Posts Tagged ‘Local’

Discover Colchester’s Heritage for FREE

Colchester Castle

This year, Heritage Open Days is set to open the doors to over thirty historic properties across Colchester for FREE, including Colchester Castle on Saturday 14 September.   From 13-22 September 2019, Colchester’s sites of significant historical and architectural interest will open their doors to the public at no charge. Other planned activities over the…

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Local Museums Help Save Turner Masterpiece

Colchester + Ipswich Museums are delighted to have joined forces with colleagues in Norwich to save an early masterpiece by the artist JM Turner.   Thanks to generous grants from the National Lottery Heritage Fund and Art Fund, the museums consortium was able to intervene at the eleventh hour to buy the magnificent oil painting,…

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Commemorative Silverware Returns To Colchester

Antique commemorative silverware made for a former Mayor of Colchester has been returned to the borough, in a special ceremony at the Town Hall.   Colchester’s current Mayor, Cllr Nick Cope, was handed the silver casket and key by Sarah Bowler OBE, the great-granddaughter of Wilson Marriage who served four times as the Mayor of…

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Graffiti Vandal Banned From Town Centre

A graffiti vandal who caused more than £1,700 damage to businesses in Colchester has been banned from the town centre.   Jamal Durant-Inniss sprayed tags including Loster, Sense, Dyla and Lost, on at least 16 shops and businesses over the last two months.   He was first arrested on 12 May again on 18 May.…

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Robbery At Co-op Store on Haven Road Colchester

After a Robbery at the Co-op on Haven Road Colchester, police are asking for your help in identifying this man?   Officers would like to speak to him about a robbery at a Co-op store in Colchester on Sunday 19 May. Around 11am, a man entered the store on Haven Road, walked to the counter…

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Stanway Residents To Have Say On New Community Facility.

Stanway Residents are being invited to have their say on a new community facility located on Stanway’s Western Bypass.   Colchester Borough Council has funding to develop the site in the future with Section 106 contributions from developers, as a result of large numbers of new homes being built in the area.   Local people are invited…

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