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
Demolition of the main block of Honeycroft Sheltered Housing has stared today. Tendring District Council moved residents out of the main block of Honeycroft in October 2017, and took a decision to close the site…Read More
Essex & Herts Air Ambulance (EHAAT) has taken possession of its brand-new purpose-built airbase at North Weald Airfield following its completion by Barnes Construction. Work on the facility began in February 2020 after planning permission…Read More
Colchester Borough Council staff are working closely with the NHS to play a key role in the new vaccination centre at the JobServe Community Stadium and Covid-19 testing centre at Leisure World Colchester. More than…Read More
Police in Harwich have suspended their search for Nigel Clack, 60, who had been reported missing. It follows the discovery of a man’s body near the Parkeston roundabout this morning, Friday 15 January. Formal…Read More
Following the busiest year ever for its critical care teams, Essex & Herts Air Ambulance (EHAAT) is now helping with the transfer of some COVID-19 patients between hospitals. When required, the team based at the…Read More
Community360 is calling for volunteers to help support all partners to care for our loved ones, as the NHS and other colleagues struggle with the discharge of patients from hospital to their homes and to help…Read More
The opening of the new Colchester Northern Gateway Sports Park has been rescheduled to 26 April 2021 should government guidelines allow, amidst Covid-19 uncertainty. This will help ensure that the Northern Gateway Sports Park, which…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