ACTUAL RADIO

Local Radio for Colchester

Welcome

Welcome to Actual Radio, we are Local Radio for Colchester. As well as the Greatest Hits of All Time we have 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 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.

 

If your 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.

 

We are your radio station for Colchester!

Actual Radio Essex Roadshow Team

Local colchester news

St John’s Car Park Dispersal Order

By Actual Radio | 19th February 2019

A dispersal order has been put in place in Colchester this evening, February 19, starting from 6pm.   The order covers St John’s Multi-Storey Car Park on Southway and concludes at 5.30pm on February 21.  …

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Join Colchester Museums for a fun-filled half term

By Actual Radio | 12th February 2019

Next week is half term, and parents and carers across the Borough will be looking for ideas to keep the children occupied. There’s no need to fear, as Colchester Museums have plenty of fun and inspiring…

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Nicola Martindell

MISSING – Nicola Martindell from Clacton

By Actual Radio | 6th February 2019

Have you seen 45 year-old Nicola Martindell who’s gone missing in Clacton?   No-one has heard from Nicola since about 2.35pm today (Tuesday, February 5) and police are concerned for her welfare.   She’s described as…

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Final Plastic Pledge

Colchester’s Final Plastic Pledge Winners Announced

By Actual Radio | 4th February 2019

Colchester’s Final Plastic Pledge competition winners have been announced as local residents Sarah Sherratt, Elisa Vasquez-Walters and Debra White.   The winners, who have all made pledges to reduce their use of single-use plastics, were selected…

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Gumdrop

Gumdrop Scheme Launched In Colchester

By Actual Radio | 14th January 2019

We do it with bottles, cans, glass, paper, batteries and more – now Colchester Borough Council is launching the Gumdrop scheme, making it easy to recycle our chewing gum!   In its commitment to ensuring a…

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Special Constable Suffers Fractured Jaw in High Street Assault

By Actual Radio | 13th January 2019

Two teenagers and a man have been arrested after two Special Constables were assaulted and seriously injured while dealing with an incident in Colchester.   The Special Constables and police officers had responded to a disturbance…

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Mersea Road

CCTV Appeal After Collision on Mersea Road

By Actual Radio | 12th January 2019

Police are looking to trace the driver of this car in connection with a collision on Mersea Road. Colchester.   It was reported that two cars, a white estate and a red Corsa, were in collision…

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Darren Miller & Mark Hartley

Three Jailed for Killing Colchester Homeless Man

By Actual Radio | 11th January 2019

Three people have been jailed for killing a homeless man in Colchester.   Martin Dines had been punched, kicked and stamped on before being left to die in a stairwell at St Mary’s car park on…

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Andre Bell

WANTED – Andre Bell

By Actual Radio | 8th January 2019

Do you know where Andre Bell is?   Police would like to talk to Bell, 27, after a woman reported that she was punched in the face and had cash and her phone stolen in Colchester.…

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Actual Radio Shows

Gen Irving & Richard Benedetti

Loxley with Gen Irving & Richard Benedetti 12th February 2019

By Actual Radio | 12th February 2019

Loxley on Actual Radio with Gen Irving & Richard Benedetti – 12th February 2019 Three hours of radio dedicated to local artists, songwriters and producers.   To send your music to Loxley CLICK HERE    …

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Poppy Scarlett

Loxley with Poppy Scarlett 5th February 2019

By Actual Radio | 12th February 2019

Loxley on Actual Radio with Poppy Scarlett – 5th February 2019 Three hours of radio dedicated to local artists, songwriters and producers.   To send your music to Loxley CLICK HERE     Playlist Coming Soon

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A Light Left On

Loxley with A Light Left On 29th January 2019

By Actual Radio | 30th January 2019

Loxley on Actual Radio with A Light Left On – 29th January 2019 Three hours of radio dedicated to local artists, songwriters and producers.   To send your music to Loxley CLICK HERE     Playlist…

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Pete Chapman - Actual Radio Colchester
Pete Chapman
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Andre Kimche
Pete Chapman - Actual Radio Colchester
Phil Terry
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Nick Moon
Lawrence Ladbrook - Actual Radio Colchester
Lawrence Ladbrook
Loxley - Actual Radio Colchester
Loxley
Peter Bull - Actual Radio Colchester
Peter Bull
Susie Boo - Actual Radio Colchester
Susie Boo
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Simon Baldock - Actual Radio Colchester
Simon Baldock