Archive for November 2017

Essex Police marks Transgender Day of Remembrance

Monday, November 20 marks Transgender Day of Remembrance. In support of the day, we’re flying the transgender awareness flag at Essex Police Headquarters.   Transgender Day of Remembrance is a day to remember those who were killed due to anti-transgender hatred or prejudice. It aims to raise awareness and for us to show our support…

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Leisure World Colchester Providing Childcare for Shoppers

This Christmas, Leisure World Colchester is offering a new service for parents who need short-term childcare while they shop.   Convenient and fun, Shop & Drop sessions offer plenty to keep children entertained for a few hours while you relax, shop, wrap presents or run errands in Colchester.   Children aged 5 to 16 can…

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Pop band Steps announces concert in Colchester

Colchester Borough Council is delighted to welcome pop superstars Steps to Castle Park in 2018.   On Monday 13 November, the group announced a number of new tour dates, including a concert at Castle Park on Saturday 16 June 2018.   Steps first broke onto the pop scene in 1997. Their debut single ‘5, 6,…

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Police appeal to find missing Colchester Man

Colchester Police are appealing for the public’s help to find Steven White, who is missing from Colchester.   Steven, 34, was due to visit a relative in Dartford, Kent, on Friday November 10 but never arrived. He last spoke to family at 10pm on Friday but has not been contactable since.   He was last…

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Colchester Radio Station Finalists in National Radio Awards

Sometimes here at Actual Radio we are so involved with promoting Colchester and all that’s great in our town that we are very bad at telling you what we’re getting up to.   Back in the Summer we found out that Actual Radio had been nominated for ‘Best Online Radio Station’ the National Radio Awards…

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Dave the Gardener November 2017

Dave Blackwell is Dave the Gardener on Actual Radio. Dave is with us Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday mornings at 10:30am with your gardening hints and tips.   Dave has lots of top tips for your garden this November. Its expected to turn colder so there’s lots of tasks to get on top of. One of…

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