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Visit Santa at Colchester Castle

For families the annual tradition of visiting Santa Claus at Christmas is the highlight of the festive season and with the special day now only weeks away, time is running out to book that magical visit.   This year consider a visit to Colchester Castle’s magical grotto. The Castle’s Lucas vaults will once again be…

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X Factor Star Stevi Ritchie to Appear at Karaoke Competition

X Factor Star Stevi Ritchie is appearing as a judge at Rubix Nightclub in Crouch Street, Colchester as part of the venues first Karaoke Sing Stars Competition.   The competition launches on Monday 21st October with the star final taking place on Monday 11th November. As well as Stevi Richie, Actual Radio’s Breakfast Show Presenter…

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Britain’s Got Talent Auditions In Colchester

Britain’s Got Talent is back and auditions are being held in Colchester. Have you got what it takes to be the next Britain’s Got Talent winner?   The auditions are back and coming to Colchester! If you have what it takes, head on down to Lion Walk, Culver Street East on Sunday 13th October from…

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Colchester Rapist Jailed

A man who raped a girl in Colchester more than 40 years ago has been jailed for nine years and six months.   Norman Maddox, 64, of Southbank Road, Manchester, received eight years for rape, 18 months consecutive for causing actual bodily harm and 12 months concurrent for two counts of cruelty to a person…

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WANTED! Michael Irving

Have you seen 22-year-old Michael Irving who is wanted on a recall to prison for breaching a suspended sentence order.   Also known as Tiger, Mickey, Hallet, Michael is 5ft 8ins tall and of a medium build.   He was last known to be living in Muswell Hill area of London and has links to…

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Colchester Castle Escape Experience

This Halloween, Colchester Castle is launching a brand-new escape experience.   Set in Europe’s largest Norman keep, come and explore the mysterious goings on that have caused several members of the Castle team to disappear!   Escape At The Castle is the perfect opportunity to gather friends and family together to see if you can…

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Colchester’s Biting Burglar Jailed

A Colchester man who burgled a pharmacy before biting a passer-by who challenged him has been sent to prison.   Andrew Whitten, 32, of Queen Elizabeth Way, Colchester, received 16 months for burglary and 16 months concurrent for assault at Chelmsford Crown Court on Friday 27 September after previously admitting the offences.   At around…

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Colchester Fireworks Displays 2019

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Colchester Fireworks Displays happening in 2019. If your having a display let us know about it on the Whats On page.   King Coel’s Kittens Fireworks Display, Castle Park, Colchester When: Tuesday 5th November 2019 Gates open: 6pm, The Guy procession commences at 7pm, fireworks display commences at 7.30pm. Cost: Adults £9.50, Children £4.50, Toddlers…

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Mayor of Colchester Opens New Family Hub

Colchester Foodbank, Tots 2 Teens the Baby Bank and the Uniform Exchange provide a one stop sop for the local community. Sustainable social housing developer, Cardea Homes, enabled this partnership to happen by being a benefactor. The family hub offer a twice weekly one stop shop with foodbank, babybank and uniform exchange services available on…

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