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
Comedy Star Sarah Millican is to make her debut appearance at Colchester’s Charter Hall – bringing her new show ‘Bobby Dazzler’ to the town on Thursday 4th November 2021. Since winning the 2008 Best Newcomer…Read More
Police in Colchester have launched a witness appeal after a man suffered serious injuries during an assault that took place in Walsingham Road, Colchester. On Thursday 15 October, at 8.30pm, officers responded to reports that…Read More
A Greater Anglia train driver and conductor have inspired thousands of rail workers to look after their health by sharing their weight loss journey at an industry event. Dean Barnes, 37, a driver, and Al Collis,…Read More
Families in and around Essex with children who have a life-threatening condition, will receive vital support, thanks to a grant from Barclays to Rainbow Trust Children’s Charity based in Pitsea. The Barclay’s 100×100 UK COVID-19…Read More
A scheme to put a smile on the face of the older generation in Colchester this Christmas has launched and is receiving an excellent response. Local Colchester resident Alice Simpson has launched the “Elderly Christmas…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
On the 2nd February Andre Kimche spoke to Councillor Martin Goss. Martin is the portfolio holder for Waste, Environment and Transportation on Colchester Borough Council. You can listen again to the interview here at 2:08:50…Read More