wall

3/6/2020 10:59:09 AM

LED lighting installed along a 250-metre stretch of Balkerne Hill

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Colchester Borough Council and Essex ...

3/6/2020 9:46:42 AM

Bike Wise campaign relaunches

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Colchester Castle hosts Help for Hero...

3/5/2020 2:30:33 PM

Colchester Castle will be hosting 12,000 of the figurines

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Colchester to raise flag for Commonwe...

3/3/2020 7:35:15 AM

Commonwealth Day 2020 will be celebrated nationwide

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Explore Colchester Castle after dark!

3/2/2020 10:11:21 AM

Knightzzz at the Museum is a family-friendly experience

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