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


Cry for Peace Around the World by Colchester’s Town Crier, Robert Needham

On Friday 8 May 2020, at 6.55pm, Town Criers across the United Kingdom would have undertaken a special Cry for Peace Around the World. See Colchester’s Town Crier, Robert Needham’s proclamation.



For more information about the Cry for Peace visit:

VE Day 75: Cry for Peace
Cry for Peace Around the world (pdf)

Page last reviewed: 30 April 2020