Every year in the UK, February is LGBT+ History Month. This national programme sees organisations countrywide showing their support for the LGBT+ community in a variety of different ways.   From school and university programmes and arts and cultural events there will be a diverse range of activities on offer this year by organisations all…

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Police officers out on patrol in Colchester stopped a van and seized a large amount of suspected cannabis.   They were just finishing dealing with another matter in Colchester when they spotted a Ford Transit in Gascoigne Road in the early hours of Tuesday 7 January.   Due to the nature of how it was…

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Colchester is looking merry and bright. Christmas trees are on display, the town is lit with festive lights and Colchester Castle is getting ready to host its annual open evening.   Taking place on Wednesday 11 December, the Castle will be throwing its doors open for FREE and welcoming visitors from 3pm – 8.30pm.  …

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Colchester Borough Council is offering shoppers an early Christmas present with free parking in the town during Late Night Shopping again this year.   Parking charges will be waived in all council-owned town centre car parks from 3pm on the three Wednesdays in December: 4, 11 and 18 December. Many of Colchester’s huge selection of…

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Colchester’s much loved attraction, Leisure World’s Leisure Pool will be closed for maintenance from Monday 25th November until Thursday 5th December.   The work will include draining the pool to complete technical plant maintenance. During this time Leisure World will complete other works in the Leisure Pool, including resealing pool floors and redecorating some of…

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The Colchester Northern Gateway Sports Park development has been awarded £590,000 from Places to Ride, the capital grants fund delivered by British Cycling and Sport England designed to create a lasting legacy from the 2019 UCI Road World Championships.   The £590,000 will contribute to the delivery of a cycle track in the north of…

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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 Firework Finder

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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