There’s Still Time To Visit Santa In Colchester

There is still time to visit Santa in his magical grotto in Lion Walk Shopping Centre, Colchester.   With just one week to go until Christmas, now is the time to finish your Christmas wish list and bring it to Santa. Santa will be appearing every day and evening up until Christmas for you to…

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New Allotments Open In Colchester

A new allotment site has officially opened at Kirby Drive, Colchester yesterday (14th December 2021) for the community to grow fruit and vegetables.   Run by Colchester Borough Council, the plots at Kirby Drive are now ready for cultivation after the site was opened by the cabinet member for Communities, Cllr Beverley Oxford, yesterday.  …

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Simply Red To Play Colchester Castle Park

Simply Red are to play Colchester Castle Park in 2022! With over a billion hits on You Tube, and over 60 million albums worldwide, five going to number one in the UK, we couldn’t be more excited about Simply Red heading to Castle Park on Saturday 06th August, as part of their Summer 2022 tour.…

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Colchester Christmas Light Switch On at Lion Walk

Christmas is officially launched in Colchester this Wednesday, 17th November with the light switch on at Lion Walk Shopping Centre.   This years lineup has been announced with Dom Atkins and Dave Gowland from Actual Radio hosting the event from 4pm.   Lion Walk manager Martin Leatherdale said “Join us at Lion Walk for an…

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Essex & Herts Air Ambulance Unveil Unique Supporter Sculpture

Essex & Herts Air Ambulance (EHAAT) unveiled a unique sculpture at its Earls Colne Airbase on Thursday 22nd July 2021. The installation “Supporting Us, Supporting You”, which will take pride of place at the airbase entrance, is the result of the charity’s sculpture Design Project, in collaboration with Harlow College.  Art and Design student Kiera…

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Colchester’s Northern Gateway Sports Park Opens

Colchester Sports Park

Colchester’s newest sporting facility, the Northern Gateway Sports Park, unique in Essex in featuring a one-mile floodlit cycle track, has opened its doors today (Monday 26 April).   British Cycling, Essex County Cricket, Paddy & Scott’s Café, Colchester Rugby Football Club, Colchester & District Archery Club and Colchester Amphora Trading Ltd celebrated the official opening…

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Popular Colchester Food & Drink Festival Set To Return This Summer

Exciting news for Colchester’s Food and Drink lovers. The much loved Colchester Food and Drink Festival, is all systems go for June 26-27th 2021 in Lower Castle Park, Colchester.   The festival attracts over 10,000 people per day to Colchester’s Lower Castle Park in the centre of Britain’s oldest recorded town.   Don Quinn one…

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Home Kitchen Colchester To Launch Next Month

Home Kitchen Colchester

Home Kitchen Colchester is due to launch in the town next month. Offering gluten-free, nutritious, freshly-prepared food and beverage options delivered direct to homes in Colchester and neighbouring areas.   Dine-in options will include sweet and savoury brunches such as maple banana and cashew butter chia toast, hearty meals and super salads such as Crispy…

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Street Tag Brings Fun To The Streets Of Colchester!

Street Tag Colchester

A free, interactive app called Street Tag, which promotes physical activity in a fun accessible way, launches today in Colchester.   The app has been brought to Colchester by a partnership between Colchester Borough Council and the Essex Local Delivery Pilot (LDP). Street Tag turns physical activity into a game by converting walking, running and…

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