Welcome to Actual Radio, we are the Local Radio station for Colchester & North East Essex. As well as the Greatest Hits of All Time 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 Pete Chapman at Breakfast. Greg Potter has your workday soundtrack weekdays from 10am and Martin Roscoe takes you into the afternoon from 1pm. Dave Gowland has the Big Drive Home weekdays from 4pm.
If you're 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.
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Local colchester news
Many Colchester Restaurants are taking part in the Eat Out to Help Out Scheme. The following are offering 50% off your food and non-alcoholic drinks up to a total value of £10 per person if you…Read More
The work of community champions across the borough is to be recognised with a new community recognition award launched by Colchester Borough Council today. The community recognition award, ‘Together We Can’, will recognise and celebrate…Read More
Colchester Castle is delighted to announce that it is now open again to visitors. The reopening coincides with the start of the school summer holidays and the Castle team is looking forward to welcoming families back. Colchester Castle, Europe’s largest Norman Keep,…Read More
Colchester’s popular skating entertainment venue DX’s Rollerworld is offering you the chance to have your name on their ‘Wall of Fame’ and help and secure its future. Rollerworld’s Wall of Fame is just one of…Read More
Since lock down young Oakley from Colchester has spent weeks making hundreds of individual pictures to sell to raise money for the NHS. On Tuesday he was rewarded for his efforts with a shopping spree in…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