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Free Parking In Colchester

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 To Close

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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Colchester Cycling Facility, Unique in Essex

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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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 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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National Recycling Week in Colchester

Colchester Borough Council will be celebrating national Recycling Week this week, by hosting free drop-in events for residents to come and talk to them about recycling at home and pick up hints and tips to recycle even more.   Recycling Week events will be taking place: Monday 23 September, 10am –12pm and 1-3pm – Colchester…

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Ceremonial trowel returns to the Town Hall after 121 years

A ceremonial trowel presented to the Duke of Cambridge on 31 October 1898, at the start of building work on Colchester Town Hall, has been returned to the borough in a special ceremony hosted by the Mayor.   The finely-engraved object was acquired at auction earlier this year, thanks to the generous support of the…

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Share Your Stories With Colchester Museums!

Colchester Castle is offering locals a unique chance to be part of its new exhibition Adorn: Jewellery, the Human Story, now open at Colchester Castle.   People have chosen to decorate themselves for thousands of years through clothing, jewellery or tattoos in order to stand out and express themselves. However, the stories behind why people…

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