ACTUAL RADIO

LOCAL RADIO FOR COLCHESTER

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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

150 Colourful Umbrellas Installed In Culver Square!

By Actual Radio | 23rd July 2019

150 brightly coloured umbrellas have been installed in Culver Square, as part of Colchester Borough Council’s Better Colchester campaign. The installation of the umbrellas took place on Sunday 21 and Monday 22 August.   The umbrellas…

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Firearm Surrender To Start In Essex

By Actual Radio | 18th July 2019

If you have an unwanted or unlicensed firearm you are being encouraged to hand it in to us to help keep Essex safe and prevent it from falling into the hands of criminals.   We are…

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Colchester Castle

Discover Colchester’s Heritage for FREE

By Actual Radio | 12th July 2019

This year, Heritage Open Days is set to open the doors to over thirty historic properties across Colchester for FREE, including Colchester Castle on Saturday 14 September.   From 13-22 September 2019, Colchester’s sites of significant…

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AMAZING! A Baby Dragon Hatches In Colchester!

By Actual Radio | 12th July 2019

Castle Park has welcomed a new arrival this week, in the form of a baby dragon hatching from an egg, which now forms part of this year’s 3D floral display in the Park.   The baby…

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Local Museums Help Save Turner Masterpiece

By Actual Radio | 10th July 2019

Colchester + Ipswich Museums are delighted to have joined forces with colleagues in Norwich to save an early masterpiece by the artist JM Turner.   Thanks to generous grants from the National Lottery Heritage Fund and…

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Couple Guilty Of Clacton Boxing Day Murder

By Actual Radio | 9th July 2019

A couple who beat a man to death in his own home and then set it on fire to try to cover it up have been convicted of murder.   Paul Gillett, 54, was found dead…

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Man Jailed For Knifepoint Robbery

By Actual Radio | 9th July 2019

A robber who threatened a couple with a knife has been jailed for five years.   Peter Learmonth and Collette Bisseker approached the victims as they were driving out of the Aldi car park in Magdalen…

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Commemorative Silverware Returns To Colchester

By Actual Radio | 9th July 2019

Antique commemorative silverware made for a former Mayor of Colchester has been returned to the borough, in a special ceremony at the Town Hall.   Colchester’s current Mayor, Cllr Nick Cope, was handed the silver casket…

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Man Jailed For 6 Years For Assaulting Special Constables

By Actual Radio | 5th July 2019

Jack Hudson who attacked two volunteer police officers while he was drunk and left one with a fractured jaw has been jailed for six years.   Officers were contacted at about 2.15am on Sunday 13 January…

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Actual Radio Shows

Loxley with Phoebe Austin, Naydene & Ayo Adenaike – 14th May 2019

By Actual Radio | 17th May 2019

Loxley on Actual Radio with Phoebe Austin, Naydene & Ayo Adenaike – 14th May 2019 Three hours of radio dedicated to local artists, songwriters and producers.   To send your music to Loxley CLICK HERE  

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Magic Seas

Loxley with Magic Seas – 23rd April 2019

By Actual Radio | 26th April 2019

Loxley on Actual Radio with Magic Seas – 23rd April 2019 Three hours of radio dedicated to local artists, songwriters and producers.   To send your music to Loxley CLICK HERE    

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Huckleberry Taylor

Loxley with Huckleberry Taylor – 16th April 2019

By Actual Radio | 17th April 2019

Loxley on Actual Radio Huckleberry Taylor – 16th April 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 - Actual Radio Colchester
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