Broadcasting across Essex on DAB digital radio, Actual Radio is your Local Radio station from Colchester for North East Essex. As well as the best music we have the latest news, sport and weather updates, plus local information and events, if its going on in North East Essex we're talking about it.
Waking you up weekday mornings it's Breakfast with Dom. Greg Potter has your workday soundtrack weekdays from 10am and from 1pm Martin Roscoe takes you into the afternoon. Dave Gowland has the Big Drive Home weekdays from 4pm.
Kickstart your weekend with Andre Kimche from 7am Saturday & Sunday mornings plus we have three hours of the very best 80's with Phil Terry on 80's Sunday from 10am on... err... Sunday!
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North East Essex News
Things are really hotting up for the return of the popular Smoke and Fire Festival in Colchester Castle Park in 2022. An unforgettable weekend of food, smoke, fire, beer, cider, live music and more. This…Read More
Joey went missing on Monday 6th June around the Bentley County Park area, his owner is desperately trying to find him. Joey is 22 years old and speaks quite a lot. He maybe very frightened…Read More
You have more time to submit their entries to the Tendring Youth Awards 2022. The deadline for nominations has been extended by a month to Friday 20th May. This year will see the sixth…Read More
On Sunday 8th May hundreds of walkers will be heading to the seafront to take on St Helena Hospice’s popular Pier to Pier walk – the charity’s first mass participation fundraising event since 2019. The…Read More
A new community project of Colchester to Ukraine: Humanitarian & Emergency Aid Campaign has been officially launched. The campaigns aim is very simple; to deliver much needed humanitarian aid directly from the community of Colchester…Read More
Supermarket Aldi helped provide local charities in Essex with 2000 meals to deliver to people in need over the Easter school holidays. The supermarket paired its stores up with local charities, community groups and food…Read More
New butterfly signs designed by school children across the borough have been installed in several areas of green space, to highlight that either the grass cutting regime in these areas has changed or that the area…Read More
AN orchestra in Clacton has donated the proceeds of its first concert of the year to a charity for stroke survivors. Clacton Concert Orchestra held a Spring Showcase Concert in March at Holland on sea…Read More