Broadcasting across Essex on DAB digital radio, Actual Radio is the Local Radio station for Colchester & 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 Colchester we're talking about it.
Waking up Colchester 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.
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Local colchester news
Fire crews from Clacton, Frinton, Weeley and Wivenhoe attended the scene of a workshop fire in Knox Road, Clacton just after midday today. On arrival, crews reported that a workshop was 100% alight and contained…Read More
Essex based Law Firm Birkett Long have continued to perform random acts of kindness in the local community as part of their 200 year celebrations. Colchester Zoo took delivery of sweet boxes from the firm…Read More
Home Kitchen Colchester is due to launch in the town next month. Offering gluten-free, nutritious, freshly-prepared food and beverage options delivered direct to homes in Colchester and neighbouring areas. Dine-in options will include sweet and…Read More
A free, interactive app called Street Tag, which promotes physical activity in a fun accessible way, launches today in Colchester. The app has been brought to Colchester by a partnership between Colchester Borough Council and…Read More
Our Colchester Business Improvement District (BID) is launching the Leisure Recovery Board, a group of 25 stakeholders, to produce a focused and dynamic recovery strategy for Colchester leisure businesses. The leisure sector across the UK…Read More
Leisure centres in Tendring have set out how they will re-open, in line with the government roadmap. From 29 March outdoor grass sports pitches are available to book in line with the requirements of each…Read More
A specialist business support service is to launch to help firms in Tendring succeed. Tendring District Council (TDC) has appointed Colbea to run the fully-funded service over the next three years. Being run as…Read More
Essex & Herts Air Ambulance (EHAAT) is looking for sixty people to help it raise £30,000, so that the charity’s critical care teams can continue carrying blood to patients who need it most. Each year…Read More
Actual Radio Shows
On the 3rd February Martin Roscoe spoke to local author Mandy Morrissey about her new book Broken Wings: Love, Lies and Fairy Tales You can listen again to the interview here at 0:39:25Read More