Comedy superstar John Bishop is to bring his brand-new, highly anticipated ‘Right Here, Right Now’ World Tour to Charter Hall, Colchester with two new dates on 19 October 2021 and 29 January 2022.   John Bishop’s World Tour will visit major theatres and arenas around the UK and Ireland from early September 2021 before culminating…

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Colchester Borough Council has this morning announced that its Colchester Northern Gateway Sports Park is on track to open in January 2021.   Designed to enable residents and visitors to shape healthy, active lifestyles for themselves and their families, the 76-acre facility will include a 1-mile floodlit cycle track, provisions for cycling for people with…

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Lion Walk shopping centre is bringing a touch of the Caribbean to Colchester this year with their amazing Summer Drinks Terrace.   Imagine an immersive space to take you away from the reality and pressures of life, somewhere you can relax and feel like you are on holiday, oh and some shopping too!   With…

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This weekend Clacton Pier opened its latest ride a White Water Log Flume and it’s an instant splash hit!   Customers of all ages were queuing long before it made its initial run around lunchtime on Saturday and by the end of the day hundreds of thrill seekers had enjoyed the attraction.   The ride…

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The work of community champions across the borough is to be recognised with a new community recognition award launched by Colchester Borough Council today.   The community recognition award, ‘Together We Can’, will recognise and celebrate community pride in neighbourhoods across the borough and offer thanks to individuals and community groups who have given their…

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Colchester’s wonderful parks and green spaces have been more important to residents’ health and wellbeing this year than ever before, with so many people using them for exercise during the coronavirus pandemic.   The ongoing pandemic means that Colchester Borough Council will not be able to organise its much-loved parks and countryside events this summer,…

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Colchester Castle is delighted to announce that it is now open again to visitors. The reopening coincides with the start of the school summer holidays and the Castle team is looking forward to welcoming families back.     Colchester Castle, Europe’s largest Norman Keep, is built on the foundations of the Temple of Claudius, the central focus for Boudica’s revenge on the Romans. Packed…

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Colchester Borough Council have announced today that fortnightly waste and recycling collections are to restart across Colchester from this Monday, the 22nd June.   From Monday you are advised to use the 2020/21 recycling calendar, which covers the period until March 2021, or visit www.colchester.gov.uk/recycling, to check their regular collection information.   The announcement of a…

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Police in Colchester are looking for 41-year-old Lewis Paterson who’s gone missing from Elizabeth Close, Colchester.   Lewis was reported missing shortly after 12.30am today (Thursday 18 June).   He’s described as white, 6ft 2in tall, with short brown hair.   He was last seen wearing a grey jacket, black trousers and blue and white…

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