Archive for October 2017

Pumpkins don’t have to be a food waste nightmare

Colchester Borough Council is asking residents to make the most of their jack o’lanterns this Halloween by making, munching and mulching them.   Every October, the UK wastes 18,000 tons of squash. However, every part of a pumpkin can be used or recycled – they are a real jack o’ all trades.   Once you…

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Colchester Rape Efit Released

Colchester Rape Efit Released   Essex Police have released an efit image of a man they want to trace in connection with the rape of a woman in Colchester on 1st October 2017.   The victim, a woman in her 20s, was hit over the head and sexually assaulted by a man as she walked…

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Colchester Firework Finder 2017

Colchester Firework Finder

Here at Actual Radio we’re getting ready for Firework Season and are really looking forward to attending many Firework Displays across Colchester this November. Here’s the Actual Radio list of Colchester Firework Displays we’ve heard about. If your having a display let us know about it on the Whats On page.     Heathlands C…

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Get composting this autumn

Colchester Borough Council is encouraging residents to get composting at home this autumn to save money and help the environment.     Composting at home not only reduces your carbon footprint and is a great addition to your usual recycling habits, but the nutrient-rich product is fantastic for your garden and could save you money…

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Running Colchester Interview with Simon Baldock

Colchester has a very good claim at being one of the fittest towns in the country. There are cycling clubs and a number of gyms but it seems that running is the pastime that many residents like to take part in. With around 20 running clubs in the town you can understand why.    …

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