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

WANTED – Halwest Muradi

By Actual Radio | 15th August 2019

Police in Colchester need to find Halwest Muradi in connection with breaching his bail conditions.   Muradi, who has been charged with rape, attempted rape and sexual assault, was bailed until his next court date after…

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Colchester’s “South Lanes” Initiative Shortlisted for National Award

By Actual Radio | 11th August 2019

The South Lanes Project which was launched in Colchester earlier this year has been shortlisted for the “rising star” award in the Best Of British High Street awards.     The project which aims to promote…

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Colchester Zoo Names Three Endangered Tiger Cubs

By Actual Radio | 10th August 2019

Tiger Clubs Born on the 14th June are now 8 weeks old and are very healthy and strong reports Colchester Zoo.   Staff at the Zoo are pleased to also announce that the tiger cubs have…

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Colchester United Community Programme Receives Funding Boost

By Actual Radio | 4th August 2019

Colchester United Community Programme have been awarded another three years funding from the Premier League Charitable Foundation towards their delivery of Premier League Primary Stars and Premier League Kicks projects across Essex.   Colchester United Football…

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Colchester Burglar Jailed For Two Years

By Actual Radio | 27th July 2019

A burglar who was identified through blood he’d left at the scene has been jailed for two years.   Dean Thorpe broke into an address in George Road, Colchester on 19 May by smashing a kitchen…

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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 July.   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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Actual Radio Shows

Loxley with When Rivers Meet – 23rd July 2019

By Actual Radio | 27th July 2019

Loxley on Actual Radio with When Rivers Meet – 23rd July 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 Polly Haynes – 25th June 2019

By Actual Radio | 26th June 2019

Loxley on Actual Radio with Polly Haynes – 25th June 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 Liam Tarbet – 18th June 2019

By Actual Radio | 19th June 2019

Loxley on Actual Radio with Liam Tarbet – 18th June 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
Pete Chapman
Andy Stevens
Martin Roscoe
Andre Kimche
Pete Chapman - Actual Radio Colchester
Phil Terry
Kevin Peters
Nick Moon - Actual Radio Colchester
Nick Moon
Lawrence Ladbrook - Actual Radio Colchester
Lawrence Ladbrook
Loxley - Actual Radio Colchester
Loxley
Susie Boo - Actual Radio Colchester
Susie Boo
Dave Blackwell - Actual Radio Colchester
Dave The Gardener
Simon Baldock - Actual Radio Colchester
Simon Baldock