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Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Colchester Borough Council is monitoring the situation closely and will continue to 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)
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Video statement by Colchester Garrison Commander, Lieutenant Colonel Jim McManus AAC

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Prayers led by the Bishop of Colchester, the Right Reverend Roger Morris

Page last reviewed: 30 April 2020