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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.

 

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Ostrich

Ostrich Causing Delays On The A12 Tonight

By Actual Radio | 21st March 2019

An Ostrich has been casing traffic chaos tonight for divers on the A12 near Colchester’s Job Serve Community stadium.   Traffic has now eased in the area after the bird was herded onto a grass bank.…

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Officers Injured

Officers injured in fail to stop collision in Dedham

By Actual Radio | 20th March 2019

Police are appealing for dash cam footage after two officers were injured in Dedham just before 10.20am on March 18.     After spotting a car they believed may have been stolen, the officers followed the…

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Roman

Visit Colchester Invades Liverpool Street Station Today

By Actual Radio | 19th March 2019

Users of Liverpool Street Station today have been greeted by Roman soldiers promoting Colchester as a tourism destination.   The event organised by Visit Colchester is running from 7am – 7pm tonight and is anchored by a pop-up…

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Ethan Jervis

MISSING – Ethan Jervis from Colchester

By Actual Radio | 14th March 2019

Have you seen 16 year-old Ethan Jervis who is missing from the Colchester area?   He was last seen at around 1pm on Monday, March 4 and is believed to be in the Southend area.  …

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Drugs

Large Quantity of Drugs Seized in Earls Colne

By Actual Radio | 11th March 2019

A man has been arrested and a large quantity of drugs and money has been seized after a vehicle was stopped in Earls Colne.   Following concerns raised by local residents, officers carried stopped a vehicle…

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St Helena Hospice

St Helena Hospice Receives a £7,000 Donation Thanks to Recycling Scheme

By Actual Radio | 7th March 2019

St Helena Hospice has received a £7,000 donation, thanks to Colchester Crematorium’s participation in a national recycling scheme.   Each year the Institute of Crematorium and Cemetery Management (ICCM) scheme, which Colchester Crematorium joined a year…

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Special Constables

Special Constables recognised by the Mayor of Colchester

By Actual Radio | 7th March 2019

Sixty-six Special Constables who have volunteered almost 24,000 hours of their time in the last 12 months in Colchester, have been recognised by the town’s Mayor with awards for their dedication to policing the town.  …

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Avenue of Remembrance

Avenue of Remembrance war memorial to be refurbished

By Actual Radio | 6th March 2019

Colchester Borough Council is starting a programme of refurbishment at the Avenue of Remembrance First World War memorial, situated at the junction of Colne Bank Avenue and North Station Road.   The memorial features plaques listing…

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Colchester's Roman Wall

Colchester’s Roman Wall to be lit for five nights

By Actual Radio | 5th March 2019

Colchester Borough Council will be lighting a 30-metre stretch of Colchester’s Roman Wall for five nights, from Monday 4 March. The lit section extends to the south of Balkerne Gate and will take place from dusk…

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Actual Radio Shows

Omar Aziz

Loxley with Omar Aziz – 19th March 2019

By Actual Radio | 19th March 2019

Loxley on Actual Radio with Omar Aziz – 19th March 2019 Three hours of radio dedicated to local artists, songwriters and producers.   To send your music to Loxley CLICK HERE  

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Sean Smith

Loxley with Sean Smith 12th March 2019

By Actual Radio | 14th March 2019

Loxley on Actual Radio with Sean Smith – 12th March 2019 Three hours of radio dedicated to local artists, songwriters and producers.   To send your music to Loxley CLICK HERE     Playlist:   Cinema…

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Colour & Shape

Loxley with Colour & Shape – 5th March 2019

By Actual Radio | 5th March 2019

Loxley on Actual Radio with Colour & Shape – 5th March 2019 Three hours of radio dedicated to local artists, songwriters and producers.   To send your music to Loxley CLICK HERE  

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Lawrence Ladbrook
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