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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.
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Local colchester news
Police in Colchester would like to speak to two boys in connection with reports of an assault and attempted theft in Colchester on May 4th 2019. The teenage victim was approached on the High Street…Read More
Police enquiries are ongoing to trace two men believed to have been involved in an attack on two other men, one of whom later died. Murdoch Brown, 31, was found injured in Buffett Way, Colchester,…Read More
People from across North East Essex are being encouraged to talk openly about death and share their favourite poem as part of a national campaign designed to break down taboos and make dying well part of…Read More
Colchester Events Company is delighted to announce the schedule for the popular Summer Screen event, returning to Colchester’s Upper Castle Park from 1-14 July 2019. Six hit movies will be shown across Thursday 4 to…Read More
A newly carved foundation stone was unveiled during a special ceremony at Colchester Town Hall earlier today (29 April 2019). Councillor David King, Portfolio Holder for Resources, and High Steward Sir Bob Russell revealed the restored inscription, which replaces the original that had become largely unreadable due to severe…Read More
It has been revealed Colchester Foodbank provided three day emergency food parcels to feed 2,804 local children and 4,633 local adults between April 2018 to March 2019. The local food bank’s figures feed into…Read More
Actual Radio Shows
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 HERERead More