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

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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Jacks

Micro-brewery plans confirmed for Jacks

By Actual Radio | 8th January 2019

Colchester Borough Council has appointed the contractor to carry out repair works to Jacks that will enable local business Three Wise Monkeys to move in and operate their pint-sized micro-brewery in the town centre.   ARC…

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clacton pier

More than 30 jobs available at Clacton Pier

By Actual Radio | 7th January 2019

More than 30 jobs are up for grabs at Clacton Pier as it prepares for the start of the new season in February.   Bosses at the popular attraction are looking to recruit full-time, part-time and…

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Sport for Confidence

Sport For Confidence Arrives In Colchester!

By Actual Radio | 7th January 2019

Colchester residents who find it difficult to access mainstream physical activity and sporting sessions can now enjoy a variety of sports at Leisure World Colchester. It’s all thanks to the arrival of the award winning Sport…

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Colchester Beer Festival

Colchester Beer Festival Returns to Arts Centre

By Actual Radio | 6th January 2019

The popular Colchester Beer Festival returns to the Arts Centre from the 29th January to the 2nd February 2019.   Featuring around 130 real ales and ciders or perrys from all over the country, there will…

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Actual Radio Shows

Dave Collison & Rosalind Harniess

Loxley With Rosalind Harniess 11th December 2018

By Actual Radio | 11th December 2018

Loxley on Actual Radio with Rosalind Harniess – 11th December 2018 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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Adrian Nation Actual Radio Colchester

Loxley with Adrian Nation 4th December 2018

By Actual Radio | 5th December 2018

Loxley on Actual Radio with Adrian Nation – 4th December 2018 Three hours of radio dedicated to local artists, songwriters and producers.   To send your music to Loxley CLICK HERE     Playlist Loxley –…

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John Poole on Actual Radio Colchester

Loxley with John Poole 27th November 2018

By Actual Radio | 28th November 2018

Loxley’s Corner on Actual Radio with John Poole – 27th November 2018 Three hours of radio dedicated to local artists, songwriters and producers.   To send your music to Loxley CLICK HERE   Loxley – Secret…

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Pete Chapman - Actual Radio Colchester
Pete Chapman
Andy Stevens
Martin Roscoe
Andre Kimche
Pete Chapman - Actual Radio Colchester
Phil Terry
Kevin Peters
Nick Moon - Actual Radio Colchester
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
Dave Blackwell - Actual Radio Colchester
Dave The Gardener
Simon Baldock - Actual Radio Colchester
Simon Baldock