Broadcasting across Essex on DAB digital radio, Actual Radio is your Local Radio station from Colchester for 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 North East Essex we're talking about it.
Waking you up 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.
Kickstart your weekend with Andre Kimche from 7am Saturday & Sunday mornings plus we have three hours of the very best 80's with Phil Terry on 80's Sunday from 10am on... err... Sunday!
We are your radio station for North East Essex!
Local colchester news
From the 17th of December 2021 until December 21st The Big Outdoor Cinema Company is transforming Trinity Park in Ipswich into a “Big Christmas Adventure”. With so much festive fun to be had by the…Read More
Greater Anglia and Network Rail are making joint preparations to tackle slippery autumn rail conditions – following a huge improvement in punctuality last autumn. The two organisations work together every year to minimise the effects…Read More
Colchester Borough Council and FaNs Network have partnered with Mr Motivator’s online club to support care home residents to get moving across the county. To launch the campaign and celebrate a milestone birthday, Mr Motivator, 69,…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