Cost of living support

Colchester Borough Council is providing support for residents facing the cost of living crisis.


Tackling the climate challenge and leading sustainability

Priorities Goals
Respond to the Climate Emergency
  • Reduce carbon emissions to help achieve a net zero Carbon footprint for Council Services by 2030.
  • Environment and sustainability embedded within all Council decision making and the adaptation and recovery from Covid-19.
  • Air quality across Colchester is improved.
  • Continue to support residents to reduce, reuse and recycle their waste.
Conserve and enhance biodiversity
  • Minimise the environmental impact of our activities.
  • Enhance environments to create more space for nature to grow and thrive through natural seeding and greening.
  • Discover, nurture and enable the work led by communities​ that promotes biodiversity.
  • Plant native species and manage our woodlands, meadows and greenspace whilst sustaining existing habitats.
  • Work alongside communities to maintain clean, green neighbourhoods and urban spaces that we all look after and enjoy.
Enable more opportunity for walking and cycling around Colchester
  • Work with partners to implement strategies and develop measures to reduce traffic in the town centre.
  • Improve facilities and routes for cyclists and walkers​ to enable active travel behaviours, healthier lifestyles and reduce car use​.
  • Ensure major regeneration projects put physical activity, cycling and walking at the forefront of development​.

Page last reviewed: 28 October 2020