Colchester’s Bandstand To Be Refurbished To Mark Royal Jubilee

Colchester’s Victorian bandstand in Castle Park will be refurbished ahead of the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee in June.   The much-loved Victorian bandstand in Castle Park was originally built between 1894 and 1896, having been manufactured by Walter Macfarlane and Co. The Grade 2 listed structure was designed to hold a full military band and is…

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Mayor Plants Tree To Launch Colchester’s Platinum Jubilee Celebrations

The Mayor of Colchester, Cllr Robert Davidson, signalled the start of the borough’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations at a special ceremony in Castle Park on Sunday 6th February 2022.   Marking the 70th anniversary of the Queen’s accession to the throne, the Mayor planted a commemorative tree in the presence of councillors, local dignitaries, Friends of…

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Music Icons Westlife To Perform In Colchester

It’s been announced that one of the UK’s biggest-selling groups of the 21st century, Westlife, will perform at Colchester’s Castle Park on Saturday 2 July as part of their 2022 ‘The Wild Dreams’ Tour.   Westlife will once again be hitting the road this year, following their record-breaking 2019 reunion tour which saw Shane, Nicky,…

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Police Shred 500 Cannabis Plants In Colchester High Street

Police have been seen shredding 500 cannabis plants and removing equipment from a drugs den which was discovered in Colchester High Street on Tuesday 1st February.   Two men have now been charged as part of an investigation which was launched after about 500 cannabis plants were discovered at a property in Colchester High Street.…

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Concern Is Growing For Man Missing From Colchester

Have you seen 40-year-old Christopher Scales, who has been reported missing from Colchester?   He was reported missing shortly after 9.30pm on Tuesday 1st February, police are concerned for his welfare.   In the coming days, officers from Essex Police will be carrying out a number of highly visible searches of areas around Colchester.   A Police…

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