ACTUAL RADIO

LOCAL RADIO FOR COLCHESTER

Welcome

Welcome to Actual Radio, we are Local Radio for Colchester. As well as the Greatest Hits of All Time we have news, sport and weather updates, plus local information and events, if its going on in Colchester we're talking about it.

 

Waking up Colchester weekday mornings it's Pete Chapman at Breakfast and Martin Roscoe has the soundtrack to your workday afternoons 1pm - 4pm. Andy Stevens has 3 hours of 80's music on Sunday mornings with 80's Sunday and Lawrence Ladbrook plays the biggest soul classics Saturday & Sunday evenings from 7pm.

 

If your looking for something to do in and around Colchester then check out our What's On guide and make sure you look out for the Actual Radio Roadshow Team at an event near you soon.

 

We are your radio station for Colchester!

Actual Radio Colchester Roadshow Team

Local colchester news

LGBT+ History Month at Colchester Castle

By Actual Radio | 20th January 2020

Every year in the UK, February is LGBT+ History Month. This national programme sees organisations countrywide showing their support for the LGBT+ community in a variety of different ways.   From school and university programmes and…

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Veganuary at Colchester Market

By Actual Radio | 18th January 2020

If you are taking part in Veganuary, Colchester Market is where you’ll find lots of local vegan traders, all of whom are promoting their own vegan produce throughout January.   Colchester Market stall holders providing a…

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Meet the new faces of Adorn: Jewellery, The Human Story

By Actual Radio | 15th January 2020

Adorn: Jewellery, The Human Story has had its final participants added to the exhibition at Colchester Castle. This time, there will be eight people showcasing a range of different forms of adornment worn by Colchester residents.…

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Colchester Zoo’s New Year starts with a White rhino calf being born!

By Actual Radio | 9th January 2020

Colchester Zoo are delighted to confirm that after 16 months and 8 days, on the evening of Saturday 4th January Emily a White rhino gave birth to a healthy female calf.   The Animal Care Team…

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Drugs seized, Gascoigne Road, Colchester

By Actual Radio | 7th January 2020

Police officers out on patrol in Colchester stopped a van and seized a large amount of suspected cannabis.   They were just finishing dealing with another matter in Colchester when they spotted a Ford Transit in…

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The Annual Count is on at Colchester Zoo!

By Actual Radio | 31st December 2019

Following the countdown to Christmas the team at Colchester Zoo have been counting up its residents as they undertake the task of their yearly stock take.   Now the task of counting the animals may seem…

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Colchester General Election Live 2019

By Actual Radio | 16th December 2019

On Thursday 12th December Colchester went to the polls in the General Election 2019. Actual Radio; Colchester’s local radio station was live from 10pm until the results were announced at 3am.   With a full team…

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Archaeological Excavations Begin At Colchester Development

By Actual Radio | 5th December 2019

Following Colchester Amphora Homes’ successful planning approval for their upcoming development at Creffield Road in Lexden, Colchester, work is now underway to determine if the site has any major archaeological significance prior to construction works beginning…

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Free Festive Fun At Colchester Castle

By Actual Radio | 5th December 2019

Colchester is looking merry and bright. Christmas trees are on display, the town is lit with festive lights and Colchester Castle is getting ready to host its annual open evening.   Taking place on Wednesday 11…

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Actual Radio Shows

Loxley with Dave Collison as Roy Orbison 10th December 2019

By Actual Radio | 12th December 2019

Loxley on Actual Radio with Dave Collison as Roy Orbison 10th December 2019 Three hours of radio dedicated to local artists, songwriters and producers.   To send your music to Loxley CLICK HERE  

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Loxley with Coral Cross Band – 3rd December 2019

By Actual Radio | 12th December 2019

Loxley on Actual Radio with Coral Cross Band – 3rd December 2019 Three hours of radio dedicated to local artists, songwriters and producers.   To send your music to Loxley CLICK HERE  

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Loxley with Luke Fisher and Palomino Kings – 19th November 2019

By Actual Radio | 12th December 2019

Loxley on Actual Radio with Luke Fisher and Palomino Kings – 19th November 2019 Three hours of radio dedicated to local artists, songwriters and producers.   To send your music to Loxley CLICK HERE  

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Pete Chapman
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Pete Chapman - Actual Radio Colchester
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Loxley - Actual Radio Colchester
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